10 Best Home Remedy for Acne and Pimples

10 Best Home Remedy for Acne and Pimples

Pimples and acne can rob the mental peace of teenagers and adults. Rising levels of hormones can change the fatty acid composition and stimulate the glands in the pores that makes the skin more oily and clogs the pores. There are some simple home remedy for treating pimples

Naturopathy recommends a few tips for taking care of acne/pimples.


Nautropathy recommends food like

  • daily two servings of fresh fruits
  • whole grains like legumes, vegetables,sprouts
  • lots of water or unsweetened lime water to keep the system clean.
  • all starchy and junk food that cause constipation has to be strictly avoided.
  • Key Emphasis is on eliminating constipation and keeping the bowel clean.

Some simple home remedy and everyday care:

  • Wash your face twice a day with warm water and gently massaging in circular motion with a mild soap. Over washing and scrubbing can cause skin to become irritated.
  • Apply an over-the-counter lotion containing benzoyl peroxide. This will decrease oil and bacteria.
  • Don’t pop pimples. Popping pimples can push infected material further into the skin, leading to more swelling, redness and even scarring.
  • Avoid unknowingly touching, it facc spreads bacteria that cause pores to become inflamed and irritated.
  • To keep bacteria at bay, wash your hands before applying anything to your face.
  • If you wear glasses or sunglasses, make sure you clean them frequently to keep oil from clogging the pores around your eyes and nose

Avoid direct sun

The sun’s ultraviolet rays can increase inflammation and redness. Some acne medications may make your skin more sensitive to sunlight. Limit your time in the sun, especially between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Always apply sunscreen with SPF 30 or higher at least 20 minutes before sun exposure. Look for “noncomedogenic” on the sunscreen label to make new pimples less likely.

Yoga or Exercise

Regular yoga or exercise can give you a glowing skin. Yoga oxygenats the body cells and relaxes the mind, making you stress free.

10 easy ways to get rid of pimples fast:

Ice: Ice can be used to quickly reduce the redness, swelling and inflammation of pimples. It helps in improving blood circulation to the affected area and in closing the skin pores and removing dirt and oil accumulated on the skin.

Lemon: Lemon juice rich in vitamin C is very effective in getting rid of pimples quickly. Lemon juice helps pimples dry up faster. It is advisable to always use fresh lemon juice.

Tea Tree Oil: Tea tree oil has antibacterial properties that is excellent for treating acne and pimples. It fights the bacteria that cause these skin problems and also helps dry out blackheads and whiteheads. Note: Tea tree oil is not advisable for sensitive skin.

Toothpaste: The white toothpaste that we use every morning to clean our teeth can also be used to treat pimples quickly. It is most effective when used following the ice remedy.

Steam: Taking steaming always works wonders for your skin specially during pimples. This helps open the pores of the skin and get rid of oils, dirt and bacteria trapped in the pores that can cause infection or inflammation.

Garlic: Garlic acts like an antiviral, antifungal, antiseptic and antioxidant all put together as one. It’s sulphur content helps healing of pimples merely by rubbing garlic on it and washing it after five minutes with lukewarm water.

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by Pragya Sinha

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