So here is a little tip for all my fellow acne sufferes…. Ice is your friend. When you have an ugly breakout, or just had an extraction facial or peel, just think… ice, ice, baby. I keep little mini cups in my freezer, tear the outside off and ice away the inflammation. It really helps to massage the areas with the most inflammation and leave the non-acne skin alone.  Keep in mind that you want to do this in stages.  I ice on for about 3-4 minutes, then give my skin a little break and re-ice for around 3-4...