Acne Basics Is it OK to Pop a Pimple? Share Pin Email More in Acne Basics Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Alternative Treatments Over the Counter Treatments Caring for Your Skin Coping Cleansing Oral Medications Adulthood Teens and Acne Trigger Factors Professional Procedures Topical Prescription Medications Glossary View All Updated April 21, 2016 Not quite sure if you should pop a pimple on your face? Check out this video before you go at it. Up Next Up Next Video How to Cover Up Acne Up Next Article Is Popping Pimples Really That Bad for Your Skin? Up Next Video How to Deal With Acne Pain Up Next Video How Do Birth Control Pills Affect Acne?