I recently had a ton of stress and anxiety. I've been a picker for years.... But don't do it too often anymore. Mainly after VERY stressful events.... And only when I get cystic acne. Which for me happens after I'm very stressed. I had a cystic break out, and went to town. Scabs have started to forum. It looks like I'm going to have indentations. Would it help at this point to try covering it with Neosporin and a band aid? I've read quite a few of you swear by this for not scaring. The creator is the size of an eraser head, so I'm pretty freaked out that I'm going to have a huge scar. I have a Family a wedding to go to in 3 weeks.... I'm already thinking of excursus I can use not to go. I'm so embarrassed of the mess I've made on my face! I have a few other spots I messed with. My fave haven't looked this bad in years! I would normally go to my Derm and have a Coz (dry ice) treatment and then a chemical peel after a break out like this to heal it quickly and diminish scaring. However I had a medium strength peel 2 months ago, and the girl doing it didn't know what she was doing so I peeked WAY more then I thought I would. My skin is not fully recovered from that. So I can't do a peel. To top it off I panicked, and used WAY too much Retin A.... So I'm red, irritated, inflamed , and perking a bit. My skin looks AWFUL. So I have to heal the redness, on top of trying to heal these wounds. I'm not wearing makeup, using a gentle wash etc. I'm feeling very down, don't want to go anywhere. When I leave the house I put a huge band aid on my chin. :( I would appreciate ANY suggestions for FAST healing! But more importantly avoiding a scar if I can. I read about the Calmine lotion, but I'm worried it I go that route (I of drying it out) I'll end up with worse scaring I'm in my 40's so my skin doesn't bounce back like it used to. Thanks!!