5 Home Remedies for Acne and Pimples

home remedies for Acne

This one is not just for the adolescent. In fact, if only the adolescent did the right things for their body, mind and soul, then the world indeed would be a happier place.

Pimples, in the same vein, could prove to be an absolute nightmare for absolutely anyone. Who cares about a first date, when it could be your first day at a new job, or worse still, an appraisal meeting with your boss. You surely do not want to be walking in with a pimple. Read on about our home remedies for acne and pimples.

Tips for Immediate Pimple Cure

1Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree is loaded with natural anti-inflammatory properties. Only as much as a 5% of tea tree oil solution could be just as effective as a 5% solution of benoyl peroxide, which is a harsh chemical for your skin.

What you only need is a wad of sanitized cotton and the pimples may be treated,as quickly as overnight.

2Green Tea

Green Tea is known to be rich in antioxidants and antimicrobial compounds, which help in fighting off skin inflammations like acne and pimples. A cooled brew, used as a face wash may help in getting rid of oil and dust film from the face, and also cure inflamed sections.


Honey is known to possess miraculous antibiotic properties, which are effective even against acne and pimples. A mask pack may be made by mixing half a cup of honey with twice as much oatmeal, and used on the face to treat superficial eruptions, Besides, honey may also be used individually, and rinsed off after some time to get an oil free and fresh look instantly.


Mint helps in cleansing the pores of our skin which may have been clogged up by oil deposition. Mint may be blended into a paste along with oatmeal and plain yogurt. This concoction when applied to face, brings about deep cleansing of the tissue cells.

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This is a small genus of North American, coarse, perennial herb that has found mention in folk lore for hastening the healing process of wounds, and act as a preventive against cold and flu.

The anti-bacterial and anti-eruptive properties which Echinacea contains, may as well be used in the treatment of acne and pimples. Using Echinacea as a face wash on a regular basis, may prove to be highly beneficial for your skin, in getting rid of blemishes as well, to go along with the inflammations.

By Abhro