10 Guaranteed Home Remedies to Reduce Pimples

Pimples can be seen as a girl’s worst nightmare especially when she has to go out and look good as mostly everyone is conscious of their appearances.  Pimples can occur any time in your skin and affects many people but it becomes very problematic when you need to look good and be seen by people or be photographed. Pimples can occur due to pollution, skin infection due to contact with bacteria, Upset stomach but the primary reason for the occurrence of pimples is due to inflammation of the skin due to infection in the oil glands in the skin making it swell and filled with pus.

Acne or pimples are very frequent and normal phenomenon suffered by most people and with the advent of increase of commercialization and marketization of cosmetic products there is a great competition and false promises made by the commercial cosmetic companies for skin treatment such as removal of pimples which could be more harmful for the skin and would cost a lot. Hence in the list below these involves the top remedies which are natural and are easily available at home which will cause relief from pimple problems.

The top 10 Home Remedies to Reduce Pimples are:

10. Ice



Ice is considered the easiest and quick remedy to calm any type of skin inflammation like burn or a cut but in this case it is good for reducing skin infection like pimples. Applying Ice helps in improving blood circulation to the affected area, and in freezing the skin pores and removing dirt and oil accumulated on the skin. According to http://www.top10homeremedies.com, When used repeatedly on the pimples throughout the day, ice helps reduce inflammation or swelling and will immediately soothe your skin.

9.  Steam


According to cosmeticians steaming is considered best to have a healthy skin. Steaming is recommended especially for reducing any types of skin problems as it helps in reducing it and keeps the skin healthy. Steam helps in opening the pores in your skin and makes it easier to clean the dirt or the bacteria in your skin pores. Through steaming it helps in get rid of oils, dirt and bacteria trapped in the pores that can cause infection or inflammation. Fill a container with hot water and allow the steam to come in contact with your affected skin for a few minutes then rinse your face with lukewarm water and, after drying. After drying you could apply some good oil free moisturizer to give your complexion a beautiful glow.

8. Healing properties of Tomato Juice



Tomato juice is astringent and very high in antioxidants. Tomato facial masks are also known for reducing acne scars on the skin. Apply a fresh tomato juice on the affected area directly on the pimples. Leave it for 10-15 minutes and then wash it with clear water. Apply it until the pimples reduces.

7. Lemon Juice


Lemon juice is rich in Vitamin C and citric acid which is good for all type of skin and helps in exfoliate the skin. Lemon juice dries out the skin blemishes. Use fresh lemon juice with preservatives and apply directly on the pimples for an immediate effect. You can also mix lemon juice with cinnamon powder and apply on your skin by making it a paste.

6. Aloe Vera


Aloe Vera gel can be used directly on the affected area to treat pimples. It has anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties and helps to reduce redness and skin irritation. It is one of the easiest and the most affected method to help reduce skin infection or skin inflammation. Apply the Aloe Vera gel on the affected area then leave it for overnight and then wash it next morning. You will be assured to find immediate results.

5.  Papaya


According to http://www.stylecraze.com, Papaya helps to remove dead skin cells and extra layer of oil from the skin. It has an enzyme called Papain which reduces inflammation and prevents pus from forming. To help in reducing pimples apply the mashed papaya on the pimples and leave it for 10-15 minutes then wash it with clear water. Continue the process till the pimples reduce.

4.  Garlic


Garlic has antiviral, antifungal, antiseptic and antioxidant properties which help in immediate treatment and remedy of pimples. It is also known that the sulfur in garlic also helps in rapid remedial of pimples. Dilute the garlic and put it on the affected skin. Leave it for few minutes and then wash the area with water. You can also ingest garlic to prevent the occurrence of pimples on your skin however be careful that you shouldn’t ingest too much garlic otherwise you will have an upset stomach.

3.  Toothpaste


Toothpaste is another effective pimple removal treatment which is easy to apply and gives immediate effect. The best remedy method would be to put the toothpaste on the affected area overnight for immediate effect. Next morning make sure to clean the area and you will be guaranteed to acknowledge significant improvement in the swelling. Make sure you use the white toothpaste not the gel based toothpaste for healing.

2. Healing Turmeric


Turmeric is known for its anti-inflammatory, and anti-bacterial properties of healing which can be used to reduce pimples. You can use turmeric in many ways by using turmeric as a whole or mixing it with other healing spices. You can use the turmeric powder and water to make it as a paste which can be applied directly into the affected area which will guarantee to bring relief onto the affected area. You can also use turmeric powder with neem leaves or sandalwood to mix it and make a paste or mixture which could be applied to the inflammable area of pimple.

1. Cinnamon and Honey mask


Cinnamon and honey have natural antimicrobial properties which helps reduce the bacteria which causes the pimples on our skin. To make the mask add cinnamon powder with a little honey and apply this mixture on your pimples and leave it for at least 30 minutes then rinse it with plain water. Repeat this method until the pimples reduces. This remedy is very affective as it gives immediate effect.

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Piyali Mallick

  • Reducing pimples is really hard especially when you are in your teenage years.