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Although dermatologists generally discourage the popping of blackheads, they advise that proper technique reduces the risk of scarring, infection and further inflammation. To prevent making acne problems worse, prepare, ...

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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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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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While dermatologists don't consider pimples on the buttocks to be acne, causes of pimples include an inflammation of hair follicles and boils, Everyday Health explains. An outbreak of pimples on the buttocks is not gener...

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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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According to WebMD, blackheads occur when sebaceous glands become blocked and oil builds up under the blockage. The oil sediment turns black because it oxidizes when it is exposed to the air.

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The best way to remove blackheads on the face is by exfoliating with a salicylic acid scrub according to the experts at Clearsil. The scrub removes the dead skin cells so that the salicylic acid can break up the dirt tha...

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