Does watching Dr. Pimple Popper or extraction videos on TikTok fulfil your ‘oddly satisfying’ addiction? Well, we do hope popping your zits at home is not a usual practice because you could end up with nasty infections and scars. Good news is, there are safer ways to better manage that feisty, angry zit.
Nothing screams acne more than wearing a pimple patch on the face. However, it can be a hassle trying to camouflage it with makeup. These stickers are usually made from medical-grade hydrocolloid, which helps reduce inflammation by absorbing pus and excess oils from blemishes. They typically come in various rounded sizes to best fit the zit, and act as an armour to shield the spot from bacteria and microbes to prevent an infection. Pimple patches are also easy to slip into any bag due to its flat, compact nature, and have become an absolute essential in the home cabinet to quickly reduce the size of pimples for when they decide to emerge at the most inconvenient of times.
With its rising popularity and ability to boost the healing process, gone are the days where pimple patches are boring ol’ rounded translucent circles. They now come in assorted sizes, shapes, and designs that you can totally pull off as a fashion item more than a beauty tool. To start you off, here are some functional face stickers you can get your hands on.