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It is never a good idea to pop a pimple. Pimples are sacks of bacteria that, when popped, contaminate the surface of the skin, which can lead to more pimples. Squeezing pimples may force bacteria deeper into the skin, wh... More »

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To "pop" a pimple, dermatologists and aestheticians will usually lance the yellowish pimple with a sterile needle and then use a tool called a comedone extractor to squeeze the contents out of the pimple. One may also ch... More »

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To eliminate red marks, use sunscreen to protect skin, exfoliate to remove extra skin and fade marks faster, and use skin lighteners such as liquorice extract, vitamin C and others. Most acne marks go away on their own, ... More »

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To "pop" a pimple, dermatologists and aestheticians will usually lance the yellowish pimple with a sterile needle and then use a tool called a comedone extractor to squeeze the contents out of the pimple. One may also ch... More »

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Blood-filled pimples are most commonly caused by a condition called cystic acne. Cystic acne occurs when facial hair follicles become clogged and fill with blood and pus, says Proactiv. The hormone androgen, which increa... More »

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To cover up a pimple, wash and exfoliate the skin, apply a spot treatment and a mattifying serum, pat on foundation, apply concealer, and dust the skin with powder. This five-minute process requires a mirror, a cleanser,... More »

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With thoroughly washed hands, lance the pimple with a sterilized pin and squeeze the pimple using a cotton swab. Follow up by cleaning the area with rubbing alcohol or antibacterial ointment. More »

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