Best Pimple or Acne Remover Treatment: Dermatocare's Pick

Written By Dr Surbhi, MD Skin

Last updated: 12/05/17

My patient often ask me “Doctor, which is the best pimple or acne remover treatment?” The best option is of course to see a dermatologist. However, this might not be feasible for many. Fortunately, both home-made and over-the-counter anti-acne products can handle mild to moderate acne, provided you choose the best option based on the type and number of acne you have. So, read on to find the best pimple or acne remover treatment for YOUR acne!


To prevent new outbreaks of pimples in acne prone skin:

At night, after washing your face apply one of the following on full face:

If you have FEW black/whitehead:

At night, after washing your face apply one of the following on full face:

Then apply only on big comedones, if needed:

If you have MANY black/whiteheads: 

At night, after washing your face apply one of the following on full face:

If you have FEW red or pus-filled pimples:

At night, after washing your face apply on the pimples one of the following on full face:

If you have FEW black/whiteheads with FEW red pimples:

At night, after washing your face apply one of the following on full face:

Then, apply one of the following apply on the red pimples as spot treatment:

If you have FEW black/whiteheads with MANY red pimples:

At night, after washing your face apply one of the following on full face:

Consult dermatologist if:

  • All above case of acne not showing improvement within 1 month
  • You have many black/whiteheads with many red or pus-filled pimples
  • You have dry or sensitive skin with any type of pimples

Though above table should help you in finding the best anti-acne solution, I can't deny that everyone has different skin and the above is not a substitute for an expert advice in person.


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