[toc]Pimples are the biggest threat to our facial looks. They appear all of a sudden and make us feel embarrassed in front of everyone. Pimples are not severe problems but should be taken care as soon as possible so that they do not become painful and leave marks. There are many lotions and ointments available in the market which can cure the pimples, but they may take long to show their effect. Mother Nature has blessed us with many ingredients in our vicinity which can be used to treat this problem.
However, it is always safe to opt for simple and tested natural home remedies on our skin to avoid any kind of side effect. Below, I will try to list down a few effective home remedies for pimples which you can adopt at home on your own. These home remedies are worth giving a try.
Home Remedies For Pimples
Garlic is readily available in our kitchens and has got many medicinal properties. It has got anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-septic properties. We can use these qualities for curing pimples in a fast mode. Take a few cloves of peeled garlic and thrash them nicely. Apply the thrashed garlic on the pimples and keep it intact for about 10 minutes. Now, wash off the pimples nicely with lukewarm water.
This will kill the bacteria causing infection. Adopt this method for 4 to 5 times a day for fast relief from the embarrassing problem of pimples. You can also chew one clove of raw garlic every morning in empty stomach for getting permanent relief from pimples. This purifies the blood and avoids pimples from coming back. Follow this regime for at least a month.
Honey And Cinnamon
Honey is a natural antibiotic. Cinnamon also kills the bad bacteria and fastens the process of healing the pimples. Take 3 centimeters long cinnamon skin and grind it into smooth powder. Now, take 2 teaspoons of pure honey and mix the powdered cinnamon into it. Stir well and apply this mixture on the pimples generously.
You need to do this before going to bed at nigh and keep it on the pimples for the whole night. Wash off the honey with lukewarm water the very next morning. You will be able to observe the difference. The pimples will be less than half their original size. You can get rid of the bulging pimples within two days.
Fresh Lemon Juice
This home remedy is a tested one and is suitable for a very oily skin. It is very simple and easy to adopt this remedy. Take a fresh lemon and squeeze out the juice from it into a small bowl. You should clean the affected areas and then apply the lemon juice on them. Keep the juice on the pimples for about 10 to 15 minutes for desired result. Later, wash off the juice from the pimples.
You need to follow this procedure thrice a day so that you are able to observe the improvement at the end of the day. Do remember not to use any kind of bottled lemon juice as they contain added preservative which may increase the infection.
Baking soda does not affect the skin adversely and is also suitable for sensitive skins. We need to use baking soda in the form of a paste. Take one teaspoon of baking soda in a bowl and mix adequate amount of water and fresh lemon juice to prepare a thick white paste. Wash your face with normal running water and leave it wet. Apply the prepared paste on the wet pimples and keep it intact on them for about 5 to 10 minutes.
Now wash off the paste with lukewarm water and apply small amount of honey on the pimples so that the dryness due to baking soda gets eliminated. Honey also prevents infection. You need to adopt the procedure twice a day for two day for complete relief.
Cucumber is rich in different kinds of Vitamins and minerals which can heal the pimples. You can use the cucumber as a whole to cure the problem of pimples. Take a cucumber and cut half portion of it into slices and soak them into a cup of water for about two hours. Now, strain out the water in a cup and drink this water at a go. Do this thrice a day.
This water contains all the essential elements from the cucumber which will help in recovery from the pimples internally. Now, take the other half of the cucumber and grind it into smooth paste. Use this paste as a face mask and keep it on the face for about half an hour. Later, wash off the face with lukewarm water. This will diminish the inflammation of the pimples leading them to vanish after a few applications for two days.
Raw papaya has got active anti-oxidant and anti-bacterial properties. These two properties can cure the problem of pimples by draining out the blockage of the skin pores and removing the dead skins. All we need to do is take a small piece of raw papaya and peel it nicely. Now, we need to squeeze out the juice from it and apply it on the pimples.
Leave it on for about 20 minutes and then wash your face with lukewarm water. This will flush out the bacteria and dirt from the pimples and fasten up the recovery process. This procedure should be followed thrice a day fro two days to get complete relief from the problem.
Peppermint leaves are readily available in out households. It has got the property of soothing any kind of irritation and is also rich in anti-inflammatory property. Peppermint leaves can be used in its raw form for curing pimples. For this you need to thrash a handful of peppermint leaves and squeeze out the juice from them. Wash your face nicely and pat dry before applying the juice.
After application of the juice on the pimples, keep it intact for about half an hour. Later, wash off with lukewarm water to feel the relief from the irritation and pain due to pimples. You will also be able to see the reduced size of the pimples. Follow this home remedy thrice a day to get the desired result within 2 days.