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Home Remedies for Pesky Pimples

Updated on May 25, 2011

 Pimples can be embarrassing and lower self confidence. Luckily, there are three easy home remedies that can be applied to the pesky pimples and send them packing. These three home remedies use several surprising ingredients: orange peels, toothpaste, and eggs.

Oranges are great for your health. Now they are great for fighting off pesky pimples. Simply grind excess orange peel in a small amount of water to make a paste. Apply the paste to your face, completely covering all of the pimples. Leave on for at least 30 minutes; however it can be left on overnight if desired. Wash the paste off thoroughly with warm water and pat dry.

For pesky pimples that you need to magically disappear overnight, toothpaste can be your best friend. That’s right, toothpaste! After brushing your teeth before you head to bed, simply apply a dab of toothpaste to your pimples. In the morning, wash off excess toothpaste with warm water.

Eggs whites are known for making cakes taste great, and now they are known for making your skin pimple free. Take any type of egg you have in your refrigerator and put the egg whites in a bowl. Using a Q-tip, apply the egg whites to your problem pimples. Leave the egg whites on overnight and wash with warm water the next morning.


Pimples are unsightly and can be painful. However, with these three easy and effective home remedies, you can be on your way to pimple free skin!


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