Pimples are undoubtedly the most embarrassing and unsightly outbreaks on your face and are sure to depress you as long as you don’t take any action against them. At times all you would like to do is hide your face under a blanket to save yourself from your friends. But there is absolutely no need to shy away when you can treat that disturbing pimple with simple products easily available in your kitchen.
However, before you head to the kitchen for getting rid of that pesky pimple you need to work on the causes which can range from anything between your unhealthy diet and lifestyle to genetics and hormones, thus making them all the more tricky to treat. Also wrong beauty products can worsen the problem. Thus, as you go through our article which helps you in your quest of an acne free skin, alongside you also need to work hard in eliminating the root cause of pimples. Trust me! Your skin will thank you and surely reward you by being blemish free over your lifetime.
Here are some best ingredients to treat pimples
Basil & Mint:
Together basil and mint act as a powerful remedy for acne and help in reducing the redness and pain of pimples.
How to go about it….take equal parts of basil and mint leaves
Soak them for 30 minutes in warm water. Extract the liquid and apply all over the affected area using a cotton ball. Keep it overnight so it can dry automatically. Rinse off in the morning.
Result: A visibly clear complexion overnight.
Cumin is a common ingredient of our diet but not many are aware of its acne healing properties. Prepare a paste of toasted cumin and water and apply this on the infected area. Allow it to dry and then wash off with water. Follow this simple routine over a few days and see the refreshing change in your face.
Cumin has the power of treating even the worst kind of acne, give it a chance and see the difference!
A great source of vitamins and minerals, potato works wonders for your skin. All you need to do is cut off a few slices of potato or simply grate it to use on the skin. Massage the skin gently with it for the potato to work on the pores. Alternatively, you can use potato juice and leave it on the face for 15-20 minutes before washing it off with water. This not only gives you a glowing skin but helps get rid of unwanted scars and pimples from troubling you.
Papaya is commonly used in high end skin care products. However, it is easy to get the same benefits without spending a hefty amount on these products. Yes, this is true. All you need to do is mash up the flesh of the papaya and form a paste or a lotion consistency, and apply this directly to the skin. While you wait for 30 minutes before you wash off your face, papaya heals your skin inside out and gives you a radiant and flawless complexion. Here you are, ready to face the world with renewed confidence.
Lemons are a natural astringent and together with their antibacterial properties, they make a wonderful skin care product for clearing up skin. To get the best results, squeeze the lemons and apply the juice directly to the skin. Leave this juice on the skin for an hour and wash off with water to welcome a new you.
How many of us are aware that using ice is a great way to reduce inflammation and the appearance of blemishes as well. Simply rub an ice cube on acne prone areas to prevent their occurrence. They help to close the pores and push the bacteria out to give you a clean and clear skin.
Water is beneficial in multiple ways; it hydrates your body and flushes out the toxins to give you a blemish free skin. By drinking 10 – 12 glasses of water per day, you ensure a bubbly and flawless skin for a lifetime.
Toothpaste is an excellent option if you have to take care of a mammoth pimple quickly. The silica content of toothpaste has been known to be very effective against acne and reduce the size of pimples overnight. At the same time, it is extremely simple to use. All you need to do is apply some to the affected area before you hit the bed and let it stay overnight to see its magical effect.
Honey is not only delicious but has great antibiotic properties which make it a perfect recipe for healing and reducing pimples. Prepare a simple anti-acne mask by adding one tablespoon of cinnamon to two tablespoons of honey and apply it all over your face. Although, it may get messy but has excellent healing effect to your face so for once just ignore the mess and allow the mixture to set for ten to fifteen minutes. Rinse the face with warm water and see that instant glow on your face.
As a great anti-inflammatory agent, cucumber slices are used to combat puffy eyes. Well! It has the same effect on pimples also and works at reducing the angry redness of acne as well. Cucumber juice has a soothing effect on your skin, for better results combine it with two to three teaspoons of lemon juice and leave this mixture for ten minutes before washing off to liven up your face.
Applying curd or yogurt is an excellent way to treat pimples and prevent them from spreading further. Allow the curd to stay for fifteen minutes and then wash off with water. The probiotics in curd work wonders to your skin and give you a flawless complexion and supple skin to be proud of.
As you can see there are umpteen home remedies to treat acne easily, so next time say good bye to that annoying and pesky pimple the natural way.