Few things can deflate confidence more than waking up with a big ol' honkin' zit. I know. The word is even gross. It's the ultimate killjoy. And the worst part of all is it's not like blemishes just magically disappear in an hour! We have to live with them for a few days. And it sucks.
But. There actually are a few ways to drastically reduce the life of a pimple -- to a day or possibly even ... an hour. Yes, I'm being serious.
Here are five weird ways to banish a blemish (almost) instantly.
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Eye drops that "get the red out" of your peepers can actually do the same for zits. Put a few drops onto a Q-tip (or skin directly if you're agile) and dab. Bonus: The drops will also help dry the zit out.