Pimple advice for Savannah?

Ugh. I know how Savannah feels. Pimples have a way of showing up exactly when you do not want them. Here's her question.

Dear PLS,
I have a huge pimple that sits right under my eyelid and tomorrow I have a school dance. My sis says it's noticeable but I don't know how to get rid of it using no lotions. Any help?
Savannah, 11

In my opinion, you have to just accept that you have a pimple and do what you can. Don't try to pop it because that can make it more noticeable. A little flesh-colored makeup called concealer can help it blend in with your skin. Maybe your mom can help with that? Try not to worry too much. If the dance is like dances at my school, the lighting is kinda dark so no one may ever know but you! For more info about how to handle pimples, CLICK HERE.

OK Pink Locker girls, anyone else want to give some advice? Or maybe you've been in exactly the same situation?
Think pink!
Jemma

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is wat i would do put some blush around it and if you have bangs try 2 put them exctra long cause then it would cover your eye but its a dance dont let a pimple ruine your night!

October 28, 2009 at 4:45 PM  
Blogger TayTay said...

YEAH! Let it go! It won't kill ya girl

October 28, 2009 at 6:06 PM  
Anonymous Jemma said...

I had one on the conner of my lip, and I looked like cruel devil and what I did was put base. Don't put more makeup on because then everyone will look at your face and will notice you pimple.
Think Pink

October 29, 2009 at 4:12 PM  
Anonymous xpert said...

Try some covergirl concealer or anything high quality really. You can also try dabbing it with tea tree oil. Remember whateverr you do don't squeeze it!

October 29, 2009 at 4:48 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks you guys. The Civergirl Concealer worked really well. You rock! Think pink!~~~~Savannah

October 29, 2009 at 6:25 PM  
Anonymous Amber said...

Listen,you cant just get rid of acne...just go how you are...Other people have pimples too.

October 29, 2009 at 9:03 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

acne are acne and if you get more then use a special acne face wash like clean and clear. it works really well!!
good luck!!!! and dont worry bout it.

November 1, 2009 at 1:41 PM  
Anonymous lela said...

Don't worry about it maybe you can put some concealer on it and it will not be noticeable'trust me!'

November 2, 2009 at 5:07 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i stand right behind you girl! I had a pimple under my eye on picture day. My mom said to pop it. So i did! No one found out. but boy did i want that day to end!

November 2, 2009 at 5:40 PM  
Anonymous Kaliana said...

How about putting your hair over it? Just sweep it over the zit and walla! Happy Dancing!

November 2, 2009 at 8:45 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

do not worry i get pimples to so just do not worry i have dances and nobody notices because it is to dark and to loud for people to notice how i look so do not be worried about people noticing just make sure your crush does not notice it because if he does there are no chances of you two

November 3, 2009 at 10:35 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

okay peeps thx 4 da help! yall r totally awesome! thz yall

November 3, 2009 at 5:21 PM  
Anonymous J.T said...

Don t sweat we all get pimples so just be conferdient and hold your head up in that dance

November 4, 2009 at 6:07 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i HATE pimples. but you konw what? it is NOT the end of the world. you WILL survive. the only thing you can do is.....
THINK PINK!!!
anonymous (K)

November 5, 2009 at 3:56 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I get those ALL the time. They totally stink. As strange as it is, I just pop them and then after a while it just looks like a little red dot. I have one right on my cheek and it looks OK. ~ VamGirl

November 5, 2009 at 6:54 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

soap and water is the best way to go. 3 times a day, morning afternoon, night. i've tried every possible store brand pinple stuff but it doesn't work it really irritates my skin. soap and water will never fail you. i've never been dissapointed by the simplest of treatments!

November 5, 2009 at 11:06 PM  
Anonymous marilyn manson stella said...

hey im with all of u dont worry even if your crush sees it hopefully hes a really nice person so he mite understand

November 7, 2009 at 10:17 AM  
Anonymous Eva said...

did anything work?? dont let a pimple ruin ur awesome night!!!
ps. dance with some cute guys 4 me!!! :)

November 7, 2009 at 3:35 PM  
Anonymous kayla512 said...

just relax and have an awesome night dont let it bother u

November 8, 2009 at 10:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

wash your face reeally well at least twice a day, & you should try some good quality cover up & conceler, but dont go overboard. Plus, no one will probaly pay too much attencion to it anyway.

November 8, 2009 at 3:30 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The best thing you should do is put some zit cream on it and after that dries put some blush on and cover up your pimple. Just don't pop it otherwise it can turn out to be a scar on your face.

November 8, 2009 at 4:40 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Just cover your pimple up with some makeup and put some face wash on your face and wash your face

November 11, 2009 at 5:33 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think you should put some makeup over it just some zit cream or sumthin good luck!

November 11, 2009 at 7:38 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

has it gone yet? what worked? when did you post this in?

November 13, 2009 at 5:27 AM  
Anonymous Dreaice said...

I hate pimples.I popped mine and it left a scar.Please dont make the same mistake that I did! Use zit cream,or be brave and leave it like I did until I popped it.

November 16, 2009 at 5:10 PM  
Anonymous Celeste said...

Dear PPS,
I have a problem to one of my best friends is dating a boy i have liked since third grade and i am in 6th i tell her constatly and yet she ashed him out right unfront of my face i don't know what to do anymore should i just let him go or should i let both of them go.I'm confused.....

From,Celeste,12

November 18, 2009 at 9:48 AM  
Anonymous Amber said...

Dear Celeste,It depends....How much do you like that boy?How much do u like your friend.Or if she was a true friend,wouldnt she listen to u?

November 19, 2009 at 10:33 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

dear pls what is pupirty it is realy confusing to me

November 20, 2009 at 6:40 PM  
Blogger Suzette said...

Hey Girl,
I know how you feel. I've had pimples since the 4th grade. People would point them out, but I obviously knew they were there. But since then I've learned that someday everyones probably going to have at least one pimple in their life, everyone who pointed them out to me has pimples. Don't worry about your looks, your personality and good grades and stuff like that get you somewhere most likely good.
Sincerely,
Suzette

November 20, 2009 at 6:58 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I know how you feel well at least my 15 year old sister does. To make that pimple go away wash your face every morning and night try Proactive it helps my sister a lot! :)

Good Luck :)
Allie

November 21, 2009 at 12:04 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

look i have acne and i learn to exept it but remember beuty is inside,& if someone makes fun of u cause u have a pimple oh well,it happens dont let it ruin your life:-0

love,emily

November 21, 2009 at 11:53 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey, sup people! I get pimples and anyone else who gets them dont worry if your friends see and they laugh then their not real friends and if your crush sees and laughs then you can forget about him and find another cute boy, you are who you are right?!

November 22, 2009 at 3:28 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Don't let a pimple ruin a school dance. If someone laughs at you or says something about it, just remind them that it's not you're fault it got there.

November 22, 2009 at 5:18 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

HEY CHICADEEE DONT POP THE PIMPLE CUZ IT HURTS AND IT TURNS RED I'VE HAD MANY SO PLZZ TRUST MEE IF IT'S A DANCE JST HAVE FUN DON'T LET SOMTING SO MINOR RUIN SOMRTHING SO MAJOR. LUV U GIRLY

November 25, 2009 at 11:11 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

why doesn't jemma blog about anythin new? it's been almost a month since this one came out!

November 25, 2009 at 7:17 PM  
Blogger Jemma said...

I got your message and just wrote a fresh post. Happy Thanksgiving all!
Think pink!
Jemma

November 25, 2009 at 7:57 PM  
Anonymous chelsea said...

i no this may sound stupid,but i think you shonld put a band-aid ova it.i did it once.

November 25, 2009 at 8:18 PM  
Anonymous alyssa said...

what you need to do is not get them.dont drink a lot of soda and if u do drink lots of water to wash out your system and blam no pimple.

November 28, 2009 at 2:28 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

make sure that you dont put any in your eyes!it will become a bigger problem than before.
and make sure not to dab it too hard.your eyes can be very sensitive.!

November 29, 2009 at 11:43 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

dont let it get to ya. try to cover it with makeup. If anybody says something tell them it wont bring you down so its not even worth it.

November 30, 2009 at 7:45 PM  
Anonymous Taija,11 a.k.a:tallie/smart girl/quiet girl said...

I have like 10 pimples on my face and no one at school or around the neighborhood says anything about that is just apart of growing up or what i like to call PUBERTY!

everyone has pimples at some point they just get it when they dont want it there just as your example a schooldance or a family reunion

November 30, 2009 at 9:23 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wow! I havent had like HORRIBLE pimples....yet! I love chocolate and every time I get my hands on them, my mom tells me I will get pimples!!! But I ignore it and still eat it. I KEEP THE PEACE!!

December 6, 2009 at 4:54 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

So u kno wat i have one pimple on my forehead, 2 under my ear, 2 under my nose and 1 near my uper lip!! so how do i deal with it... well i don`t do anything and so i think u should do the same. well it starts to grow and grow and u kno wat i dont care wat people think of me at school im already the teachers pet and i cant deal with it! just dont worry and it wont matter!

December 6, 2009 at 8:34 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

DON"T WORRY!

December 11, 2009 at 7:55 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

if u got bangs ur lucky. use them 2 cover pimple up. if u dont just wear some really dark eyeshadow around ur eyes. Good luck!

December 12, 2009 at 4:51 PM  
Anonymous Katty said...

Ok, I have 6 spots on both cheeks (6 each) some on my forehead, chin, nose, and a really big bad one on my cheek. Ok: steam inhalation, toner/cleanser, tea-tree oil/cream. I wouldn't go for make-up because you'll pay for it late: it can get infected and there's having a spot and having a skin rash that spreads and looks like your skin is burnt off!

December 15, 2009 at 4:17 PM  
Blogger Kayla said...

find a good face wash good exfoilent & good pimple creme everyones skin is different so dont always go with what other people say choose the product that will be best for you works great for me still i do have a couple zits here and there

December 18, 2009 at 10:30 PM  
Blogger christen said...

Savanah

i go to the dermatologists every month i have the same problem. they say was ur face, change ur pillow case every few days and make sure that u clean ur face 2 in the morning and at night

December 19, 2009 at 6:49 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Here's some advice: You can get cream from some kind of pharmacy store. Whatever u do, dont touch ur pimple!

December 23, 2009 at 6:52 PM  
Anonymous Sarah Lynn said...

Try getting a facial. They can safely remove zits, and leave your face feeling nice and clean afterwards. I get a facial once a month, and it really helps :)

December 24, 2009 at 11:08 AM  
Anonymous Brittni said...

Thanks for the advice!

December 27, 2009 at 1:25 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I have a PIMPLED FOREHEAD. WHAT DO I DO??? my friends tease me and call me pimple woman...

January 2, 2010 at 4:41 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

All of a sudden, i got a bunch of pimples that wont go away and i have tried everything to stop them from popping up on my face. one thing that really kind of worked was some kind of face wash, but it feels like rubbing sandpaper on your face, and even if i used the face wash, a pimple shows up somewhere somehow. Help?

January 2, 2010 at 11:18 PM  
Anonymous Brittni said...

I have acne and a cuple pimples and my mom went out and bought theses wipes for your face that is called clearisil stayclear and you use them once a day and it really help my acne and pimples dont to show up. You could probally find those at walmart.

January 3, 2010 at 9:03 PM  
Anonymous Chloe said...

If you have a pimple, DO NOT put any makeup even the slightest bit pink toned on or near it. That will make it appear even pinker than it already is. Hope this helps!

January 16, 2010 at 11:09 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

try just washing your face with luke-warm water, it really helps for me!

January 17, 2010 at 10:55 AM  
Anonymous Emma said...

Guys, if you have a zit use concealer, which is a creamy makeup, and then if that doesn't cover it, just use powder foundation and you're totally good to go.

January 18, 2010 at 10:38 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Try going to the doc and asking her for some cream it wporks!!!!!!::::::::

January 21, 2010 at 7:46 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

ok im gonna tell u my secret i jus use witch hazel you would find it near the peroxide in wal-mart it really works trust me PS.....it works

January 27, 2010 at 9:19 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

you have 2 deal with it its the way of life but you sould not scratch it

February 1, 2010 at 3:21 PM  
Anonymous Sarah said...

Do not scratch/try to pop it. Try using facial cleansers every night. Also, you might want to look into getting a facial once a month. They can get rid of pimples, blackheads, whiteheads, etc.

February 14, 2010 at 8:04 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

u r lucky to have just 1 pimple i rather have one then a bunch like i have

February 17, 2010 at 8:02 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Don't worry. Sooner or later it will go away!So what if you have a pimple. It's not going to ruin your life. Just act like it never happened. There has to be a least one solution. Don't worry about it!

February 19, 2010 at 5:01 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I always wash my face alot to prevent pimples! But since you need it gone quick I would try make-up and foundation and concealer on your face.

February 26, 2010 at 8:30 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

oh boy do i know the feeling of having a irratating pimple on my face. do not pop it because thats what i did and now i have a scar. much worse.

March 1, 2010 at 5:01 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I know what it's like to have a pimple. I've had bad ones before. But the good thing is, they go away. But don't mess with it. It HURTS!!!!!!!!!!!! ttyl. L,15

March 4, 2010 at 2:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

just put some pimple medicen trust me because that happened to me and did that and it helped me A LOT so just do that.

March 20, 2010 at 6:04 PM  
Anonymous Andrea said...

Its okay i have this zit under my nose, and i used to put cover up on it but when i went to school my friend said "why is it orange under your nose?" so now i dont put anything over it, and it is not noticable

March 23, 2010 at 6:06 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

haay girl every girl gets a zit its normal i put make up on mine but when i took the make off it was worse so #1 do not use make up #2 get a good cleanser for your face #3 dont listin to other kids there probly just jelos #4 dont mess with it it hurts BAD!!!!

April 3, 2010 at 7:38 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

hey i know how you feel i get spots and pimples ALL THE TIME but it doesnt stop me from having fun,i found a really good way of getting spot and pimples away and making them unnoticable all you need to do is hold an ice pack to your spots and pimples and that makes them less red then put a little concealer and that should do the trick

i hope this helps!!!!! :P

April 4, 2010 at 11:48 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi. I know exactly how you feel. I have a gazillion zits and can never seem to get rid of them. Here's what I've learned:
~Washing your face every night really helps
~If you absolutely have to, use only water-based make-up to cover it up
~Use special acne wash or cream.
~DO NOT SQUEEZE YOUR PIMPLES. pimples are actually sort of an infection just under your skin.It's contained, but if you squeeze it, it spreads into the rest of your face becase the little confiner ruptures

April 5, 2010 at 5:35 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Use concealer, or powder, depending on the color of your skin. If you have really light skin use a powder, if you have darker skin go for concealer! And good luck-I know how miserable they are-!

May 17, 2010 at 4:20 PM  
Anonymous Rachel said...

Using Noxzema stuff really helps the pimples go away.

June 24, 2010 at 8:45 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

If you have not tried to pop it which I do sometimes nobody is going to notice. They like you for you not for perfect skin but if you have tried to pop it and it is all red the put on some powder or concealer if it makes you feel better good luck!

June 25, 2010 at 11:18 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

use cover up girlfriend!!

July 10, 2010 at 1:22 AM  
Anonymous Madysen said...

DO NOT POP ITT!!! I've popped a zit in between my eyebrows, close to my nose... and i looked like I had a Bindi thing for say... for 2-3 weeks.. it was REALLY red too!!! DO NOT DO IT!! just put some concealer &/ or some powder on it, it'll help!!

July 15, 2010 at 9:47 PM  
Anonymous Katie said...

Put a little concealor on it for the dance. Then after wash your face everyday and make sure you put on mouisterizer after you wash your face or your skin will get even more irritated!!!

August 17, 2010 at 6:08 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i get them ALL THE TIME it would be totally awesome just to have one =P

August 28, 2010 at 9:41 AM  
Anonymous bunyamin said...

Do not think too much about because will make you lack confidence :)

June 25, 2012 at 9:25 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I have a more natural solution. But it requires face cream every night. Since puberty started for me I got so many gross pimples that made me totally insecure but I just tried this new cream that is a total MIRACLE WORKER. Its called Oxy and it's in a little squeeze bottle and the writing is black. Try looking in s supermarket or drug stor for it. I hope I helped of u find it. It really works well after even just one application p.s. I put it on my pimples every night and wash it in the morning.

December 1, 2012 at 3:35 PM  

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