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keiloid scars 

I kept popping a pimple and it eventually turned into a keiloid scar and it's very visible and red and raised and i've had it for a year almost. How do I get rid of it?

Answered Monday 10 February 2014

First up, stop the pop! This is not the answer and is only damaging the skin tissue so that the scar will become more raised and redder by the day. The golden rule of skin is never to pick or pop pimples. Never. The skin simply can't keep healing itself, so instead, have it checked by a skincare expert rather than taking the matter into your own hands - literally. There are some wonderful products on the market like Bio OIl which, when used regularly, can ease the appearance of scars. However, if it is on your face, this may be too oily for your complexion. So head into that skin specialist, and get the correct diagnosis. Good Luck!

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Emma Charlotte Bangay

Emma is an experienced beauty and lifestyle writer.

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