I tell my clients this so much, I feel like a broken record. If you squeeze a whitehead:
- you inflame it and the tissue around it
- it bleeds and scabs over, making it harder to cover up
- it ends up lasting a week instead of a few days
- you might even damage the skin, leaving you with a scar.
But I get it. You wake up and there’s an unsightly whitehead on your chin. You can’t go to work or class and subject your peers to it. They’ll lose their appetites! But that doesn’t mean you should annihilate your face either and walk in with a scab. Here’s what you can do instead: (more…)