How to Pop a Pimple without Leaving a Permanent Scar
Pimples cause temporary embarrassment, but they could leave permanent scars if not treated properly. If you are one of the 17 million Americans with acne, learn to pop your pimples without leaving scars. Pimples occur when the skin produces too much oil, which clogs pores and creates pimple outbreaks. If possible, use topical treatments, such as Vitamin A, to dry out the pimple gradually. If you must pop a pimple, use disinfected tools and proper technique.
How To Pop A Pimple Manual:
1– Disinfect a pimple extractor, a tool specially designed to pop pimples, by submerging it in hydrogen peroxide for three minutes.
2– Steam your face with a facial steamer or during a 20-minute shower with hot water. Steam opens your pores, making it easier to extract the oil or pus trapped inside the pimple.
3– Rub the pimple and the area around it with hydrogen peroxide and a cotton swab. Bacteria around the area can enter the pimple after you pop it, possibly infecting it.
4– Insert the pimple into the opening of the extractor tip, and press firmly on the skin. The pressure from the sides of the tips will pop the pimple. Continue to push until you have removed all pus and blood from the pimple. Stop when you see a clear fluid come out of the pimple.
Use the flat end of the extractor for flat skin surfaces. Use the curved end of the extractor for the nose, chin or other curved surfaces.
5– Pat the pimple area with a cotton ball to remove all fluids.
6– Rub the pimple with vitamin E and cocoa butter using a cotton swab. Apply vitamin E and cocoa butter twice a day until the pimple and scab are gone.
7– Apply a thin layer of cepalin with a cotton swab one day after the vitamin E and cocoa butter treatment. Cepalin, a topical gel, reduces the size of scars. Apply cepalin once a day.