Active breakouts are frustrating enough, but the scars acne can leave behind can feel downright diabolical. The good news is that acne scars can be treated. However, before treatment can start you first have to get rid of any acne once and for all since new breakouts can lead to new acne scars. Each type responds to treatment differently, and some treatments are better for particular types than others. Atrophic scars are most common on the face. A depressed scar sits below the surrounding skin.
What to know about scabs on the face
Scabs on Face: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
First of all, did you pick it? Picking acne is the best way to make sure that it sticks around for a lot longer. If you have a chronic problem with picking at your skin, then please check out Stop Picking On Me! From time to time I fall back into it but I now have it under control most of the time. The key to healing it quickly is to keep it moist. Cover it with makeup and it will stick around for longer. Keep it moist and it will heal much faster and with less of a scar.
My Post-Pimple-Popping (Scar-Preventing) Skin-Care Routine
Ever notice a dark, rough patch on your face after popping a pimple or getting a cut? When you scrape yourself or break skin anywhere on your body, platelets begin to stick together to form a clot. This clot prevents blood or other fluids from flowing out of your wound.