I have a pimple on my lip, and I'm trying to get rid of it. I know that you should never pop it, but my mom always makes me, and guess what … it never even works. Help me!
You’re right – while popping a pimple may make it seem less noticeable for a while, it can actually cause it to stick around longer and take more time to heal. By squeezing pimples and zits, you can actually push bacteria, dead skin cells and oil deeper into your skin, causing more redness and swelling than the pimple left untouched. Sometimes, popping a pimple can even cause a red/brown mark or even a scar to form. Marks can last for months and true scars (dents and pits on your face) will last forever.
Here are some tips to help prevent breakouts and clear pimples up as fast as possible:
Wash your face twice a day (no more) with warm water and a mild soap made for people with acne. Gently massage your face with circular motions. Don't scrub. Overwashing and scrubbing can cause skin to become irritated. After cleansing, the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) recommends applying an over-the-counter (no prescription needed) lotion containing benzoyl peroxide. This will decrease oil and bacteria.
Avoid touching your face with your fingers or leaning your face on objects that collect sebum and skin residue like your phone. Touching your face can spread the bacteria that cause pores to become inflamed and irritated. To keep bacteria at bay, wash your hands before applying anything to your face, such as treatment creams or makeup.
Remove your makeup before you go to sleep. When buying makeup, make sure you choose brands that say "noncomedogenic" or "nonacnegenic" on the label. Throw away old makeup that smells or looks different from when you first bought it.
Keep hair clean and out of your face to prevent additional dirt and oil from clogging your pores.
Protect your skin from the sun. It may seem like a tan masks acne, but it's only temporary. A tan can cause the body to produce extra sebum, which may worsen your acne, not improve it. Tanning also causes damage to skin that will eventually lead to wrinkles and increase your risk of skin cancer.
If you're really concerned about acne, talk to a dermatologist. Dermatologists offer a range of treatments that help to prevent and clear up acne and acne scars. A dermatologist can help you find the treatment method that's best for you and can also give you lots of useful tips for dealing with acne and caring for your skin type.
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I'm not quiet sure what's a real friend and what's a fake one anymore.
I know when there's a friend who's only a school friend rather than an 'outside' friend as well, but at the same time it makes me so confused.
Here's my story:
There's a girl named Xian. We had a unique way of becoming friends ... but it clicked. For the whole year I've been trying to keep in contact with her ... but she's not very willing to try and put in any effort to stay in contact with me.
Her personality is beyond sweet, and her skills at art are even better. If she was to have an award, it would be a giant trophy with her face plastered on it and big bold letters listing 'Nicest Girl In The World!'
Its just ... she lied to me.
I was all about this friendship. I was ... i'll admit ... sort of a lost puppy following around her owner.
So, I got her this T-Shirt she really wanted for her birthday, and not long her birthday was mine, April First. I was expecting at least a letter, or maybe even something cheap. It didn't really matter to me.
But on my birthday she didn't even come to school. Nor when she got back did she ever say sorry, or give me any be-lated gift of any sort.
That should have been my first clue. Even my mother started catching on.
My second clue was she even told me she was oblivious and wasn't good at keeping in contact.
I thought she was joking. How could a friendship so sweet be tossed out just like that?
My third one was near the end of school, one of her friends in elementary was bragging about the plushies she got from Xian. Apparently she had four from her.
Xian had originally told me it was AGAINST her religion to give out gifts to other people.
I knew she wasn't lying about her religion in general, because I met her mom on a field trip and she was quiet ... different.
But I didn't understand why Xian had gotten so many small plushies for her, and yet not a single small stamp for me?
My last clue was the last day of school. She didn't even try to say good-bye or even hang out with me for that matter.
I know what you're thinking.
"Girl, you've gotta be kidding me if you can't see that she has no intention of being your friend!"
But this girl was the nicest to me. She stood next to me during harsh times, and comforted me when I was down. She told me I was important.
And you don't get many friends to do those special things to you. It was rare to have a friend make me feel so tall and worthy.
So ... I can't understand ... why'd she do all that .... and suddenly ... just ... walk away ...