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Beauty Q&A: What Can I Do To Remove Blemishes Permanently?

Find out how you can remove blemishes once and for all!
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While playing with makeup loot is always fun, sometimes when you're rushing to school or feeling lazy and want to sleep in, rocking a bare face can be pretty tempting. And while we're all for going natural here at the Candy HQ, we understand that blemishes can be pretty nerve-wracking, and can even dishearten you from going au natural. So to make sure that you're always feeling 100 percent confident when rocking a bare face, we sat down and asked Dr. Raissa how to get rid of blemishes permanently once and for all.

Q: What can I do to remove blemishes permanently?

Dr. Raissa: Blemishes on teenagers usually come from old pimple scars. To avoid blemishes always remember that if you have pimples don't pick at them as this will cause further infection and a bigger blemish. Secondly, use a daily sunscreen so that the pimple marks don't get darker and the discoloration caused by the pimples will eventually fade. The best way to remove blemishes is to use a product that will control and prevent you from getting new pimples so you will stop getting marks on your skin. Examples of these products that you can get over-the-counter are salicylic acid and benzoyl peroxide. If these aren't able to fully control your acne, then consult a dermatologist.

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While getting pimples is unavoidable, there are now so many products that help control and fight acne. Candy recommends that you incorporate beauty products into your skin care routine that is specifically made to combat pimples to guarantee flawless and blemish-free skin.


Try using a facial foam that's geared to fight pimples as your facial cleanser during acne season. 

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To get rid of acne and spots faster, use a leave-on clearing gel after washing your face. 

Dr. Raissa Francisco-Pasion is a Board-certified Dermatologist, a member of the Philippine Dermatological Society, and a Consultant Dermatologist at SKIN Dermatology and Laser Center at The Fort.

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The Rebecca Bloomwood of Manila. I spend half of my time obsessing about the latest fashion craze, and the other half overthinking and over-analyzing just about anything under the sun. When I’m not busy as a bee playing with fifty shades of pink lippies, you can probably catch me swiping my plastic for yet another pair of shiny, pointed gold flats.
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PRIMO.

First. Pixie dust and paper cuts – these are the first things Wendy knew about Peter Pan. Aurora first met Prince Philip when she was sixteen. Learning how to ride a bike was also a first while I was growing up, but you are probably the first of too many. The first collection of dust and stars; maybe Luna will try to ask, who was your first? I might answer and tell her that it was you.

The first of too many stars in the sky. You are the first of too many fallen leaves during fall – and you will be the most anticipated snowflake as winter comes. A dark path that you can’t see without any light, hence, you were once the moon and there are the stars that shine so bright at night. Are we too early? Or we just really want to be ahead of time? Even in a glimpse, I would like to see the two of us connect as if we can reach the sky. There are other parts of the heavens you have never saw and other oceans you haven’t laid your feet onto – but the constellations will always wait for you. Close your eyes, love, close your eyes. Start counting backward: 5, 4, 3, 2, 1. Count backward until you see the twinkling lights that will guide you to the right path. To the right satellite; to the right person. A first.

There are many firsts – first love, first heartbreak, first sport you played, the first thing you do in the morning, the first thing you remember about the person in front of you. There are a lot. It’s actually up to us how we will consider something as a first. So, Primo, you are already a first of too many.

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