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Complexion Perfection: Fight Acne and Hide Pimples Like a Pro

Sweat and dirt can bring on breakouts, but that's no reason to bench your workout. Instead, try these skin-saving solutions from top dermatologists to zap zits for good.
Blackhead treatments Pimple Problem: Blackheads That Won't Budge

Clear Fix: Those dark dots, often found on your T-zone, "can be precursors to pimples," says Francesca Fusco, MD, a dermatologist in New York City. The oil in the pore attracts bacteria. Dead skin can further clog the pore, causing a whitehead. At night, sop up sebum and exfoliate with a pad presoaked in glycolic or salicylic acid.

What to Use: Glotherapeutics GloClear Complexion Pads ($34, gloskincare.com). Or use a mask that contains both ingredients (we like Dr. Brandt Pores No More Vacuum Cleaner, $45, sephora.com).