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Monday, 3 September 2012

Origins Super Spot Remover Comparisons

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Spot Treatment Comparisons

I've recently been asked to compare Super Spot Remover Blemish Treatment Gel and the new Origins Super Spot Remover Pads. This is sort of a comparison and thoughts post, it's not full reviews. However you can read individual reviews on each of the products here and here. I will start of by saying from the outright I really like both of the products and would recommend both of them. Like alot of Origins products I've tried in the past I feel they actually work and make my skin better in some way. They are just slightly different products which should be used in different ways.

Super Spot Remover Gel is a targeted treatment. You apply it on spots to calm them down and is perfect for reducing the size and redness of a spot. On the other hand the Origins Super Spot Pads are designed to prevent breakouts and to be swept all over the face. I've always tried to make sure when applying the Super Spot Remover Gel to use a different finger or apply with a fresh cotton bud on each spot. I've always been told it's best not to spread spots around the skin by touching them. So by using the pads you're sweeping it all over your face rather than targeting the bits that need it.

Origins Super Spot Remover Gel comes in a teeny, tiny little bottle of just 10ml but seriously lasts ages as you only need the smallest dot per spot. The Super Spot Remover Pads come in packs of 60. Also, if we are talking value for money I think you could probably get way more than 60 applications out of the tiny £12 bottle than 60 pads worth £22. I find the packaging of the Super Spot Remover Pads a bit clunky too, I just have no where to store it, and considering the Gel is so small I feel it just takes up excess room!

Overall I personally prefer the Super Spot Remover Gel, I just think targeting the active breakouts precisely rather than using something all over to prevent them works for me better. My skin isn't always broken out as typically I only get spots on my chin so targeting that area makes more sense. Like I said there is nothing wrong with either product and I do think it would come down to personal taste and your skincare problems, for blemish prevention go with the Super Spot Remover Pads, but if your skin just occasionally get spotty get the Super Spot Remover Gel.

21 comments

  1. I've been needing someone to do a blogpost on this topic!
    Thank you so much, love reading your opinions! x

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  2. Great review Lily! I love bloggers that seem to have their own, individual opinion on products!
    Thanks for sharing.. the spot remover gel is on my beauty wishlist <3

    xx Veronica

    http://frowardfashion.blogspot.com

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  3. i like the gel better too!
    i find the pads a little scratchy if that makes sense?
    anyway, thank you for your opinions, they're valued as always.
    laura xx
    http://ilikecrayonsxo.blogspot.co.uk/

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  4. Great comparison post! I would definitely look into getting the spot remover gel! x

    http://catsandclothing.blogspot.com

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  5. I would really like to try the origins spot remover gel, but I am so reluctant to pay that much for such a tiny bottle. First world problems, haha. x

    eleanorpearson.blogspot.co.uk

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  6. I've been looking for a spot treatment gel but didn't know where to look so this post is great thanks! I think I'd stay away from the pads but definitely give the gel a try

    Emma x

    http://blamevogue.blogspot.co.uk/

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  7. Really good comparison! I really want to try out the spot remover, hopefully soon I will be able to get it :)
    Claire x

    xstylishbeautyx.blogspot.co.uk

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  8. Have been dying to get my hands on the Super Spot Remover for ages! Thanks for the reminder and the wonderful post. x
    blondeblair.blogspot.com

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  9. I was talking to one of the Origins girls and she says that both can be used at the same time, so they don't necessarily need to be compared maybe. I now use the pads in place of a toner, and then still use the gel on active breakouts :) that's just my skin though! I know some people have skin much more sensitive than mine :) x

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  10. I bought the gel the other day when I was having a skin emergency and it worked really well. I'm reluctant to buy the pads as I don't like using things on my skin if there's no problem x

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  11. I think the pads would be great at preventing, but for such a concentrated formula, using them on the parts of your skin that don't often break out can't be good surely with that strength?!
    I love the gel though. Definitely a staple for me!

    www.northoflondonblog.com

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  12. This has completely convinced me to buy the gel, I've been getting a few breakouts lately and I just want them to disappear! xx

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  13. I bought what I thought was the super spot remover gel a few days ago in the cco at Cheshire Oaks outlet, but it in fact just says spot remover, without the 'super'. I'm wondering what is the difference, I've been trying to find out online if maybe they renamed it? But can't find anything!x

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  14. I must try the super spot remover, I'm not so keen on the idea of the pads though x

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  15. looks good xx

    http://ravingbeautyx.blogspot.co.uk/

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  16. very helpful post :) x
    thebeautyheroes.blogspot.co.uk

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  17. I have been using the super spot remover for years and I absolutely love it. The smallest amount takes care of any blemish and one tiny bottle lasts for ages! It's just a great product. xx
    bohoglow.wordpress.com

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  18. I've been using the pads in place of a toner too (they're great, not too drying) but feel like the gel would be great as a more direct treatment. Great review.

    http://arrceebee.blogspot.com.au/

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  19. I've wanted to try the spot remover gel for ages, think this just sold me!

    Also I recently set up a new blog and I'd be so grateful if you'd take a look.
    forever coveting

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  20. I think if I was going to purchase one of these it would be the gel! It just seems like much more value for money :)

    Beauty for Biochemists

    xx

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  21. definitely want to get the gel!

    http://studsanddreams.blogspot.co.uk/

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