7 Types Of Bumps And Blemishes You Should Never Try To Pop
When you look in the mirror for a midday makeup check only to spot a giant zit or you-have-no-idea-what staring back at you, it’s absolutely tempting to go HAM on your face. But skin-care experts agree that when it comes to most bumps and blemishes, a hands-off approach is best if you’re hoping to nip it in the bud.
“Popping anything causes your skin to physically break apart, making it more susceptible to infection and an even bigger problem than what was originally there in the first place,” says Dendy Engelman, MD, a board-certified dermatologist at Manhattan Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery in New York City.
To keep your complexion fresh and flawless and prevent permanent damage like scarring and broken blood vessels, avoid DIY-ing these common skin conundrums.