A nightmare for all the teenagers and young people, the little spot that shows away just before when people will see you, the Pimple! Well, it could be either the day before a job interview, a party to attend, when you are about to leave for a holiday trip or a visit to any social gathering. Everything is going perfect, all set but just that little spot spoils all the fun.
Having a scientific glimpse, pimple is a small pustule or papule. They are small skin inflammations which are sebaceous glands (oil glands) that get’s infected with bacteria, which is filled with pus and is swelled up. They are also known as spots and zits. It is a type of acne. Stress, puberty, diet, certain medication may cause pimples. They generally tend to occur on the face, back, neck and shoulders.
It makes the social life miserable and may affect ones self-esteem deeply. The market is always filled with lotions and ointments to treat pimples but for a change try on these simple, inexpensive and easy natural remedies without any side effect.
Various Cures For Pimples
These are quickest of all remedies. Take a few ice cubes, wrap them in a piece of cloth and hold it on the affected areas for a few seconds. Again wait for a few minutes and repeat it again. Here you may use ice cubes or crushed ice whichever may be convenient.
It will improve the blood circulation of the affected areas, also freezing the skin pores and removing the oil and dirt over it. The ice cubes will shrink the redness and inflammation of the skin and make it less noticeable. This will help soothe your skin and reduce the swelling as well.
Now it may be a smelly option but it’s sure to help out. Garlic is said to be a strong antiviral, antioxidant, anti-fungal, antiseptic agent. Cut the fresh garlic clove in a few pieces.
Rub the garlic over the problem areas and let it remain for a few minutes. Repeat this exercise for a few times a day. Eating a garlic clove daily helps to purify the blood, which helps keep the pimples away.
There are few ways you could use cucumber for the treatment. At first, cut 1-2 cucumbers into pieces, soak them in water for about an hour and with this all the nutrients such as Vitamin, potassium and chlorophyll will get transferred in the water. Later on strain the water and drink it or else use it to wash your face.
In another way, you can grate cucumber, add 2-3 teaspoons of lemon juice mix it well and apply the paste on your face. Allow it to dry for 15-20 minutes and then wash your face with lukewarm water. This proves will have a soothing effect on your skin.
Tomatoes are high in antioxidants and are sure to work out for you. Take a tomato, cut a few pieces and rub them over the face. Keep it for sometime and then wash away your face. The citric acid in it will do the work for you.
Fresh lemon juice, a very old good choice for your pimples. It is very quick to fight out those little spots bothering you. Lemon juice is rich in Vitamin C and helps up to dry up the pimples faster.
Always make sure to use fresh lemon juice for this process. Take a swab of cotton dip it in fresh lemon juice and apply it over your face on the pimples at night before going to bed. In the morning wash it lukewarm water. This remedy will not be suitable for those with sensitive skin otherwise it works great!
So the next time, that little spot comes on your face do not get upset. Without waiting further try on these natural remedies and fight it away.