2. Pop & Stop

Pop & Stop

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It’s pretty important to note that you should only be popping a pimple that actually has a whitehead. If you just have a red bump, it’s not ready yet, and you could make your skin problems much worse. So, make sure you have a whitehead, and then gently push on the outside of the pimple upward. If you push down, you could force bacteria deeper into the pore and cause an infection. Once you push, you can stop. Don’t push two or three times, because that can irritate the skin and make the problem worse.