Hey, I'm a 16 year old girl. I have a perfectly clear complexion, except I pick minuscule whiteheads, and they turn into weepy open sores. In the past I've somehow healed these open sores with neosporin, lemon juice for scars, etc. But lately I think I've been stressed more than usual. I leave for camp in 6 days ; I'm a CIT. No girls wear makeup because it's hot, we're sweating and these just no need. Right now I have an open sore on my forehead (not bleeding, but it's sort of indented), four open sores on my cheek (two are almost healed, just bright red) and then two under my lip, sort of on my chin. Usually I only have one picked sore at a time, and it is easy to heal and then I feel thousands times better about myself, but right now I am freaking out. I never thought I was a compulsive picker, until now. I need to heal these by Saturday, and reduce the redness. I know that my skin can do it, because last week I had two open sores and they are completely healed and barely noticeable. The problem is, I keep picking. I'm telling myself right now that I will stop. Completely. And I know once these are healed, I will NEVER pick again. I know I am capable of stopping, can someone give me suggestions on how to heal these sores and reduce the redness? I know, I know, I've read all about honey, tea tree oil, lavender, polysporin, olive oil, etc. But I've never had someone personally tell me what will help. I really could use some support. I'm at a family gathering all weekend, and literally as soon as I wake up, I layer on pounds of makeup because I look TERRIBLE. I use visine to reduce the redness of the sores temporarily, but I just want to heal these sores so that they just have pink skin underneath. I know lemon juice will help from there. I really appreciate any support you have, all of my friends have clear skin so they don't understand. Thanks!