Hero Cosmetics Has Everything You Need to Battle Breakouts Without Being Harsh
If you have acne-prone skin, you know how important it is to care for your breakouts and blemishes the right way. Although it's tempting to pick and prod at those whiteheads and blackheads, it can make things worse and lead to stubborn scarring and hyperpigmentation. Caring for acne requires a balance of skin-nourishing products and effective treatments. If you overdo it with harsh ingredients, it can make your skin worse as well. Luckily, Target houses one of the best brands for all things acne: Hero Cosmetics. The brand takes a gentle yet effective approach to treating acne in all its stages, from skin-saving hydrocolloid patches that are the brand's bestsellers to postpimple recovery balms and serums. Whether you need to prevent, treat, or heal acne, the brand has got your back with effective acne solutions without being too harsh on the skin.
Best Overnight Acne Patch: Hero Cosmetics Mighty Patch Original Acne Patches
Spot treat your pimples and zits with the bestselling Hero Cosmetics Mighty Patch Original Acne Patches ($8). These patches are medical-grade hydrocolloid stickers that will flatten and heal your blemishes without damaging the skin. The sticker absorbs the gunk from your whiteheads, so you wake up with clearer skin. The Mighty Patch stays on your skin all night long so you can toss and turn without worrying about the patch ending up on the other side of your bed. The pack comes with 24 stickers.
Best Daytime Acne Patch: Hero Cosmetics Mighty Patch Invisible + Acne Patches
Spot a whitehead making an appearance during lunch? No worries, the Hero Cosmetics Mighty Patch Invisible + Acne Patches ($11) have got your back! They're the same medical-grade hydrocolloid patch but perfect for daytime use. These patches are lightweight and thin, so they seamlessly blend into your skin. You won't even realize they're there while you go about your day. Each box comes with 24 patches.
The Best of Both Worlds: Hero Cosmetics Mighty Acne Patch Duo
Stock up on the Hero Cosmetics Mighty Acne Patch Duo ($7) for your acne and blemish needs. It contains six of the Original Mighty Patch, perfect for overnight treatment, and six of the Invisible+ Mighty Patch, perfect for daytime treatment.
Best Nourishing Toner: Hero Cosmetics Clear Collective Balancing Capsule Toner
Nourish your skin with the hydrating, alcohol-free Hero Cosmetics Clear Collective Balancing Capsule Toner ($13). This toner is great for giving your skin some balance and hydration, which is much needed when using acne-fighting treatments. It will leave your skin feeling nourished but not oily since it has hydrating green-tea water and hyaluronic acid with oil-controlling witch hazel and zinc PCA.
Best For Hyperpigmentation: Hero Cosmetics Lightning Wand Mini Serum
The Hero Cosmetics Lightning Wand Mini Serum ($10) is a daily exfoliating serum that will brighten and lighten your dark spots and hyperpigmentation. It contains glycolic acid, niacinamide, tranexamic acid, and vitamin C. The roller-ball applicator not only feels soothing on the skin but also is great for spot treating specific areas.
Best Gentle Exfoliating Cleanser: Hero Cosmetics Clear Collective Exfoliating Jelly Cleanser
Packed with AHAs, BHAs, and PHAs, the Hero Cosmetics Clear Collective Exfoliating Jelly Cleanser ($13) will give you a brighter and more even-toned complexion with consistent use. It's a jelly-to-foam cleanser that doubles as an effective exfoliator and will give your complexion the boost it needs.
Best Treatment-Based Acne Patch: Hero Cosmetics Mighty Acne Patch Micropoint For Blemishes
Give your blemishes and zits some extra care with the Hero Cosmetics Mighty Acne Patch Micropoint For Blemishes ($13). This targeted hydrocolloid treatment is perfect for the early stages of when you feel a zit coming. It has tiny skin-penetrating Micropoints that deliver acne-fighting and skin-nourishing ingredients deep into the skin. It contains salicylic acid, calming beta glucan, bacteria-killing totarol, and hyaluronic acid.
Best Everyday Sunscreen: Hero Cosmetics Shield Superlight Broad Spectrum Sunscreen — SPF 30
The Hero Cosmetics Shield Superlight Broad Spectrum Sunscreen — SPF 30 ($24) is a mineral-based sunscreen that will protect your skin against harmful UVA and UVB rays. It's reef-safe and noncomedogenic with a lightweight and breathable formula perfect for acne-prone skin. It has a skin-like, shine-free finish.
Best Nourishing Moisturizer: Hero Cosmetics Collective Prebiotic Moisturizer
Care for your skin's moisture barrier with the Hero Cosmetics Collective Prebiotic Moisturizer ($13). It feeds your skin's natural and healthy flora, so your skin is more balanced and nourished. It's great for all skin types, including those with sensitive or reactive skin.
Best For Irritation and Healing: Hero Cosmetics Rescue Balm
Give your popped pimples some extra love and healing with the Hero Cosmetics Rescue Balm ($13). This balm melts into the skin, reducing redness, calming irritation and bumps, and replenishing the skin with antioxidants and peptides so it looks good as new in days.
Best For Targeting Dark Spots: Hero Cosmetics Mighty Acne Patch Micropoint For Dark Spots
If your zit left a stubborn dark spot in its wake, the Hero Cosmetics Mighty Acne Patch Micropoint For Dark Spots ($13) is all you need. This targeted hydrocolloid treatment has tiny, skin-penetrating Micropoints that deliver tranexamic acid, niacinamide, and vitamin C right to the spot.