How-To: Bring a Blind Pimple to a Head

How-To: Bring a Blind Pimple to a Head

Why, why, why, why, why does your skin wait until the weekend to hit you up with an angry blind pimple? Slightly gross topic to discuss, I realise, but necessary all the same. Besides, it could've been worse, I could've started on Mo'Nique's body hair. But back to the matter in hand; how does one get an angry blind spot to surface and then vamosse? Keep reading . . .

Tea bag compress: A warm tea bag not only helps bring the pimple to the surface, but the tannins within, particularly in black tea, help to reduce inflammation.

Patch it up: This bit of advice comes from Dr. Adrienne Denese. Simply dab hydrocortisone cream on the infected area and cover with a Band-Aid. This simple remedy will help quell inflammation.

For the unconventional: Joey Green, author of Amazing Kitchen Cures ($10) recommends non-toxic, white shoe polish to help dry out pimples and bring them to the surface. Hmmm.

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