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Oh sweetbabyjesusonaskateboard, I've got a date tomorrow and a lovely juicy throbbing spot right in the middle of my chin!

(17 Posts)
SpareOhs Fri 24-Jun-11 10:11:16


I've not had a spot for over a year (I know this because I started the acne-org regimen a year ago wink) - why now?!

It hurts, there's no head to pop, my chin is red and there's no way I'll be able to disguise it by tomorrow evening.

I don't even have cleavage to distract him with.

(I know this isn't really Relationships, btw, but work with me, please...)

ShowOfHands Fri 24-Jun-11 10:15:39

When I was at school my cycling shorts split in the middle of PE and my bf advised making a show of it and laughing at myself so that other people joined in and thought I was a good sport.

To that end, I think you should whack some glitter on it and refer to it as Spotty McSpotterson, your wee angry red friend.

Best of British to you.

TakeMeDrunkImHome Fri 24-Jun-11 10:20:58

Use ice to reduce the swelling, you should be able to cover it with concealer or tiny tiny blobs of foundation blended with a clean finger and patted with powder. Or stick a plaster over it and pretend your imaginary kitten scratched you (like I did grin)

QueeferSutherland Fri 24-Jun-11 10:21:35

Wear a heffing great flower on your hair to distract his gaze. Or a bindi. Or those false eyelashes with diamante crap in them.

He'll not even notice your spot.grin

ScaredOfCows Fri 24-Jun-11 10:36:42

Big blob of soap on it overnight. It will be significantly smaller tomorrow grin

Zanette Fri 24-Jun-11 11:16:16

I hear that toothpaste on a spot overnight reduces the size and swelling. It was in some Celeb magazine, so it MUST be true!

Good luck with the date! wine

cathkidstonbag Fri 24-Jun-11 12:35:02

Go see a beauty therapist. A friend of mine had the same problem and they shone some kind of light on it, massaged it and put some stuff on it and it was gone later that day. Got to be worth a try?

ViVee Fri 24-Jun-11 21:31:47

I second the light therapy thingy.

Good luck with the date ... if date isn't distracted by the glitter & flowers you could always try the:

'if you think this is big, you should see the one on my arse'


whomovedmychocolate Fri 24-Jun-11 21:36:49

Toothpaste does work, dries them out and makes it go down. You do then have to be really careful to keep it clean till it goes and don't use whitening toothpaste but yes it works.

Geordieminx Fri 24-Jun-11 21:40:12

Witch Hazel is what you need!

SpareOhs Fri 24-Jun-11 21:53:54

<snort!> ViVee - always worth a try, I guess grin

I am shoveling benzoyl peroxide onto it in a bid to dry it out. The only toothpaste I have is the whitening stuff, and it's too late for light therapy, I think!

Bloody typical. If only I could grow a beard...

QueeferSutherland Fri 24-Jun-11 21:55:50

DO wear a false beard, and tell him you're an international secret agent incognito.

How did it go?

turdass Fri 24-Jun-11 22:00:05

Ibuprofen reduces inflammation and will work on zits.

TheFarSide Fri 24-Jun-11 22:00:27

In my case, neat tea tree oil has got rid of spots that haven't reached fruition yet.

RabidRabbit Fri 24-Jun-11 22:26:38

Wet an aspirin and rub it over it so it leaves some paste on the spot, go to bed, wake up spot(ish) free smile

LunaticFringe Fri 24-Jun-11 22:30:50

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

tb Sat 25-Jun-11 13:36:42

DON'T put savlon on it, whatever you do.

Tried it once, and it turn them into a great big blue/red/purple lump - instead of a skin-coloured one.

Hope the date goes well.

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