5 Natural DIY Tips To Get Rid Of Pimples Fast
Pimple is a type of a acne that is commonly caused due to blocked skin pores, which may happen be due excess oil production from skin (Sebum), dead skin cells, bacteria, getting trapped into the pores of the skin
Acne is a common skin problem that is estimated to affect 85% of the people at some point of their lives.
WHAT CAUSES ACNE?
Few triggers/ factors are reported to cause acne:
- Puberty - Most common factor
- Improper skin hygiene
- Humidity & Excessive sweating
- Dandruff can cause pimples on forehead
- Inadequate water intake
- Genetic susceptibility
- Improper Diet
- Excess stress
- Hormonal changes
TYPES OF ACNE
Acne can be graded on the basis of it's severity:
|Grades Of Acne||Symptoms||Pimple Marks|
|Mild||Few white & black heads, mildly irritated small pimples||No|
|Moderate||More white & black heads, multiple pimples, pustules||Maybe|
|Severe||A large no. of white & black heads, more pustules with painful nodules on their skin||Yes|
WHAT CAUSES PIMPLE MARKS OR DARK SPOTS?
In our body, Melanin is responsible for the coloring in our skin. When our skin tissue gets injured, as in case of Acne or pimples, an excess amount of Melanin get accumulated in one area.
This accumulation or increased production of Melanin in one area leaves it's mark on the skin and results as a Dark Spot or Hyperpigmentation.
The trauma to the skin is also caused by excessive sun exposure or popping pimples.
SHOULD I POP MY PIMPLES?
Acne or Pimples can be irritating and we may think that popping pimples out can work as the quick way to get rid of them.
Well, It's tempting but popping or squeezing a pimple will not necessarily help and can push Bacteria & Pus deeper into the skin, which may result in more Swelling and Redness.
Squeezing the pimples in fact may lead to scabs and might leave you with Permanent Scars & Dark Spots.
So, as popping isn't the way to go, Patience is the key. Your pimple will disappear with time, and by letting it heal on it's own, you're less likely to be left with any reminders that it was there.
HOW TO REMOVE PIMPLES NATURALLY
There are few DIY home remedies that you can do remove pimples naturally and permanently. These remedies can reduce the appearance & size of the bump on your face in hours or with repeated usage over days.
Wrap an ice cube in a fine cloth and place it on pimples. Hold for not more than 20 seconds. Ice it, remove it for the same length of time and ice it again. Ice will ease the pain of the swelling and help contract the pimple.
Honey has antibacterial properties that can reduce inflammation and encourage healing of pimples fast. Apply a drop or two on the affected area through the night and wash it off the next morning.
- Green Tea Bag
Brew a bag of green tea for few minutes and then let it cool. Once cold to touch, place on top of pimples. As an overnight remedy, dot brewed green tea over the pimple before sleeping. Its anti-inflammatory properties can reduce swelling and redness.
- Lemon Juice
Apply some amount of Lemon juice carefully to your pimples with a cotton swab. Leave for a few seconds and rinse your face with lukewarm water. Repeat a few times a day as needed on a short-term basis until your blemishes disappear.
- Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera soothes and promotes repair. A dab of fresh aloe vera gel can help settle a pimple when left overnight.
CAN PIMPLES BE REMOVED OVERNIGHT OR IN ONE DAY?
As Acne or Pimples injures the skin and our skin takes some time to heal hence, it is uncommon to get rid of pimples or acne completely in such a short time,
But YES!! - By following natural remedies and cure, it's appearance, swelling & redness can be decreased to an extent so that it's less visible, but curing or removing it completely is extremely difficult.
WILL THE DARK SPOTS GO?
Dark spots caused by pimples or due to acne don’t indicate any long-term damage to your skin cells, pores, or follicles.
They can take sometime, but dark spots tend to become lighter over time, and eventually go away completely. It can take anywhere from 3 months to 2 years for them to vanish from view.
But you don't have to wait for that long for your dark spots to fade. There are plenty of home remedies, treatments you can try to get rid of them more quickly.
Pimples are a common problem that can be frustrating, painful to treat.
The DIY home remedies mentioned in this article are supported by some limited studies as the most effective, natural ways to reduce pimples.
Nevertheless, applying various remedies like ice, green tea, and aloe vera to the skin seems to be the quickest way to get rid of pimples. The remedies in this article might not work for everyone but could be worth a try.
For best results, it is advisable to consult a professional dermatologist before adopting any remedy.
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