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Remedies to Get Rid of Pimples

Updated on March 13, 2014


Pimples are small spots, pustules or zits inflamed and containing pus. They are also known as acne. Pimple is a normal skin condition. Pimples mostly occur in growing up children or teenagers. Pimples mostly occur on face which is most susceptible body part. Pimples are caused by bacterial infection of sebaceous glands which are generally called as oil glands.

On being infected with bacteria these glands gets filled up with pus and become swollen. Face, shoulders chest and back are the most vulnerable body parts that gets pimples.

There are many causes of pimples like imbalanced diet, hormonal imbalance, lack of proper hygiene and oily or unhealthy makeup.


Pimples can be controlled or removed with the help of medicines, natural remedies and by proper hygiene.


A large number of home remedies can be used in treating acne or pimples. There are many types of skin and therefore a home remedy may or may not be perfect for your skin type. So while choosing home remedy you should not mix these remedies, you can use one at a time and thus you can find a more suitable remedy for your skin type.


There are many home remedies which can be used to treat pimples or acne.

Lemon Juice:

Lemon can work wonders in getting rid of pimples. It can help in quickly healing pimples and scars caused by pimples making the skin smooth and glowing. Lemon contains vitamin C and is very beneficial for skin.

Before going to bed, wash your face properly and then apply it on the affected areas with the help of cotton. After getting up in the morning you can wash your face properly. If you don’t find it convenient to use lemon juice, you can dilute it with water and then use it.

Ice :

Wash your face properly and dry it with a towel, then you can rub an ice cube on your face till your face get numb. Ice improves blood circulation and soothes your skin. It helps in removing oil and dirt off your body. If you find it comfortable you can wrap ice in a clothe and then keep it on your face or any other part of your body for around 10 to 15 minutes. Ice helps in removing the scars too. You can repeat this process as per your convenience.

Aloe Vera:

Aloe Vera is an effective and wonderful ingredient of several natural skin care products and since ancient times used for health and beauty purposes. Aloe Vera has magical properties while treating skin conditions and for glowing and healthy skin.

You can use Aloe Vera gel on your face. Aloe Vera gel has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties which help in removing bacteria and thus removes skin inflammation.

After washing your face with warm water towel it dry and then with the help of cotton, dab aloe Vera gel on your face or affected body part. Let if dry and then after some time, you can wash it off.

You can repeat this process one or two times daily as per your convenience.

Tea Tree Oil:

Tea tree oil has strong anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties and therefore it's used in treating many body problems like bad breath, bad body odor and acne conditions. It kills germs and bacteria that cause acne or pimples.

How to use Tea tree Oil in treating Acne Conditions:

Before using Tea tree oil on affected areas dilute it with water as per your skin sensitivity because it's strong and should not be used directly on body without diluting, if you find it comfortable you can increase the amount of Tea Tree oil in the mixture. You can use Tea Tree oil mixed with Aloe Vera gel for more beneficial effect.

Wash your face with warm water and a mild soap or cleanser. Towel it dry and then apply this mixture on your face or affected body with the help of cotton.

You can do this process before going to sleep and keep it on overnight. You can wash it off in the morning with warm water and a mild cleanser or soap. Doing this process two or three times in a week. This remedy is very strong and powerful in treating acne conditions. Any types of scars and blemishes can also be removed gradually through this process.


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