"I get questions all the time on my Instagram stories about my skincare routine and makeup,” AOC says in the video. “And the reason why I think it’s so important to share these things is femininity has power." Hydration is crucial for your skin's ability to regulate itself. While the overproduction of oil can cause breakouts, so can dryness. Moisturizing your face and actually keeping it hydrated can reduce your chance of developing extreme dryness or oiliness, according to the University of Tennessee Medical Center. Dr. Heidi Waldorf, a cosmetic dermatologist, told Insider if your skin looks hydrated and bright, your skin is happy with the products you have in your rotation.
The best solution is to leave it alone to get rid of it faster. However, when the infection comes to the surface, appearing as a whitehead, you can gently squeeze it out as long as it comes out in one or two tries. Anything more than that means it wasn’t ready to come out and you will injure the skin, resulting in a red or dark scar.