Expert QA

Quick pimple cover-up

Help! I’ve got a date tonight but I’ve woken up with a giant pimple on my face. What can I do?

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Whatever you do, please don’t squeeze! Using your fingers to get rid of the pus could infect the area with bacteria and result in scarring. To reduce swelling, hold an ice cube on the area for one minute. Then, using a cotton bud, dab some antiseptic tea tree oil on to the blemish. Finally, cover with a little concealer.

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