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Home Remedies for Healing Pimples

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Pimple is a popular skin condition that influences many people. Pimple is an inflammation of your skin. It makes the sebaceous glands be infected with bacteria and fill with pus. There are many ways of healing pimples at home by using vegetables, fruits and many more. The following article contains different  natural home remedies for pimples on back, face & other body parts.

Lemon, Groundnut oil, Rosewater, Cinnamon,  Sandalwood powder & Egg white

As we know, lemon is a natural bleacher. But do you know lemon is also one of the most effective home remedies for pimples? Yes, you can combine or mix lemon with many other ingredients to eliminate those pimples. Here are some remedies that you can do with lemon to eliminate pimples.

Remedy 1: Lemon and groundnut oil

  • This combination may be the easiest home treatment for pimples. You just mix 1 tablespoon of lime juice with 1 tablespoon of groundnut oil.
  • Then you apply this mixture on your face.
  • This remedy can help in preventing blackheads which are the foundations for pimples!

Remedy 2: Lemon and rosewater

  • First of all, you get a mixture by mixing lime juice and rose water at an equal ratio.
  • Next, you apply it on your pimples.
  • You allow it to be on there for about 30 minutes.
  • Then you rinse it off with clean water.
  • It’s very simple to do but you should remember to apply this remedy daily during 2 to 4 weeks depending on your condition.

Remedy 3: Lemon with cinnamon and sandalwood powder

  • The combination of lemon with cinnamon and sandalwood powder is a great way to get rid of pimples! You just mix 1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder, 1 teaspoon of sandalwood powder with some drops of lime juice to get a fine paste.
  • Then you apply this paste on pimples as same as you did in remedy 2.
  • You should apply it daily and after 2 to 4 weeks, you will see the improvements.

Remedy 4: Lemon with egg white

  • Applying a combination of egg whites and lime juice is beneficial for treating pimples. You just apply a little fresh lime juice on the pimples.
  • Then you dab a little egg white on there.
  • You let it be there for about 30 minutes.
  • Now you wash it off with clean water.
  • You should try this process daily to get relief from pimples on your face.

 

White Toothpaste

It is the best when you use it after applying the ice remedy. You have to use white toothpaste and avoid applying gel toothpaste.

Method:

  • First of all, you apply a little white toothpaste on your affected skin area before you go to bed.
  • In the next morning, you wash your face with clean water.
  • Keep applying this process and you can eliminate the swelling as well as pimples.

 

Garlic

Garlic is known as one of the natural remedies for pimples due to its antibacterial properties. You can either consume it, or use it topically to help in reducing the severity of your pimples and prevent them from recurring in the future. Extracting the garlic to get its juice to drink is a great way to treat pimples. However, if you cannot take its juices, you can mash it up and put it in a little water to drink.

You will need…

  • 2 or 3 cloves of garlic
  • A little water

Method:

  • Firstly, you extract the garlic juice or you mash up 2 to 3 cloves and soak it to water for 10 minutes to get the garlic water.
  • Using a cotton pad and soak it to the juice of the garlic.
  • Then you rub the cotton to your affected area
  • Do it daily to get rid of pimples quickly.
  • If you choose to eat garlic, you should eat only 1 to 2 cloves a day.

 

Honey

Honey is known as a source of natural antibiotics which may stimulate the healing process and help in preventing infections.

Method:

  • First of all, you soak a clean cotton swab to honey.
  • Then you put it directly on your affected area.
  • Next, you let it be on your affected area for about half an hour.
  • You rinse your skin well with warm water.
  • You should do this process a few times per day to get the best results.

 

Papaya

Papaya is a vital ingredient in many beauty products that you can find on the market nowadays. However, it is not necessary for you to go out to gain its interests? Using plain raw papaya is one of home remedies for pimples. It can help you in removing dead skin cells as well as excess lipids from your skin. Therefore, it makes your skin become soft and smooth. Moreover, papaya also has an enzyme which is called papain. This kind of enzyme can help in reducing inflammation and preventing the pus from forming.

Ingredient:

  • 1 fresh papaya

Method:

  • Firstly, you wash your face with clean water and pat dry.
  • Secondly, you take the flesh of the papaya and then crush it well until it is a fine paste so that you can easily apply to your skin.
  • Next, you allow it to stay on your face for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Finally, you wash off completely with lukewarm water. If your skin becomes dry after you clean it, you should use a suitable moisturizer cream for your skin after that.

 

Cucumber

Cucumber has a large amount of vitamins such as A, C, E and potassium. It is also beneficial in soothing and cooling as well as treating pimples on your face. Here are some home remedies for pimples by using cucumber that you may try.

Method 1:

  • First of all, you slice 1 or 2 fresh cucumbers into many pieces.
  • Then you dip them into the water for an hour. In this time, the nutrients, such as potassium, chlorophyll, and vitamin A can transfer to the water.
  • Next, you strain the water and then you drink or use this water to rinse your face.

Method 2:

  • You can make a face mask by crushing 1 cucumber.
  • Then you apply this mask on face and wait for about 15 minutes in order to let it dry.
  • Finally, you rinse your face with lukewarm water. This process will help you in cleaning bacteria and dirt from your pores.

 

Baking Soda

Baking soda is one of effective home remedies for pimples. It helps in exfoliating your skin to eliminate excess oil, dead skin cells, and dirt.

Method:

  • Firstly, you take a fine paste by mixing 1 teaspoon of baking soda with a little lemon juice or water
  • Then, you clean your skin and allow it to be wet slightly.
  • Next, you rub the paste gently on your affected areas and let it dry for about 5 minutes. Remember not to allow baking soda to stay on your skin more than 5 minutes because it can lead to dryness or irritation.
  • Finally, you rinse your face with lukewarm water.
  • Keep repeating this process 2 times a day to get the improvements quickly.

 

Ice

Ice is beneficial in reducing the redness, swelling, and inflammation of pimples quickly. Hence, it is used as one of home remedies for pimples. It can help you to promote blood circulation to the affected area and tighten your skin pores as well as eliminate the skin area where contained dirt and oil. In addition, you can apply ice cubes or crushed ice, whichever you feel convenient.

Method:

  • Firstly, you wrap the ice into a clean cloth.
  • Then you apply it on your affected skin area for a few seconds.
  • You should repeat this process after a few minutes and keep doing it many times a day to get rid of pimples.

 

Tea Tree Oil

You may know about the effect of tea tree oil on many home remedies, however, almost you will see that it is mentioned most in treating skin diseases, specifically pimples. Tea tree oil is not similar to the oil that your skin produces naturally. It seems to be known  as a solvent which can reduce the extra sebum, dead skin cells and unblock your pores. Its antibacterial properties that may prevent further outbreaks will have the ability to eliminate bacteria causing the pimples.

Note: You should not swallow it. In addition, you should combine it with water before using.

Ingredients:

  • A small bottle of tea tree oil.
  • Clean water
  • Cotton balls or clean cloth

Method:

  • First of all, you wash your face with water and pat dry.
  • Next, you mix tea tree oil with water at a ratio of 1:9.
  • Then you dip a cotton ball/clean cloth in the mixture and apply it on your problem areas.
  • If you want to get a dilution more strongly, you should begin to raise the strength slowly after a while.
  • You have to make sure that you apply a new mixture at least for a week in order to make it stronger. You may use a light moisturizer afterwards if you want.
  • Especially if your face skin is sensitive, remember to combine it with aloe vera gel to replace water.

 

Honey & Cinnamon 

Honey is sticky while cinnamon is spicy. The combination of these two ingredients can help in getting rid of pimples. Cinnamon contains antimicrobial properties that can help in preventing bacteria from getting out of your hand. And honey is a natural antibiotic that is ready and waiting to clean the little buggers out.

Ingredients:

  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons of honey
  • Paper towels

Method:

  • At first, you rinse your face with clean water and pat dry.
  • Then you mix 2 tbsp of honey with 1 tsp of cinnamon together to get a fine paste.
  • Next, you apply this paste on your face or affected areas and allow it to stay on there for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • You wash off completely and pat the face dry. This is a sticky paste, so you have to make sure that you take some paper towels on your hand.

 

Egg Whites

Using egg white is an easy and affordable treatment to help in reducing pimples and fade scars that are caused by pimples. Egg whites are helpful for your skin because they contain full of proteins and vitamins. Both of them combat pimples and help in rebuilding your skin cells. They also eliminate the excess oil that means excess sebum on your skin. You just make sure to apply a good moisturizer after doing this process because they can make you skin dry out a bit.

Ingredients:

  • 2 or 3 egg whites
  • Bowl
  • Washcloth

Method:

  • At first, you wash your face with clean water and pat dry.
  • Then you separate 2 or 3 egg whites from the yolks.
  • Next, you whisk the egg whites till they are frothy and then you let them in place for a few minutes.
  • Now, you use the fingertips to rub the mixture on your face or problem spots.
  • You should cover it by 3 to 4 layers. However, you have to make sure that you wait the first layer has dried before you apply another layer.
  • You let the mask sit and dry for 20 minutes.
  • Finally, you rinse off completely with lukewarm water and use a soft washcloth to pat dry.
  • You should apply a suitable moisturizer for your skin type after doing this process.

 

Cinnamon 

Using cinnamon is one of the simplest home remedies for pimples. Cinnamon contains antimicrobial properties that will help in treating your pimples quickly.

Method:

  • Firstly, you mix a little cinnamon powder with some drops of honey and gram flour in order to get a fine paste.
  • Then you apply this paste on your face.
  • Keep waiting for about 15 minutes until the paste becomes drying.
  • At this time, you massage gently your face in a circular motion. It will eliminate all the dirt and oil that leave on your face and make your face smooth and glowing.

 

Turmeric

As we know, turmeric contains the anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. These properties make turmeric become the most healing spice which may be used to treat pimples. Here are some home remedies for pimples using turmeric you can apply to get rid of pimple quickly.

Method 1:

  • You make a fine paste by mixing some teaspoons of turmeric powder with a little water.
  • Then you apply this paste on pimples.
  • You should allow it on your face for about 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Now, you wash off with lukewarm water. You may use honey to replace water for its antiseptic property.

Method 2:

  • You mix turmeric powder with sandalwood powder at an equal ratio.
  • Then you combine it with a little rose water to make a smooth paste.
  • Next, you apply this paste directly on your pimples and wait for about 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Finally, you wash off with lukewarm water. This process not only makes your pimples go away but also gives you a glowing skin.

Method 3:

  • You extract some coriander leaves to get the juices.
  • Then you grind a fresh turmeric and mix it with the juice make a fine paste.
  • Now, you apply this paste on your pimples to eliminate them.
  • You rinse off with water after 15 to 20 minutes of using it
  • You should repeat this process daily to get the best results.

Note: Using turmeric may leave yellow spots on your face, pillow cover, your hands or any other place where you touch or sit on. Therefore, be careful when you use turmeric for healing your pimples. You do not allow turmeric to stay on your skin for a long time or you will have to be inside for a few days because the pale spots will leave on the skin! You should always rinse off turmeric with warm water to eliminate the spots.

 

Fenugreek

Fenugreek is one of many spices that can be used to treat hundreds of skin diseases including pimples. You may use fenugreek leaves or its seeds for your different purposes. You can follow either of these home remedies for pimples using fenugreek to get rid of them.

Remedy 1: (Use Fenugreek Leaves)

  • First of all, you crush some fenugreek leaves to make a fine paste. You can add a little water if required.
  • Then you apply this paste directly on your pimples.
  • Keep allowing it to stay on your pimples until it dries.
  • After it dries up, you wash it off with clean water.

Remedy 2: (Use Fenugreek Seeds)

  • At first, you grind them to get the fenugreek seed powder.
  • Then you combine it with a little water to make a fine paste.
  • Next, you apply the paste on your pimples and leave it on there overnight.
  • You should repeat this process at least a week or more to get rid of pimples.

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Note: This article is only for the informational purpose and it is not aimed to give medical advice. Thus, if you are actually suffering from some health problems, you should meet your doctor to get advice before applying any homemade skin care remedy.

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