In most cases, the biggest skin problem caused by pimples lies on its potential marks once they disappear from the skin. These marks can resemble scars, blemishes, and pimple holes, which are not aesthetic and can be a big embarrassment when visible. While scars and blemishes normally fade within weeks or months, holes which are left by facial pimples might stay for longer period, that make them seem to be permanent.
Can pimple holes be removed?
Pimple holes, which is a kind of acne scars that are formed on the skin as a result of lesions from inflamed vesicles of pus, bacteria, and skin cells debris. When the skin repairs itself from acne, it produces new collagen fibers. However, these collagen fibers may be not as perfect and even as the previous ones, causing the appearance of some pit-like holes on the pimple-affected skin areas.
Pimple holes may stay on one’s skin for a quite long time and thus, can be a major aesthetic problem. It is not easy to get rid of these holes. As it involves the skin cells and collagen, there is little that can be done to reverse the condition, although minimizing the appearance is not an impossible thing to do. In fact, there are some kinds of treatment which can be down in order to get rid of these pimple holes. Some skin surgical procedures performed by professionals are said to be able to correct the skin condition affected by pimple holes. These surgeries include the dermabrasion, chemical peeling, and laser treatment. Dermabrasion and chemical peeling are less costly than laser treatment, yet the effects are also less permanent compared to the latter.
What influences pimple holes removal
Whether or not pimple holes on face from acne can be removed completely are based on some factors. The result may be personal, based on an individual’s condition and hence, the same treatment may give variety of results among individuals, based on their skin condition. Some factors which influence pimple holes removal on one’s facial skin include:
The scar type.
Scars left by acne are various. In some people, those can be shallow acne marks, while others might have got deeper scars, such as the facial ice picks. Shallow acne scars are easier to get rid of, using regular home remedies, such as exfoliating and steaming, while the ice picks might be more complicated, since it involves some deeper facial skin holes that influence the skin surface appearance.
Where pimple holes are located.
The facial areas where the pimple holes are located also influence whether or not the holes can be removed. Most of the time, pimple holes on the cheeks are harder to remove than the ones on the forehead, since the cheek skin is thicker and more delicate than the one on the forehead.
The skin type.
People with thick and oily skin might find it more difficult to remove pimple holes, especially if those are in a form of ice picks.
The types of treatments used for eliminating pimple holes also contribute to how much it will helps improving the skin condition. Laser or skin bleaching treatment might have more visible effects compared with dermabrasion, chemical peeling, or organic facial treatments. Some home remedies and ingredients also give various effects, based on what you are using to remove the pimple holes.