Pimples or Acne occurs when excessive oil, dirt and bacteria gets locked in the pores leading to inflammed , red swollen lesions filled with pus. Pimples being a common skin problem these days, may be due to hormonal imbalances, stress, ineffective skin hygeine, external heat or because the body is not able to dissipate the food energy properly. Here are a few ways to tackle them.
Wrap an ice cube in a piece of cloth and apply it onto the affected area as much as you can. As we all know ice reduces pain and inflammation , frequent use of it will subside the swelling and discomfort caused by these troublemakers. It will also help get rid of dirt and oil trapped in them.
Wash your face with cold water couple of times a day. If your skin becomes a little dry, apply some moisturizer later.
This is yet another way to get rid of pain caused by them.
Yogurt is rich in probiotics that can destroy bacteria causing pimples. You can do the spot treatment or apply it as a face mask. Keep it on the skin until it drys, then wash it with plain water. Do this as much as you can and your pimple will be gone in a matter of days.
Honey is an natural antibiotic which fights infections and speeds u the healing process. Apply with help of a clean cotton ball and leave it for almost an hour. Rinse with lukewarm water and repeat the procedure a few time a day.
USE TEA TREE OIL
Apply tea tree oil mixed with olive oil onto the zit with the help of a cotton ball. Leave it for a good 30 minutes and then rinse your face. Tea Tree oil kills bacteria causing infection and reducing swelling. However, don’t use it if you a sensitive skin.
Apply smashed papaya onto your skin as it contains the Vitamin A and C which clear up skin and soothes it. It also contains the protein Papain which functions as an exfoliater, moisturizer with the benefits of fighting acne. The enzymes in it fight free radicals and delay aging.
Refrain from poking, pinching or even excessively touching your pimple as it may leave permanent scar and you’ll regret it forever.
Also you might wanna follow these diet changes, if u don’t want them popping every few weeks or maybe days.
You might have to make few changes in your diet.
Avoid high calorie, fatty, deep fried foods. Replace them with foods which soothe your tummy like Carrots, Cucumbers, lettuce, sweet potatoes, etc.
Add whole grains to your diet as they help your metabolism by improving your digestive system and keep your skin hydrated and fresh.
Have home made cold refreshing drinks devoid of excess sugar. Avoid fizzy drinks and Alcohol.
Drink atleast 8 glasses of water, as it keep you hydrated and flushes away impurities.
And last but not least add yogurt to your diet. Loaded with vitamins it nourishes skin from inside as well as outside.
The lactic acid in yogurt is a natural antibiotic which promotes healthy skin and also known to boost collagen production getting rid of wrinkles.