Pimples, often called acne, are a very common problem in youngsters. No one wants pimples on their face. Everyone wants clear skin without any pimples. A pimple occurs when the pores in the skin get blocked due to oil and dead skin cells. This blocking of pores results in the generation of sebum. Sebum causes the growth of bacteria which in turn causes pimples. There are many proven chemical treatments for pimples, but they are very expensive. Let us look at some home remedies to cure pimples that are proven very effective and are pocket-friendly too.
1. Tea tree oil
Tea tree oil contains antibacterial properties, and it is also called anti-inflammatory oil that reduces the effects of pimple-causing bacteria. Also, it helps in easing the itchiness and swelling of acne. In this method, we have to apply the tea tree oil to acne directly or use the cream or gel containing tea tree oil.
2. Margosa bark paste
Margosa is often called neem in India. The paste can be made from the margosa bark and applied directly on the pimple as a pack upon it. This method is proven very effective in treating pimples. We have to put the paste on the pimple overnight, and it can do wonders in treating pimples.
3. Applying Aloe Vera Gel
Aloe Vera is a wonderful plant with hundreds of medicinal benefits. Many medicines are prepared from aloe vera extract. Aloe Vera contains tretinoin which is very effective in treating pimples. We have to extract the gel from aloe Vera leaves and put it on pimples directly as a pack. We can put it on the whole face to use it as a moisturizer.
4. Cucumber face mask
Cucumber inherits a lot of anti-inflammatory effects. To make this face mask, we have to crush cucumber, add some sugar, apply it to the whole face, and leave it on the face for 20 minutes, then wash it with tap water. It helps in reducing pimples magically.
5. Honey face mask
Honey has so many medicinal properties it can treat many ailments in the body. We can reduce pimples by applying a simple face pack of pure honey. In this method, we have to put honey directly on our face, let it dry for 30 minutes, and then wash it with hot water.
6. Yogurt face mask
Yogurt or curd has acidic and probiotic properties. It also contains vitamin C, which can help in reducing pimples. In this method of yogurt face mask, we have to put yogurt on our face and let it dry for about 20 minutes, then wash it with water. It helps in cleaning the oil from the skin and reduces Pimples.
7. Turmeric face mask
Turmeric is not just a spice. It is well known for its medicinal properties. People in India often use turmeric to enhance their beauty; turmeric adds to their glow. To make a turmeric face mask, we need besan, water, and turmeric powder. Mix these three things to make a paste and apply on the face and leave it for 20 minutes to dry, then wash it. It will remove pimples and will make the skin glow.
8. Multani mitti (Fuller’s Earth)
Multani mitti contains magnesium chloride. Multani mitti helps in reducing pimples. It is a good cleaner of impurities, dust, and dirt from the skin. To make a Multani mitti face pack, we need multani mitti, water, and rose water. Then make a paste of it, put it on the face for 20 minutes, and then wash it with water.
9. Lime juice
Lime has antibacterial properties. It can kill bacteria and can help in reducing pimples. Also, it is a rich source of citric acid. It also contains vitamin C. In this method, we put concentrated lime juice directly on the pimples, leave it for around 10 minutes, and then wash it off. It helps in reducing pimples.
10. Papaya face pack
Papaya is available throughout the year in India. It helps in digestion as well. It contains vitamin A, vitamin C and antioxidants that increase cell turnover. In this method, we have to mash the papaya and put that mashed papaya on the face and leave it for 10 minutes then wash it off. It helps in reducing pimples.