Fastest Possible Acne Treatments - One Hour Breakout Clearing Guide
Fast zit removal treatments
Exfoliate. Exfoliating helps to increase cell turnover by removing dead skin cells, exfoliating also helps to remove oil and decrease the size of your pores, which only helps to decrease the chances of pores getting clogged. Deep cleansing is the most important step in the quick zit removal process. You will need to remove the excess dirt and oil in order to start the process. Baking soda is one of the best exfoliating remedies to use because it unclogs even the smallest pores and removing oil.
Alcohol. It is harsh on the skin, but if you have a single zit in the middle of your face that you are trying to reduce in less than an hour, there's not many treatments you can use that will dry out the blemish quite as fast as alcohol. I like using the hand sanitizer on spot treatments for acne because it has Aloe, which helps soothe your skin after the alcohol dries the area. You will need to use a small dab of moisturizer after about ten minutes of repeatedly dabbing alcohol on the affected area about once every thirty seconds.
Salicylic Acid. This acne treatment has been known to reduce the size of blemishes and remove the bacteria quickly. There aren't as many acne treatments that are as effective as salicylic acid, but in order to notice a huge difference in an hour, I will dab a little salicylic acid on the zit and leave on until it dries (normally after a minute.) Then you will need to continue to dab the salicylic acid on your zit every minute for about ten minutes, you will then rinse with hot water followed by cold water. You may need to add a small layer of moisturizer if your skin feels dry.
Benzoyl Peroxide. This acne treatment has been around for years and works effectively at removing zits quickly. When used right, benzoyl peroxide helps to reduce the size of any blemish within thirty minutes. You will need only a thin layer covering the zit and you will need to let it stand on skin for about thirty minutes before rinsing completely and using a oil free moisturizer.
Toothpaste. I have found that when I am about to go to a big meeting or important event and have a huge zit I want to get rid of, this is one of the fastest methods I have found in blemish control and quick methods that work. I simply leave a small layer of traditional toothpaste (with baking soda) to the area I am trying to clear and let it stand on skin for about thirty minutes.
Papaya fruit. Anti-oxidants like vitamin A are found in this remarkable skin healing fruit and many people use it topically by placing a small amount of the papaya juice on breakouts. I recommend eating this fruit regularly and applying topically at least once a day, which is best when used after the harsh treatments for quick acne removal and spot treatments for zits. The anti-inflammatory properties also help to reduce inflammation, and it also helps boost cell turnover.
Avocados. When applied topically, avocados can be a miracle acne treatment because they have anti-oxidants and a ton of vitamin E, which helps to heal the skin and boost skin cell turnover while healing acne. Apply a teaspoon of avocado juice with a cotton ball to the affected area and leave on the skin for about thirty minutes.
Mix and match. Sometimes it's best to experiment with different products and remedies to see which works best for your skin. It's good to mix toothpaste with honey and cucumbers with lemon juice for example, which will only make the remedies more powerful. Everyone's skin is different and it's up to you to find out what works best for your skin type.
Cucumbers. I normally put a single (or small piece) of a cucumber on a zit and let it stand on skin for about thirty minutes after I have used Benzoyl Peroxide, toothpaste, salicylic acid, or any of the other "harsher" acne treatments to soothe and protect the skin. Cucumbers also have vitamin E, which helps heal the skin after being damaged.
Rose water. Rose pedals benefit the skin tremendously when used topically. The anti-inflammatory properties of roses are great to use after the harsher treatments. To use the rose water remedy, you will need about 6 to 8 red rose pedals to soak in a cup of water until the mixture turns red. You will then apply this mixture with a cotton ball on the affected area and leave on the skin for about ten to fifteen minutes before rinsing completely.
Vitamin E capsules. Vitamin E is most effective when used topically in capsule form. You simply buy the capsules filled with liquid and break open the capsules filled with the vitamin E. You then apply it with a cotton ball to the effected area. You will let it stand on skin for about 30 minutes for best results. Only use this treatment after the "drying treatments," like salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide. It's not going to help your skin at the very moment you use it, but if you leave it on for the entire thirty minutes, you will notice results right away.
Tea tree oil. Used as an effective acne treatment, it also helps to reduce inflammation after using some of the harsher skin clearing remedies. This is essential because when you use salicylic acid or even toothpaste, your skin will become very dry, and even though this is a good thing, a treatment for moisturizing may be needed, even with the use of tea tree oil.
Honey. One of the best remedies you can use for acne is honey because of it's anti-oxidants and skin healing properties. You need to use honey as a follow up remedy after you exfoliate or dry the skin with harsh cleansers, especially if you experience drying of the skin and need a remedy that will not only soothe the irritated skin but will also moisturize and cleanse the skin of it's bacteria and toxins.
Don't pop zits. A single zit can be extremely frustrating and we tend to obsess over it and always find it hard not to pop or squeeze the zit. Not only will popping your zits cause inflammation, but it will only increase the bacteria underneath your skin, making your acne worse.
Lemon juice. Put a small amount of lemon juice on the zit and let it sit for about 30 minutes before rinsing with hot water first, then cold water. Lemon juice is known for it's skin healing properties and it can help to boost cell turnover.
Don't over-dry. Sebum is an oil produced by the skin when it becomes dry, which causes pores to become clogged and zits to pop up. The skin produces sebum to compensate for the lack of moisture. When it comes to spot treatments or one hour zit fixes, the more skin products you apply, the more oil your skin will produce as a result of your skin being dry. This will only cause more acne, which is why it's so important to use a moisturizer after applying any of the skin drying or harsh skin clearing remedies.
Drink plenty of water. This is both a long-term solution to acne and a short-term solution to acne because it helps to boost skin cell turnover. Your not going to drink a glass of water and notice all of your blemishes go away, but it definitely will help in the long-run and if you have a giant zit in the middle of your face, it's only going to help your body extract all the bacteria and impurities by flushing the kidneys and removing toxins from the body.