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What to do after you pop a pimple

There are many useful tips to squeeze an annoying and ugly pimple, but do you know what to do so it will not come back? Acne is a real health problem that can be improved with a few hygiene tricks. See what to do after you pop a pimple.

Squeeze very well all the dirt

Since you began to squeeze a pimple, do not let dirt and infection to spread. Be sure to squeeze all the dirt from the wound, otherwise you risk it to reappear the next day. Bacteria and dirt left in a wound infection continues to ripen and reappear as soon as the wound has closed. If you still feel pain when squeezing it means you have not finished the job and you should insist more. Push slowly, but precisely, until the liquid that is coming out of the wound is colorless and the pain disappeared.

Do not squeeze too hard

If while the second or third spin, the dirt is still not coming out, it means that the wound as not ready to be squeezed, or that the infection is much deeper under the skin.

If you can not squeeze all the mess out of a cart, you do not have to squeeze up the surrounding tissues. You’ll be left with a bad swelling and bruising. All this overzealous will mean a slower and longer recovery, because more tissue was destroyed.

Help the skin to heal

Many people advised to immediately disinfect squeezed pimple with alcohol, acne cream, or other aggressive treatments. Think that it’s an open wound, broken tissues that do not need extra exfoliation or irritation.

Most acne creams are not recommended on an open wound, and the alcohol dries the skin and spirits and so aggrieved. Put some Neosporin or Polysporin (creams, antibiotics, antifungals, etc.) or even some Vaseline on the wound and cover with a plaster. Change the bandage as often as you can and you will see that the skin will heal much faster than it will heal with alcohol and irritating cream.

What to do after you pop a pimple