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Added April 10, 2014

How To Get Rid Of Zits

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Many over-the-counter acne medications contain benzoyl peroxide, which kills bacteria, reduces the production of oil, and dries out the zit. It may be tempting, but make sure not to over-apply the medication or use it for too long, because this can result in a really dry patch, which you'll end up having to moisturize.

 

Another option for how to get rid of zits is using over-the-counter creams with Alpha-hydroxy acids (AHAs). They soften skin and work well for mild acne.

 

And finally, use the right makeup. If you must cover up the offending zit, use concealers, foundations, and powders that are oil-free. Also, look for makeup containing the ingredient salicylic acid, which will help treat breakouts.

 

However you decide to get rid of zits, you should never squeeze, pick at, or pop your zits. Picking will only irritate the pimple, making it more red and more conspicuous. Squeezing or popping can force the oil and bacteria back into the skin, and cause another zit a few days later, or a cyst. Also, popping and picking pimples can leave little scars on your face that are permanent. Ask your parents how they dealt with their acne, since it's often inherited.

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Sporty551
Sporty551
Posted October 10, 2013
This may sound a ill weird but it works. To get rid of my zits and. Pimple I usually shower then put an oatment called ozenal can be found anywhere that has medical supplies it works like a charm to heal the spot I use it every night and in the morning u just wash the extra off also works great on rough skin on the face won't burn and doesn't hurt it's. A great product .
rose_bud5
rose_bud5
Posted September 03, 2013
i use clean and clear advantage oil absorbing cream clenser twice a day followed by oil free deep cleaning astringent, then a good moisterizer works really good for my zits!
SierraM123
SierraM123
Posted July 03, 2013
Benzoyl Peroxide still doesnt work on me!!!
purple_infinity22
purple_infinity22
Posted April 01, 2013
I have a HUGEEE pimple on my lip and it is so red and noticable!!!!!!! Last night I tried using alcohal and burning it with hot water. I even saw online that applying a mixture of toothpaste and salt would dry it up and make it shrink..... IT WORKED
americanhipster
americanhipster
Posted July 30, 2013
OmG I HAVE ACNE MY SKIN IS SO OILY ITS TERRIBLE AN ITS BLACKHEADS IDONT WANT BLACK MARKS ON MY FACE <<<< :(
ExoticGecko
ExoticGecko
Posted July 18, 2013
I have bad acne... I don't like showing my forehead. I started using Proactiv but my zits just get more red... my friend had acne and she used St. Ives Apricot Blemish Removal... I wonder if it works! It worked SUPER DUPER good for her!!
Shelblove
Shelblove
Posted March 18, 2013
So I have Bad Acne and I get embarssed about it . It is all over my forehead and I had recently bought Proactiv and Using it 24/7 . Well I stiil have acne and It wont go away I Get the magiznes Seventeen and they have ADs for Murad I Dont know if it will work . But does anyone have any tips for me on Getting rid of my Enemy Acne !!!!!!!!!!!!
southern sweet pea
southern sweet pea
Posted January 08, 2013
one thing you can do is when you feel a zit coming up put germ-x on it
SexiLexiRox
SexiLexiRox
Posted August 16, 2012
How I get rid of pimples: 1. Eat lots of friut and veg and drink alot of water 2. Wash your face at least twise a day 3. Always wash your makeup off before you go to sleep 4. Don't eat too much junkfood (espeialy chocolate) 5. Try not to touch your face too often unless you just washed your hands. 6. Try to keep your hair away from your face at least twice a week. 7. Don't pick your zits!!!
iloveharrystyles
iloveharrystyles
Posted December 30, 2012
SexiLexiRox thanks that helped a lot
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