5 Simple Ways To Get Rid Of Pimples
Pimples are the inflammation caused in the skin, especially the skin pores. The skin oil glands get infected by the bacteria and cause reddi...
Consulting skin specialists or undergoing heavy skin treatments is not a feasible option for everyone. They might even reverse the skin conditions. Do not pressurize yourself in the case of pimples, as it will increase their growth. But that does not mean you should not treat them. Face packs may be time consuming for teenagers but following few simple natural remedies is an effective method for reducing pimples. Let's check out 5 simple ways to get rid of pimples!
1. Lemon Juice Does The Trick
Squeeze lemon juice in a clean container. Add a drop of lemon extracts to the pimple area. Try pouring it exactly on the tip of the pimple. The citric acid may cause burning sensation, but you have to bear it as it shrinks the pimples. Remember to maintain hygiene; you can even apply with clean cotton on it. Apply the lemon juice continuously every now and then as soon as it dries. This reduces pimples to a large extent.
2. Treatment With Ice Cubes
Rubbing an ice cube on affected area provides an instant relief from pimple pains. It cools down the skin and soothes the affected area and provides faster reduction. It is quite difficult to rub ice cubes holding in your hands. There are chances of slipping down and it can also result in water flow. So, tie the ice cubes in a clean cloth and slide it over the affected skin. Repeat if necessary.
3. Apply Garlic Juice
Peel the garlic and smash the garlic cloves. Extract the juice and collect them in a clean spoon. Apply the juice all over the pimple area. It causes itchy and burning feeling but reduces pimples effectively. The anti-bacterial property in garlic attacks bacteria causing pimples. You might hate the garlic smell, but bear it as it treats well.
4. Turmeric Acts Like Medication
Mix a pinch of turmeric with cold milk and apply over the pimples. The antiseptic properties of turmeric fight against germs and reduces pimples. Also, turmeric along with milk soothes skin and lightens the scars left behind. The skin remains medicated which blocks the rebirth of pimples.
5. Toothpaste Does Wonders
Toothpaste is another remedy for pimples. You might think it is funny but it is actually true. A small drop of white tooth paste applied over pimples overnight reduces its size and appearance the next morning.
What Not To Do For Pimples?
- Never pluck or scratch pimples, as the infection spreads all over the skin. Plucking makes a wound on your skin and leaves a dark patch later.
- Do not experiment with too many products on pimples. Stick to any one suiting your skin type and be patient for the remedy to work.
- Do not use heavy chemical containing beauty products as they are harmful for skin and may lead to skin inflammation.
- Never keep your skin oily when you have pimples. Make a habit of washing your face at least 2-3 times in a day to keep it oil free. Oily skin is the birth place of pimples.
Do you follow any special remedies to get rid of pimples? Do let us know what you feel about this article in the comments section below!
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Contributed By: Meghana Acharya