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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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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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People should not pop pimples, because it can lead to more pimples in the surrounding pores, to infection or to scarring. Pimples usually heal without intervention after three to seven days.

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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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Pimples contain oil, acne bacteria, dead skin cells and white blood cells. A pimple begins forming when sebum, an oily substance produced by the skin, becomes trapped in a pore. Bacteria begin to replicate in this sebum,...

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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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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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