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I often get pimples on my nose or around the lips. Recently from social media, I got to know it’s a love pimple! But what does a love pimple mean and how do I deal with it?
A love pimple breaks out around your nose or lips. It occurs on your face when you have a crush on someone, or someone else has a crush on you. However, dermatologists say association with love or crush makes you worried about your look, resulting in pimples breaking out.
Whether you like love pimples because it’s a fashion to many or want to get rid of love pimples, stay tuned with me till the end to read more fascinating love pimple theories and how to get rid of them.
What is Love pimple- How It looks like?
A love pimple is a pimple that occurs on your face (mainly in the T zone) as a result of you having a crush on someone or maybe because you have started to love someone.
Love pimples look like any other ordinary pimples. The only distinguishable factor is that normal pimples can break out anywhere on your skin, while love pimples break out around your nose or lips.
Psychological facts about pimples
Doctors believe a love pimple is psychologically good. Girls are quite sensitive about their looks, and when a pimple appears on their face, they become less confident while engaging with others.
But the recent trends of love pimples help girls to stay stress-free. They become excited about their love pimples because of believing it has a connection to their crush or lover. Whether it’s true or not, it’s good for psychology.
Myths about pimples
Approximately 85% of people have experienced some form of acne or pimples in their lives. Many myths grew with the spreading of love pimples. Here are some common myths about pimples:
Myth #1: Only teenagers get love pimples
Fact: Although most people get love pimples in their 20s, they can appear at any age.
Myth #2: Squeezing pimples will make them disappear sooner
Fact: Popping or squeezing pimples can make things worse with additional inflammation or acne scars.
Myth #3: Washing your face frequently will help to get rid of pimples
Fact: Although washing your face keeps your skin clean and helps to prevent pimples, washing and rubbing your skin too much will cause more pimples.
Myth #4: Love pimple on T-zone means your crush loves you back
Fact: Pimples in the T-zone (forehead, nose, and chin area) usually appear due to a mix of excess oil and dead skin cells.
Myth #5: Love pimples on the cheeks mean your love won’t be successful
Fact: Pimples on cheeks can break out due to makeup, hormone changes, or bacteria.
Where are love pimples located?
Love pimples on the face are the most common location for the term. It can appear on the tip of the nose or around the nose. Love pimples also appear around the mouth. Plus, a Love pimple on the forehead is also common.
People say a love pimple on the chin means someone has a crush on you. According to dermatologists, it usually happens due to hormonal imbalance and is most common in women.
Does Pimple on nose mean love?
The nose is one of the most exposed parts of our body. Whenever someone looks at you, they will obviously notice your nose. When a pimple appears on our nose, it always feels uncomfortable.
But nowadays, it is fun to have pimples on your nose. Especially among Indian girls, there’s a myth that a pimple on the nose means love.
When I had a pimple on my nose, and my friend said it was a love pimple, which means I’m in love with someone, I screamed, wait, what? I’m not in love with anyone!
She replied that then someone else has a secret crush on me or loves me, and that’s why I’m getting pimples on my nose. Sounds funny, right?
Although it is not completely true, some doctors agree with the statement to some extent. Doctors believe that when someone starts to love a person or gets to know about someone else loving them, they get more concerned about how they look.
That’s because, in such moments, people always want to look good to have a good impression on the opposite person’s mind. Because of this feeling of stress, people often get pimples, and we call them love pimples.
What causes a love pimple?
Besides having a crush or loving someone, intimacy can also cause love pimples. It has been seen that increased intimacy can spike female testosterone levels, which can cause blemishes or love pimples on the face.
Some Love Pimple Quotes
If you love the idea of love pimples, you will admire the following quotes:
“A pimple is like love, no matter how much you try hiding it, it’d make sure to make itself as obvious as possible.” —Esha
“A man in love, mistakes a pimple for a dimple.” —Japanese proverb
Adult vs Young: Who can get love pimples most?
Pimples first start to appear during puberty. Then it seems like it will never stop, and you can get pimples even in your 40s.
Love pimple is a more popular term among younger girls. Women aging above 25 can also get pimples on their noses and around the mouth. But after 25, dermatologists call these “adult pimples.” Read more.
How to get rid of Love pimples?
You can follow several methods to get rid of love pimples. Normally they go away in a few days. But if you want to get rid of them faster, follow the methods below:
Press and hold ice on the love pimple
Freezing your love pimple can help you to cure it. Take a few ice cubes and wrap them in a clean cloth. Then firmly press it against the love pimple and hold it for around 2 to 3 times. Repeat this a few times.
Use OTC pimple spot treatment
OTC medicines that include salicylic acid and benzoyl peroxide are effective against love pimples. Consume some of those pimple spot treatments to get rid of love pimples fast.
Apply a paste of crushed aspirin to the love pimple
Aspirin includes salicylic acid that helps you get rid of excess oil from your face. Crush a few aspirins and mix them with tea tree oil to make a paste. Then apply the paste to the affected area a few times a day to get rid of the love pimple.
Laser therapy is less common and expensive but an effective method to get rid of love pimples on the lips. It kills the bacteria to save your lips from pimples.
Home remedies for love pimple
You can use a lot of home remedies to get rid of love pimples. Some of the common solutions are:
- Apply diluted vinegar to the love pimple
- Use a paste of aloe vera
- Apply a paste of neem and rose water
- Apply egg whites
- Apply a paste of fuller earth and rose water
- Crush and mix garlic with honey and apply
Is getting love pimple fashion or crime or shame?
You don’t get love pimples on your will, and it’s not a crime. Pimples are one of the most common skin diseases, and getting them is not also a shame. We all get love pimples at some point in our life, and there’s nothing to be ashamed of.
However, some girls today consider it a fashion. Although I won’t consider it a fashion, I like the idea of taking love pimples positively. Remember that you are always beautiful, even with multiple pimples on your face.
How do you manage love pimples if you come from a restricted family?
If you come from a restricted family, there’s nothing to worry about love pimples. Getting pimples on noses and around the lips is quite common for everyone.
If your family takes it negatively, you can assure them that it’s a normal thing and show them a few online articles, including this one.
Do you get pimples when in love?
Yes, you can get pimples in love. Love can increase the testosterone level in your hormone, which can cause pimple breakouts. Besides, if you become stressed about your love life, it can also result in pimples.
Do your female partners love picking your pimples?
It’s true that most girls like popping pimples. If your female partner always notices your pimple first and starts picking it, that means she loves picking pimples from your face.
Do pimples mean someone loves you?
According to psychologists, you get more conscious about appearance when you get to know that someone loves you. Consequently, you may get stressed over your look, which can cause pimples.
Is my boyfriend giving me acne?
Acne isn’t contagious. Therefore your boyfriend can’t give you acne. However, intimacy with your boyfriend can result in a change in hormones, which ultimately can cause acne.
Can you get pimples from liking someone?
Liking someone may not always get you pimples. However, dermatologists say that liking someone causes fluctuations in hormones which can contribute to pimple breakouts.
Can kissing give you lip pimples?
There is no relation between kissing and pimples. It will not give you pimples on your lips or any other area on your face. Even if your partner has pimples, they will not spread to your skin.
My Final Opinion
The concept of love pimples sounds cute to me. I like how it helps my mind to stay worry-free about my appearance due to having pimples.
However, when I need to attend an important event, I try to get rid of the love pimples ASAP. I have shared some easy methods to get rid of pimples above, which you also can follow.
Disclaimer: The information included at this site is for educational purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for medical treatment by a health care professional. Because of unique individual needs, the reader should consult their physician to determine the appropriateness of the information for the reader’s situation.
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