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10 things to do while wearing a spot patch

Nothing can stop you — not even a sudden spot.

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by Stephanie Papanikolas
Updated on Jul 6, 2023 • 3 min read
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Stephanie Papanikolas Avatar
by Stephanie Papanikolas
Updated on Jul 6, 2023 • 3 min read
We’re here to share what we know — but don’t take it as medical advice. Talk to your medical provider if you have questions.

Skin emergencies don’t have to get in the way of you and your best life, thanks to Curology’s latest release: the emergency spot patch. These hydrocolloid bandages are designed by dermatologists to be the perfect backup to your Curology cream. And they’re different from other acne patches — they’re ultra-thin, so you can keep a low profile while your spots go undercover. You’ll barely even notice you’re wearing them, so you can live your life, uninterrupted. Don’t believe me? Here are 10 things you can do while wearing the emergency spot patch.

1. Catch 40 winks

Whether it’s a cat nap or a full 8 hours of sleep, your spot patch keeps working, even as you dream.

2. Cake your face

Curology’s hydrocolloid bandage is so thin, you can layer makeup over it — so it won’t get in the way of your flawless lewk.

3. Get dressed up to go nowhere

That ruffled gown isn’t gonna wear itself, and neither will the emergency spot patch, so slap that bad boy on and get a move on (to your couch).

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4. Roller skate backward

You can also roller skate forward — these acne patches will stick around, no matter which way you roll.

5. Shoot hoops

Spot up? Spot patch! It’ll be in your corner for games of 1-on-1, 2-on-2, or you vs. you.

6. Do a downward dog

These hydrocolloid bandages keep working, whether or not your heels touch the mat. Namaste.

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7. Walk your dog (or cat)

Take spot patch and Spot for a stroll around the block. Fun fact: if it’s got 4 legs and it’s wearing a leash, it can be walked!

8. Eat an elaborate meal for one

Whether you’re trying to DIY Chopped or just ordering Postmates, Curology’s acne patches will be your dinner date.

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9. Go for a swim

As long as you apply your hydrocolloid bandage to clean, dry skin, it should stick with you, whether you’re a beast at Olympic-style front stroke or games of Marco Polo.

10. Get the mail

When you’re a Curology member, your emergency spot patches come straight to your door. They’re also a great companion for when you get all those other online orders.

Not a Curology member yet? Sign up for a free trial of Curology and get your first month of custom skincare for just $4.95 (plus tax) to cover shipping and handling. Your Curology subscription features a custom cream formulated with a mix of 3 active ingredients prescribed by one of our in-house medical providers. New members who report weekly acne flare ups can add the emergency spot patch to their trial box for no extra cost. Already a Curology member? Just update your subscription plan to get the products you need.

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