Okay, so I'm 20 years old and I've been picking since I was about 12. I feel like there's nothing I can do about picking, so I decided to really research to help the aftermath. Once I'm done picking my face is covered with cuts and bleeding, open wounds I created that are now needing to heal and at risk for infection. I've been to doctors got medicine I've used neosporin, air drying, bandaids, etc. I really researched and I found that a wound heals by literally pulling the skin together till its closed again. That's why a cut becomes smaller and smaller. A scab isn't really good that's what leads to nasty scarring and longer healing time. If you want to heal your wounds quicker I found to use honey. I swear. Plain old honey, it doesn't look nice but neither do the wounds. So put it on! What I do after I've picked and need the wounds to heal and don't want scarring, is I cleaned the cuts usually I just wash my face with plain water sometimes mild soap, then I spray saline solution (salt water) to make sure the cuts are really cleaned out. Then pay dry with CLEAN towel, squeeze some honey onto a qtip and put it directly on the cut/wound. Keep the honey on, it may drip just wipe it up. At night use those little round bandaids over the honey so it's not a mess on your pillow. Honey is a natural antibacterial, so it naturally and gently keeps bacteria and infection from coming. It also keeps the cut moist and creates the perfect healing environment. My cuts heal 50% faster when I use honey. They don't get infected, and the rarely scar. Once your face is healed up which with honey will take about 3 days, if you have any scars I suggest using loreal, serum dark spot corrector. I bought it at Walmart for like 20$, it works very well to help the damage scarred skin. I've been picking for years everything I just wrote I promise I believe it will help you a lot. It's become my routine now and works amazing for me.