A long-handled, stainless steel, double loop extractor. This tool features a small loop for white heads and a flat side to extract blackheads. A deep, cystic pimple should not be opened with a loop extractor. When dealing with deep acne, it’s best to visit a dermatologist. A doctor may use a sterile needle, but only after a pustule has formed. Additional treatments depend on the severity of the acne.