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Best way to get rid of scabs from picking?

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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.

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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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