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Old 08-14-2006, 11:49 AM   #1
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Best way to get rid of scabs from picking?

I have a bad habit of picking at my acne, because it seems to make it disappear faster, but I often get scabs over my pimples from doing this. I just got three rather large ones that I made the mistake of picking at, so now I have three annoying dark red marks on my face. They are really killing my confidence.

I've been using Neosporin on them, but it doesn't seem to be doing much.
Help?

 
Old 08-15-2006, 09:33 AM   #2
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Re: Best way to get rid of scabs from picking?

I have the same horrible habbit and I was actually hoping that someone would respond to you with a really good solution. The only thing that I have noticed to work is hitting up the tanning booth, but then I tend to clear up for a day or 2 and then it gets even worst.
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Old 08-18-2006, 11:09 AM   #3
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Re: Best way to get rid of scabs from picking?

Polysporin worked for me. You could also dab some Aquaphor or Palmer's cocoa butter.

 
Old 08-21-2006, 12:01 AM   #4
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Re: Best way to get rid of scabs from picking?

Just keep them moisturized and give them a couple days to heal.. they will fall off when they are ready.

 
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