Pimples or acne can cause even the most beautiful person, male or female, to lose his/her aesthetic value. Getting rid of pimples naturally is an art. While you might have already popped many pimples only to see that they leave behind nothing but ugly scars and blemishes. However, you need not resolve to such “DIY Surgeries” and this is the least thing your skin needs. The following 8 natural remedies to get rid of pimples will leave you with beautiful, acne-free skin without any side effects.
Honey’s antibiotic properties improve acne. Apply a teaspoon of honey to affected areas, or make a mask by mixing 1/2 cup of honey with 1 cup of plain oatmeal and leaving it on for 30 minutes.
Mint can help remove pore-clogging oil. To help clear acne before it begins, mix 2 tablespoons of finely chopped fresh mint with two tablespoons each of plain yogurt and oatmeal (use a blender to grind the oatmeal to powder). Leave the concoction on your face for 10 minutes, and then rinse off with water.
The salicylic acid in aspirin is a go-to for acne treatments, and the aspirin can dry up pimples and reduce inflammation. To take advantage of its benefits, form a paste by mashing aspirin in a little water, or dissolve four pills in 2 tablespoons of water and see the results yourself.
Aloe, known for its burn-relieving properties, can promote healing, fight infection, and even reduce scarring. Scrape the gel from an aloe plant out with a spoon, and apply to acne. You can also buy aloe gel from health-food stores—just make sure it’s pure aloe blend, with no added ingredients.
A lemon act as an excellent exfoliant, skin lightener, and is an antiseptic to reduce the appearance of scars and prevent new pimples from forming. On a clean face, dab acne with a cotton ball or cotton swab dipped in lemon juice, and then rinse it with cool water.
Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar contains malic and lactic acids that can exfoliate, reduce red marks, and treat acne. For a DIY toner, mix equal parts apple cider vinegar and water and apply to skin with a cotton ball, making sure to shake well before use.
Acidic foods like citrus fruit juice or vinegar can flush pores. Dab a little onto a cotton ball to help battle acne; gently swipe the cotton on the affected areas.
Remember how your grandmother always insisted on sprinkling a little turmeric on your wounds, saying it would help it heal? Well, it is a fact that turmeric contains ingredients that make it a powerful antimicrobial. Mix a little turmeric powder with a little coconut oil and apply directly onto the pimples at night and rinse it well in the morning.
Whether you are a teenager or an adult-you do not have to live with acne. Use these natural acne fighting remedies to get rid of acne quickly and easily.