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Meet Curology’s emergency spot patch

Get to know our dermatologist-designed hydrocolloid bandages — your new favorite backup plan.

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by Curology Team
Updated on Jul 6, 2023 • 3 min read
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by Curology Team
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.

Sudden spot? Now we’ve got skin emergencies covered! Introducing the Curology spot patch, our new fast-acting hydrocolloid bandage. It’s low-profile and extra thin so you can wear it out and about during the day, or layer it under makeup so you can really go incognito. The best part? The spot patch is designed by dermatologists to be gentle, yet effective. It’s the perfect backup to your Curology custom formula.

We’ve got you covered

We all have good skin days and not-so-good skin days. Maybe you’re stressed out or going through a hormonal surge. Maybe you ate too much dairy and your skin isn’t happy. Maybe you have a big date soon. For all these emergencies, our spot patch is here to support you — without stealing the spotlight.

Specially made without using active ingredients that might irritate your skin, our emergency spot patch is a hydrocolloid bandage that absorbs pus and oil. It acts fast to help minimize and cover spots, and it’s thin enough to layer under makeup. You may forget you’re wearing it!

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Skin emergency? Put a patch on it

The emergency spot patch is easy to use:

  • Clean your skin with the Curology cleanser

  • Let skin dry

  • Cover problem area with the emergency spot patch

For best results, make sure your spot has come to a head first. Wait 6–24 hours, then peel off. Repeat as needed.

The spot patch can be a part of your AM or PM skincare routines — whatever works best for you! Just be sure to always apply your spot patch first, custom cream second. Pro Tip: Here are 10 things you can do while wearing the emergency spot patch.

Note that our spot patch is great for emergencies, but for long-term treatment, rely on your custom Curology formula to meet your skin goals.

Custom skincare, straight to your door

Curology is designed and led by dermatologists who bring a custom touch to skincare. When you sign up, we’ll pair you with an in-house medical provider, licensed to practice in your state. They’ll listen to your concerns, then prescribe you a custom cream with a mix of 3 active ingredients for your unique skin.

Already a Curology member? The emergency spot patch is available to add-on to your box for just $2.48 per month. Just update your subscription plan!

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New around here? You can get your first month of Curology for free — it just costs $4.95 (plus tax) to cover shipping + handling. Getting started is easy: take our skincare quiz and snap a few selfies so we can get to know you and your skin. If you answered that you have 3 or more pimples per week when you sign up, you can try the emergency spot patch for free with your custom cream.

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