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How to Heal Skin After Picking Acne

9 Ways to Remedy an Overpicked Face

How to Heal Skin After Picking Acne
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No matter your skin troubles, this nutrient works wonders, but it's especially useful for those battling blotches and scarring. "Vitamin C is a natural melanin (what causes pigmentation) inhibitor," explains Molly Lamb, esthetician and owner of Skin by Molly in Brooklyn, New York. It's also excellent for brightening, which makes it ideal for those dealing with acne scars. She recommends applying a serum with vitamin C, like SkinCeuticals CE Ferulic ($165), under your sunscreen to prevent it from oxidizing quickly.

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