Step into a hot shower and get some steam. This will open your pores, bring pimples to a head and make your skin soft.
Pump some face wash onto your fingers. Gently massage the wash on your entire face for 10 seconds. Leave on for a minute before rinsing it out with warm water. Pat your face dry when you get out of the shower.
Pour some toner onto a cotton pad and swipe the pad around your face. Choose a toner which is known for cutting excess oil so the acne-fighting medicine you're going to use has a better chance of getting absorbed by your skin and reduce the size of the pimple overnight.
Hold your pimple extraction tool over the sink and disinfect the larger-looped end by pouring rubbing alcohol over the tip. Place the tool directly on top of the pimple. Press down firmly and gently.
The pimple should pop, leaving the sebum, dead skin cells and bacteria that was trapped inside. If gentle pressure doesn't work, do not force the pimple to pop; doing so can leave a hole or even a scar on the surface of your skin.
The most important step is to apply more toner to a fresh pad and wipe away the pus so that it doesn't infect your other pores and lead to more pimples.
Make sure your pillow case is clean before you sleep. You don't want any dirt, debris or leftover make-up getting in contact with your face while you're asleep.
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