Popping or squeezing pimples can result in infections or scarring.
If you'd like to get a proper face cleaning, try a clinically-sound Vx Facial or Skin Service which were created by dermatologists using recommended procedures and products for comedone extraction.
For acne surgery—for larger or more inflamed cysts—see a dermatologist as this procedure should be done by a qualified physician.
NOTE: some skin centers or spas offer comedone extraction but remove the pimples with gloved hands. Proper comedone extraction must be done properly with a sterilized comedone extractor and appropriate dermatological training.
Scratching insect bites or rashes can lead to infections and post-inflammatory hyperpigmentations (PIH) or dark scars which are notoriously hard to treat.
Picking at scabs can also cause PIH and infections.
At the first sign of a pimple, insect bite, small wound, or minor rash, grab Id Sweat Acne and Overall Antibacterial Monolaurin Gel or Grandma Minnie's The Big, Brave Boo-Boo Balm. Clinically-proven to be as effective as 70% isopropyl alcohol and broad-spectrum antibiotics, as well as anti-fungals and advanced acne therapy, but without the skin-irritating side-effects (in fact, they soothe and moisturize while providing anti-viral, antiseptic, antibacterial, anti-acne therapy). Apply as often as necessary to quickly bring down the swelling, itching, and inflammation of rashes, pimples or insect bites, while disinfecting and treating.
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