Our skin has thousands of tiny openings called as pores. These pores are the opening of follicles, which are under the skin surface where tiny glands produce oil, which is also called as Sebum into the follicle. The oil travels up and onto the skin surface. This oil keeps the skin moisture and protect from drying.
The follicle is lined with cells which produce a material called Keratin, this keratin joins the oil that is flowing with the follicle. Bacteria are also found in the follicle. Every day, every hour this process continues as long as the pores are open. Sometimes the pores get clogged and start the acne process.
The most common reason is creams and makeup, which clog the pores, but most importantly touching and rubbing the skin with hands cause the clog in pores and this creates dead skin into the pores. When the pores are blocked the process of pumping oil and Keratin into follicle can’t get out. So, pressure increases and follicle swell up and expands further and further. Finally it breaks out and this is the point we see bumps and pimples in the skin, which generally occurs in neck, chest, back, shoulders most commonly on face.
Now that we have learned how pimples occurs, time to get it cured. There are many natural and homemade remedies to get rid of pimples fast.
Cinnamon and honey are natural ingredients which cures the pimples fast. Take 2 tablespoon of cinnamon powder and 1 tablespoon of honey, mix it well. Wash off the face cleanly, apply the paste on the pimples and leave it overnight see the magic in the morning.
Blood purification is the main cause of pimples and ice cubes serves as the best acne home remedy.
Ice cubes are available at home easily. Red spots, swollen skin and blemishes are reduced fast after rubbing ice cubes on the face. Ice helps in tightening the skin pores, removes bacteria and dirty oil which reduces the pimples. Wrap an ice cube in a clean piece of cloth. Hold it on a pimple affected area for a few seconds till you feel the coldness. Wait a few minutes and repeat the same process. Ice also helps in purifying the blood circulation.
Lemon is naturally astringent and has antibacterial properties. Lemon juice is the best skin cleanser we ever have it. Lemon is rich in vitamin C and best way to get rid of acne & pimples quickly. Always use fresh lemon juice instead of preserved one.Take lemon juice in a clean bowl and apply the juice with a cotton ball on the affected area in upward direction. Let it dry for 20 to 25 minutes and wash with warm water or leave it overnight.
There is another process to use lemon juice as add 1 tablespoon of cinnamon powder to juice and apply to affected area and leave it overnight. This process is not suitable for sensitive skin.
Baking soda is the best option for cleaning up spots and blemishes. It is the cheapest, natural and no harmful chemical or ingredient, plus easily available at home. Prepare a paste by adding few drops of water to baking soda. Apply this paste on the affected area and leave for drying. Wash off the face with Luke warm water and apply moisturizer if suitable. Never leave the paste overtime as it causes skin dryness.
Apple Cider vinegar easily available in the market and it has antibacterial property. Make sure to use undiluted vinegar for best result. Dip a cotton ball in vinegar and apply a small amount to your skin and keep it overnight. It’s very effective on pimple you will be happy to see bright and clear face in the morning.
Try another easy, cheap and natural way to reduce pimples. Egg whites contain vitamin, protein and amino acid that helps to kill bacteria which cause pimples and re-built your skin cell. Take an egg, separate yolk from the egg whites and whisk it properly and let it settle down for a few minutes. Apply this to your whole face with fingers or a cotton ball in upward direction and leave it for drying. Repeat this for at least 3 times and leave the final mask for 20 minutes. Wash off face with warm water and catch-up with suitable moisturizer.
Orange is rich in Vitamin C and easy remedy to use, which has brilliant resulted. Firstly wash your hand along with face, then rub orange peel on face and apply orange juice with cotton ball, make sure you use different pieces of orange peel for every spot you treat with. After applying orange juice wait for it to dry for 1 hour and wash off with cold water to open pores for best results.
Neem mask is simple and easy natural remedy for pimples. Neem is useful in many ways medicines, cosmetics and so on. Neem has powerful natural treatment for pimples, skin problems, chicken pox, itching and so on because it has powerful antibacterial properties. Neem oil and powder are easily available in the market, you can also get them online too. Rinse your face with warm water to open pores and use cotton buds to apply on affected pimples. You can also prepare a paste with little water to powder, mix it very well and apply directly on the pimples. Leave it overnight for best results and see the amazing bright skin in morning with bacteria free.
Water…yes it’s simple, but it works. You might have heard from our childhood to drink lots of water for better health, but we were never serious about it. After knowing water also helps in getting rid of pimples at least now you start drinking water to get rid of pimples. Drinking 10 to 12 glasses water per day also cures impurities in your body. Steaming is also a process which cures pimples fast. Different types of steamers are easily available in markets. Steam can help to open the pores and cure impurities from the skin.
Garlic has many properties like anti fungal, antiseptic, antioxidant, antibacterial and antiviral which help to cure pimples fast, isn’t this great garlic. Garlic can be used in two ways to have clear skin. You can either add a high quantity of garlic to diet or apply directly to affected skin area. Peel clove of garlic and rub directly to face or make a paste by adding water to it and apply on pimples.
Aloe Vera is useful in many ways like cooking, skin treatments and cosmetics. Aloe Vera gel reduces the redness of pimples, removes the dirt, oil from the skin and it has best soothing effect. It keeps the skin moist and bacteria free. Aloe Vera is a nice indoor plant you can prefer.
Remove the gel from plant and apply it directly and leave it overnight for best results. Repeat the process daily till the pimples disappears completely. You can use Aloe Vera gel alone or with other substance like garlic or tea tree oil.
Tea Tree Oil has antibacterial and anti-fungal properties which are beneficial to reduce the redness of pimples. It is a very effective remedy to get rid of pimples. Plus, it helps to remove whitehead’s and blackheads throughout the face. Always use diluted Tea Tree oil for excellent results. Dilute the oil in the ratio 1: 9 (oil to water). Dip a cotton ball in a essential diluted oil and apply directly to affected area. For sensitive skin adds Aloe Vera gel to tea tree oil.
Toothpaste which we generally use for cleaning teeth’s also have many useful ways to use, one among them is remedy to say goodbye to pimples. Prefer white toothpaste not the gel one. Apply toothpaste on affected pimple and leave it all night, and wash off with warm water in the morning and you can see reduce in size of a pimple.
The cheap and simple remedy to use for pimples and everybody has aspirin in their medical box. Take 2 aspirin and crush it add a few drops of water to it, mix it well. Apply this paste directly to face on affected area and leave overnight. In the morning wash off and you will notice less pimples on face.
Papaya is a common ingredient used in pimple treatment. Take the flesh of papaya to make a fine paste. Wash off face before applying the paste, massage it in an upward direction and let it dry for 30 – 40 minutes. Rinse it with cold water and catch up moisturizer.
The best thing which keeps the body fit and healthy. Green Tea has antioxidant property which helps to reduce redness and swelling of pimples. Add 2 tablespoons of green tea to 1 cup water and let it boil. When the mixture cools down strain the leaves. Use cotton Pad to apply it on face and wait it to dry or leave it overnight. You can store it in a bottle and spray it when ever needed.
Cucumber has a cooling and soothing effect because it works as an anti-inflammatory in skin. It is the reason of people using cucumber slice on puffy eyes. Prepare a paste from fresh cucumber and apply to skin. You can also a add few drops of lemon juice to cucumber paste and apply directly with fingers and lay down for 30 to 40 minutes to feel the coolness. Rinse off with cold water and run moisturizer for best effect.
Here goes another easy, simple and homemade remedy to fight pimples. Take some fresh basil leaves, wash it neatly and extract the juice from the leaves. Clean your skin and apply the juice on pimples with cotton balls. You can also leave it overnight or rinse off in 30 minutes. See the difference in a couple of nights after using it, fresh and mark less skin.
Mint a powerful herb to cure pimples fast. It has soothing and cooling effect because of menthol, antiviral and antibacterial properties which reduce the irritation and redness caused by pimples. Always prefer fresh mint and wash-off neatly. Crush some mint to extract juice from it. Apply the juice on pimples and leave it dry for 10 to 15 minutes. Wash face with cold water to get rid of pimples.
As we all know the benefits of banana, like its peel are very useful to get rid of pimples. Peel the banana, rub the peel on face in circular movements with gentle massage to get relief from redness. Allow it to dry for at least 30 minutes and wash off your face, see clearer skin next morning.
Here are some other useful tips to get rid of acne –
We hope you are taking good care in order to get rid of pimples and repeat the above pimples home remedies for 4-5 times for best results.
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