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Whether it’s battling puberty breakouts or adult acne, zits and blemishes are like uninvited guests who just show up with no prior notice. And trust us when we say you’re not alone because who hasn’t had to deal with a pimple emergency before a big event, a first date or an important meeting? We’ve all wished for products that will work their magic to calm and reduce angry pustules by the time you wake up in the morning.

Why overnight? Your skin regenerates the most when you sleep, and boosts repair at a time when skin is not working hard to protect itself from the day’s damaging pollutants, free radicals, and UV rays, making it prime time to get rid of those zits. Plus, these products pack anti-bacterial ingredients and pore-purifying actives to improve skin texture for a smoother, clearer complexion. Here, 8 of the most powerful zit-zapping products: