There is something so tempting about popping a pimple. It seems like a quick squeeze is all it needs to go away, right? Wrong. Popping or squeezing a pimple may not only leave ugly scars on your face but it can also cause an infection. Still not convinced? Here are our Top 10 reasons why you should NOT pop a pimple:
1. It can cause a nasty infection.
Our face is highly vascular especially the area often referred to as the "danger triangle of the face" (located between corners of the mouth and the bridge of the). The blood that flows in and around this area runs into the cavernous sinus. If infection spreads to the brain through the sinus, it can cause meningitis, cavernous sinus thrombosis, facial paralysis, even death.
Pimples occur under the top layer of the skin. Popping a pimple can cause swelling and redness. Ouch!
You don't need proof that popping a pimple can cause some serious scars. You may even know one or two people with acne scars.
Did you know that squeezing the goo out of pimples actually causes new pimples to form? Another great reason not to pop a pimple, right?
Even if your pimple doesn't scab over, make new pimples, or scar when you pop it, it will still take longer to heal. I don't know about you, but I want a pimple to heal faster, not slower!
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