Watch This Woman Erase a Pimple With the Most Unexpected Ingredient

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🍚HOW TO GET RID OF WHITEHEADS IN LESS THAN 2 MINUTES WITHOUT POPPING THEM! 🍚- no more acne, no big monstrous pimples, no clusters of pimples – just smooth pimple free skin! ——great for men too who get whiteheads from shaving facial hair🍡 All you need is WASABI!🍣 ✅Apply the wasabi with a qtip to a cleansed face ‼️USE AS A SPOT TREATMENT ONLY to your whiteheads and leave on for NO MORE THAN 2 MINS – DO NOT apply this on your entire face. Spicy ingredients like wasabi, cayenne, chilli pepper etc ARE NOT meant for your entire face as a mask. They can cause unnecessary pain if you use it all over, and can actually do more harm than good. I mean would you eat a spoon full of spice or just add a tiny bit for some flavour? Same concept applies when you use it topically. Theyre ONLY good for spot treatments, just like your “regular" acne spot treatments. ‼️ ✅Wipe off with a clean qtip ✅WASH your face after – no cleanser 🙈the whitehead will be GONE and it will NOT turn into a big annoying pimple, and it wont spread into more pimples (which whiteheads can tend to do) 🐝*this does STING. It gets red. thats normal. its doing its job. If you have extremely sensitive skin then wipe off after 20-30 seconds* 👹IM NOT CRAZY! IT WORKS! HERES WHY: -For my sushi lovers.. do you know why wasabi is served with sushi? aside from being delicious? Its because its an ANTIBACTERIAL (for the raw fish) and also a pimples worst enemy!! -JAM packed with VITAMIN C, CALCIUM, POTASSIUM, and PHYTOCHEMICALS that can help strengthen antioxidants in your body -it stimulates and increases circulation in your skin, so when you apply it topically it helps instantly heal whiteheads and generate clear, soft, smooth, healthy skin. -promotes oxygenation of cell tissues = healthy tissues = healthy beautiful skin 👄PS. i use this as a lip plumper too – check out the demo video on my feed <3 👅 👇🏽TAG A FRIEND WHO COULD USE THIS and dont forget to LIKE THIS VIDEO TO HELP A SIS OUT FAM! 👍🏾🖤 Disclaimer: As with any skin care regimen, always do a test patch first to see if your skin is allergic to any of the ingredients.

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We’re all for trying out new things for the sake of beauty, but there comes a time when the experiment may have gone just a step to far. Case in point: beauty blogger Farah Dhukai’s latest post on Instagram, which shows her using wasabi to get rid of whiteheads in less than two minutes without popping them.

In the short video, Dhukai shows an up close and personal shot of a small whitehead on her cheek to which she applies wasabi from a tube to a Q-tip. Instructing to use it as a spot treatment and leave it on for no more than two minutes, and not applying it to your entire face, is her secret to blasting breakouts.

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After removing the wasabi with another clean Q-tip, we couldn’t help but notice that the treated areas were a bit red. And from the looks of it (in the photo she shows the next day), the whitehead is completely gone.

So, how does it work? Well, Dhukai says on her Instagram page that, “Spicy ingredients, like wasabi, are antibacterial and a pimple’s worst enemy because they’re packed with vitamin C, calcium, potassium and phytochemicals that help strengthen antioxidants in your body. They stimulate and increase circulation in your skin, so when you apply them topically, they help instantly heal whiteheads and generate clear, soft, smooth, healthy skin.”

We had to set the record straight on this one and asked Charlotte, NC, dermatologist Gilly Munavalli, MD, for his opinion.

“There are a few potential risks you need to consider before applying wasabi to your skin. Wasabi comes from the Brassicacae plant family along with other crucifers. It is notoriously difficult to grow in the United States, and as a result, is often substituted with horseradish and green dye,” he says. “Regardless of whether its the real thing or not, I would definitely recommend exercising caution around the mucous membranes, especially the eyes. Think about when you eat wasabi with sushi—the potent paste often clears the nasal passages.”

He goes on to say that while wasabi does contain vitamin C and is supposedly known for its antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties, which could possibly give credence to this idea of using it to treat whiteheads, if you buy it in the U.S., its likely not real wasabi root. Miami dermatologist Janice Lima Maribona, MD, adds that while wasabi is rich in niacin and other actives, if you were to use it on your skin, you should first spot-treat an area that is not visible. “It can cause (I’m sure) hyperpigmentation if it’s too irritating to the skin or if it’s left on for too long.”

“There are so many FDA-approved products available that are tested and formulated especially for skin, so why would you slather it on your face and risk irritation, inflammation, discomfort and/or an allergic reaction? There are so many better, proven options available…why roll the dice with your skin?” says Dr. Munavalli. 

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