Learn how to pop a pimple safely! You've heard it all before: do not pick at your blemishes! Squeezing them can leave scarring and unnecessary redness on your skin. But sometimes, when a pimple is sitting above the surface, it's hard not to want to get rid of it. Learn when you should pop a blemish, and also when to leave it alone. Plus, we have a no-squeezing method that will get rid of the bump without the damaging effects. On Kirbie Johnson: Kardashian Collection blouse.