In this article we are going to show you some ways of getting rid of pimples easy and fast, with some home remedies.
When you wake up fresh in the morning after a long night’s sound sleep, it makes you feel happy and positive during the whole day. But, all that happiness and positiveness can be ruined when you stand before the mirror and notice that a big, red, hot and swollen pimple has appeared on your face. So your time and mood may get spoiled. You can either bear with it and leave it on its own, or you can try to get rid of it by using some homemade remedies. Now we are going to present you a few homemade remedies which will help you in getting rid of pimples overnight.
24 HOME REMEDIES TO GET RID OF PIMPLES OVERNIGHT
1. Orange peel and juice
The Cosmetic Dermatologist Principles and Practice has indicated that the oranges consist of vitamin C substance and acidity, which makes it an excellent cure for pimples and acne.
Since dirty hands can be dangerous for the skin, before touching it, you should wash them first. Also wash your face with warm water so the pores will be more enlarged. Then, rub the orange peel on the affected area slowly and gently. For every pimple use a separate orange peel, because using that same peel can cause bacterial infection. After removing the peel, you should also extract some orange juice and by dipping a cotton ball or swab in it, apply the juice on the pimples. You should also change the cotton ball every time, because it can help in the spreading of the bacterial infection. Leave it for 15 to 20 minutes in order to work, and after that with cold water, wash your face. This procedure will help in shrinking the pores and prevent from their further obstructing.
Note: When you start feeling burning sensation or itching, wash immediately.
2. Green tea
A lot of researches have proven that green tea has a great effect on acne and pimples removing, using it externally. Another theory shows that it also has magical effects when you consume it. Green tea contains an antioxidant which called epigallocatechin-3-gallate or EGCG, which helps in reducing the sebum production, as well as bacterial growth and inflammation in acne – prone skin. This means that EGCG resolves the problems which cause pimples.
How to use the green tea?
First of all, you should try taking some green tea leaves, but if you are not able to, you can take green tea bags. After that, put some boiling water in a cup. Let it cool for 5 to 10 minutes. While the tea cools, you should wash your face and dry it with a towel. In order to apply the cool green tea water on your face, you can use a cotton ball. Leave the tea for 10 to 15 minutes and after that wash your face with normal water.
Using toothpaste in order to get rid of pimples overnight, can be an extraordinary treatment. Another important thing about it is that it is available in every house, and you won’t need to go out to some supermarket or nearby store in order to get it everytime you will need it. Using toothpaste for this purpose can give you the best results when you first wash the area with pimples and than apply it.
Also, remember that you should use white toothpaste, instead of any other gel based toothpaste. In the lines below, we are also going to show you how to remove pimples by using floss and mouthwash.
First, apply the white toothpaste on the affected area. You can leave it overnight. In the morning when you wake up, wash your face with cool water. You can also repeat the procedure during the day, if you are staying home, of course. You should also try to leave the toothpaste in contact with the pimples for no less than thirty minutes to be viable.
Note: When you haven’t selected the right toothpaste, or you have too sensitive skin, itching and burning sensation may appear. In that case, you should try using some other remedies, instead of the toothpaste.
4. Tea tree oil
This is a very effective remedy, which helps in removing pimples very fast. Tea tree oil has antibacterial properties, that helps in fighting the microscopic organisms and also kills bacteria that are one of the reasons for pimples appearance. Tea tree oil works like solvent as it penetrates through the extra sebum. It is also able to remove the dead cells as it unblocks the pores. It also helps in reducing the redness and inflammation that pimples cause.
First of all, before using this tea tree oil, you should dilute it, by adding one drop of oil and 9 drops of water.
How to use the tea tree oil?
First of all, you should wash your face in order to clean it and than dry it. After that use a cotton ball, dip it in the tea tree oil and apply it on the affected area, or right on the pimples. After 15 to 20 minutes, you can wash your face.
Alternatively, you can also take 1 tablespoon of Aloe-Vera gel and add a couple of drops in it. Using a cotton ball, apply it on the affected area. After 15 to 20 minutes, wash your face.
Note: Always dilute the tea tree oil before you use it for curing pimples.
5. Lemon juice
How to use it?
Using just a couple of drops of lemon juice, works well in removing pimples. It helps in reducing inflammation and swelling, despite the fact that can cause a touch of tingling and sensation. But, be sure that you are applying just the fresh lemon juice, without the packaged items.
First, you should dip a clean swab of cotton in the juice and apply it on the pimples, at least one hour before sleeping. Before you go to sleep, clean the lemon juice from your face and apply some moisturizer. Also, when you start feeling burning, wash your face right then.
Or, there is also another remedy in order to make a paste by mixing a teaspoon of cinnamon powder with a tablespoon of lemon juice. After that, apply the paste on the affected area and leave it for few hours. After few hours, wash the paste before going to sleep. But, this paste is not recommended for people with sensitive skin, as it may cause irritation, dryness and redness.
This maybe sounds strange but aspirin is very effective in the treatment of pimples. It works faster than other remedies, and also gives better results.
You should crush 1- 2 aspirin tablet and add a few drops of water in it in order to make a paste. Apply the mixture on the pimples directly. Let the paste to dry for a few minutes.
Aspirin has anti – inflammatory properties and that’s why it helps in reducing the swelling and inflammation because of amassed pus.
You can leave the paste to stay overnight and wash it in the morning. After the treatment, you can notice that the pimples are less noticeable and shrink in size.
7. Baking soda
Baking soda makes wonders when it comes to treating pimples. This a very easy and quick fix, which we recommend to everybody as it works very good and it is also good if you have sensitive skin. It is not like some other remedies that cause sketchiness or dryness.
Mix the baking soda with a few drops of water. When the paste is ready, first wash your face and than apply the paste. Leave it to get dry and after that wash it with warm water. Apply some moisturizer.
Note: Do not leave the paste for more than 30 or 40 minutes, because it may cause some skin dryness.
8. Cinnamon -honey mixture
If you want to make your pimples to disappear overnight, you should try this remedy.
You should make a paste by mixing the same amount of honey and cinnamon. Wash and clean your face before applying the paste. Apply it to the affected area and after that have a peaceful and average sleep. When you wake up you will see the difference after washing your face.
Garlic has anti-bacterial properties which help in the fight against acne and pimples. But you should remember that before applying the garlic, you should dilute it. It is also one of the best home remedies for treating pimples.
First, you should take a few garlic cloves and extract the juice from them. After that dilute the juice by adding a few drops of water in it. You can also mash 2 to 3 cloves in the water and let it soak in the water for 10 to 15 minutes. Into the garlic water, add some aloe – vera gel. After the remedy is ready, apply it on the affected area. Also, you can use garlic to get rid of pimples later on.
Using honey for removing pimples will give you phenomenal results. It is a common anti – biotic as it kills the bacteria that causes pimples. Honey also maintains your skin healthy because it has hydrating properties.
In order to see what honey can do, apply it on your pimples. It must dry for 1 hour and it can also be left overnight. In the morning when you wake up, wash it with a normal water. The results will be excellent, as the pimples will disappear.
Steaming can be magnificent for your skin and it even more effective in the case of pimples. It will open your skin pores and in that way the skin will be more able to breathe. In this way. it helps dispose of oils, as well as dirt and bacteria which are trapped in the pores and can cause some infections or inflammation. It also helps in the removal of pimples.
All you need to do is to fill a substantial compartment with boiling point water and let the steam to interact with your face for a couple of minutes. After that rinse your face with lukewarm water and while it drys, apply some oil moisturizer. This treatment will give you a dazzling sparkle and wonderful appearance.
This her is very powerful when it comes to pimples removing, and it works very fast. The cooling and soothing effect of the menthol which is in peppermint helps in reducing the redness and some irritations caused by the pimples. Peppermint also has antiviral and antibacterial properties which help in eliminating the bacteria that is causing the pimples.
First, crush some peppermint leaves to extract the juice. After that, apply the juice on the pimples and let it stay for 10 minutes. In order to remove pimples, wash your face with cold water. You can also use peppermint oil, if there are no peppermint leaves available. The oil contains different vitamins and vital unsaturated fats. You just need to take 2 to 3 drops of peppermint oil and apply it on the pimples. Rub it for several minutes and than rinse with water.
Cucumber is very rich in potassium and vitamins, like vitamin E, vitamin A and vitamin C. It also has cooling and soothing effect on the skin, and that’s why it is one of the best treatments for pimples.
First of all, cut one or maybe two fresh cucumbers into pieces and soak them into water for 1 hour. The supplements that it contains, such as vitamin A, potassium and chlorophyll will exchange to the water. Strain the water and beverage it, or you can use it to wash your face.
Also, you can make a mask by grinding one cool cucumber. Let the mask to dry on your face for 15 to 20 minutes. After that, wash your face with lukewarm water. In this way, bacteria and dirt will be removed from your pores.
An instant relief from pimples can be achieved with the use of ice.
First of all, take an ice 3D shape and wrap it in a delicate and clean piece of material. After that, apply everything all over the pimples and leave it like that for a couple of minutes. Also, you can use an aluminum foil and fold ice cubes in it. Be sure that the ice doesn’t drop out of the foil. After that, put them into a Ziploc pack and check if there is any air trapped inside of it. For faster relief and soothing effect, apply the Ziploc pack directly on the pimples.
15. Basil leaves
The liquid which is extracted from basil leaves is an excellent remedy for fighting pimples.
What you will need to do is to take a few basil leaves and dip them into warm water, for 20 minutes. Then, wash and clean your face, before going to bed and apply the extracted liquid by using cotton ball. Let the liquid on the affected area for one night in order to dry and in the morning rinse it off. You can notice differences on your skin, or more precisely said, the pimples will be gone.
16. Calamine lotion
You must cleanse your skin constantly before going to sleep, because it won’t be able to breathe.
With the help of an astringent, clean your whole face, or just the affected area. After that, apply the calamine lotion on the face where the pimples appear. Take a deep sleep in the night and in the morning when you wake up, wash your face with lukewarm water, in order to get rid of pimples. You will be happy to see what has left from the pimples that vere there the previous day.
This fruit helps in removing dead skin cells, as well as additional layer of oil which is on the skin. It also helps in reducing inflammation and prevents pus, as it contains the catalyst called papain.
First, rinse your face with water and pat dry. After that mash one papaya to a consistency in which it will be effectively applied on the affected area. Leave it for 15 to 20 minutes, and after that wash your face.While washing, if your skin gets dry, apply some moisturizer on it in order to hydrate it.
18. Banana peel
We all know that bananas are very useful for our skin, so their peel is also effective in the treatment of pimples. The peel contains lutein – a powerful antioxidant, which reduces inflammation and allows healthy development of our cells.
First, peel the banana and take its peel. Rub the peel on your face with roundabout movement, in order to get relief from the redness and uneasiness that pimples or acne cause. When you have finished rubbing your face, wait for 25 to 30 minutes, so the peel on the face will get dry, and after that wash it off.
19. Aloe – vera
You can use aloe – vera gel directly on your skin in order to treat pimples. Because of its anti – inflammatory and anti – bacterial properties, it helps in reducing redness and irritations of the skin. You should use enough aloe – vera gel in order to mask the pimples while doing a spot treatment.
It would be better to use some fresh aloe – vera leaves. Squeeze the juice out of them and apply the gel right on the pimples. You should also repeat this treatment every day, until the pimples disappear completely.
20. Egg whites
Egg whites are rich in protein and they may save your day, if you apply them in the night before bed time. Take an egg and separate the egg whites from the yolk. Put the whites in a bowl and leave the yolk into the shell half of the egg. Using the fingers, apply the egg whites on the pimples. After that, leave them to dry and go to sleep. In the morning when you wake up, wash your face with warm water.
21. Sandalwood paste with rose water
This paste is made by rubbing sandalwood stick with rose water on some rough surface. When the paste is ready, apply it on your face before going to sleep. In the morning when you wake up, you should wash your face with cold water.
But, if your skin becomes very dry in the morning, you should use the paste just for limited period hours. Also, while preparing it, you can add some milk as it will help in removing dryness.
22. Apple cider vinegar
You can for sure use apple cider vinegar in order to treat the pimples, as it helps in killing the bacteria that causes them. In nature, this one is an alkaline which helps in maintaining the pH of our skin. So, in such a balanced pH, it is very hard for bacteria to survive. Also, be careful of how much you apply of it, as it can dry your skin.
How to use apple cider vinegar?
First you should prepare a solution by adding 3 portions of water to 1 portion of apple cider vinegar in order to dilute it. After that, wash your face and dry it with a towel. With the help on a cotton ball, apply the solution directly on the affected area. Leave it for minimum 10 minutes and than wash your face using normal water. You will need to repeat this procedure a couple of times, everyday.
Note: In order to protect your skin from getting dry, you should apply some moisturizer after applying the apple cider vinegar.
23. A paste of salt and olive oil
You should make a paste mixing salt and olive oil. When the paste is ready, apply it on the affected area. After certain period, wash the paste off. Before sleeping, apply a cold pack or an ice pack on your face as it will help you in reducing the swelling and redness on the face and the pimples.
24. Washing your face every night
Salt – water is one of the most effective ways of removing oils from our faces, as well as pimples. Washing the oils from our face every night before sleep, will make the pimples losing its prominence, or they will also be removed overnight.