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How to Get Rid of Pimples Overnight?

Updated on July 30, 2012

It is some big day tomorrow and all you want is to look young and pretty. But, you have these ugly looking pimples on your face that would only make you look less pretty than you actually are. You just keep wondering, how to get rid of pimples overnight?

At first, we need to know what is the reason of these pimples; so we can mitigate the chances by taking care of those factors. Scientifically, these ugly looking zits are caused by sebaceous gland in our skin which produces excessive oils resulting in blockage of pores leading to the appearance of acne, pimples, and zits or as we medically call them inflammatory papule. Other reasons may include age, diet, environment and digestive issues.

You can diminish the chances of pimples by taking care of the above factors, but that is more of a long term process. However, for now, let’s learn how to get rid of pimples overnight.

Tips on Getting Rid of Pimples:

Wash And Clean:

Well, for starters, give these pimples a little wash so that the bacteria spreading towards the rest of the skin limits to where it is. After that, clean your skin with some raw milk and some cotton.

Let them chill:

After you’re done with washing and cleaning your face, let your pimpled skin chill for some time by ice packing it. Rub this gently on your face for about 5-10 minutes. Ice packing your skin will help get the unwanted dirt, oil and bacteria out of your skin so that your skin gets free of the present pimples and will also protect your skin from any further zits. In order to getting rid of pimples overnight and fast, this step holds vital importance.

Mask them up:

You can get rid of pimples fast by using different types of effective masks.

Masking is considered as one of the most immediate remedies for getting rid of pimples overnight and getting a fresher skin. You can use a variety of masks to get rid of pimples, but the ones that work the best are gram flour, milk, lemon mask and cucumber-mint.

1. Gram Flour Mask:

Mix a teaspoon of gram flour with some milk and a few drops of lemon juice. Apply the paste in circular motions gently rubbing it a little and let it dry. Wash with ice cold water.

2. Cucumber-Mint Mask:

Mash a little cucumber and some mint leaves to a paste like form. Apply that on your skin and after fifteen minutes, wash your face with ice chilled water.

Neem and Getting Rid of Pimples:

What we all know is acne or pimples are caused by bacteria. Therefore, it is obvious to have really effective anti-bacterial stuff to fight against these bacteria. Neem is the best free anti-bacterial available for your skin. All you need to do is:

1. Look out for some neem trees and get some neem leaves

2. Wash them clean

3. Boil them in some water along with some mint leaves.

4. Once the water changes it color to green, let it cool down.

5. As it gets to a normal temperature, fill this water in a spray bottle.

6. Spray this refreshing anti bacterial water on your face and let it work wonders for you.


No matter what age group we belong to we all want to know how to get rid of pimples overnight? Well, here is the answer to your question, supported with various for getting rid of pimples. These pimples look tempting but avoid playing with them or touching them unless you want them to leave their marks on your face. Apply some of the above tricks and look more beautiful than what you already are!


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      sasa 3 years ago

      Great tips .I always struggle from pimple and from this blog its really help me to get rid of Pimple on the first place .You have some very interesting information Thank you for sharing such a good Blog.

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      mengs 3 years ago

      I have struggled with pimples on my face for years now, I will try these treatments and see if they work! in combination of the information i found at How To Get Rid Of A Pimple On Your Nose

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      heatherlund 3 years ago from Tacoma, WA

      I have struggled with acne for years now, I will try these treatments and see if they work!

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      Nannu 4 years ago

      I have tried almost everything for acne

      But its not working permanently

      I am just tired noe :'(

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      zuha khan 4 years ago

      I have lots of pimples on my forehead 4m 2years nnn am getting married in the month of January so plsssssssssss give miiii some solution 2 get rid 4m dis pimples permanently its my humble request

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      Nithya Venkat 5 years ago from Dubai

      Useful information, thanks for sharing.

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      shruti sheshadri 5 years ago from Bangalore, India

      Great tips, really useful, I never had any idea about these face masks, Ans yes neem is very effective but i never knew that it could be used as a spray!

      Will put it into effect immediately! Thank you, take care :)

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      LaThing 5 years ago from From a World Within, USA

      I never had any problems with pimples, but I know someone who can really use these tips! Thanks for the info. Will pass it on..... Voting up!

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      Sueswan 5 years ago

      Hi Hunbbel,

      I wish I had your tips when I was a teenager with acne.

      Voted up and awesome.

      Take care :)

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      Syed Hunbbel Meer 5 years ago from Karachi, Pakistan.

      @Sunshine625: I could have been killed for that. Ha!

      Thank you for stopping by :)

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      Syed Hunbbel Meer 5 years ago from Karachi, Pakistan.

      @TToombso8: Thank you for your kind words :)

      @B.Malin: Yeah, I guess you are right, because I have the same scenario as yours.

      @Mhatter99: I didn't know about its effectiveness - if there was any. Lol. Thanks for contributing a first-hand experience :)

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      I'm glad to see you didn't suggest to pop them...that's never a good thing. You offered some great ideas! Be-gone zits! :)

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      Martin Kloess 5 years ago from San Francisco

      in the 60's, when I had the problem, I cleaned my face with rubbing alcohol and cotton.

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      b. Malin 5 years ago

      Hi Hunbbel, A Wise and Timely Hub. I still get a Breakout every now and then, and I'm well past my Teen Years! I also think it comes from Nerves...I've got a lot I'm doing now, and it seems no time to get it all done...Alas a Pimple or two...just enough to be Aggravating! Thanks for sharing this Useful Hub!

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      Terrye Toombs 5 years ago from Somewhere between Heaven and Hell without a road map.

      You have some very interesting information on how to get rid of pimples, hunbbel. Every acne-prone kid in the world would love this. :)