Pimples are a normal skin condition that affects many people. Pimples are an inflammation of the skin in which the oil glands become infected with bacteria, swell up, and fill with pus.
Pimples generally occur on the face, neck, back and shoulders. The appearance of a new, hot, red, and prominent pimple on the face can always spoil our mood. However, there are some extremely effective natural remedies, which can help you get rid of pimples completely natural and very fast.
Here are the best 14 natural remedies to remove pimples overnight:
1.Tea tree oil
Tea tree oil is excellent for treating acne and pimples. It has antibacterial properties that help fight the bacteria that cause these skin problems. Also, its soothing properties help reduce the redness and inflammation of pimples and eliminates dead cells. Plus, it helps dry out blackheads and whiteheads.
Initially, wash the face well and dry it. After that, dip a cotton ball in tea tree essential oil and dab it on the affected area. Rinse your face after 15 to 20 minutes.
Another option is to mix a few drops of tea tree oil in 1 tablespoon of aloe vera gel. Apply it on your pimples and blemishes, leave it on for 20 minutes and then rinse it off.
Baking soda is another effective home remedy to get rid of pimples because it helps exfoliate the skin to remove excess oil, dirt and dead skin cells.
Just make a thick paste by mixing one teaspoon of baking soda with some water or lemon juice. Wash your skin well, leaving it slightly damp. Apply the paste on the affected areas and allow it to dry for 15-20 minutes. After that, wash your face with warm water. Repeat the procedure twice a day for quick results.
Cucumber is loaded with potassium and vitamins such as A, C, and E. Also, it has a cooling and soothing effect on the skin.
Just cut one or two fresh cucumbers into pieces and soak them in water for about an hour. The nutrients, such as vitamin A, potassium and chlorophyll will transfer to the water. Strain the water and use it to wash your face.
You can also make a face mask by grinding one cucumber. Apply the mask on your face and allow it to dry for 15-20 minutes. Wash your skin with warm water. This will help clean dirt and bacteria from your pores.
The acidity and vitamin C in oranges make it a perfect acne and pimple remedy. Initially, wash the face to enlarge the pores, and rub the orange peel on the problematic areas.
Note that you should not use the same peel for all pimples, as it may transmit the infection. After removing the peel, squeeze some orange juice, and soak a cotton ball or swab in it. Apply it on the pimples, and leave it to act for 15-20 minutes.
Then, wash the face with cold water to shrink the pores and prevent further complications. However, if you feel itching or a burning sensation, immediately wash the area.
This powerful herb can help you get rid of pimples. The soothing and cooling effect will relieve the redness and irritation, and the strong antibacterial and antiviral activities get rid of bacteria that lead to pimples.
You should crush the peppermint leaves to extract the juice and apply it on the pimples.
After 10 minutes, wash the skin with cold water. Moreover, you can use peppermint oil, which is loaded with vitamins and essential unsaturated fats. Just apply 2-3 drops of peppermint oil on the pimples, rub for a few minutes, and then rinse with water.
The toothpaste that you use every morning to clean your teeth also can be used to treat pimples quickly. It is most effective when used following the ice remedy. You must use white toothpaste; avoid using gel toothpaste.
You should apply some white toothpaste over the affected skin area before going to bed and in the morning wash your face with water and you will see a significant improvement in the swelling.
If you wish, you can repeat the process in the daytime also. Just make sure the toothpaste remains on the pimples for at least half an hour.
The use of lemon juice is another quick way to get rid of pimples. Lemon juice helps pimples dry up faster. Be sure to use fresh lemon juice and not bottled juice, which has preservatives.
You should dip a clean cotton swab in fresh lemon juice and apply it on the pimples before going to bed.
Also, you can combine one tablespoon of lemon juice with one teaspoon of cinnamon powder and put it on the pimples overnight. In the morning, wash the skin well with lukewarm water.
Ice can provide immediate relief. You should wrap up an ice in 3D shape in a cloth, and keep it over a pimple for a few minutes. Plus, you can fold ice cubes in aluminum foil, and place them in a Ziploc pack. Then, apply it directly on the pimples to quickly get rid of them.
Honey is a source of natural antibiotics that can speed up the healing process, as well as help prevent infections. Also, it hydrates the skin and supports its health. You should simply apply a bit of honey on the pimples, and leave it to act for an hour. Then, rinse it off with warm water.
Aspirin provides quick effects and effectively treats pimples. You should crush a few tablets and add them to a few drops of water to prepare a paste. Then, apply the paste directly on the pimples, and leave it to act for several minutes.
The potent anti-inflammatory properties of aspirin will treat the inflammation and reduce the swelling. Also, you can leave the paste on until the next morning, and it can help you shrink a pimple as it will become less noticeable.
11.Cinnamon and honey
Mix honey and cinnamon in equal amounts to prepare a paste, and apply it on the pimples after you have cleansed the face. Leave the mixture to act during the night, and wash it off in the morning.
Garlic is an antiviral, antifungal, antiseptic and antioxidant agent that can help in the fast treatment of pimples. Also, the sulfur in garlic promotes quick healing of pimples.
You should cut a fresh garlic clove into two pieces and rub the garlic on the pimples. Leave it for five minutes before washing the skin with lukewarm water. Repeat the treatment several times a day.
Eating one raw garlic clove daily can also help purify your blood. However, do not to eat too much raw garlic as it can upset the stomach.
The green tea can be of great help in the treatment of acne and pimples, mostly due to the antioxidant called epigallocatechin-3-gallate or EGCG. This antioxidant treats inflammation reduces the production of sebum and prevents the growth of bacteria.
Add a few green tea leaves, or green tea bags into a cup of boiling water, and leave it to cool for 5-10 minutes. Wash the face and pat it dry. Apply the cool green tea using a cotton ball on the pimples, and leave it to act for 10-15vminutes. Then, wash the face.
Steaming is wonderful for your skin at any time, but particularly when you have pimples. The steam will open your pores and allow your skin to breathe. This helps get rid of oils, dirt, and bacteria trapped in the pores that can cause infection or inflammation.
You should fill a large container with hot water and allow the steam to come in contact with your face for a few minutes. After that, rinse your face with lukewarm water and, after drying, apply an oil-free moisturizer.