Pimple is a type of acne that affects almost every age group. It affects the social life of a person. They usually occur on face, neck & shoulders. Mostly it is seen in youth between the age of 14-25 years. I had listed some simple techniques that would help in preventing pimples. Inspite of that, people do face pimple outbreak because of not practicing those prevention methods regularly.
Pimples can be annoying to get rid of. They will embarrass, frustrate & irritate you. So you should make a habit of following those prevention techniques. There are a number of allopathic, ayurvedic & homeopathic medicines available to cure pimples. But why should you go out to buy those medicines when you can cure the pimples using a number of simple homemade remedies. I have listed down some of the best methods used to cure pimples fast.
Homemade Remedies to get rid of Pimples:
This might seem weird but toothpaste is very effective in cure of pimples. Just apply a small drop of toothpaste on the pimples at night before going to bed. Wash it off when you wake up. You will find a great deal of improvement in one night. But take care that you apply white toothpaste & not the gel toothpaste. White toothpaste (like Colgate or Pepsodent) contains mint. Mint helps the pimples to dry out quickly. It also heals the scars left behind.
2. Drink plenty of Water:
The easiest way to cure pimples is to drink water. Our body contains a number of toxins; some of which cause the pimples to breakout. Drinking plenty of water will flush the toxins from your body through urine & sweat. Drinking enough water also has a number of health benefits. Water can prevent a number of diseases. So drink atleast 8-10 glasses of water daily.
Popping a pimple is like inviting other pimples to breed on the skin. It will irritate them and cause them to spread. Avoiding pimple pops is one of the most effective solutions to cure pimples. Preferably do not touch your skin with your fingers. Usually the oily or dirty fingers irritate the pimples & cause its breakout.
4. Lemon juice:
Lemon juice is one of the most effective products on pimples. It helps in pimple cure in a number of ways. A mixture of lemon juice & rose water when applied on the pimples & left for half an hour is a good cure for pimples. This could be continued until pimples are completely driven away.
You can also mix lemon juice with cinnamon powder and see some effective results.
Honey is very effective cure to pimples. Make a paste of cinnamon powder with honey & apply it on the pimples. Leave it overnight & wash the face next morning.
A paste prepared by mixing apple pulp & honey also is an effective remedy for curing pimples. Apply it on pimples & leave it overnight. Wash your face properly when you wake up next morning. This mixture could also be replaced by a mixture of honey & oatmeal.
6. Basil / Tulsi:
Basil (aka Tulsi) is considered as holy plant in India. It has a number of medicinal benefits. Tulsi is easily available at home. Take 4-5 Tulsi leaves & bail them in water for 15 minutes. Cool the resultant decoction & apply on the infected surface. Rinse the face after half an hour. Repeat these steps on regular basis.
7. Neem Leaves:
Make a paste of neem leaves & turmeric with addition of small amount of water. Apply it on infected area & wash off after half an hour. Neem leaves is easily available in markets & has numerous health benefits.
8. Aloe Vera:
Aloe Vera is also one of the best medicinal plants that is easily available. It is effective on almost every common disease. Apply the pulp of the plant on the face. It can cure pimples quickly & also help in preventing any further occurrences of pimples.
Sandalwood powder is one of the oldest techniques used to cure pimples. Mix a paste with two pinches of sandalwood powder and few drops of water or rose water (if possible). Apply this paste on the face and keep it until it dries out completely. Then, wash your face gently with water.
Wrap an ice-cube in a cloth. Apply it over the pimples one by one. It will reduce the selling & redness of the pimples. It also reduces the scars. You will see amazing results if you follow this technique properly.
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You might not be able to start off with all the above 10 remedies at a time. So start with a couple of the methods from now. You will surely see some results within a day or two. Share your views below.