Are you guys schweaty right now? It’s definitely

Are you guys schweaty right now? It’s definitely that time of year again where one’s face becomes a hot, wet petri dish - which is especially terrifying for those of us with oily/acne-prone skin. I’m happy to have the chance to round up my Top 5 Acne-Prone Skin Solutions You’ve Never Heard Of (Summer Edition): 1. Astara Blue Flame Purification Mask $41 - a great weekly or post-travel ritual to get the grime out 2. Acnevir Acne + Redness Relief Gel $8.49 - I discovered this recently and I think it’s the most effective spot treatment I’ve ever used.  The redness reduction is key for me, and you know when it’s hot out and you’re flushed it’s even worse … so I love this 3. Cane + Austin Glycolic Treatment Pads I try to add some kind of glycolic microdermabrasion at home when it gets hot out, usually during my nighttime cleansing session. Cane + Austin is a sugarcane-based line by dermatologist Craig Austin, available at ShopNBC. You can also use his glycolic pads after working out to ward off sweat-induced acne (just don’t use it again that day, once is enough). 4. Tatcha Aburatorigami Blotting Papers $40 (4 pack) - I am shameless about blotting my face whenever, wherever in the summer. I should get a biodiesel car, because my forehead alone … Anyway.  The single packs also make a great favor for summer weddings. 5. Real Techniques Deluxe Crease Brush AS CONCEALER BRUSH $18 (in a set) - Sam Chapman, the m/u artist behind this brand, uses this eye brush as a concealer brush for larger areas and under eyes.  A little, harder brush is nice if you have isolated zits, but if you have those annoying get-togethers of offenders, this is the way to “airbrush” them all away with your favorite concealer for a natural finish.  Trust me. What are your favorite cult acne solutions? This post is brought to you by ShopNBC; all editorial content my own

Are you guys schweaty right now? It’s definitely that time of year again where one’s face becomes a hot, wet petri dish - which is especially terrifying for those of us with oily/acne-prone skin.

I’m happy to have the chance to round up my Top 5 Acne-Prone Skin Solutions You’ve Never Heard Of (Summer Edition):

1. Astara Blue Flame Purification Mask $41 - a great weekly or post-travel ritual to get the grime out

2. Acnevir Acne + Redness Relief Gel $8.49 - I discovered this recently and I think it’s the most effective spot treatment I’ve ever used.  The redness reduction is key for me, and you know when it’s hot out and you’re flushed it’s even worse … so I love this

3. Cane + Austin Glycolic Treatment Pads I try to add some kind of glycolic microdermabrasion at home when it gets hot out, usually during my nighttime cleansing session. Cane + Austin is a sugarcane-based line by dermatologist Craig Austin, available at ShopNBC. You can also use his glycolic pads after working out to ward off sweat-induced acne (just don’t use it again that day, once is enough).

4. Tatcha Aburatorigami Blotting Papers $40 (4 pack) - I am shameless about blotting my face whenever, wherever in the summer. I should get a biodiesel car, because my forehead alone … Anyway.  The single packs also make a great favor for summer weddings.

5. Real Techniques Deluxe Crease Brush AS CONCEALER BRUSH $18 (in a set) - Sam Chapman, the m/u artist behind this brand, uses this eye brush as a concealer brush for larger areas and under eyes.  A little, harder brush is nice if you have isolated zits, but if you have those annoying get-togethers of offenders, this is the way to “airbrush” them all away with your favorite concealer for a natural finish.  Trust me.

What are your favorite cult acne solutions?

This post is brought to you by ShopNBC; all editorial content my own