When we meet people or even our close friends or at work what is the first thing they notice about you…? Any guesses ? It is not your clothes! That is the second thing they notice. The first thing they notice about you is your face. Yes, we bet you almost guessed it. But no seriously we know that not everyone can be flawless, we all have some kind of flaws. Be it cracked teeth, or weird eyebrows but one thing anybody surely does not want is a “pimple”. Do you want a large, red color pimple on your face. Of course you don’t. As soon as one gets pimple they want to get rid of it! Who wants to look like a balloon. From ages we have been hearing the same old sayings, try this and that but nothing never works does it? So, today we are going to discuss some effective methods which will make your tiny or large, red or white pimple go away overnight. Try any of these following methods and when you wake up the next day your geeky visitor will be gone!
Get rid of pimples overnight : Treat the pimple
Try some benzoyl peroxide to get rid of pimples overnight
What is benzoyl peroxide ?
Benzoyl peroxide is a member of peroxide family. It consists two benzoyl. When you apply Benzoyl peroxide it enters your skin, upon contact with skin it breaks in to benzoic acid and oxygen, and this oxgen acts as a free radical in the skin destroying cells and pimples.
Benzoyl Peroxide will help you get rid of pimples. As this kills the bacteria which contributes to the formation of pimples. Benzoyl Peroxide comes in different concentrations, but benzoyl peroxide with a 2.5 concentration is as effective as five to six percent formulations, and it is less irritating to the skin. Benzoyl peroxide is also helpful in peeling away layers of dead skin, leaving brighter rejuvenating skin.
Use salicylic acid to get rid of pimples overnight
What is salicylic acid ?
First of all salicylic acid is colorless. It is present in most of plants and is used in the formation of aspirin and dye stuffs ( shocked ).
Just like the above mentioned solution, salicylic acid also fight with the bacteria which cause pimple growth. It also causes skin cells to shed more faster and promotes the growth of new skin cell. First wash your face then apply salicylic acid containing cream on pimples. It is applied as a cream, you do not need to wash it after.
Why not use toothpaste ?
Why try toothpaste to treat pimples…? Because toothpaste contains silica, which is the dying agents you find in bags. To get this clear and in easy words toothpaste will dry out your pimple overnight, reduce it in size. No, we are not lying try it yourself if you don not believe us.
Points to remember
- Make sure you use a natural toothpaste. Some toothpaste contains sodium lauryl sulfate which can irritate your skin and cause rashes. Be sure whether you want to apply it overnight or not.
Try some sea salt to get rid of pimples overnight
Mix a teaspoon of sea salt with two tablespoon of warm water. Then you can use a q – tip ( if it is available ), to apply the liquid directly to your pimples. The sea salt will kill the bacteria and dry out your pimple.
Try tea tree oil to get rid of pimples overnight
What is tea tree oil ?
Tea tree oil also known as melaleuca oil. This can be yellow in color or nearly colorless. Tea tree oil has many benefits, it is a famous antiseptic. It is also found in soaps, shampoos, scrubs and perfumes. It can also be used to clean your toothbrush, mold treatment, and can work as a natural pest control. You can also add some drops of tea tree oil in your laundry for all the clothes to smell good and remain fresh.
Tea tree is an anti – bacterial essential oil that can decrease the microbes that after a pimple start building home in your pores. Same like the sea salt apply tea tree oil with the help of a q- tip directly to your pimples.
Point to remember
- Be careful, apply a limited amount of tea tree oil.
- Tea tree oil have anti – inflammatory properties which helps in removing the redness.
Use some aspirin to get rid of pimples overnight
If you have aspirin at home ( great ) crush some aspirin tablets and add a little amount of water to it, so that it can form in to a paste. Again with the help of a q- tip apply the paste directly to your pimple. Cover your pimples properly, and let it dry itself. You can leave it overnight and let aspirin fight your pimples.
Other benefits of aspirin
Aspirin helps in keeping your blood cells from clumping together. These clumps or clots can block blood vessels in the heart or brain. When these vessels are blocked oxygen, blood and nutrients cannot reach brain. The lack of blood is the main cause of heart attack.
Astringents are agents that cause the skin to get smaller or contract. Buy those astringents which contains antimicrobial ingredients as they help in fighting pimples and reduce the size of a pimple. Here we are providing you a list of astringents which you can use :
Points to remember
- Store bought astringents: You can buy astringents from any store to get rid of pimple. It comes in all shapes and sizes. But try to buy those which contains benzoyl acid and salilyc acid. Ask for those astringents which are gentle for every skin type.
- Natural astringents which you can make at your home
- Lemon juice: The citric acid ( which lemon contains ) kills the bacteria that cause pimples and makes your skin tight. Slice a lemon and gently rub it all over your face. Use a toner after it so that the PH level of your skin remains balanced. Lemon have very strong natural acid that can mess up your skin PH level, which is why a toner is recommended.
- Banana peel: Banana peel if rubbed on affected area can decrease irritation.
- Witch Hazel: Another great natural astringent which you can use to get rid of pimples is witch hazel, Yes you heard it right. Just apply it on the affected area and let it dry.
Use egg oil to get rid of pimples overnight
How can you make egg oil at home..?
Making egg oil at home is very easy. Follow these steps :
- Boil about six to seven eggs, peel after natural cooling and cut in half.
- Separate the yolk from the egg.
- Mash the yolk with care in a pan.
- Keep on cooking on low flame until the color of yolk turns darker.
- Keep on cooking the mash until oil starts coming out of it.
- Let the mash cool down on it’s own.
- Then filter the oil from the mash.
- Easy isn’t it!
Egg oil is very effective in getting rid of pimples overnight and it also prevents scars.
Points to remember
- Always wash your hand or use a sanitizer before using egg oil.
- Gently massage egg oil on your face with your finger tips twice a day until your scars does not fade away.
- After applying egg oil wash your face after an hour.
How can you reduce the redness ?
You know what is the worst part about pimple is ….? It does not come alone! It comes with redness all over your face ( even where there is no need of it ), We know how embarassing it can be that is why we have compiled a list of things you can do to get rid of that “redness”.
Put ice on the affected area to get rid of pimples overnight
Apply ice on your pimple as this will bring down the swelling caused by pimples. Because of ice the blood flows stops to that area. Either apply ice directly to your face or warp it up in a towel and then apply.
Use eye drops
Yes, eye drop but at least that one which reduces the redness of the eye. It can be helpful in reducing the redness of the pimple and stops irritation.
Try some natural antihistamines
What is antihistamines ?
Antihistamine is a kind of drug that inhibits the physiological effects of histamine and is used to treat allergies.
Antihistamines suppress the swelling effect in the skin tissue. Natural herbal antihistamines include the following:
- Basil can be useful and may work as natural antihistamines. Just heat a couple of basil leaves up under steam and apply gently to hives.
Daily life changes which can help you get rid of pimples overnight
Wash your face twice a day
Not try but, you should wash your face twice a day! Yes, you can do it, it’s not so hard. Remember to wash your face in a gentle manner and in circular motion. And after washing your face use a clean towel to wipe your face. DO NOT USE a dirty towel as this is the place where bacteria lives ( literally ) and can cause pimples.
Points to remember
- Scrub your face at least once a week to help exfoliate. Exfoliating means wiping off the dead skin and layers and layers of dead cells. Doing this once a week is healthy as well as great for your skin.
- DO NOT FORGET to use a moisturizer after washing your face it is very important. Like any other body part your face also needs to be healthy and keeping it moisturized is one way to do it.
Try not to touch your face at all
Yes….it is true! Touching your face with your dirty hands can cause pimples. And if pimples are already present than it can cause them to grow. So, stop touching your face.
Work out like you mean it to get rid of pimples overnight
Exercise is a great way to get rid of pimples. We will tell you how? When you exercise you sweat and your body releases stress. And stress is assumed to contribute to the formation of pimples. Although it has not been find out how but it does.
Points to remember
- Find a healthy way to release stress. Opt for a sport, like you can play badminton, football or cricket. Join a sports team, go to gym, go for a walk, just push your body to do certain kinds of exercises which it does not want to do. Simple. All of this will help you get a clearer skin.
- After you have done exercise, shower immediately. When you exercise you sweat which can cause pimples.
Avoid alcohol to get rid of pimples overnight
Alcohol can worsen the effects of pimple. And drinking alcohol each day can create troubles for your skin! Ouch…! Major reason is that alcohol dehydrates your body, leaving your body deprived of essential water. Alcohol contains a lot of sugar, and eating sugar is one of the main cause of getting pimples. If quitting alcohol is not your cup of tea, then, just drink a lot of water along it. This will solve your problem.
Do not pick your pimples !
Do anything…! But do not pick them. As this will leave a mark on your face. If you do not pick them then your pimple will go away on it’s own.
Try steam to get rid of pimples overnight
Steaming is wonderful and very useful for your skin at any time. It becomes more beneficial when you have pimples. Steam open up your pores and allow your skin to breath. This helps in getting rid of all the extra oil present in your skin which causes pimples, dirt and bacteria. Getting them out from your skin is very important as these can also cause inflammation and irritation.
Points to remember
- Take a bucket and fill it with hot water and allow the steam to come in contact with your face for a few minutes.
- Wash your face with lukewarm water after steaming and apply moisturizer also.
There is no need to explain as to why you should use garlic to get rid of pimple. But still let us tell you garlic’s benefit. Garlic is an antiviral, anti – fungal, anti – septic and antioxidant agent that can help you get rid of pimples fast. The sulfur present in garlic also help in getting rid of pimples.
Points to remember
- Cut a fresh clove of garlic in to two pieces.
- Rub the garlic gently on your face for five minutes at least. Wash your face with lukewarm after rubbing garlic.
- Apply garlic on your face twice a week. To see fast results.