- Don’t scar your skin
- You’re spreading bacteria
- It leads to redness and inflammation
- What your skin needs
Don’t scar your skin
Pimple popping can have a lasting impact on your skin and boy, is it going to be an unpleasant one or what! Pimples are nothing but blocked pores that can either be painful or painless. When you pop or pick on the pimple, you’re forcefully trying to make it disappear. In crude words, you force pus out of the skin, which causes extreme tear and the wall of the pore gets injured leaving a scar behind.
You’re spreading bacteria
We’ve said this umpteen times—stop touching your face whether you have acne prone skin or not. When you pop a pimple you pass on the germs from your fingers to your open acne, which creates an infection and causes further pimples on your skin. So you know, it’s a vicious cycle?
It leads to redness and inflammation
When you pick on your pimple, the pus, which includes sebum, dead cells and bacteria enter the dermis and cause inflammation and redness on your skin. Hence, it’s best to let the pimple run its course if you don’t want to experience permanent skin damage.
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What your skin needs
While popping a pimple is a complete no-no, if you’ve been guilty of it and are worried about the scars, we suggest using the Fair & Lovely Anti-Marks Treatment that penetrates 3 layers deep into your skin and works right from the roots to reduce the scars caused by pimple popping. Moreover, you must understand that it takes almost eight weeks for a blocked pore to turn into a pimple. Hence, it’s best to stop this from the roots by using a cleanser that targets the problem—excessive sebum production. We suggest using the Pond's Pimple Clear Face Wash as its Active Thymo-T essence works hard to stop pimples right from the beginning.