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Does the sun help get rid of pimples?

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2008-01-30 02:22:36

In general, the sun will actually do the opposite, making more

pimples appear or at least making existing ones more pronounced.

Direct exposure to sunlight can cause the sweat to form on the

surface, bringing oils up and clogging pores. It can make existing

pimples more pronounced in the same way it causes a sun burn. It

will often make the pimples much redder and inflamed. The best way

to get rid of pimples is to speak to a dermatologist who will

either prescribe a prescription acne medication or recommend an

over-the-counter treatment. answer: No, actually, if you

already have them, it makes red marks, that can hardly


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