Pimples are a real bother particularly for teenagers and young adults who are very aware and conscious of their looks.
However, rather than spend so much money and waste so much time on commercial skin care products you can rather invest in completely natural means for eliminating pimples.
Here are some natural homemade cures for pimples that you can use to clear them overnight.
- You Can Use Green Tea To Eliminate Pimples
Green tea is rich in antioxidants and one particular one is epigallocatechin-3-gallate or EGCG.
This antioxidant can help to reduce inflammation, bacterial growth as well as sebum production.
To use Green tea all you have to do is;
- Boil some water and put in your green tea leaves or tea bags.
- Leave it in the hot water for some minutes, then allow it to get cool for about 10 minutes.
- Wash your face and then pat it dry with a clean towel.
- Soak a cotton ball in the green tea and apply it on your face and leave it on for about 15 minutes before you rinse it off using lukewarm water.
- Make Use Of Orange Juice And Even Orange Peel
Orange juice and it’s peel is rich in vitamin C.
- To use this natural pimple cure you need to first have your hands washed with soap to kill off any bacteria that could be transferred to your skin.
- Then you need to wash your face using warm water in order to open up your skin pores.
- Next, you need to rub on the Orange peel on the pimples.
- Avoid using the same orange peel to clean every pimple to avoid re-infection.
- You can then soak a cotton ball in orange juice and rub it on the pimples.
- Avoid using the same soaked cotton ball on all the pimples to avoid re-infection.
- Let the orange juice be on your skin for about 25 minutes afterwards rinse your skin using cold water.
- By doing this you will reduce your pores.
- You should rinse your face if you have any itching or a burning sensation.
- Make Use Of Toothpaste
Believe it or not but toothpaste is effective in getting rid of pimples. All you need to do is to apply some white toothpaste on the pimples and leave it for some time preferably overnight.
By the next morning make use of lukewarm water to wash off the toothpaste.
You could feel a burning sensation, if you do it may be because you have used a different type of toothpaste or it may be that your skin is too sensitive to the toothpaste and you should desist from making use of toothpaste in curing your pimples.
- You Can Make Use Of Lemon Juice
You can use a cotton ball soaked in some lemon juice and apply this to your face and leave it on for about 45 minutes to get rid of pimples.
However, you should make sure that you have washed your hands and face first and gently pat it dry with a clean towel before the application of the lemon juice.
Rinse off the juice from your face after 45 minutes.
- Make Use Of Aspirin
All you need to do is to crush about 1 to 2 aspirin pills ad mix it in water. You should then apply this mixture on your pimples and allow it dry afterwards you should rinse off using lukewarm water.
- Try Out Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree oil is known to be effective in getting rid of pimples because of its potent anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties.
When using tea tree oil make sure you mix it with water, you can dilute a single drop of tea tree oil with about nine drops of clean water.
Apply this mixture to your face using a cotton ball soaked in the solution after washing and patting it dry and leave it on for about 20 minutes before rinsing it off with lukewarm water.
If you are unable to obtain tea tree oil, you can make use of a single tablespoon of aloe vera gel mixed with water and apply this solution to your face using a cotton ball.
- Use A Cinnamon-Honey Mix To Get Rid Of Pimples
All you need to do is to mix equal quantities of cinnamon and pure natural honey to derive a paste.
You need to apply this paste to your face after cleansing and leave on for some time, preferably overnight and then rinse it off the next morning.
- Use Garlic To Get Rid Of Pimples
You get a lot of benefits when you make use of garlic in getting rid of pimples.
What you need to do is to crush some garlic cloves about 3 cloves would suffice in order to derive the juice from them and dilute this juice with some water, leave the mixture for about 15 minutes.
Then you can apply this mixture on the pimples and leave on for some time to get rid of your pimples.
- Try Out Baking Soda
You can use baking soda to get rid of pimples and all you need to do is mix a tablespoon of baking soda with a couple of drops of water.
Mix well to make a paste and apply this paste to your face only after you have washed your face and patted it dry.
The paste dries after about 30 minutes and you should rinse off using warm water and afterwards use a moisturiser, you can make use of coconut oil.
- Make Use Of Steam
When you steam your face you open up your pores and dispense of clogged up dirt, excess oil and also destroy bacteria.
To steam your face all you need to do is book some water and pour this boiled water in a bucket.
Lean over the bucket face down so that the steam can get to your face,make sure you cover your head and the opening of the bucket with a dry towel in order to trap the steam.
After steaming rinse your face with lukewarm water and then apply a little moisturiser to prevent drying.
- Use Pure Natural Honey
Pure natural honey is very effective in getting rid of pimples because of its potent anti-microbial properties.
Just apply some honey on your face after cleansing and leave it on for about one hour and afterwards rinse the honey off using warm water.
- Try Out Peppermint
Peppermint I very effective in getting rid of pimples because it has very active anti-microbial properties and it also helps to soothe the skin from itching, inflammation and redness.
In using peppermint all you need to do is to simply take some peppermint leaves and have them crushed in order to derive it’s juice.
This juice should be applied on the pimples and left on for a period of 10 minutes.
After 10 minutes rinse your face with lukewarm water.
You can also apply peppermint oil to your pimples to great effect. Just apply about three drops of the oil and leave in on your pimples for some time then rinse off afterwards.
- Make Use Of Ice
You can get rid of pimples when you use ice.
Just make an ice wrap and apply this to your pimple for a couple of minutes to get relief from the irritation and itching it causes.
- Make Use Of Cucumber
Cucumber is very rich in minerals and vitamins such as potassium, vitamins A, C and E.
It is effective in getting rid of pimples and has a soothing effect on your skin as well.
To use cucumber all you need to do is to soak some slices of cucumber in water for a period of one hour.
You can use this water to rinse your face or you can consume it.
Making use of a crushed whole cucumber to derive a paste to be used as a face mask is equally effective.
Source: Healthy Food Headlines