21/05/2021 06:18 PM | Click to read full article
Any dermatologist will tell you to never pop that zit. But if you just can't help it, here's how to put out the fire without too much damage.
First, stop poking and prodding the spot to avoid scarring. Clean the area with a gentle cleanser—especially if there is a little blood—so there is no reinfection and the possibility of a worse scar. Use a basic, fragrance-free, lightweight moisturiser to soothe the area and apply a non-comedogenic broad-spectrum sunscreen.