Have your pimples been haunting you all this while? Do you live with the fear that they might continue to do so for the rest of your life! Well, not anymore. This article presents to you some very simple yet natural remedies that will help you enjoy your life without having to bother about these popping pimples. With these remedies tried out, you will surely fall in love with your skin again and interact with people with more confidence. Before you go further, it is important for you to understand that these pimples pop out because of hormonal imbalances, stress, unhealthy lifestyle and similar other reasons. So, don’t forget to do your part to avoid these pop outs and maintain a healthy and balanced lifestyle.
Home Remedies For Getting Rid Of Pimples
1. Lemon Juice
Dabbing some lemon juice on pimples helps a great deal in reducing them. It is because of the astringent properties present in the juice of the lemon which shrinks the size of the pimple by sucking out excess oil from it.On the other hand, make sure you don’t go out in the sun with the lemon juice applied on your skin as it is photosensitive and it may bleach your face. It is advised to apply it on your face overnight and wash it off in the morning.
2. Mustard And Honey
Another useful remedy for your pimple is mixture of mustard (preferably powdered) and honey. Mustard has salicylic acid which helps remove the dead cells from the top surface of the skin and reduce redness and swelling of the pimple. Also, mustard provides Vitamin C, fatty acids (6), zinc and omega 3 which promotes the well being of your skin. Honey with its excellent antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antioxidant properties work well with mustard to get rid of pimples. Combine about 1/8 tsp of mustard with 1 tsp of honey and apply on the spots of pimples. Rinse off gently after 15 minutes.
You would be astonished to find the cure for your pimples in the kitchen itself. One among them are tomatoes which is known for their supremely high antioxidant level and astringent properties.They tightens the pores of the skin so that the space for dirt, dust,oil and other impurities are reduced. Depending upon the extent of your pimples, you may apply tomato juice twice a day on the spots or over your entire face.
Garlic is yet another savior for the popping and frustrating pimples. What makes it effective is its properties of being antiseptic, anti fungal, anti oxidant and antibiotic agents (allicin in garlic).The antioxidant properties of garlic help to get of the free radicals in the skin which otherwise damage the skin cells. Make a juice of fresh garlic and apply it on the pimple. You may also make the paste thicker by combining it with yogurt as well.
Steaming is very effective to get rid of pimples naturally as the hot vapors of the water clear the pores of the skin from dust, oil, bacteria, dirt and other impurities and allows them to open up and breathe. For this, boil water in a container for a few minutes until the water starts boiling. Place the hot container beneath your face such that the vapors hit directly on your face and continue doing this for 3-4 minutes. After you are done, apply some light moisturizing cream which helps the skin cells to regain its lost moisture.
6. Orange Peel
You might be aware of the Vitamin C properties of an orange. It helps the skin as it stops pimples from aggravating by reducing its inflammation. To prepare this mask, just grind the orange peel into small bits and add little water to make it a paste.Apply gently on the pimples and leave it for 15 minutes until it is completely dry. If you are allergic to Vitamin C, it is better to avoid this and instead you can use lemon juice and honey mixture.
7. Honey And Cinnamon Powder
When the excellent medicinal values of honey and strong antiseptic and antioxidant properties of cinnamon powder are blended together, it works wonders for your skin to get rid of pimples. For this mask, you need to mix three tablespoons of honey with one tablespoon of finely grounded cinnamon powder. After washing your face clean, apply this mask gently all over your face and rub it off after 15-20 minutes. Rinse off the mask with slightly warm water for best results. For a worse pimple condition, repeat the same at least twice or thrice a week.
Turmeric is used for several common diseases since the ancient times either mixed in milk or honey. Similarly, its strong healing properties combined with its being an excellent anti oxidant agent helps to get rid of pimples and reduces the inflammation and the redness.Also, its antibacterial action sucks out the bacteria from the pores of the skin leaving it clean and dirt free. Turmeric when mixed with a few drops of sesame oil or coconut oil is very effective to get rid of pimples naturally.
9. Rose Water
This remedy is best for people with dry skin. Rose water is of course a fragrant remedy and it gets effective when mixed with the properties of lemon juice. It enhances the oil production of the skin to give you the lost glow and then it repairs the cell damage and stimulates cell growth.The lemon juice makes sure that the oil produced is within limit and the excess is removed. For this remedy, mix a teaspoon of rose water with half a teaspoon of lemon juice and dab the mixture on the pimples. This fragrant mixture calms the area around the pimple and reduces its size gradually.
10. Crushed Hibiscus
Whether it is white, pink, purple, red, orange or yellow hibiscus, it has various medicinal properties which are used for the treatment of several skin allergies, heart diseases, sun burns, acne etc. It is used for getting rid of pimples because of its properties of unclogging the pores and removing impurities from within.The combined properties of antioxidants and anthocyanins help reduce the pimples naturally. Crush the flower to form a paste and apply it on the affected area for about 15 minutes and rinse off with water. Continue the same for better results.