How to Get Rid of Pimple Redness Overnight. We’ve all been there; we have a big date or some other important event to attend and within the hours preceding it we get a pimple that not only looks bad but also hurts.
What’s worse is that after looking into my medicine cabinet I find out I don’t have anything special designed for pimples and one of the products is actually harsh for my skin specially in combination with another ingredient.
Don’t be tempted to squeeze or pop your pimple, it’s not only against beauty etiquette it also spreads bacteria instead of removing.
It and since many topically applied treatments can be harsh on your skin, better use something gentle from the get-go.
Applying Natural Products
Apply raw honey to the pimple
Honey has properties that are effective in preventing and treating wounds, inflammations and infections.
The antiseptic and antifungal abilities of honey make it a good natural topical treatment for minimizing bacteria levels on your skin.
Honey can be found easily in the local supermarket or health food store. Be sure to look out for all-natural (organic) unprocessed honey because synthetic ingredients.
Note – because turmeric will stain the skin orange it’s best to do a test application on your wrist or your behind your ear before applying it on your face. In addition, turmeric should not be used during pregnancy.
Use ice to reduce the swelling and redness
For very puffy pimples that have become quite red as well, try using some cold compress. Wrap a clean washcloth around an ice cube.
Apply it to the irritated area and keep alternating with warm compresses until the swelling subsides.
There’s no need to apply ice continuously! This is only if you feel the swollen part of your skin is too hot to touch.
Cucumbers are great natural go-to snacks for picky eaters because they’re tasty, edible and easy to carry around. If they weren’t all of those things, why would they be so addicting a vegetable?
What we love most is that they’re totally versatile which means you can use them to cure the hiccups and make your own body scrub! They can do the same thing for your skin too.
Cucumber slices placed directly onto the face help soothe irritated skin and reduce swelling and redness caused by acne or cystic fibrosis.
Plus, cucumber contains astringent properties that firm up skin cells and reduce oiliness. Regular treatments with cucumber really show visible results if you stick with it!
Apply witch hazel or apple cider vinegar
Both witch hazel and apple cider vinegar have skin help properties, which can reduce the swelling and redness. You’ll find both of these products at your local health food store or in the natural beauty aisle; you should be able to find them there.
Both are applied topically with a Q-tip to the pimple and allowed to dry before being rubbed off gently with a tissue (a dirty one will ruin the effect).
These astringents can be applied as needed throughout the day or overnight for an effective remedy against inflammation and acne outbreaks.
Use lemon juice on the pimple
Lemon Juice is an effective anti-bacterial solution against pimples. It kills bacteria and relieves inflammation by dissolving the pimple and pushing it out of the skin’s opening.
To use the juice, dip a q-tip in iced water then press it down onto your pimple. This will relieve pain from the acidity of lemon juice which can be quite intense in people with sensitive skin.
For best results, apply this home remedy three to four times a day with a fresh tip each time! Remember to only do this before bedtime for protection from UV radiation!
Try applying aloe vera.
Aloe is an herb that has been traditionally used to treat and heal ailments such as sunburn and various skin conditions. It also has astringent properties, which means it will tighten the skin as it dries.
You can get aloe gel by breaking off a stem or leaf from any number of varieties of aloe and squeezing out the gel. You can find a number of products containing aloe at most supermarkets or health food stores.
Aloe vera gel contains special enzymes that will help heal a pimple by fighting bacteria, reducing inflammation, and speeding the healing process.
But you need to find the right kind for your specific skin type if not it can actually result in more acne! Studies show that aloe vera gel.
Containing less than 1% of acemannan effectively helps mitigate acne symptoms like redness, peeling and scaling.
Apply eye drop solution to the pimple
Eye drops for red eyes are known for containing tetrahydrozoline, a drug that is used to reduce the amount of blood flow to your eye and nasal area.
The ingredients in eye drops like these can help reduce the redness from pimples instantly, but keep in mind that it’s only going to be temporary so this method may be best when you have somewhere important you need to be.
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