NewBeauty Editors’ Pick: My Skin Care Emergency Must-Have

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Although we share varying skin care woes, one thing remains constant among beauty editors: we work to get rid of them as soon as humanly possible, and, with the bevy of products floating around the office, we’ve gotten which products work for us (and which don’t) down to a science. Here are some of our favorite skin saviors.

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Liz Ritter, Executive Managing Editor

My SOS Product: La-Roche Posay Effaclar Duo ($37)

“You put it on a pimple and it literally dries it up overnight—two nights, max. On top of that, it prevents those pesky red marks that acne often leaves behind.” 

2 / 5

Brittany Burhop, Senior Editor

My SOS Product: Eve Lom Rescue Mask ($50)

“OK, yes it smells a little medicinal—think Vicks VapoRub, which I actually don’t mind—but the formula is a rock star. I use it whenever my skin is out of whack or looking noticeably blotchy. It also soaks up any oiliness after just one use and works great as an overnight spot treatment, too.” 

3 / 5

Tatiana Bido, Special Projects Editor

My SOS Product: Jack Black Intense Therapy Lip Balm SPF 25 ($7.50)

“Because my lips are such a prominent feature on my face, dry lips are one of my biggest beauty pet peeves. This lip balm works like magic to penetrate chapped lips while conditioning them at the same time. I love the smooth, silky texture, and I especially like that it doesn’t leave me with a waxy buildup in the corners of my mouth that I usually get with other lip balms. The Black Tea & Blackberry scent is my favorite.” 

4 / 5

Danielle Fontana, Editorial Intern

My SOS Product: Joanna Vargas Exfoliating Face Scrub ($75)

“Whenever my skin is looking dull or a little blotchy, this scrub-turned-mask hybrid is my go-to. After scrubbing it on my face for about a minute and leaving it on as a mask for 15 more, my skin is always instantly brighter, softer and less congested.” 

5 / 5

Elise Minton, Executive Beauty Editor

My SOS Product: Cecilia Wong Rescue Blemish Peel Mask ($68)

“My skin does really well with this mask from Cecilia Wong. I leave it on overnight and come morning, any redness or congested areas look that much better.”

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