Magic DIY Masks From Your Kitchen To Get Rid Of The Scary Acne

Last updated 12 Mar 2019 . 1 min read

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Ask a woman, what’s that wish one she would like to make hoping it will be fulfilled for sure, pat will come a reply - “I want to get rid of my pimples.” Yes, pimples and acne truly can give any woman, sleepless nights. But hey, come on there is a solution to every problem. Your pimples and acne also are temporary and a bit of work can have them out of your life forever.

Here is a long list of simple remedies you could follow to get rid of breakouts. Side effects? Oh no, these are all home remedies, so rest assured that there will not be any side effects.

To begin with, often people wonder what’s the difference between a pimple and acne. Acne is a broader term whereas a pimple is a kind of acne. But of course, they can be treated with the same measures.

13 Home Remedies to Cure Pimples and Acne

#1. Apply Apple Cider Vinegar

Take a bit of apple cider vinegar and rub it on to the area that is affected by pimples. You could wash the area with water or choose not to. It’s your call. Alternatively, you could dilute a bit of apple cider vinegar in ½ or ¼ cup of water. Wash the pimply patch with it. Vinegar includes antibacterial and antifungal properties that help in cleaning the face from within.

#2. Make that Oatmeal pack

Take two spoons of cooked oatmeal and add a bit of honey to it. Apply the paste on your face. Let it dry for close to 15-20 minutes. Once the pack dries up, wash your face with lukewarm water and pat it with a soft towel. Along with curbing the breakouts, an oatmeal pack is soothing and reduces the redness caused due to pimples.

#3. Mix mustard and honey

Take mustard seeds’ powder and add a bit of honey to it. Make it into a paste and apply the mixture on your face. Leave it to dry for around 15 minutes. Upon drying, rinse your face with a clean towel. The mustard seeds contain zinc, vitamins, omega 3 and fatty acids, all of which help in reducing the intensity of breakouts while also adding a glow to your face.

#4. Clean it off with turmeric

The antiseptic nature of turmeric kills the bacteria of any unwanted reason for a pimple. It also helps in healing the infection that is caused by pimples. In fact, turmeric’s natural antiseptic nature clears the skin off any germs from the depths of the skin.

clean it off with turmeric for removal of pimples

Add turmeric powder with water or honey if your face is very dry. Apply the paste on your face and leave it for some 15 minutes. After that, rinse your face with cold water and wipe it softly with a clean towel. Another way of using turmeric would be to add turmeric powder in water and heat it. Cover your face with the paste and repeat the process of drying and rinsing.

#5. The Outstanding Olive Oil

Take a few drops of olive oil. Heat it and massage the oil in a circular motion on the pimply area of your face. Do this before bedtime and leave the applied oil on your face overnight. The next day morning you could go about your chores or wash your face with water if you feel the need to. Olive oil adds glow, reduces pimples, and also brings down the redness around the pimples. It brings a balance in the composition of your facial skin and also helps in fading the scars that are caused by the pimples.

#6. Say salt

Take a bit of salt. Add it to hot water. Ensure the mixture is in the ratio of 1 proportion of salt and ⅓ proportion of water. Wait for the liquid to become slightly cooler, say lukewarm. Take a cotton ball and dip it in the liquid. Dab the cotton ball on the patch affected by a pimple. Leave it for some 15 minutes and then wash your face with cold water. Make sure you don’t leave the salt water on your face or a very long time. It may cause high dryness to the skin.

Baking soda is another ingredient that is simple like salt mixture. Just add baking soda to water. Apply it on your face and let it dry for close to 5 minutes. Now, wash your face with clean water and pat it dry with a towel.

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#7. Rice on your face

Take ½ a cup of rice. It must be uncooked. Boil the uncooked rice in 2 cups of hot water and cook it well. Strain the water that comes as part of this preparation. Take a cotton ball and soak it in the starch water. Rice starch is rich in antioxidants and various other minerals. They get to the root cause of the pimples and clear them off for once and all.

Dab the cotton ball on your pimples. Leave it for 15-20 minutes. Now, wash your face with cold water.

#8. Knowing neem

Mix one spoon of neem with a bit of Multani mitti. Add rose water to it. Apply this paste on your face. The pimples may cause a bit of burning sensation. But remember, that’s your paste on the job. Neem contains antibacterial qualities and also purifies the blood which eventually cleanses the root cause of the pimples on your face.

Multani mitti absorbs impurities from the skin and also excess oil present. On top of it all, it helps in better blood circulation.

#9. For Clear and Clear Skin

Take a spoon of milk and add a bit of honey to it. Take a cotton ball and dab the paste on your face. Leave it to dry for 20 minutes. Rinse your face and pat it dry with a soft and clean towel. Honey is a natural antibiotic. When it gets on to the skin, it kills the unwanted germs causing pimples. Honey also hydrates the skin, keeping your face smooth and nourished. However, here’s a word of caution, if you are allergic to milk or milk products, do not use this pack. You could replace milk with coconut water. Leave it applied on your face overnight and see the difference for yourself. Coconut water includes minerals that nourish the face and helps in fading away of the scars.

#10. Ice, ice, baby

Collect cubes of ice and wrap them in a cloth. Rub this on your face. You can take an individual ice cube as well. The idea is to ensure that ice gets on to your face. The cool effect on the pimples will soothe your skin. It also helps in the clearing of the pores which eventually clears pimples. Ice is nothing but water, which makes it suitable for all skin types. And also something that is available and accessible by all.

#11. Let it burn

Take neem powder. Add black pepper powder to it. Mix the paste with water or rose water. Apply the pack on your face and let it dry. The pepper powder will cause an intense burning sensation and you will feel a strong urge to rinse the paste off your face. But remember, as the paste burns, you know that the mask is doing its job. Rinse your face after close to 15 minutes. Apply this paste on your face for a month and you are sure to get rid of pimples.

Just like neem and pepper cause burning sensation to the skin while working on clearing the pimples, toothpaste is another ingredient that does wonders to your skin although causes burning sensation to it. Apply toothpaste on the affected area (do not smear it on the entire face. It will cause severe burning sensation) and leave it overnight. Rinse your face the next morning and see the difference.

#12. Trying the tomatoes

Take tomatoes and cut them into big pieces. Rub them on your face on to the area that has pimples. Let it dry for sometimes and then wash it with cold water. You could use raw tomato directly on your face or extract its juice and then apply it on your face.

trying tomatoes for pimples

#13. All night recipe

Take 1 spoon of cinnamon powder and add honey to it. Apply the paste on your face and leave it to dry overnight. The next morning, wash it with water before you go about your chores. Cinnamon has antimicrobial properties which help in healing the pimples. Honey, we know, is a natural antibiotic which kills the bacteria.

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All the measures that are mentioned above require basic ingredients that are very easily available in your kitchen. So, next time around when you get busy cooking or eating remember to also use a bit of what you eat on your face. It’s time to say Goodbye to those pimples and acne.

Hindi Version Of This Article - 

अगर आप बेवजह आने वाले पिम्पल्स से परेशान हैं तो जाने ये घरेलु नुस्खे जो आपकी रसोई में मौजूद हैं |

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