Best Pimple Cream

If you're looking for the best cream to get rid of pimples, you should know that there is no such thing as a “the best pimple cream.” Fact is, all of them have the same common ingredients, and contain either benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid.

I know you’re contemplating it, popping that pimple. But before you do so you should know that if you pop a pimple, you risk spreading an infection and getting more! Also, you can end up having a scab. So, don’t go that route, regardless of how tempting it may be.

Rather than giving you a “top ten” list of pimple cream medications, which would be misleading, all you need to look for is that the aforementioned ingredients are part of the solution.

A face with a pimple.
A face with a pimple.

Benzoyl Peroxide: Comes in 2.5%, 5%, or 10% concentration levels. 2.5% has been shown to be just as effective as the 5% and 10% concentrations. Furthermore, the more highly-concentrated solutions can irritate your skin and may even make things worse. Mayo Clinic provides a list of products with this solution.

Salicylic Acid: Works similarly to its benzoyl peroxide counterpart. Brand names include Neutrogena, Akurza, and Salex, according to Mayo Clinic. Before using any over-the-counter or prescription cream, make sure that you are not allergic to any of the ingredients. Furthermore, children have a higher chance of side effects from this ingredient than adults.

Before you apply any creams, make sure to wash the infected area. This way, you clear you skin of oil, which will allow your pores to absorb the solution and work more effectively. You also might be thinking to yourself, what is the difference between an acne cream and a pimple cream? Well, there is none. An acne cream can be used to treat pimples and a pimple cream can be used to treat acne. They all have the same active ingredients.

Also, if you are going to be browsing user reviews off of sites like Amazon or, know that what works for one person may not work for another. Regardless, because there are so many medications out there, if one doesn’t work, just try another one.

Now go get rid of that annoying pimple!

Comments 122 comments

chris 7 years ago

Nice article, lays out the basics for fighting pimples. Most people would be wise to read this article before they rush out to choose just any facial product.

michelle 7 years ago

The Made from Earth Rosehip & Hibiscus Face Serum is EXCELLENT for controlling my acne breakouts. I've tried many more expensive products, even those recommended by various dermatologists but the products didn't give me consistent acne control.

Then my doctor (not a dermatologist) suggested I try the Made from Earth Rosehip & Hibiscus Face Serum and I've never looked back. It works well under make-up, and with other skin care products and I saw immediate results as my breakouts got less and less and now I just have one or two (if any) mild pimples a month, when I used to get from six to ten bad pimples in a month, many during the same week. Also my pimples come less frequently so my face has more time to heal and blemishes disappear.

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Since I have sensitive skin I only use the Rosehip Face Serum and the Green Tea Toxin Cleanser - best combination and finally cleared up my face!!

karan pratap sharma 7 years ago

face par jhai pimple aur kala pan adhik hai isko hatane ke liye koi cream bataye

thank yo

karan pratap sharma

pooja chaudhary 6 years ago

mere skin par bhut pimpal nikalte hai bahut titment kara chuki hu par thik nahi hota hai aap koi medisin bataiye

Macie  6 years ago

I used Clearasil and it makes my face very dry! I'm not very sure if it has those 2 ingrediants but I wonder if it helps at ALL! Is Clean and Clear good? It's for $5 in all drug stores and I wonder if it's too cheap it does no good. I dont have money for the Proactiv and I know it does good. Help...

rukie 5 years ago

clerasil is trash,twil make ur fae very dry

sam 4 years ago

i have lots of pimple and dark spot plz suggest me i also used lots of medicines what shoudci do plz tell me.......?

reehan buhari 4 years ago

heloow ! i have a lots of pimple and dark spot , what should i used to remove my pimple and dark spot plsssss hellp me :( i always cry every night because of my pimple

sowmya 4 years ago

i have small pimples on my face plz sugg suiatable cream for face

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Manisha 4 years ago

i have small pimples on my face and dark spot ,& my skin is oily so plz..... help me plz plz...........................

ayesha 3 years ago

i have small pimples on my face plz sugg suiatable cream for face

Govind rao 3 years ago

Mere chehre par bahut pimpuls nikalte he koi upaaay bataiye pleass.

ganesh 2 years ago

I have small pimples on my face plz helf me

k santhosharammohan. 2 years ago

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deepak 2 years ago

Mera to face bhut khrab lgta hai; kyoki mere face pr jahi aur kalapn hai. Mujhe to bhar jane me bhi sharm ati hai. Please upay btao.

afsana khan 2 years ago

mere face par pimpal ke nisan rh gy h btao y kese jaaynge

Ravi soni 2 years ago

Me peoples ka ilaz krva krva ke thak gya lekin peoples to sahi bi nai ho rhe hei...

Muje iska ilaz batao plz.mery umra 21 yaers hei...

ajeet 2 years ago

me muhaso se nijat chahta hu

Apurva Sonwane 2 years ago

Mere chehre pe pimple bahut hai bahu crem lagakar dekha to bhi fark nahi pada aap muze achhi crem bataiyr plz or mera facs oili hai me 19 sal ki hu plz plz bataiye

anjali gupta 2 years ago

Mere face pe bhut pimpal nikalte h aap hi kuch upay bataiye

vandna 2 years ago

Mere face p chhoto chhoto pimple hore hai. Bhot jyada. Mje koi cream btaiye

priyanka 2 years ago

Mere fast pr pimples k nishan h use khatm krne ka upaye btaye

farah khan 2 years ago

Mere face per choti barik pimpals hai pls koi hojaye btaye

Rohit verma 2 years ago

Mujhe bahut muhase h mujhe kuch uapy batao

ashmit gorasava 2 years ago

mere face par bhut blackhet hair so please bataiye

Nick 2 years ago

Mera face pe pimple hai aur skin par bhot oil hai

Plz suggest best cream

surya prakash 2 years ago

Mere face pe pimple hai aur kale daag

jamsida 2 years ago

Mere face me pimpal bohat hai aur oily skin hai

abdul 2 years ago

Pimples nikalte hain

afsar 23 months ago

my pimpel kese jayege

salman.tyagi 23 months ago

pimples se bahut pareshan hu koi bataye ga ye kase jayenge piz

sirmere fec par pimples bahu jyada our daag bhi bahut hai koi achha cream bataiye na 22 months ago



khushi 22 months ago

Meree sceen me pimpils hone ke karn halki kali si hai plz mujhe solution de. In hindi mai 18 years ki hu


umesh maurya 21 months ago

Mere chare par bahut muhase hai pls koi upay bataye

amit 21 months ago

Muhase ko khatm karne me lite koi medisan batao

shahzade 19 months ago

Mere face par bahut jyada pimples hai. Koi upaye bataye

mere face pe alergi h koi cream bhi suit nhi karti aur saboon bhi nhi use kr pata aur face hamesha garam rhata h koi aisi cream batao jiska koi sideeffect na ho plz help me... 19 months ago

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deepak kumar 19 months ago

mere face per bhuat hi pimples ho rhe hai koi acha sa cream btaiye please

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rashmi singh 19 months ago

Mere face pr dane aur black sport pad jate hai plz mujhe koi acchi si crem batye thank you 18 months ago

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Annu Insha 18 months ago

Mere face pr pimple hai jo ki jaane ka. Naam hi nhi le rhe hai Maine bhut ilaz kraya lekin nhi gye please mujhe koi upchar btaiye,,

seema 17 months ago

Sir mere skin pr bhut dag hai iska upay btaiy

ramakant 17 months ago

Sir mere gal par bahut funsi so ho gai hai iska koi upay ho to aap btaiy.

shoaib 17 months ago

plese sir pemple kw barw cream btay

prince 17 months ago

sab koi puch raha hai per koi bata nhi raha hai

vikash kumar 17 months ago

Mare face par pimpal k Nissan bahut hain Koye idea hain Iss pimpal ka

shahid 17 months ago

Mere chehare par Bahot jyada dumsa nikala huwa hai please koi medicine batayiye please help me

sohani 17 months ago

Mere fess me pippel bohut he bohut creme lagaya par khuc nehi huya bohut sari dag hogeie he hamari sadi he plz koie creme ka nam batao plz plz

Anoop kumar 17 months ago


Mere faec pe bahut pimpal hote hau

Air dag bhi ho mate hai sir please koi dava batiye

suraj kumar 16 months ago

Mere face pe pimpal dag dhabe ho rahe he koi cerim bataye plz

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irfan khan 16 months ago

Mere chehrey per muhasey lagbhag ik saal se hain aur jaaney ka naam nahi letey chehra kharaab ho raha hai koi accha effect batao

seema 16 months ago

Mere chere p dag h help me

Nihar 16 months ago

mere face pe bahat pimple he mene bahat creem use kia fir bhi nehni jata he

Nihar 16 months ago

mere face pe bahat pimples he help plz

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mere face pe kafi time se pimple nahi ja rhe hai maine bohot tatment kraya lekin koi fayda nahi hua aap koi upay btaiye

Gaurav kumar 16 months ago

Mera face par muhason se gadde ho geye hain koi best treatment batao please

Shourabh 16 months ago

Mere face me bhi bhut pipal hai plz

sba 16 months ago

mere face pe bhot pimpal he to plzz koi upay btao

Nilesh 16 months ago

mere chere ke pimpal aur sabse kharab gadde pad gaye hai iska koi upay batao plz

akhilesh kumar soni 15 months ago

mere face par bahut sare pimple hai.pimple hatane ke liye mane titment kray bahut sare crem lagay phir bhi nahi hata uske liye mane kya kya nahi kiya please koi upaye batay.please,sir

gaurav jangid 15 months ago

Mere chare PR kaafi saare pimples h aur m in se bahut paresaan hu plz help me

ajad khan 15 months ago

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arsalan 15 months ago

meri skin pimple thy WO ab khatam ho gye ha lakin daghe rahe gye ha to ESS k liye kuch bata dejye plz

shyam ji 14 months ago

mare face main pimple hai usko dabane se dard hota hai kuch upaye bataiye jis se pimple khatm ho sake plz help me :whats app no.9174897045

no name 13 months ago

Myth marna chhod digiye pimple thin ho jayega

ashish jhala 13 months ago

Mere chahre pe dag hai or andar blood ke thkke ho gye hai I am very said my watsap no 8962472035

kajal mourya 12 months ago

Mere face par bhut pimpal hai bhut kuch use kiya but shi nhi ho rha hai plz my no 7607757929

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mere chera pe bhi bhut pimpals h or mene bhi bhut kosis ki magar khuch nhi hua ap ki ab aap batao kya karo wattsapp no 8982231857

sahil sheikh 12 months ago

My fernd Mere chhere pe bhut pimpals Hai maine bohotsi dvaiya lgai lekin kuchh fayda nhi huwa aap kisi ko kuchh ptta ho to plz plz btta dijiye my watsap no 9623167369

Chotu kumar 12 months ago

mere ko bahut pimpels paresan kiya hai please help me

Dilkash Rizwi 11 months ago

Mere chehre par pimple aur gadde ho gaye hai bahut se cream yus kiya par thik nahi ho raha hai koi achhi dawa bataiye plz

Mukesh Vishwakarma 11 months ago

Mere face par bahut pimpals hai mera pimpals sahi karne ka koi upay

priyanshi mishra 11 months ago

M face m bahut pimple please koi cream bataye

shubham swami lalsot jamat /naga force 10 months ago

sir mere bhi pimpals hone lage hai or 1 ke baad 1 ho jate hai


Mere face me bahu pimple ka black black daag hai kese hataye koi upaye......

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Rakesh aaryia 9 months ago

Mere face pe pimple and daag bhut hai koi upaye batao

Aamir 9 months ago

mere face per pimples k gadday per gayein hain :( ye theek karne k liye koi tariqa batayye plz ?

alim 9 months ago

Mere chahre pe kil pimple bahut hai sab tray kar liya fark kuch bhi nahi ho raha pls koi achhi krim batay

chandrma 9 months ago

Sir mere chehre pr kale dag aor chhote dane sir koi dava ya crim bataye

pinky 9 months ago

Sir me 27 yrs ki hu mere chehre me chhote2 pimples h Jo pure chehre pe h plz koi achha sa cream bataye jisse mere sare pimples thik ho jaye.......bahut paresan hu kahi aane Jane ka v ma'am nhi krta h en pimples k wajah se

noman 8 months ago

Sir me bohot pareshsn hu isliye k mere chehre pe pimpals bhi or kale dag bhi h to aap koi crime ya teb batao hame mera what's app number 09898349339 h zara jaldi msg karna sir me aap ka shukr guzar rahuga

monu 8 months ago

Mere fairs pure kale dag hai use hatne ka upyog batao

ASHIK KHAN 8 months ago

Mare face par bhut sara pimpuls hai aap isksa upya bayaye

anup kumar 8 months ago

Mere chere par red colour ki funci ho gai h ple....muje acchi se cream batiye

br yadav 8 months ago

Upay batane wale mar gaye kya?

sadab 5 months ago

mere chere par pimpuls h mujh acchi crem batiye

karan dewangan 5 months ago

Mere chahre par pimples hai maine bahut se cream try kiy phirbhi mere chahre se pimples nahi gaya please koi upay bhejiye. Thank you

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