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I always have whiteheads when I have a pimple, should I pop it? should I put drying cream or pimple patch??

Re: Whiteheads

@rainybird233   Standard advice is not to pop pimples, as this can cause scarring, infections, and rupturing of the follicle below the pore. If you absolutely must pop, use a tool like SEPHORA COLLECTION 3-in-1 Extractor Tool and clean both before and after use with rubbing alcohol. I'd recommend doing the same to the pimple itself.


However, if you can resist popping, either a drying cream or pimple patch will work. It depends on what your skin responds to best. I've had good luck with the Peace Out Pride Salicylic Acid Acne Healing Dots 20 Healing Dots / (2 x 10 Dot Pouches) although they leave a mark on my skin if I wear them overnight, which needs a little time to go away.

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