Ever wondered how to pop a pimple at home? Check out this “Insider” article where Dr. Carley Fowler sheds some light on the subject. She and other board-certified dermatologist colleagues tell Insider the basics of sanitary precautions like using protective gloves and what tools to use when popping those pesky pimples. Dr. Fowler recommends Q-Tips for the least invasive and irritating results. The bottom line: try to get to your dermatologist if you have a pimple that needs popping in order to minimize scarring and maximize sterility, but if you have to do it at home, be sure to follow Dr. Fowler’s instructions for great results. If you aren’t up to being your own dermatologist, call our office to schedule an appointment and we will take care of the pesky pimples.