Hyper-WHAT?! Hyperpigmentation is a big fancy word that basically means discoloration of the skin, usually due to too much sun exposure. The ultra violet radiation causes your skin to produce more melanin in order to protect you from the sun, and the extra melanin transfers up to the surface of your skin. Unlike a tan that typically fades a little over time, hyperpigmentation can leave unwanted dark spots on your skin that are very difficult to get rid of. If you're starting
Essentially a pimple is a combination of sebum, fatty acids and bacteria contained in a little sac called the sebaceous gland. Squeezing a pimple incorrectly, or when it's not ready, can cause this sac to rupture into the surrounding tissue, causing inflammation, infection and even long term scarring.
A pimple that is very yellow and really superficial can be gently squeezed with clean hands, and preferably by lancing it first. Ideally by a professional. A pimple will gener