The truth? I am wearing a pimple patch right now. And regardless of when you read this blog post, I will most likely be wearing a pimple patch. Why? Because they’re thin, flesh-colored, and barely noticeable. So not noticeable, in fact, that while most people just wear them to bed, I forget about them completely and have been known to make pimple patches a 24-hour situation.
And it’s because they WORK! My love of pimple patching runs about as deep as my love of Nerds Jelly Beans, pink shimmery eyeshadow, and shoes. That’s a LOT of love. So when Soko Glam (the maker of the famous Acne Pimple Master Patch reached out to me to share some of my favorite things, I screamed, “YES!” (just kidding, I typed it politely in an email, but my excitement level was the same)
So here they are, my picks from Soko Glam that should be on every one of your lists as stocking stuffers this year! (To quote Julie Andrews, these are a few of my favorite things.)
Yes, I mentioned them above but let me tell you a little bit more about WHY I love these babies so much and why next time you’re tempted to pop and pick your blemishes you should slap a pimple patch on top of it.
Unlike some spot treatments, this patch won’t leave your skin dry and flaky. The hydrocolloid circles cling to skin no matter where you end up wearing them. Despite their staying power, they’re still easy and pain-free to peel off. They also come in three different sizes depending on what kind of coverage you need. You’ll know it’s working because you can see the process happening: The clear patch turns white and expands, and the skin (where your zit once was) flattens out and becomes redness-free. After a couple of hours (or a good night’s sleep), you’ll forget you had one to begin with!
And if that isn’t convincing enough, if you’re a picker, these are about to become your best friend! These will provide a barrier between your fresh wound and your grabby little paws. Picking is the worst and the chances of scarring and getting an infection rise. With all this in mind, you should slip some of these into your stocking as well!
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Since I purchased the majority of these items to go into my girl’s stockings, I wanted to make sure I was getting them basics but also items that are super gentle and would help them build great skincare habits early on! I wanted to avoid the supermarket exfoliators full of ingredients that are harsh and cause micro-tears in the skin. Instead, I opted for this gel that’s gentle enough for my teen’s skin and simple enough that my girls would actually use it once a week.
Instead of a physical scrub or chemical exfoliator, this peel gel removes dead skin cells and buildup with natural enzymes like papaya and bromelain (found in pineapple) and 100% Ecocert Certified cellulose for a bright and smooth, not sensitized, complexion. And watching it work is pretty cool! As you rub the gel into your skin, you can actually see all the yucky stuff clump up!
Another treat I picked up are the Neogen Bio-Peel Gauze Exfoliating Pads. Many exfoliants can be too harsh on sensitive skin, but these pads have over 800 positive reviews for a reason. It comes with 30 single-use pads that prompt a chemical exfoliation process to remove dead skin, clogged pores, and makeup residue, all without causing issues. I actually plan on keeping these bad boys for myself!
There’s a reason this powerhouse made it on my list and a must for me and my girls! Triple C Lightning Liquid is a vitamin C serum that helps lighten brown spots and even out your skin tone. This one has made every best-of skincare list and sold out within 4 hours when it originally launched! It also works wonders on sunspots, acne scars, and melasma.
Another thing I love about this serum is that it’s made in small batches to ensure its effectiveness! From Soko: ” In order for a pure vitamin C serum to be effective, it must be fresh. That’s why we’re making all Triple C Lightning Liquids in small batches and air shipping them directly from Korea to ensure that the serums are fresh and high quality. To maximize the effectiveness of your serum, it’s best to store it in the refrigerator or a cool, dark place. Keep the bottle airtight!”
These are the 3 main things I plan on sticking in stockings this year but Soko Glam has a ton of other products that make headlines and best-of lists everywhere because of their modern approach to beauty and their incredible results!
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One other thing I picked up, or things, are some of their holiday bundles that are a great place to start if you’re unsure!
Make sure you visit their site to shop for your very own stocking stuffers and if you pick anything up, let me know in the comments below!
Thanks for Soko Glam for sponsoring this post!