How to Extract a Blemish Like a Pro

How to Extract a Blemish Like a Pro   Zap those zits Popping pimples. We’ve all been scarred by it. Doing extractions the right way, though, can actually improve your complexion, says aesthetician extraordinaire Ling Chan of Ling Skin Care in New York City. Here are her three steps to getting rid of zits. Prep Apply an exfoliating enzyme peel to the pimple or blackhead, then cover it with a hot, wet towel. After about…

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This 4-Hour Acne Spot Treatment Actually Works

This 4-Hour Acne Spot Treatment Actually Works I am all but completely convinced that skin is not only sentient, it’s also spiteful. How else to explain the fact that I seem to always get a painful, deep, under-the-surface superlump the day before any event for which I would want to look my best or make a good impression — a date, a job interview, a performance (I’m a singer), etc. It happened just this past…

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Acne

Acne Acne, also known as acne vulgaris, is a long-term skin disease that occurs when hair follicles are clogged with dead skin cells and oil from the skin.  Some people have severe acne resulting in hundreds of pimples across the face, chest, and back, although many treatments can help. The glands produce an oily liquid called sebum. Sebum carries dead skin cells through the follicles to the surface of the skin. A small hair grows…

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