5 Emergency Fixes That Get Rid Of Pimples Overnight

by Divyata Raut
LIFESTYLE  |  July 02, 2018
  • Tea tree oil
    1 / 5 Tea tree oil

    Get rid of pimples overnight with tea tree oil, an antibacterial salve that effectively eliminates the nasties in zits. Dilute the oil with water as applying it directly to your pimples could cause a burning sensation. This study found applying a 5% tea tree oil concentration on your pimples is six times more effective at reducing acne compared to not treating it at all.

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  • Green tea
    2 / 5 Green tea

    Green tea is a perfect fix for clear skin as it fights pimple-causing bacteria. Plus, its antioxidant content soothes inflamed pimples, improving the appearance of your skin overnight. Simply cool down some brewed green tea before applying it on your zits with a cotton swab.

    (Also read: Singapore’s 11 Best Products to Finally Get Rid of Adult Acne and Pimples)

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  • Facial steaming
    3 / 5 Facial steaming

    Need to get rid of those clogged pores and blackheads ASAP? Introduce your skin to the healing powers of steam. The steam released from hot water promotes blood circulation that eliminates toxins under your skin. Emerge from the towel with softer and brighter skin. Proceed with caution if you have sensitive skin.

    (Also read: 5 Of The Best Home Remedies For Pesky Zits)

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  • Spot treatment
    4 / 5 Spot treatment

    Acne spot treatments are your pimples’ biggest nightmare. They are usually formulated with active ingredients like benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid that dry the pus out of your zits. So, sleep soundly as the spot treatment dries the life out of that nasty sucker on your chin.

    (Also read: 4 Acne Spot Treatments That Actually Work)

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  • Pop it
    5 / 5 Pop it

    If the whitehead on your skin is brimming with its unpleasant contents, it’s time to banish it for good. However, skip this step if your pimple is still deep beneath your skin, because attempting to pop it might cause scarring. Using slight pressure, compress the whitehead between clean fingers, and it should pop. Here is exactly how you can go about doing it.

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