Is your nose and chin prone to acne onslaught? Does it feel like grease fest when your touch your nose? Then, here are some herbal remedies for pimples on the nose and chin area, which you will thank us for once you try them!
Pimples happen when the sebaceous glands become clogged by bacteria and swell up by pus, leading to painful angry bumps. It is not just your face that is susceptible to acne, it can also crop up on your back, neck and shoulders!
What you need to do? Go easy on pore-clogging chemical products, cleanse your face twice in a day with a mild wash that suits your face type.
Avoid touching your face. Quit smoking. Apply sunscreen at least 2 hours before stepping out in the sun. Drink ample amount of water to flush out toxins. And follow a diet rich in fibre and skin-loving vitamins.
And for that immediate difference, here are some herbal remedies on how to treat pimples naturally.
Note: No two persons react the same way to a given ingredient, so before including any ingredient in your beauty routine, make sure to patch test it first.
Tea Tree Oil
High on antibacterial properties, tea tree oil will kill the pimple-causing bacteria. Take a few drops of tea tree oil in a cotton ball, and gently dab it on the affected area. Let it sit for 15 minutes and then rinse it clean with plain water. Repeat it every day, until the swelling visibly reduces.
Tooth paste contains menthol, which is known to dry pimples right off. Apply a pinch of your regular tooth paste onto the acne. Let it sit overnight. By morning, you will notice the swelling has visibly reduced.
Honey has disinfectant properties that clear any microbes lurking in the skin, accelerating the skin's healing process. Mix 1 tablespoon of honey with an equal quantity of cinnamon powder. Apply it all over your face. Scrub in a gentle circular movement for 5 minutes. Rinse with plain water. Do this once a week.
Sulphur present in garlic can dry the pimple right off. Here is what you need to do. Crush 1 garlic into smooth paste. Mix it with a teaspoon of honey. Dab it on the pimple. Let it sit for 15 minutes and then rinse it off!
Lemon juice has antifungal properties that will kill the microscopic organisms on skin. Astringent present in lemon controls excess oil production.
Take a teaspoon of cinnamon powder, mix it with the required amount of lemon juice, until you get a smooth paste. Dab it directly onto the pimple. Leave it overnight. In the morning, rinse your face with plain water. Avoid using this Ayurvedic mask to get rid of pimples in case if you have sensitive skin.
Taking steam will unclog pores, remove toxins from skin and clear impurities, preventing pimples. Take steam for 10 to 15 minutes, not more than once a week. For added nourishment, add a few drops of essential oils of your choice to the steam water.
Baking soda sloughs off the dead skin layer on skin, controls oil production, which in turn keeps pimples at bay. Mix 1 teaspoon of baking soda with an equal amount of water, until you get a smooth paste. Apply it to the affected area. Let it sit for 15 minutes, and then scrub and rinse with plain water.
Rich in potassium and vitamin A, cucumber juice is known to soothe inflammation and reduce swelling. Peel, dice and extract half a cup of juice of cucumber. Mix it with an equal amount of water. Use the solution to rinse your face. Use this herbal remedy for pimples on nose every day to get clear skin.
Papaya contains papain and vitamin A that cleanse the skin of dirt buildup and make it super smooth. Take half a piece of ripe papaya and add turmeric, mash it into a smooth paste. Apply a thin coat all over your face, wait till it dries and then rinse it off. Apply this mask once a week.
You can never go wrong with this natural ingredient to treat pimples. Ice stimulates blood flow, closes pores, and removes the accumulated dirt from the skin, which in turn clears pimples.