Are pimples robbing off your peace? Well, that will not happen anymore. Understand the causes of pimples and their types. Follow the 14 natural remedies that can help you say good bye to pimples overnight!

What Are Pimples?

These are skin lesions or inflammations that occur when the sebaceous or oil glands of the skin get infected with bacteria and swells up. Pimples are also known as pustules or papule, spots and zits. The sebaceous glands that are present throughout the skin except in palms and soles secrete a waxy or oily substance called sebum. The sebum helps to maintain the oil balance of the skin and makes it look healthy. When there is any abnormality in the sebaceous gland, pimples occur.

Types of Pimples:

Pimples are not only the red inflamed bumps that are visible on your skin. There are different types of pimples. Some of the pus filled pimples can be really painful and can persist for a long time. Knowing about the different types pimples will help you to treat them correctly.

Types of Pimples

  1. WhiteheadsWhite spots that usually occur on oily skin.
  2. Blackheads: This is caused when the material present inside the pores pushes out. The blackheads are not necessarily caused due to dirt, it can also happen due to bacteria and dead skin cells buildup.
  3. Pustules or Nodules: Sometimes the tissues around the clogged pores get infected causing inflammation. This inflamed portion is filled with pus and it is hard. These are nothing but nodules or pustules.
  4. CystsDeep pus filled pimples.

It is definitely easy to remove pimples by taking a few precautionary measures. There are many simple yet effective remedies which can help to get a flawless and healthy skin. Read on to discover these wonderful safe and natural remedies to flaunt a beautiful skin in no time.

How To Remove Pimples Overnight?

Here are a few effective home remedies to remove pimples overnight.

1. Apply Calamine Lotion On Affected Area:

Cleansing must be done every day without fail before going to sleep or else your skin will not be able to breathe.

  • Clean up your entire face or just the affected area with the help of an astringent.
  • You need to apply calamine lotion over the affected part.
  • After having a sound and peaceful sleep, wash your face in the morning.
  • You will surely be happy and excited to see that your pimple has reduced from what it was the day before.

The Summary: 

Calamine lotion improves skin health and gives you quick relief from pimples.

2. Honey Remedy:

Honey does a miraculous job in removing pimples.

  • To see its magical effect, you need to apply some honey over your pimples.
  • Allow it to dry on its own for nearly an hour.
  • Then rinse it off with normal water.
  • Say goodbye to zits with the magical effect of honey.

[ Read: Know More About Honey Remedies ]

Honey being a natural anti-biotic, it kills the bacteria that cause pimples. It also has hydrating properties and keeps the skin healthy.

The Summary:

Honey is a natural anti-biotic and works wonders in treating pimples.

Read: Use Olive Oil To Get Rid Of Acne Scars ]

3. Try Cinnamon and Honey Mask:

If you are willing to diminish your pimples within a single night, you better go for this remedy.

  • First of all make a paste of cinnamon along with honey.
  • Then cleanse your face before applying the paste on the pimples.
  • Have a peaceful and pleasant sleep.
  • See the difference after washing your face next day in the morning.

The Summary:

Cinnamon and honey mask make a good combination and help cure pimples overnight.

4. Use Ice For Faster Relief:

Instant relief from pimples can be received from ice.

  • First, take an ice cube and wrap it up in a soft and clean piece of cloth.
  • Now, apply it all over your pimple and leave for few minutes.
  • You can also take an aluminum foil and fold ice cubes in it. Make sure that the ice doesn’t fall out from the foil.
  • Now put the foil packed ice cubes in a Ziploc bag.
  • Check whether any air is trapped inside the zip lock pouch. Apply it directly on the pimples for faster relief and a soothing effect.

The Summary:

Ice packs provide a fast and soothing relief from pimples.

[ Read: Use Honey To Remove Acne ]

5. Apply Pinch Of Toothpaste On Pimple:

Toothpaste is another effective pimple removal treatment. Apply a small amount of toothpaste over the pimple and leave it overnight. Next morning you’ll see the difference yourself. Get ready to step out of your home without a trace of worry. Use white toothpaste, not a gel based one.

The Summary:

The anti-bacterial properties of toothpaste play a vital role in eliminating the bacteria that cause pimples.

6. Use Basil Leaves Extract Liquid:

Liquid extracted from basil leaves is another effective weapon for fighting pimples.

  • Take few basil leaves and dip them in warm water for around 20 minutes.
  • Before going to bed, cleanse your face and apply the extracted liquid with the help of a cotton ball.
  • Let it stay on the affected area for the entire night so that it can dry automatically.
  • Rinse it off in the morning and see the difference in your skin.

The pimples have diminished and the skin is clearer. this is considered to be the best way to remove pimples overnight.

The Summary:

Basil leaf extract is an excellent home remedy for pimples, and the results are visible in just a day.

7. Rub The Orange Peel And Apply Juice:

According to Cosmetic Dermatologist Principles and Practice states that the acidity and vitamin C content in oranges makes it a perfect cure for pimples.

  • First wash your hands before touching your skin, since dirty hands can introduce bacteria to the skin.
  • Then wash your face with warm water as this helps to dilate the pores.
  • Gently rub the orange peel on the affected area.
  • You should use separate orange peels for each pimple, otherwise, there is a high chance of bacterial infection.
  • Now dip a cotton ball or swab in orange juice and apply it on the pimples.
  • Change the cotton ball while treating pimples to prevent bacteria from spreading.
  • Now wash your face with cold water, this will constrict the pores and prevent from further clogging of pores.

The Summary:

Oranges are acidic and their high vitamin C content makes them an ideal remedy for pimples.

8. Papaya Good For Pimples:

Papaya helps to remove dead skin cells and extra layer of oil from the skin. It has an enzyme called Papain which reduces inflammation and prevents pus from forming.

  • Rinse your face with water and pat dry.
  • Then mash a papaya to a consistency so that it can be easily applied to the skin.
  • Apply and leave it for 15-20 minutes and then wash it off.
  • If your skin gets dry after washing just apply a moisturizer to hydrate it.

The Summary:

Papaya treats pimples by reducing inflammation and prevents the formation of puss.

9. Rub Banana Peel On Your Face:

Like bananas are good for skin, the peels are also effective in treating pimples. The peel has lutein, which is a very powerful antioxidant that helps to reduce inflammation and allows healthy cell growth.

  • Peel the banana; now rub the peel on your face in a circular motion to get relief from the redness and discomfort caused by pimples.
  • When you have covered your face entirely with the peel, keep it for 30 minutes and then wash it off.

The Summary:

Lutein, a powerful antioxidant in bananas promotes the growth of healthy cells, reduces inflammation, and ultimately cures pimples.

10. Apply Aloe Vera Gel To Reduce Pimples:

Aloe Vera gel can be used directly on the affected area to treat pimples. It has anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties and helps to reduce redness and skin irritation. Use enough aloe vera gel to mask the pimples while doing spot treatment.

The Summary:

The anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties of Aloe Vera make it one of the best remedies for pimples.

11. Fight Pimples With Garlic:

Garlic has anti-bacterial properties that help to fight pimples. However, never apply the garlic without diluting it first.

  • Extract garlic juice and mix it with water or mash 2-3 cloves of garlic
  • Let it soak in water for say 10 minutes. You can also substitute water with aloe vera gel.
  • Apply it on the affected area.
  • You can also have garlic to prevent pimple breakouts in the future.

The Summary:

Garlic is known for its anti-bacterial properties that help cure pimples. However, ensure you don’t apply garlic directly on your skin.

12. Aspirin Paste:

Unusual but effective! I have found this pretty useful pimple fix. It works fast and does a clean job of containing eruptions.

  • Crush an aspirin tablet and add a few drops of water to make a paste of it, mix well to form a paste and apply to the zit.
  • Let the paste dry. Aspirin is an anti-inflammatory agent, and helps reduce the swelling due to accumulated pus.
  • Leave the paste overnight and wash off in the morning. The pimple is less discernible after its aspirin treatment.

The Summary:

Aspirin, which is an excellent anti-inflammatory agent, reduces the swelling caused by pimples and cures them.

13. Baking Soda:

Baking Soda, king of home remedies works (Surprise!) for pimples as well. This is a zit fix I recommend to everyone since it works well on sensitive skin as well, unlike other remedies that cause patchiness or dryness.

  • Add a few drops of lemon juice or water to baking soda, make a paste and apply to the pimple.
  • Wash off with warm water in about five minutes and follow up with a moisturizer.
  • Do not leave the paste on for more than a few minutes as it could cause skin dryness.

The Summary:

Baking soda is a wonderful home remedy for pimples, and the best part is it works on sensitive skin as well.

[ Read: Use Dermaroller For Acne Scars ]

14. Apply Fresh Lemon Juice:

A few drops of lemon juice works applied on a pimple. Though it causes a little itching, it helps to reduce inflammation and swelling.

  • Ensure you apply only fresh lemon juice and not bottled products.
  • Dip a clean swab of cotton in the juice and apply on the zit before you go to bed.
  • Another remedy is to mix a teaspoon of cinnamon powder with a tablespoon of lemon juice, make a paste and apply on the pimple.
  • Leave the paste overnight and wash off in the morning with warm water. I would not recommend this remedy for people with sensitive skin though. It can cause dryness, irritation and redness.

The Summary:

Unless you have sensitive skin, you can use lemon without any worry to cure pimples. Lemon helps reduce inflammation and swelling.

Follow these remedies and say good-bye to pimples once and for all! But if the pimples persist even after trying out these remedies, you must visit the doctor and get prescribed medicine. Treat pimples promptly to get a flawless skin. Eat healthy and keep yourself hydrated to bid adieu to pimples and say hello to beautiful skin.

So, the next time you are wondering how to remove pimples overnight, you know what to do, don’t you?

And now that you are aware of how to treat pimples, go ahead and know the different factors that cause them.

[ Read: Pimples Behind Ears ]

Causes Of Pimples Or Acne:

Doctors advise to treat pimples immediately to prevent it from spreading. The untreated acne can leave scars on the skin that is very difficult to remove. There are many reasons that cause pimples, here are the causes:

1. Dead Skin Cells Build Up:

The skin sheds a layer of dead skin cells. Few dead skin cells get stuck to the sebum causing blockage of pore. These pores block cause pimples.

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2. Teenage Pimples:

Pimples commonly occur during puberty, both young boys and girls face it. When the body undergoes physical changes and gets ready for reproduction, the sebaceous glands become overactive. The sebum buildup also blocks pores and cause pimples.

Read: Home Remedies For Skin Pores ]

3. Bacteria Growth:

The sebum gets accumulated behind the blocked pores. This sebum that builds up behind the blocked pores contains bacteria. A slow growing bacterium termed Propionibacterium acnes thrives naturally in the skin, when the conditions are suitable this bacterium spreads and cause painful pimples. This bacterium feeds on sebum and produces a substance that leads to immune response, this cause skin inflammation.

4. Sensitive To Testosterone:

A study conducted by the researchers at the Washington School of Medicine reveals that there are two strains of Propionibacterium acnes. Those with healthy skin never have pimples and pimples are not infectious either. People with skins prone to pimples are usually sensitive to testosterone, the natural hormone present in both males and females. In the skins of such people the testosterone triggers over secretion of sebum that leads to blockage of pores. Sometimes dead skin cells get stuck to the sebum and makes matter worse.

Read: How to remove dead skin on face? ]

5. Dairy Products And High Glycemic Foods Cause Pimples:

The report presented by New York University that was published in The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics states that eating high glycemic foods like bakery goods like cakes high on sugar content and sweet beverages cause pimples. Having too much dairy products are also not good for your skin though they are high on calcium. These pimples can be corrected by following the right diet.

6. Taking Certain Medicines:

Some epilepsy medicines, medicines that have androgens in them cause pimples.

7. Keeping Make Up For Long:

It is vital that you remove makeup before you hit bed. The oil based makeup is bound to cause pimples. Avoid applying heavy makeup on the skin and try to use water based cosmetics. Always stick to natural products since chemicals can cause pimples as well.

8. Stress:

Another main cause of pimples is stress. Your body functions get upset during stress and it triggers pimples.

9. Friction Or Rubbing Skin:

When you rub your skin constantly or pick at pimples, it grows worse. Even pressure exerted by bags, helmets and tight collars or scarves can aggravate pimples.

We hope this post has helped you. Don’t forget to share your views in the comments section below. We value your feedback.

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  • Sarah



    very usefull and also easy tips


    what is meant by basil leaves?can any one answer me please….

    • Anonymous

      Tulsi leaves.if you from india or bangladesh, you can easily find tulsi leaves.

    • StyleCraze

      Hi Lavanya, basil leaves are known as Tulasi leaves in indian language.

  • Christina

    to reduce redness put visine on a q-tip and hold there for 5 minutes. it will constrict the blood vessels reducing redness. apply ice to reduce swelling. fresh basil leaves are an herb used in cooking. you can steep 2 tablespoons in1/4 cup of hot water for the same result as fresh basil leaves

  • sabrinh

    AURA is the best!

  • Anonymous

    i gonna try them

  • FatimaKhan

    its very easy and useful ways to remove pimples .

  • Anonymous

    tulsi leaves

  • Anonymous

    What if pimples ar caused because of excessive heat..toothpaste or orange peels didn’t work..and i have pimples like whiteheads..they don’t break out but remain on skin..what to do?

    • someone

      hey anonymous, try the calamine lotion trick for a month. it works for whiteheads. And keep you skin clean all the time.

  • sravani

    How to remove marks created by pimples n dark circles under eyes

  • Anonymous

    Thanks a lot ,I must do know

  • Henry

    the honey stuff work alot along side the lemon.there is no medicine better than natural herbs and its likes

  • Asma Khan

    Baking soda does work when pimple are at start I use baking soda at night after cleaning with acwa face cleanser. the combination does really works.

  • sara

    I had pimples 3 days ago but squeezed them so they are all inflamed and nasty looking .Will these remedies work for me

  • StyleCraze

    Hi Nicole, we are glad that you found our article to be useful…and thanks for sharing your acne remedy tip with us!

  • Nibira Chakraborty

    I have too many acne scars. I am suffer pimple problem. Many kind of remadies I used but I have no result. I am badly need a help. I want to get rid of scars and pimple .

    • StyleCraze

      Dear Nibira, getting rid of acne scars is a little tougher than eliminating acne. Pimple scars are a little stubborn as they do not go easily. However it is not impossible, it may take some time but with regular efforts using certain natural bleaching agents as well as other ingredients may lighten your acne scars and gradually remove them permanently. One of the way is by applying lemon mask. For this you will need 1 tbsp lemon juice, 1 tbsp honey, 1 tbsp almond oil and 2 tbsp milk. Mix them all and apply on the scars once daily for about 7-10 days. One precaution to take is after applying lemon juice, never ever step out in sun. hope you find this tip to be useful. For more info and remedies you can check the article given below.

  • nicole 88

    Aloe Vera and toothpaste the steps is too good.Can trusted with 100% ! Good ;D

  • Saba Khan

    My daughter is age is 15 she gets too many pimples and scars it will help to remove her acne?

    • StyleCraze

      Dear Saba, girls at the age of 15 face a lot of pimple issues as they undergo physical and hormonal changes. The home remedies mentioned above in the article are natural, easy and simple remedies that will help your daughter combat pimples and acne. Do try any of the home remedies regularly for best results and also share your experience with us!

  • StyleCraze

    Dear Joye, pimples are a normal skin condition that affect many people. Excess sebum secretion by the oil glands is the primary cause behind this problem. There are many natural methods are effective in treating pimples within a very short time period. Some of the ways are:
    1. Ice – ice pack helps in improving blood circulation to the affected area, and in tightening the skin pores and removing dirt and oil accumulated on the skin.
    2. Toothpaste – toothpaste can be used to treat pimples. It is most effective when used following the ice remedy. You must use white toothpaste and avoid using gel toothpaste.
    3. Steam – Steaming is wonderful remedy for skin, 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.
    Hope you find these tips to be useful !!

  • Kishore

    I tried Aspirin. It reduced the redness and bump. But not the pimple.It reduced 75% problem. can you suggest me how to reduce the remaining..
    or can i try again?

    • StyleCraze

      Dear Kishore, you can trying apply aspirin for few more days till your pimple completely disappears or you can try applying honey or toothpaste to get rid of the remaining pimple.

  • StyleCraze

    Hi Sadhanaurs, Glad that you like our posts :-) and coming to your question….all the remedies mentioned in the above article is applicable to 30 aged women too. Having a well balanced diet which includes fresh vegetables and fruits and plenty of water will result in good skin. Regular exercise will improve blood circulation which will lead to a glowing skin.

  • StyleCraze

    Hi Numan, for the pimple remedy, toothpaste method serves as a quick way to dry and get rid of the pimple. White toothpaste contains ingrediants such as baking soda, hydrogen peroxide and triclosen which helps in fighting acne whereas gel based toothpaste contains ingredients that may irritate the skin. Many of the Oral B toothpaste are white but some of them are gel too. So do not apply any colored toothpaste on the skin.

  • StyleCraze

    Dear Numan, applying toothpaste is one of the ways to dry the pimple….toothpaste can be left overnight on the affected area. This should also be followed with regular skin care regime to avoid another skin breakout. Cleansing, exfoliating, toning and moisturizing the skin on the daily basis, combined with a proper diet will ensure a good skin health. For more info and remedies for pimples and acne …you can check our other article given below:

  • StyleCraze

    Dear Numan, you can apply toothpaste on your pimple every night till it dries out completely and starts to disappear. You can also apply basil (tulasi) leaves juice or aloe vera gel on the affected areas. Basil and aloe vera has has anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties and helps to reduce redness and skin irritation. If the problem persists for a longer period of time then it is advisable to consult a dermatologist.

    • Numan Shaikh

      Okay…. let’s see what happens…. I hope it would solve my problem. But tell me is there any side effect of this method??

      • StyleCraze

        Hi Numan, herbal methods like applying basil or aloe gel usually do not have any side effects. However if you suffer from any skin irritation then it is advisable to consult a dermatologist. Applying toothpaste on a pimple is a quick fix…..and should not be done in excess or for a prolonged period of time.

  • StyleCraze

    Hi Mayuresh, it is absolutely fine to use lemon juice and milk together on the face. The combination of lemon and milk pack is used or applied to lighten the skin complexion. When applied topically, the lactic acid in milk works to gradually diminish the skin pigmentation leading to brighten complexion. Lemon juice works as a mild bleach.

  • StyleCraze

    Dear shiny, getting rid of acne scars is a little tougher than eliminating acne. Pimple scars are a little stubborn as they doesn’t go easily. However, as the saying goes, nothing is impossible. It may take some time but your regular efforts using certain natural bleaching agents as well as other ingredients may lighten your acne scars and gradually remove them permanently. Some of the remedies are:
    1. Lemon juice – Lemon juice is an excellent skin lightening agent. Squeeze out some of its fresh juice and apply it to your acne scar, everyday. However, just do not step out in sun after applying lemon juice to your skin. It will make your skin sensitive to sun’s rays.
    2. Lemon and honey mask – Squeeze the lemons to take out the fresh juice in a bowl. Add the honey to this lemon juice and mix well. Dip the cotton ball in this mixture. Now apply this mixture on your cotton ball to whole of your face or the area where you have acne scars. Leave for about 10-15 minutes.Wash off with water and pat dry. Do this once every day for at least 2-3 weeks.

  • StyleCraze

    Hi Jiten, pimple marks can be very stubborn and difficult to get rid off. The best treatment against the appearance of acne scars is prevention. Don’t pick at your pimples. By picking at acne, you will be setting yourself up for a permanent scar from an otherwise temporary problem. Some of the ways to remove pimple marks are by following simple skin care routine like use a daily face wash and acne cream to keep your pores unclogged and get rid of oily buildup. Stay out of the sun for extended periods of time or use an SPF 30 sunblock. Apply Lemon juice on your face, before going to bed. Lemon juice serves as a light exfoliater, it can help fade minor discoloration. Rub it on skin weekly until you see results, and be sure to moisturize after each citrus scrub-down. Do not expect results overnight as a lot of acne scars will fade by themselves over time.

  • StyleCraze

    Hi Treesa, homemade remedies are better solutions than chemicals for removing the acne scars or marks naturally and without any side effects. Some of them are:
    Sugar scrub – Take three table spoons of sugar, 1 tablespoon of milk powder and one tablespoon of honey, mix them together and scrub this mixture over the face for few minutes and rinse it off after 15 minutes. This is a simple and an easy scrub for healthy, pimple-marks free, glowing skin.
    Egg White – Take a fresh egg and break the egg, separate the egg white from the egg yolk. Apply this egg white on the pimple marks. After 10-15 minutes, wash with the cold water.Egg white works well in order to lighten the pimple marks and the pimple scars.
    Follow a skin care regime of cleansing, toning and moisturizing regularly to prevent any pimple outbreak.

  • StyleCraze

    Dear Anushka, a simple and easy way to take care of your skin is by following a skin care routine of cleansing, toning and moisturizing. To prevent acne or to treat pimples you can apply a multani mitti pack or neem pack once or twice in a week. What you eat and drink on a regular basis can greatly impact the clarity of your skin. Skin creams and skin care products may be able to provide some temporary relief. Hence drink 8-10 glasses of water to remove toxins and consumes fresh fruits, vegetables, avoid refined grain products instead opt for whole grains like quinoa, bulgur, buckwheat, and oats. Exercising improves blood circulation and also provide a glowing skin. Hope you find this info to be of use to you…do follow these simple tips to find a difference…also do not forget to share your experience with us !

  • StyleCraze

    Hi Harika, pimple marks are tough to get rid off and also takes longer time than the actual pimple, but they will eventually fade off. Applying lemon juice / potato juice / tomato juice on the affected area for 15 – 20 mins will help to lighten the scar. Do this daily for few weeks till the marks go away.

  • StyleCraze

    Hi Hannah, you can use any of the methods mentioned in the article like the application of basil leaves juice or the toothpaste method. To further avoid breakout of new should always keep your skin clean. At the end of the day, always follow the routine of cleansing, toning and moisturizing. Do not leave any traces of make-up before going to bed. Drink at least 8-10 glasses of water to flush out all the toxins accumulated in the body. Hope you have a fantastic time at your dance event :-)
    For more info, you can check our article given below:

  • StyleCraze

    Hi Shelly, acne and acne scars is difficult to get rid of in a day, however it is not impossible. Applying toothpaste or honey or basil leaves are the quickest ways to dry up the acne. We are glad that you liked our post :-)

  • pratheepa

    i have marks of pimples on my back and i’m suffering to remove it.
    please tell me an effective method 2 remove the marks.

  • pratheepa

    i have marks of pimples on my back
    tell me a gud way 2 remove them

    • StyleCraze

      Hi Pratheepa, usually our back skin has high concentration of sebaceous glands which congest hair follicles with the dry skin cells & oils. This will lead to the formation of blackheads, whiteheads, lesions, cyst pimples etc. on backside skin of the body. Few of the ways to get rid of them are:
      1. Sandalwood and rose water – make a paste of sandalwood powder and rose water. Apply this on the acne and affected area. Leave it for overnight. Next day morning, wash your back with normal water. You can add lemon juice too to the paste.
      2. Aloe vera gel – Take an aloe vera leaf & extract the gel from it or you can take the aloe vera extract from the departmental stores. Take that gel & apply it on the back acne. Wait for few minutes & wash it off. Do this regularly, twice a week to get rid of pimple and pimple marks.

  • StyleCraze

    Hi gnanesh, always ensure to keep your skin clean to prevent any acne or pimple break out. Skin reflects your inner health, so follow a balanced diet, include fresh fruits and vegetables…avoid any kind of oily or fatty food. Apply multani mitti pack once or twice in a week. You can also apply aloe vera gel/ lemon juice and honey on the face every day to reduce pimples and scars.

  • StyleCraze

    Dear Sheikh, there are several simple kitchen ingredients that can help you to get rid of pimples and achieve a fairer looking skin.
    1. Lemon – To get rid of pimples, take some hot water, add 2 tbsp of lemon juice and 1 tsp of honey in it. Take a cloth/ cotton and dip it into this warm mixture and place on the pimple for few mins.
    2. Curd – Apply curd regularly on your face and let it dry by itself. Massage gently while you wash your face. Curd helps to achieve a glowing skin.
    Similarly face packs of multani mitti, rose water, oats, gram flour etc are few other ingredients useful to achieve a clear skin.

  • Rhogen Cabual

    Please help me how to remove my pimples plz plz plz …

    • StyleCraze

      Hi Rhogen, for a healthy skin, it is important to take care of diet and over all well being. Regular exercise will boost blood circulation and give a healthy glow to the skin and to get rid of pimples you can try few simple home remedies, such as application of apple cidar vinegar. Wash your face with water and pat dry. Using a ratio of 1 part vinegar to 3 parts water, dip a cotton ball into vinegar and apply it directly to the blemish. Leave on for at least 10 minutes, or overnight. Reapply several times a day, washing face thoroughly after each time. Make sure to use a moisturizer afterwards as well if you feel like your skin is getting dry. Similarly, tea tree oil mixed with clean water can be applied. Remember to always dilute tea tree oil before its application. If you have sensitive skin, dilute it with aloe vera gel instead of water.

  • StyleCraze

    Hi Sadhana, regular skin care routine of cleansing, toning and moisturizing will keep the skin in check by removing the dirt and excessive oil accumulated on the face. Follow a diet where you include whole grains, beans, and veggies and cut back on pasta, white rice, white bread, and sugar. Food to avoid acne break out are food items that are high in sugar content, oily food like potato chips, french fries, pizza etc should be avoided or consumed in small quantities.

  • StyleCraze

    Hi Ali, there are several simple and easy to do home remedies to get rid of pimple or acne scars naturally. Few of them are:
    1. Rose water & sandalwood powder – Mix rose water with sandalwood paste and apply it on your scars overnight. Wash it off with cold water next morning.
    2. Mint – Crush mint leaves and strain the juice in a muslin cloth. Apply this on scarred area. This will help remove acne scars naturally and gradually
    For more such remedies and info, you can check our detailed article given below:

  • StyleCraze

    Hi Gul, there are few simple remedies that you can try to get rid of your pimple marks.
    1. Lemon is a natural bleach. Vitamin C in lemon helps in rebuilding collagen. When you use lime juice on your acne scars, the spots get lighter day by day. Take a fresh lemon and squeeze out its juice. Apply this juice directly on your scars with finger tips or a cotton ball, leave it for ten minutes and wash it off with water. Do this once a day for two to three weeks during which you can see your scars diminish considerably. If your skin is very sensitive, dilute lemon juice by mixing some rose water and then apply on your scars.
    2. Honey-aspirin mask, put 2-3 aspirins in a few drops of water till they get dissolved into it and form a paste. Add honey to this aspirin-water paste and mix. Apply on your scars and leave for 15 minutes and then wash it off.
    Hope you find these tips to be useful !!

  • StyleCraze

    Hi Kamini, one of the simple remedies to get rid of back acne scar is application of onion juice. Onion juice is anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial. For this pack you will need an onion, cucumber juice and 1-2 tsp oatmeal. Mix oatmeal with onion juice and cucumber juice. Make a paste and apply it on your back acne scars. Leave for about 20-30 minutes and wash off with cold water. Repeat daily to get results. It may take few weeks to even months to show effect on your back acne scars, especially if they are bigger and stubborn.

  • StyleCraze

    Hi Manoj, pimples are nothing but inflammation of your skin and they occur due various reasons like exposure to pollution, bacteria, stress, incorrect diet, insufficient intake of water or when you constantly rub your skin. There are simple steps to take care of skin like keeping it clean, free of dust and pollution, if you have an oily skin then use a cleansing face was twice a day, apply multani face pack mixed with rose water, little lemon juice and honey..apply this pack once or twice in a week or you can use a clay mask. Avoid junk food or any oily stuff. Drink atleast 8-10 glasses of water and take up some sort of exercise such as walking, jogging or cardio to improve blood circulation. Hope you follow these steps and see a difference in your skin and overall health.

  • StyleCraze

    Hi Ashish, there are several home remedies to get rid of pimples such as:
    1. Turmeric paste – Mix turmeric in the right ratio with a little water or yogurt and apply at night for at least 30-40 minutes before washing with water as a mask.
    2. Cucumber mask – Grind a bit of cucumber to form a paste, and put this directly on your pimple or over your whole face. Wait for it to set for 15-20 minutes, and then rinse your skin off with cold water.
    These methods may not bring instant results but with regular application it may reduce and bring relief to your face and improve your skin tone. Healthy and a balanced diet also plays a major role in skin care, hence avoid consuming any sort of junk food. If your problem persists then it is advisable to consult a dermatologist to assess your skin.

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    Hi Ashish, you continue with any of the remedies till the pimple diminishes or disappears…that is thrice or four times in a week.

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    Hi Pudaw, lemon and honey mask helps to remove excess oil from the skin…if this mask is not helping you then you can try applying multani mitti (fuller earth) mask. Mix multani mitti with some rose water, yogurt and cucumber juice…this pack will take care of excess oil as well as remove tan.

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    Hi Pudwa, for oily and acne prone skin you can try any of the face wash mentioned here – Cetaphil Cleansing Lotion, Neutrogena Oil Free Acne Face Wash, Himalaya Purifying Need Face Wash or Saslic Foaming Face Wash. If you are battling severe acne, it is advisable to first get the acne somewhat under control through medication and skin care before looking for a sunscreen. For oily skin avoid water-proof or sweat proof cream. Gel formulas usually work well. Some of them are – Kaya Skin Clinic Daily Use Sunscreen with SPF 15, Proactiv Daily Protection Plus Sunscreen SPF 30, Sebamed Sun Care 50+ or Lotus Herbals Safe Sun UV Screen Matte Gel PA+++ SPF 50.

  • ruby

    hy! i don’t have lot of pimples but i do have the red marks that left behind cause of pimples,they are red and look like small holes,i really don’t know how to describe how they look like, but they look really unattractive on my face pls pls,,,, suggest me something that can be helpfull to get rid of them, pls..pls… let me know anything that can helpfull, it will be really great full of you…thanks

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      Hi Ruby, red marks also known as acne marks are the flat red or brown dots left behind by pimples. They are also a type of post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. Most of the time, acne marks and dark marks that you get from skin wounds will go away on their own. However, for some people, it can take anywhere from six months to many years for them to lighten completely.To treat these red marks and pigmentation you can consider the following options:
      1. Sunscreen- if you want to speed up the fading of your hyperpigmentation, it is extra important to use sunscreen consistently.
      2. Exfoliation – Exfoliating helps fade your acne marks faster by shedding old skin and bringing new skin to the surface.
      3. Apply skin lighteners – skin lighteners such as kojic acid, licorice extract, arbutin, mulberry extract, and vitamin C.
      Remember that any product you use will take time to work. Even if you are exfoliating every day or using the right products, dark marks won’t fade immediately. Everyone’s skin is different, but with consistent and long term use, you should see results in around two to three months.

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    Hi Prasanthi, acne marks can be difficult to get rid off. It takes time and requires patience. Most of the acne marks fade away eventually with time. However you can follow some of these remedies to get rid of the marks a little sooner:
    1. Lemon juice – Lemon juice is an excellent skin lightening agent.Take a lemon and squeeze out some of its fresh juice to apply to your acne scar, everyday. Make sure that you do not step out in sun after applying lemon juice to your skin.
    2. Aloevera – Apply aloe vera gel on your scars. Leave it for about half an hour and then wash off. Apply aloe vera gel twice daily to see the results in just few days.

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    Glad to help you Pudaw :-) Keep coming back to our site for more such tips, remedies and all your beauty queries !! Stay well.

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    Dear Ice, sudden acne or pimple break out might have occurred due unhealthy diet, stress, incorrect skin product or pollution. There are numerous remedies that you can try to reduce them. Some of them are –
    1. Honey – apply some honey over your pimples. Allow it to dry on its own for nearly an hour. Then rinse it off with normal water.
    2. Aloe vera – apply aloe vera gel on the affected area. Leave it overnight and rinse it normal water the next day.
    Apart from following these remedies, follow a good diet, avoid junk food, keep your skin clean and moisturize it daily and keep yourself hydrated.

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    Hi Rose, pimple on nose are both painful and obstinate. Some of the ways to get rid of it are:
    1. Lemon juice – Squeeze few drops of lemon juice on cotton wool and place it on your nose. Leave for at-least fifteen minutes before you can wash it off. Avoid stepping out during the day if you have juice on your nose.
    2. Apple Cider Vinegar – Apply only one drop on the zit and wash off in about fifteen minutes. Use only once to reduce inflammation and swelling of the zit.

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    Hi Ananya, recurring painful pimples from the age of 10, needs medical attention. When you’re a teenager, it’s not unusual to have a pimple or two. But if you have large, red, and painful breakouts deep in your skin, it could mean you’ve developed something called cystic acne. A dermatologist can help you with a treatment plan. Meanwhile to reduce the redness of the pimple you can apply an aspirin mask on the pimples. Mix together crushed aspirin with a little water to form a paste. Apply to the inflamed area gently and rinse off once dry.

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    Hi Vaishali, some of the ways to treat pimples on the chin are:
    1. Apply raw organic honey to your chin twice weekly. Leave the honey on your skin for 15 to 20 minutes before washing it away with warm water and a soft, clean cloth.
    2. Sometimes using brands of toothpaste and mouthwash that are SLS-free can clear up acne fast.
    3. Many women of reproductive age get acne timed with their periods. Usually this kind of acne is most noticeable on the chin, just before menstruation. One way of dealing with this problem is to get a prescription for birth control pills. Another way of dealing with this kind of acne is planning ahead, making extra sure to do skin cleansing and use moisturizer on the chin, beginning at the middle of the middle menstrual cycle.
    4. A pack of sandalwood and fullers’ earth is also helpful in removing pimples from the chin area.
    For more info and remedies, you can check the article given below:

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    Hi Jannsen, it is very common to get pimples while you are in your teens. So do not fret and worry about it. Taking stress about it will not help you. Washing your face excessively with soap may harm your skin. Wash your face twice daily i. e morning and evening with a mild alcohol-free face wash. Keep your scalp and hair clean and dandruff free. Oily scalp may lead to pimples on the forehead and cheeks . Change your pillow cover often. Drink at least 8-10 glasses of water, keep yourself hydrated. Follow a proper diet and avoid oily and junk food. Follow these tips to avoid acne and keep your skin healthy.

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    Hi Sonal, some of the simple and natural remedies to get rid of pimples are:
    1. Honey – Dip a clean cotton swab in honey, put it directly on the affected area and leave it on for half an hour. Wash the skin well with lukewarm water. Do this a few times a day.
    2. Garlic – Garlic is an antiviral, anti fungal, antiseptic and antioxidant agent that can help in the fast treatment of pimples. Cut a fresh garlic clove into two pieces. Rub the garlic on the pimples and leave it for five minutes before washing the skin with lukewarm water. Repeat the treatment several times a day.

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    Hi Keith, some of the simple and natural remedies to get rid of pimple on your nose are:
    1. Honey – Dip a clean cotton swab in honey, put it directly on the affected area and leave it on for half an hour. Wash the skin well with lukewarm water. Do this a few times a day.
    2. Use a facial cleanser or cream containing either benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid. Apply only non-comedogenic moisturizers. Make sure when selecting a non-comedogenic moisturizers that it is also oil-free.
    3. Always wash your nose and face before bed. Lastly do not use bar soap to wash your nose and face. Soap is often too harsh for the skin on your nose and face, and could result in a breakout.

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    Hi Rohma, acne is can painful and frustrating, some of the remedies that you can follow to get rid of them are:
    1. Oatmeal – Oatmeal is naturally soothing, and this simple oatmeal mask can also help clear acne. Mix together 2 teaspoons of oatmeal, 1 teaspoon of baking soda, and enough water to form a paste. Smooth the paste all over your face and gently rub it in. Rinse thoroughly afterward.
    2. Lemon – egg face mask – This is a great all-purpose acne home remedy that can boost any skin type. Squeeze half a lemon and mix the juice with one beaten egg white. Apply to the face, and leave the mask on overnight while you sleep. In the morning, wash your face with warm water. Be sure to keep the raw-egg mixture out of your mouth and eyes.
    Apart from following these remedies, avoid oily and junk food, drink plenty of water and exercise a little every day to improve blood circulation.

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    Hi Maureen, acne and acne marks are very common in teenagers. They occur due to various hormonal changes, nutrition or stress etc. To control your acne, you can switch to using face wash that are especially made for acne such as Clearasil Ultra Rapid Action daily face wash, Neutrogena oil control face wash, Lotus anti-acne face wash or Clean & Clear Pimple Clearing Face Wash.

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    Dear jhayron, almost all teens get acne. It happens when an oily substance called sebum clogs pores. You can use benzoyl peroxide or Salicylic acid based products. Available in washes, creams, gels, and other forms, benzoyl peroxide comes in several strengths. Try a mild type first. It may work perfectly well and cause less irritation than a stronger concentration. Salicylic acid also comes in many forms and is available without a doctor’s prescription. If your acne has not improved after a couple of months on nonprescription products,then it’s time to talk to a doctor. Make an appointment with your family doctor or a dermatologist.

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    Hi Tirtha, pimples on the forehead can be caused because of few reasons like dandruff, oily scalp, clogged pores, certain medication, stress, digestive problems, certain hair products, over exfoliating or hormonal changes. to get rid of pimples on forehead, you can try applying a tomato mask. Simply cut a tomato and rub it onto your forehead twice a day. Applying egg white on the forehead too helps. Leave this for as long as you like or can tolerate and then rinse your face with normal water.
    For more info, you can check the article given below:

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    Dear Ayush, almost all teens get acne. It happens when an oily substance called sebum clogs pores. Pimples usually pop up on the face, neck, back, chest, and shoulders. There are several home remedies to get rid of pimples such as:
    1. Turmeric paste – Mix turmeric in the right ratio with a little water or yogurt and apply at night for at least 30-40 minutes before washing with water as a mask.
    2. Cucumber mask – Grind a bit of cucumber to form a paste, and put this directly on your pimple or over your whole face. Wait for it to set for 15-20 minutes, and then rinse your skin off with cold water.
    These methods may not bring instant results but with regular application it may reduce and bring relief to your face and improve your skin tone. Healthy and a balanced diet also plays a major role in skin care, hence avoid consuming any sort of junk food. If your problem persists then it is advisable to consult a dermatologist to assess your skin.

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    Hi Talika, pimples/acne are caused due to various reasons like oily food, certain cosmetic products, stress etc. There are several home remedies to get rid of pimples, one such way is by applying a neem pack. Neem is rich in anti fungal, anti bacterial and blood purifying properties and works as a natural astringent.Grind a few neem leaves to form a paste. You can either use fresh leaves or dried leaves. Add 1 teaspoon multani mitti. Add ¼ teaspoon of turmeric powder and raw milk to form a smooth paste.Apply on the face and leave it for 20 minutes. Rinse with warm water.
    Hope you find these tips to be useful. For more info or remedies, you can check our other articles given below.

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    Hi Rimi, pimples can be caused due to the wrong diet, hormonal imbalance, stress etc. Multani mitti pack is beneficial. Make a face pack of multani mitti, rose water, yogurt and honey. Apply this face pack twice or thrice in a week. Avoid eating junk food. Also if needed consult a dermatologist.

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    Dear Hannah, almost all teens get acne. It happens when an oily substance called sebum clogs pores. Pimples usually pop up on the face, neck, back, chest, and shoulders. Use moisturizer or cream that says “oil free,” “nonacnegenic,” or “non-comedogenic.” It is also important to wash your hair every alternate day if it’s oily, and avoid oily gels.You need to keep oil off your face.