This post has been sponsored by the PRIMP Network.

When I was younger, I longed for the days when my skin would be clear and I could be carefree about it. I’m now 35 and that day still has not come. In fact, it got a little worse as I got older. After having my son, it took a complete nosedive. My hormones went out of whack and the battle began. I’ve never had really bad acne, just those problem spots that pop up. But when they pop up, it’s bad. That one pimple is red, angry and HURTS.

I have PCOS, so my hormones are already whacky and hard to read. But my symptoms for PMS are pretty dead on, so I know when my skin is going to act out. That’s when I pull out Zapzyt.

Pimples get really frustrating. I never had clusters of them or anything, but like I said, I get the one angry red one that pops up and is hard to hide. Concealer, color correctors, thicker foundations.. they all come out to play to cover it up. But then it’s like a rippling effect. Adding on the layers causes other areas to start acting out. Once the initial one is gone, 2 or 3 have taken up residence in surrounding areas.  My current skincare keeps my skin looking nice, but it isn’t equipped or designed to handle my hormone changes!

My main focus? Getting rid of that initial pimple quickly before it spreads. I don’t want to have to use extra products and I don’t want to change up all of my current skincare for that time of the month when my hormones go crazy and my skin follows suit. That’s one of the things I loved about Zapzyt.

Zapzyt doesn’t require me to change up my entire routine. It’s meant to work WITH my current routine. So you aren’t swapping out everything and replacing. I simple use Zapzyt’s products when my skin is freaking out and then when it calms down I can go back to my regular schedule.

I start with Zapzyt Acne Wash. This is simply a cleanser. When you feel the change coming on (I can usually feel the pimple a day or two before it makes it’s official appearance) I start to use this. It contains Salicylic Acid, aloe and chamomile so my skin gets effective acne fighters plus smoothing ingredients to calm down any possible redness.

Zapzyt Pore Cleansing Scrub is the muscle in the set up. This is the powerful exfoliator that gets deep in your pores to clean them out. It has 2% Salicylic Acid as well as natural wax microbeads to help exfoliate and remove buildup.

Zapzyt Pore Treatment Gel is a treatment gel that minimizes pores so they don’t collect dirt and gunk that turn into little blackheads. Perfect for around my nose area where this tends to happen. I can also use this with my normal routine to keep my pores in check.

Zapzyt Spot Treatment Gel is probably my must have product of the bunch. When I feel a zit coming on, I apply a spot of this to the problem area and can neutralize the issue before it pops up. This is especially good for important events to help prevent a pimple disaster.

For 3 weeks a month, my current skincare routine works for me. But that one week, everything goes haywire and Zapzyt steps in.  I can incorporate the treatments with my normal routine as needed, then bring out the cleanser and scrub for when they are needed most.

You can find Zapzyt now at your local Walmart. If you have hormonal breakouts or problem areas during stressful times, you might want to give it a try.

Want to know more? Check out Zapzyt’s website!

This conversation was sponsored by PRIMP Network. All opinions are my own.


I’m Lisa, a 35 year old mother of one energetic little boy. I live right outside of San Francisco with my son and my boyfriend. I work full time in an accounting office during the day and as a beauty blogger at night.


  1. I need to get this for me and my daughter. She’s just coming into the zit age, and I STILL get breakouts from time to time.

  2. Claudia Krusch Reply

    My skin has been changing so much in the last year. I need to pick up some Zapzyt to try. I have been hearing great reviews for it.

  3. Oh man, I am SO WITH YOU on the post-partum skin changes!! I never had terrible acne as a teen, just linked to hormonal changes… and it’s still like that, but it’s 100x worse now that I’ve gone through pregnancy! So unfair, damnit! I’ve started using these products and I think I went a little too crazy at first because a few patches of my skin got really dried out but I’ve scaled back to a more appropriate use and I think it’s helping a lot! I’m definitely going to recommend these to people who deal with frustrating breakouts!

  4. I love learning about new to me skin care lines! I have never heard of this product until now and I know many who could use it! Thanks for the info!

  5. Victoria Heckstall Reply

    I never heard about this product! But is sounds good. Maybe I’ll try this and I will share it with my friends!

  6. I’ve been hearing a lot of great things about this product. I don’t personally need it, but I can share with a few others. I think it’s great to find a product that works for you.

  7. Hormonal breakouts are the worst and definitely not anything we can prevent. Love that this targets just that and gets rid of these related breakouts quick!

  8. CourtneyLynne Reply

    Ooooo zapzit sounds like one awesome solution for those with problematic skin! I will have to let people know about this brand!

  9. Tami Qualls Reply

    Zayzyt is a product worthy of its claims. I have used it and so have my teeny boppers.

  10. My husband uses this product. He gets break out when he is stressed out and it works effectively for him.

  11. Wow this sounds great. I’m about to be 37 and I’m having the same problems – major hormonal, cystic acne. Ugggghhhh!

  12. I’m in my early 30s and I still experience what I refer as teenage skin. I could definitely use something like this to keep the acne at bay!

  13. I’m 33 and still break out like a teenager around that time of the month. I’d love to try Zapzyt because I tend to pick at my acne and that leaves horrible scars.

  14. Sadly acne can happen to us any time our hormones get out of sync. It’s nice to know that there’s something that works WITH instead of in place of.

  15. I have never heard of this brand before! I need to try it soon, i am battling hormonal changes too!

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