Another pinner wrote: Advil Liqui-Gels = Zit Zapper: I hear makeup artists use this all the time on models backstage at fashion shows, says beauty guru Robin Coe-Hutshing. Open up an Advil gel cap and apply it right onto the pimple. It takes the swelling down right away. tried this the other day and it works like a charm. Gotta remember this for wedding week!