These 5 Magical Spot Treatments Get Rid of Zits *Fast*

It's like having a fairy godmother for your face.

Unless your face has been touched by the beauty gods, we're going to assume you deal with breakouts like the rest of us mere mortals. Which means you already know that the majority of "miracle" acne treatments on the market do nothing but leave your face dry and flaky, while your zits prevail.

So to cut through the noise, we gathered the best spot treatments that actually work to cover, shrink, and kill pimples as soon as you dab them on. Check out our favorites, ahead.

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Memebox I Dew Care Blemish Spot Patch

This tea tree-loaded gel acts as clear bandage for your zit—swipe on a thin layer, let it dry, and then apply your makeup or moisturizer on top, without worrying about it slipping or sliding off.

Memebox I Dew Care Blemish Spot Patch, $15

BUY IT: ulta.com

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Clinique Acne Solutions Clearing Concealer

Annoyingly, oil-slicked acne does not play well with makeup, which is why we're so in love with creamy, salicylic acid-packed concealer, which stays put as soon as you blend it on.

Clinique Acne Solutions Clearing Concealer, $18

BUY IT: sephora.com

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Indie Lee Blemish Stick

Dab this clear gel over bumps and pimples and let the soothing camphor and redness-reducing zinc sulphate shrink breakouts while you sleep.

Indie Lee Blemish Stick, $28

BUY IT: amazon.com

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Meow Meow Tweet Spot Serum

Yes, the packaging is adorable, but what's inside this little rollerball makes us even happier: a mix of essential oils, like calming jojoba and antimicrobial cajeput, that gently soothes painful, cystic zits.

Meow Meow Tweet Spot Serum, $29

BUY IT: amazon.com.  

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Murad Rapid Relief Acne Spot Treatment

The combination of witch hazel and salicylic acid in this gel knocks out blemishes on oily skin, while oat extracts help combat any irritation and redness.

Murad Rapid Relief Acne Spot Treatment, $22

BUY IT: sephora.com

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