There is nothing more troubling than watching yourself in the mirror and seeing your face filled with pimples. If only there was a magic spell that will instantly wipe away all those pimples in a second. But reality is harsh. You need to deal with it. You have to be patient and use those pimple treatment products at stores that have very slow effect with your pimples. But why suffer the long, arduous time of seeing your pimples fade away when there are faster ways of getting rid of them? Read on to find out more.
Why Pimples Occur
The scientists explain this as the inflammation of yoru skin where the sebaceous glands have invited bacteria inside, making it swell up and got filled with pus. This is a normal condition of the skin that affects most people, commonly starting amongst the teens.
The excess secretion of sebum by your skin’s oil glands is the main cause of pimples. Pimples usually breaks out on the face, shoulders, back and neck. Although pimples is not a condition that you need to worry about life and death, it is only natural that people feel miserable about it since it makes appearance go bad. Products are usually very expensive, not to mention the process it takes for pimples to heal can take quite a lot of time. But you don’t need to wait that long. There are home remedies that you can try out. It is even faster than those pimple treatments mainstream media always boast about.
Ingredients in Your Kitchen
Ice – is it surprising that a simple ice can help get rid of pimples that fast? It is proven to reduce the redness, inflammation and swelling of your pimples. It also aids in enhancing blood circulation of the area affected with pimples. It also tightens up the pores of your skin and remove the oil and dirt that has accumulated on your skin. You can also use crushed ice if you find it more convenient this way.
How to apply ice on your face? If applying the ice cube directly on your skin will help you, you can do so. But it is best advised that you wrap it with a piece of cloth, holding it in place where the pimple is and wait for a couple of minutes. Then repeat the process.
Tea Tree Oil – This may not easily be found in your kitchen, but having this ready at your home will be very beneficial for you. Tea tree oil is proven to get rid of pimples and acne from your skin. It comes with antibacterial components that aids in fighting against bacteria that are prone to causing skin troubles. It also has soothing properties that will aid in reducing inflammation and redness of the pimples. There are tea tree oil sold in bottles. If you can stock them up, the better. All you need to do is just dip a cotton ball onto the tea tree oil and dab it on the affected area. Leave the oil alone for about twenty minutes and rinse it off with plain water. You can also use a mixture of one tablespoon aloe vera gel and a few drops of the tea tree oil. Apply it on the blemishes and pimples. Leave it on for twenty minutes and wash it off with plain water.
Steam – this is not only helpful in getting rid of pimples, it will also help moisturize your skin, making you feel younger again. It will open the pores of your skin, giving it space to breathe. It will also get rid of bacteria, dirt and oils that are trapped inside the pores that are known to cause inflammation or infection of the skin. All you need to do is to fill a large container with hot water. The steam made from hot water will come in contact with the face for a couple of minutes. After this, wash your face with lukewarm water. Pat it dray with a towel and apply a moisturizer that is oil-free.
If you feel the urge to squeeze your pimples out of the skin, remind yourself that you are damaging your skin this way. If you still give in to your urge, you are bringing in a new problem. Taking out the pimples will leave dark spots and minor scars, having you to find another treatment.