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Here is Why You Should Never Pop Pimples

Many times in the darkest and most distressed parts of your lives, you are embroiled in the penultimate struggle; to pop or not pop the god damn blister or a pimple! I mean seriously, it gets super-irritating and you have to control yourself from itching and popping it. Here is why you should always try and resist the temptation in a nice video from Business Insider:

A pimple is like a little bag under the skin that contains oil, bacteria and inflammation. Squeezing it can result in these contents being pushed into surrounding skin, making the problem worse. It can also lead to infection and temporary darkening of the skin in that area.
Still not convinced? Dermatologist
Michelle Rodrigues explains the same in an article on The Conversation that we should not pop them

So next time you see that distressful pimple on your face, leave it alone!