Saturday, August 31, 2013

Getting Rid of Pimples Overnight

Pimple outbreak is a frustrating experience for all of us. One fine morning, you stand in front of the mirror to discover one or more number of big pimples on your face. It makes your face look quite strange if not ugly. From your past experience, you assume that it will take at least a week if not more to disappear. You feel so helpless. Next time when it happens, do not get disappointed. There are some simple ways of getting rid of pimples overnight.

How are Pimples Formed

Pimples are formed on the skin surface due to an infection caused by certain bacteria. The tiny sebaceous glands inside the hair follicles produce an oil like substance known as sebum. This sebum production may increase due to various reasons including hormonal imbalance. In this condition, if any of the facial skin pores get clogged up with sebum, dead skin cells, dirt and bacteria, then it leads to a skin infection. As a result, inflammation occur in the surrounding tissues and a pus fills up the blocked spore. In this way, a big, red pimple is formed on your clear face.

How to Get Rid of Pimples Overnight

For getting rid of pimples fast, you do not have to use any expensive materials. All those substances that are easily available in your homes can be used for this purpose. Here are a few home remedies for pimples that work really fast:

Lemon Juice
Rub fresh lemon juice on your pimples with a gentle hand. The bleaching properties of lemon juice lighten the skin and thus reduce its appearance. Moreover, it removes the topmost layer of the skin surface where bacteria grows and does the good job of acne control. Thus the healthy underlying skin is revealed. If you hesitate to use concentrated lemon juice on the pimple as you fear it may cause skin irritation, then you can dilute it with rose water.

Application of Ice
This is an easy way to get rid of pimples overnight. You have to pack up some crushed ice in an aluminum foil in order to prevent them from getting melted quickly. Then put it inside a plastic bag and wrap up the pack with a thin towel. Now apply it over the pimples for 10 to 15 minutes. This will shrink the pores forcing the oil and dirt out of it. When the two main culprits are out, you can expect the pimple to clear up in no time.

You can get rid of pimples overnight using toothpaste. Many people have find it highly beneficial for this purpose. Take some toothpaste on the tip of your finger and apply it on the pimple in such a way that the entire pimple is covered up with the toothpaste properly. Leave it on the pimple overnight. Next morning when you wash it off with warm water, you will be pleasantly surprised with the result. The trick is that the toothpaste absorb all the oil from the pimple and reduce its size so much that it becomes invisible. However, a toothpaste with gel content is not suitable for this treatment.

Baking Soda
Baking soda is considered as one of the best home remedies for getting rid of pimples overnight. Prepare a thick paste using one cup of baking soda, 3 tablespoons of salt and some water. Rub this paste gently over the affected areas of your face making small circular motions. Leave it on the acne for few minutes and then wash your face with cool water. The exfoliant property of the salt removes the dead skin cells from the pores. The baking soda soften up the skin and restore the normal pH balance of the skin. As a result, the pimple clears up fast.

Egg Mask
A simple egg mask can help you in getting rid of pimples overnight from your face. Take one or two eggs as per your requirement. Break them and separate the white portion of the eggs from the yolk. It is the egg white that you need to apply as facial mask on your face. Keep it on the face overnight and then wash off with cold water.

Before you start any of the treatments given in the section how to get rid of pimples overnight, you must clean your face with a mild facial cleanser that your use regularly. Finally, I would like to tell you one thing that getting rid of pimples overnight may not be possible if you have the bad habits of touching them or popping them with fingers. Such actions can rupture the pimple resulting in spreading of the infection to the surrounding skin pores. Thus, you will end up having more pimples on your face.

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