How do you get rid of pimples?

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There are two ways to eliminate pimples: by preventing them in

the first place and by treating them properly when they occur.

Preventing Pimples

Acne and blackheads are collections of material under the skin.

Bacterial infections are the most common form. In many cases,

limiting the amount of fatty acids in the skin can help

substantially. Diets that are high in fat and oil usually worsen

the symptoms.

Cleaning the Skin

Opening blocked pores can allow the body to kill and remove the

bacteria and release the dead cells created in the process.

Ordinary soap cleans and dries, but can leave a film that blocks

pores. Mild cleaners have been especially designed to clean without

damaging the skin. For some people, topical treatments based on

alcohol and peroxide (e.g. Clearasil) can help control skin

bacteria, but effectiveness can vary among individuals. More

aggressive treatments (e.g. AcneStatin) should be discussed with a

dermatologist before use.


- Wash your face thoroughly twice a day with a mild cleansing


- Do NOT touch the pimple or squeeze or pop it, because this can

force infection deeper into the skin, or spread the material over

nearby skin

- Avoid touching your face, and carry antibacterial wipes to use

when you do.

- To make red areas less noticeable, you can use an ice pack for

a few minutes to reduce redness

- Try to eliminate stress : the body's healing system works

better when the rest of your body is calm.


Over the counter acne medicine doesn't work. It will last about

a week and then your acne will come back. When doctors say "use a

mild soap or cleanser" they say it for this reason. I recommend

"cetaphil." It is over the counter and it is not oily. It is

antibacterial but it softens your skin and cleans it. It doesn't

dry your face severely and it is a cleanser. Soap is bad for your

skin. This cleanser will help soothe your pimples and prevent them

from becoming red, and it helps soothe scabs so you won't scar.

Acne medicines will often attack your pimples, making them more red

and irritated.

Doctors will often say "don't pick or pop." But popping isn't a

bad idea when you know how to do it right. A lot of people scar

because they pop too early. This sometimes shoves the infection

deeper into your skin. It isn't pretty. Wait until the pimple gets

ripe. By ripe, I mean plump, round, and pointy. If you are patient

enough, you should see this white dot on the pimple. The pimple

should look as though it is ready to explode. It should be red and

very ugly. Wrap tissue paper around your fingers to prevent

bacteria and pop the pimple. You should only pop it until the white

stuff comes out. If it doesn't, put "neosporin" on it and wait for

it to ripen again. If it does, squeeze until blood comes out. Let

the blood pool and harden. Then, once the pimple is hard, pick off

the hard blood and your skin should be healed with some


Any manual handling of pimples or acne can spread germs

into the skin, so clean your hands and face with an antibacterial

wipe before and after. Things You'll Need

- 3 or more cotton balls

- Lukewarm tap water

- Cup to hold the water in

- Salt

The Method

1. Salt the water thoroughly -- much more than you think it


2. Dip one cotton ball in the salt water.

3. Wait for 30 - 60 seconds.

4. Squeeze out excess water out until it is damp, but not


5. Place the damp cotton ball over your large,

oh-my-goodness-I-cannot-go-to-... zit. If you have several of these

grouped together, try to place the cotton ball over them all.

6. Glance at your watch/clock. Wait exactly three minutes.

7. Remove the cotton ball after the time is up. The zit seems to

be nearly gone, but it is only the top that has dissolved. Your

acne is still there.

8. Take the other two cotton balls and place them on either side

of the despised pimple.

9. Slowly, move them closer together until the tiny bump is

flattened. Congrats! You've just conquered that giant of a pimple

-- forever!

10. Apply honey on the infected area & go to sleep!!


You can also get Tea Tree oil and dab a very small amount on the

pimple and it wont be long before it is gone. This is good for just

a few pimples


You can get some coconut oil and mix with it lemon. That also

makes the skin soft and gets rid of acne. I can answer

this!First step is you need to buy this acne medicine that gets rid

of it in just 4 days!it got rid of my pimples in 4 days!Buy this

kind of acne medicine called:Clearasil Acne Treatment Cream.If you

put it on all 4 days it will go away quickly!But here is how to use

it:First put some cream on wherever you have a pimple,not

too much because it will burn,then let it dry,keep it on all night

and morning until you wake up.Step 2:When you get to go to the

bathroom get some cold water and wipe off the cream!Just keep doing

this for 4 days and it will go away!This really helps me when i

have pimples! BAKING SODA for face wash. put some in your hand

add a little water until it becomes a paste then use. I started

using it after i got off proactive and it worked just as good if

not better. it worked waayyy faster too. You can use a drop of tea

tree oil ( its all natural). It helps stop the growth of any

bacteria. Be sure not to use *too* much, because it will dry out

the skin some. Also, to reduce the swelling of the pimple area, do

ice treatments (hold ice wrapped in foil with a paper towel wrapped

around it) and apply the ice for about ten minutes. Hope it helps!

What I've found really useful is using tea tree oil on a cotton bud

and rubbing it on the spot, it reduces the look of redness and

makes it less pronounced.

Another good trick for spots is to get an icecube and wrap it in

a flannel and place it over the spot for 5-10 minutes, again it

reduces the redness and makes the spot less pronounced but it will

take a little time. You can use a drop of tea tree oil ( its all

natural). It helps stop the growth of any bacteria. Be sure not to

use *too* much, because it will dry out the skin some. Also, to

reduce the swelling of the pimple area, do ice treatments (hold ice

wrapped in foil with a paper towel wrapped around it) and apply the

ice for about ten minutes. Hope it helps! It has been working for

me! Products containing tree oil.


Try to keep your skin clean always, if you are the type of

people who squeeze them, try to do it when everything is clean, but

also try to NOT do it very often. If you don't squeeze them try to

put some alcohol on it . If you already have scars because you

squeezed them before drink vitamin a and e, or put some Capent

(what the moms put on the babies, when the skin irritates) in the

zone where you have them.

I have pimples myself, and I squeezed them, now I have red

marks, because I started doing it TOO much, so I advice you not to

squeeze them.

There is a bunch of different kind of pimple remedies that people

can use I'm 13 I've tried a bunch because i have had them since i

was 11 i hate them .but I'm still trying to get rid of them try

going on you-tube and see what other people try and see which one

is good for you. One pimple remover that people say works is Baking

soda and water. I've never tried this myself but a lot of people

recommend it. What you do is add a good amount of Baking soda into

a small cup. Then add some water. Mix together until the mixture is

a paste. Leave on for about an hour. But only try this home ache

remover if you have ROUGH skin otherwise you'll have NO skin left.

I really hope this helped. :D


Adding on to what she said... NEVER EVER USE MAKEUP TO COVER UP

PIMPLES. They make problems worse. They can clog up your pores,

forming new pimples as well. But if need some pimple-covering right

away, use a tiny bit of concealer. Not too much. I heard about

using gel-free toothpaste to get rid of pimples, but they don't

always work on everybody. For small, new pimples, you can use an

ice cube. Try your best to rinse your face thoroughly everyday. Use

eyedrop products can reduce pimple redness. There are some fruits

and vegatables that can prevent from more pimples forming...









Remember, makeup can't solve everything!

Psst. Face masks helped me manage my acne. (I used bananas,

honey and lemons) well, you can't really , the best thing to do is

get spot cream recommended by your doctor . Every teen go through

it even i am now before i go to bed i was my face with soap and

water and the pat tee tree oil on my face and in the morning my

face is smooth and soft try that .If it doesn't work then i don't

no . heres a trick......i experienced it and now its time for you

to try......

when ever you are having pimples lape any fraganant cream over

it...with in five mins it will disapear.....try it !!!!

regards, There is a product sold at Walmart called. ZapZyt. It

works wonders, just apply it to the pimple and WA-LA! The best way

to get rid of any acne is to recognize that acne is a symptom of

poor diet; trans-fats atop inbalanced, carbohydrate-rich eating, no

Omega 3 in the diet, etc. Adjust diet--which will express itself in

other ways, also--and treat the cause, or buy some temporary

relief--most likely with unknown side effects--and treat your


Just put some toothpaste on it over night every night until its

gone and in a week or two it should be gone

there are a lot of ways to remove pimples . there are a lot of

creams and face washes available in market but the most fastest way

to remove pimples is -



ONE DAY YOU CAN FEEL THE IMPROVEMENT . It depends on what type of

hair you have

Bangs( for girls) : wash your hair everyday shampoo twice and

then use cetaphil gentle care

No bangs ( girl or boy): I recommend the brand cetaphil, use the

gentle skin care version

You can get cetaphil at target

If cetaphil doesn't work for your skin try using other products

like acne free

You have to eat properly eat more vegetables and fruits that's what

my doctor told me to do. .

Zits are a tough things almost everyone has to go through during

hormonal changes. Everyone wants to know the secret to getting rid

of them. Try washing your face with foam pro active with a warm

wash cloth when you wake up and before you go to bed. For tough

zits try clean and clear.

Wash your face with a gentle scrub. If this opens the zit, push

lightly on the skin around the zit to let the oils out, and then

wash your face again. If it does not open the zit do not pop it,

just scrub your face again the next day. Pat your face dry with a

clean towel.

Put a zit medication on your zit. Anything from the drugstore

that is called "acne medication" will work. A low percentage of

salicylic acid as the main ingredient is good if you don't get many

zits. A 10% benzoyl peroxide medication is the strongest over the

counter you can get, don't get this if you have very sensitive


To get rid of a zit there are many ways.... if you find it at

night, the best way is to take steaming hot water on a wash cloth

and gentle rest it apon the blemish; Be sure not to apply to skin,

its HOT!!! Afterwards [once the area has become more red] apply an

Oil-Free Acne Wash by Neutrogena or Burts Bees to get that deep

pore cleansing,

Good Luck! (:

Begin by purchasing a skin care system. It doesn't matter if you

are a girl or a boy, face washes are for everyone. Try ProActive or

Clean and Clear. Start by washing your face morning and night.

Don't touch your face often either. This will spread dirt and

oils on your skin, clogging up the pores, causing more pimples.

Also, try using a facial mask at least once or twice a week, to

deep cleanse your pores.

If you wear makeup, try the oil free kind. This will keep the

pores from clogging. Also, wear a sunscreen when going out. This

will help clear it up too.

I just wash my face everyday with soap and water. Use warm water

to wet your face and then use a soap that will not dry your skin

out and then wash for 3-5 minutes and then rinse with cool water to

close the pores up so no dirt or grime gets in there.

A good & working acne product is AcneFree. This is a 3-step

process that has steps 1 2 and 3.

1.Purifying Cleanser You can do it stick to one program and

don't stop until you get what you want and thats a zit free totally

clean smoth face.

2.Renewing Toner

3.Repair Lotion.

I must say that I am currently using this product and that it

works well. This product is availible at Wal-Mart in the face wash

cleansers next to the make-up section.

If this product does not work for you, try other products until

you find the one thats right for you.

or you can skip all the confusion and wash youur face with soap

day and night and don't touch your face at all use soap that does

not dry your face :)

first soak a face towel or clothe in boiling hot water then place

the hot towel on your face or where the zit is for 10-15 minutes

then ta ke a needle and poke the zit ONLY ONCE let it bleed and DO

NOT TOUCH! then apply acne cream on it for the whole night then it

should heel in a couple days.

hope this helps!

You should consult a Dermatologist who will be able to prescribe

correct medicines for quick and permanent relief. For simple

natural tips you may visit following site which provides lot of

useful information

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Well what work is: You put eyebrow wax where it is then you peel it

off Next you wash your face with just water. And it might look bad

but the next day your face is clear. And really smooth. Ive done

this just yesterday too.:)

Along the lines of the first answer (you can do that way too).

My mom showed me a way to do it. I use this way every time i need

to clean up acne, blackheads, and shrink pores in one simple way.

All you need is some soap, hot wash-rag, and a facial mud mask (

you can buy all of this from Wal-Mart, your nearest dollar store,

or anything like that) . You can also use a facial scrub, my

favorite is the "St. Ives Apricot Scrub". It has a strong sandy

texture to easily and quickly get rid of dead skin, and gentle

enough to not irritate skin or acne )

* all of these products will cost you around 5$ all together ...

that's it! *

1.) Wash your face, Soap only if you can. ( hot water, as hot as

you can safely withstand . The hot water will open every pore,

including the ones you don't see, and a soap product like Dove,

Ivory, and others, will dry out your acne. Yes, skin too, but the

dryness is needed to dry up the acne, pores, and especially

blackheads, it will also wipe away dead skin very easily )

2.) Rinse Your face with warm water. ( Cold water will close

every pore, you don't want that )

3.) Let a hot rag sit on your face for about 30 seconds, more or

less. If the rag gets cold fast, try warming it up in the warm

water again , 2-3 times )

4.) As soon as you can, put on the Mud Mask. Evenly coat it

until your skin on your pores, blackheads, and pimples is no longer

visible. Let the mud mask dry/harden. I prefer to leave it on over

night for the best results, but if you choose to keep it on for a

short period of time, i'd give yourself 3-5 hours to spare.

The mask will dry up everything over it's period of time, and

BAM, acne free F-a-s-t. This is the best method, and is exactly

what acne companies try to get you to use for triple the cost. This

will clear up any kind of acne, from little to severe cases. If you

do you have severe acne, Repeat this ritual at least 3 times a week

for awesome results. Just to mention, it tightens skin wonderfully.

You'll notice a difference the by the first use, guaranteed.

fill a bowl with hot water and then steam your face. Trap the steam

with a towel. Then immediately wash your face with cold water. Use

a paper towel to dry your face since towels have bacteria. Never

touch your face with your hands unless you use tissue. Also your

diet is very important. Cut out all the grease, oils, dairy, coffee

and candy.

Get acne cream and to prevent acne wash your face twice a day with

warm water and soap or shampoo.

If I would have acne I would would go to a dermatologist, there

they could help you for sure. It's their job.

However if you don't feel don't go to a dermatologist, then you

could always read some articles about acne. The most websites would

try to sell you a product, but i wouldn't buy them because they are

mostly scams. Just read and you'll find your answer.

In my opinion a dermatologist would solve your problem


I suffered from Acne for years before. While there are so much

information out there about and on acne but when it comes to the

treatments, some only treat externally or doesn't work well for the

long term, for me at least. The acne solution I found actually

really helped me be free from chronic acne and you know what - it

is a natural home remedy that targets curing from within, which

makes sense to me considering my cystic acne erupts from within,

not out. Hope this knowledge helps!

Acne can be treated in a variety of ways. The key to treating your

acne is to figure out what type of acne you have. There is mild,

moderate and severe. Mild acne is typically whiteheads, blackheads,

and small pustules. Moderate acne involves more pustules. Sever or

cystic acne is very painful and involve large pustules that are

deep within your skin. Mild and moderate acne can improve with

vitamin A, Retin A, Differin, oral antibiotics like Doryx or

Solodyn. You can also use face washes that contain benzoyl

peroxide, sulfur or salicylic acid. Severe acne is much harder to

treat. Many people go the topical and oral antibiotic route. If

that doesn't work, many turn to Accutane. While this drug has

proven very successful, it has staggering side effects. If you

become pregnant, your baby can be born with serious deformities.

You can also experience depression and muscle aches.

Treatment of acne requires meticulous skin care, especially washing

and removal of makeup at bedtime and utilizing minimal makeup only

when necessary. Severe cases of acne will require prescription

strength topical and oral antibiotics such as tetracycline,

minocin, erythromycin or clindamycin. Certain foods or

environmental factors may exacerbate acne and should be avoided.

Severe cystic acne may require much stronger treatment such as

accutane or retinoid creams which usually require a consultation

with a dermatologist.

Getting rid of acne is VERY difficult if your not using the

right products. For a very minor acne case, just splash your face

every morning and night with warm/hot water, then DAB dry. If you

soak a cloth then rub your face, it will CAUSE acne. Once a week,

grab a cloth and make it VERY hot, then put it on your face, until

its not longer hot then reapeat twice.

Over the counter products and pills will not help, because the

toxins in them. Never use them! Especially things like clean and

clear or neutrigina or anything. They don't work.

The only thing is find that worked at least a little is

Spectrogell. Or find a glycerin based gel.

I found that G.M Collins worked very well for me. It didnt clear

my skin completely though, but it worked. I got it at a beauty


Food: Try drinking lots of lemon water(one slice of lemon would


and APPLES is the best product ever. Once ever 5 months, try

having a day when u eat only apples. It works!

Also the sun helps dry out the pimples, and it works.

wash your face every night and morning and eat healty food no fried

foods and use a cream specilized for getting rid or acne like

proactive works great!

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