Many people have problems with pimples no matter the age or gender. They spend money on treatments and creams that don’t really have effects. That’s why we asked dermatologists for advice. They discovered homemade products that can help you to get rid of blemishes in your own home.
- Baking soda
We all know that baking soda can be used in numerous ways to treat different skin problems and diseases. You can prepare a mask in order to get rid of pimples. Just mix 1 part of water and 3 parts of baking soda to create a paste. Apply the mixture on your face and massage it gently. Allow the mixture to act for about 5 minutes and then wash it off. Baking soda can remove oil and it is great for exfoliation.
You can use ice not only to reduce swelling on a sprained joint or ankle but also to reduce and control the inflammation caused by a pimple. Wrap one ice cbe in a wash cloth, put it over the pimple and wait for 1 minute. The redness willbe reduced.
- Apple cider vinegar
You can use it as a toner, just make a mixture of 1 part of apple cider vinegar and 3 parts of water. Use 4 parts of water if you have a sensitive skin. Soak a cotton ball in the mixture and apply it to your face. It will help you get a chemical peel and get rid of bacteria. Apple cider vinegar contains citiric acid, which as alpha hydroxyl acid is used for many products for treating acne.
- Lemon juice
Another ingredients that contains citiric acid. It will boost the L ascorbic acid, which is natural antioxidant and astringent. Take a cotton ball and dip it in lemon juice. Apply it on your face and leave it during the night.
Aspirin has an active ingredient called salicylic acid which is used in many acne products. All you need to do is to take one aspirin, crush it and add a little bit of water to create a paste. Apply the paste on the pimple by using a cotton sab. Leave it for 10 minutes and wash your face with warm water.
- Tea tree oil
It has the ability to treat acne due to its antiseptic and anit-inflammatory properties. Dab on the blemish a couple of drops of tea tree oil, leave it for a couple of hours to act. We suggest you to do that during the night.
Garlic has also powerful antiseptic and antibacterial properties. You have probably heard that a regular consumption of garlic can prevent cancer and clotting. Garlic contains alllicin which has numerous antibacterial properties, thus you can use it to get rid of acne. Crush one garlic, mix it with water and directly apply it on the affected area. Wait for about 5 minutes and rinse it off.
Banana peel is very helpful when it comes to ance. Just rub the peel on the pimple and massage it gently for approximately 5 to 10 minutes. After that, wash your face.
- Raw white potatoes
White potatoes contain niacin which can lighten acne marks. Just shred one white potatoe and massage your face with it for 2 minutes.
If you use toothpaste to solve acne problems, you need to use the white part only since the ingredients that can help you get rid of pimples are found only in that part. Those are baking soda and hydrogen peroxide. Apply a little bit of your toothpaste on the pipmple. Leave it for a few hours to act. Make sure not to repeat this method every day since it can cause rash.
- Eye drops
Not only can eyedrops reduce the redness in your eyes, but they can do that for your skin as well. Soak a cotton ball in eye drops and place them in the freezer. When the pimple appears, just place the cotton ball and give it a gentle massage.
Cucumber can lower the swelling that is caused by acne. They can cool and hydrate the skin and reduce discomfort as well. Take a slice of cold cucumber and place it on your skin. They also contain a lot of vitamin C.
- Egg whites
When it comes to beauty, egg whites are a real secret. Due to their content of vitamins and proteins, they can draw oils and tighten your skin. They can help you reduce inflammation and unclog the pores. Just apply egg whites on the affected area and wait for about 10 minutes, before washing your face.
In the treatment for acne, you should use organic honey instead of regular since it has a lot of antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. You can make a face mask ith honey, or simply add a littile bit of honey to your pimple.
- Orange peel
Orange peel is great for the regeneration of the skin since it is a rich source of vitamin C, which has many antioxidant properties. Grind the peel and add a little bit of water to create a paste. Apply it on your face and massage it gently. After 10 minutes, wash your face.