Pimples are small red bumps on the skin with white pus at their tips. It is a normal, everyday skin condition that affect all of us. Pimples generally occur on the face, neck, back and shoulders.
Pimple are caused due to infection of the glands that produces oil in the skin. Although pimples are not critical health condition, but it can spoil the facial look and feel due to it’s appearance.
Below are the 10 simple ways to remove pimples.
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Ice can be effective in removing pimples. Applying ice can helps in improving blood circulation to the affected area and in freezing the skin pores. Ice helps reduce inflammation or swelling caused by pimples.
Lemon juice is citric acid which is very rich in vitamin C. Lemon juice has many benefits for skin. It can help pimples dry up faster and reduce it’s redness. All you need to do is dip a clean cotton swab in fresh lemon juice and apply it to the pimples.
Honey is a natural antiseptic that can prevent the growth of bacteria and speed up the healing process. Honey also has anti-inflammatory properties that can prevent the swelling and redness caused by pimples. Just dip and clean cotton swab in honey, put it directly on the affected area and leave it on for half an hour. Wash the skin well with lukewarm water.
Toothpaste is strange but effective remedy to reduce pimples. It can be used as an emergency pimple-treatment. Using toothpaste can help to dry out pimples and speed up the healing process. You must use white toothpaste and not the gel toothpaste. Apply some toothpaste over the affected skin area before going to bed. Wash your face with water in the morning and you will see a significant improvement in the swelling.
Steaming is very good for your skin at any time. Steaming your face can open your pores and helps to remove oils, dirt and bacteria trapped in the pores which can cause infection or inflammation.
Fill a large container with steaming water and place your face close enough to allow the steam to come in contact with your face for a few minutes. Rinse your face with lukewarm water. After drying, apply an oil-free moisturizer.
This treatment will also leave your skin clean, flushed and glowing.
Garlic has an antiviral, antifungal, antiseptic and antioxidant properties that can help in killing bacteria and fast treatment of pimples. Simply cut a fresh garlic clove into two pieces and rub it on the pimples. Leave it for 5 minutes and wash the skin with lukewarm water. Repeat this process several times a day for the best result.
Eating one raw garlic clove daily can also help purify your blood. But do not to eat too much raw garlic as it can upset the stomach.
Baking soda is very good for sensitive skin because it will not cause any kind of skin irritation. Baking soda can help to dry out pimples and removes excess oil from the skin. Mix 1 tps of baking soda with some water or lemon juice to make a think paste. Apply the paste on the affected areas and let it to dry for a few minutes. Don’t keep it on your skin for longer as it can cause dryness.Wash your face with warm water and apply a moisturizer. Repeat the process twice a day for the best results.
Peppermint is a magical herb that can help remove pimples very fast. Peppermint can help balance the production of excessive oils of the skin by balancing it’s PH levels. The cooling effect of the menthol present in peppermint helps prevent the bacterial growth and reduce the irritation caused by pimples.
Crush some peppermint leaves to extract the juice and apply it on pimples and leave it for 10 minutes.Wash your skin with cold water.
You can also use peppermint oil, which contains many vitamins and essential fatty acids. You can directly apply it on your pimples and massage for few minutes.
Cucumber is know for it’s cooling and soothing effect on the skin. It is also rich source of potassium and vitamins such as A, C and E. Grind one cucumber to make a face mask and apply it on your face. Keep it for 15 minutes. Wash your skin with warm water.
Papaya fruit is a rich source of the antioxidant vitamin A. Papaya can help remove dead skin cells to clear the way for healthy, unclogged pores. Papain, an enzyme that is found in papaya can help reducing inflammation and producing softer, smoother skin. Just crush raw papaya pieces to extract its juice and apply it over the pimples.
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