Pimples sure are annoying, aren't they? Whether you just get one big one now and then or suffer from breakouts all over your face, chances are you'd do just about anything to get rid of them once and for all. You could see your doctor for prescription medications, but you might be happier with a home remedy you can use anytime you want to. Each of the natural remedies on this list get rave reviews and could help you get the blemish free skin you've been craving.
Research shows that dabbing honey on a pimple before you go to bed can dramatically reduce it by morning. I've tried this one and it works pretty well. My advice is to cover the pimple with honey and then a small bandage to keep it from getting all over your bedding, hair and clothes. The antioxidants in the honey work to reduce redness and inflammation and I think you'll be really happy with the results.
Egg whites are wonderful for getting rid of acne and the scars it can leave behind. Why? Because the eggs whites are packed with protein that can rebuild your skin and help restore it to its beautiful glow. The egg whites will also soak up excess oil on the surface of your skin, something that keep pores unclogged and your skin acne free. Simply apply two or three whisked egg whites to your skin and let them sit until dry before rinsing. Easy, right?
If you need a tropical escape, papaya can do it for you, while also clearing up your acne. It works to get rid of excess junk on your face and exfoliates dead skin cells that can clog your pores and cause pimples. All you have to do is mash the papaya and massage it into your face. Let it sit for about 15 minutes before rinsing.
Oranges are a great source of vitamin C, which your skin needs to stay healthy and smooth. Not only that, but vitamin C also has astringent properties and can kill off bacteria and germs that lead to acne. Grind several orange peels with water to make a paste. Spread the mixture over your face and let it sit for about 20 minutes. Rinse well.
Bananas are great for more than just a snack. They contain powerful antioxidants in the peel that can clear your skin and prevent future acne at the same time. These antioxidants battle inflammation and redness to help reduce the appearance of pimples on your face and body. Simply rub the peel over your face and then hang out for 30 minutes before rinsing.
Lemon juice is an astringent, which means it can kill off nasty stuff on your skin that clogs pores and causes pimples. It can also lessen zits that you already have. Simply use a cotton ball to gently swab your pimples with fresh lemon juice. If the juice on its own stings, you can mix it with a dab of yogurt to take the bite out of it.
You'll see oats in a great many skincare products. That's because they fight inflammation and redness and can reduce the appearance of breakouts. To use oats, simply make a bowl of oatmeal, cool it and add a couple tablespoons of honey. Smear the mixture all over your face, wait 30 minutes, then rinse.
Are you tired of having pimples? Which of these home remedies will you try first?
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