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What is a pustule?

A pustule is a small blister or pimple on the skin containing pus.

Facts About Pustules

  1. Pustules are caused by excess oil, sebum, produced by the sebaceous glands blocking the pores leading to inflammation and swelling.
  2. You can prevent pustules by caring for your skin properly and washing your face.
  3. You can treat acne by following a proper skin care regimen based on cosmetic products.


Roste, Leslie, ed. "Chapter 8 Skin Disorders & Diseases." MILADY. N.p.: Milady Standard Cosmetology, n.d. 171-96. Print.

"Pustular Acne Facts." Pustular Acne Facts. LifeForm Incorporated, n.d. Web. 22 Sept. 2015.