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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...

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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...

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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.

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According to Skinacea, a pimple extractor is known as a comedone extractor. This typically metal tool has a point on one end and a loop on the other, so it can pop and press on the pimple.

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To use a pimple popping tool, or a comedone, first sterilize the extractors with rubbing alcohol. Use warm water and a gentle soap to cleanse the face, and consider steaming problem skin for 10 to 15 minutes. Use light p...

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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,...

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To dry out a pimple, first apply ice, dab on tea tree oil and follow with a spot treatment. Follow up by drying the pimple overnight with lemon juice, and then express the whitehead with cotton swabs.

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