Tomatoes and lemons, as well as witch hazel, are excellent in fight against acne and pimples.
Either a lemon or a tomato should be cut into four and rubbed onto the face. The pimples get smaller, or vanish overnight.
To make a mask, add honey into grated apples. Apply the mix for 15-20 minutes and wash it off with warm water first and than again, but with cold water. This is a great solution for problems with pimples.
A spot of toothpaste applied on a zit can dry it out. This may be tested first, in order to avoid irritation. The same effect can be achieved with Calamine lotion.
Add some ground nutmeg into milk and rub it in at the critical area of the skin. Pimples can miraculously disappear without a trace, or a mark.
Before trying to pop a pimple, the hands and the face need to be washed.
BHA (Beta hydroxy acid) is a strong defoliant, which helps in clearing blemishes and unclogging pores. It can be found in Aspirin. Aspirin scrub or masks should be used once a week.
Mix equal amounts of lemon juice and rose water. Apply this, and keep it on the face for one hour. Rinse with fresh water. A fifteen-day therapy should cure pimples and acne, as well as reduce scars and blemishes.
Pomegranate skin which has been roasted and powdered should be mixed with lime juice. This paste can be applied on pimples, boils, acne, whiteheads and blackheads.
Mix one tea spoon of cinnamon powder, with 3 tablespoons of honey into a paste. Apply this paste on the pimples in the evening and rinse it in the morning. This should be repeated for two weeks.
For acne, apply a mixture of egg white and corn flower on the face and let it dry. Massage the face with warm water to wash it off.
Apply fenugreek leaves paste on the acne pimples, and leave it on the face overnight.
Honey also has excellent effects for the skin, because it kills bacteria.
Crushed marigold petals with castor oil, or holy basil and sandalwood paste should help to get rid of pimples and zits. Fruit juices that can also be applied on pimples are papaya and lemon juice. Crushed garlic clovers should be applied on the skin, avoiding the eye area, because the antibiotic properties of garlic have a strong effect on pimples.
Be sure to frequently change pillowcases, towels and clothes, and also keep make-up brushes and applicators clean. The effected area of the skin needs to be thoroughly cleaned.
Foods rich in essential fatty acids help against pimples, acne and blackheads. Exercises like yoga improves the skin, as well as the health of the entire body. Zinc and vitamin A are help develop healthy skin, and this is why they are popular supplements. In case of acne or pimples, make up should be avoided as much as possible.