Pimples, acne, clogged pores etc. are best treated with overnight treatments since the treatment gets time to work and you wake up with improved skin every time. Acne and pimples if mild can be treated with remedies but if the problem is internal and if the acne is severe, you need to eat right and also visit a dermatologist in most cases. Have a function or important event to attend and a pimple decided to emerge out of nowhere? Try the below overnight remedies to calm it down overnight-
CHARCOAL MASK – Charcoal adsorbs all the skin impurities, excess oil and cleanses the pores thereby detoxifying it from the core. Since this is a peel-off mask, it peels away all the dead skin cells and the adsorbed dirt, grime and excess oil from the pores. Mix activated charcoal with witch hazel to make a paste and apply it only on the spot. Leave it on overnight. Rinse it off in the mask.
CINNAMON SPOT TREATMENT – Cinnamon and honey work together in soothing acne, calming redness and inflammation and also has anti-microbial properties. On a spoon, mix cinnamon powder with enough honey to make a thick mixture; apply it on your pimple using Q-tip and sleep with it.
BASIL WATER – Basil has great anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial effects. It also helps cleanse pores and prevent future breakouts. To make basil water, add handful fresh basil leaves to 1 cup water. Let it simmer on low flame until water reduces to half. Turn off the flame and once it cools down, strain the water and pour into a spray bottle. Spray it liberally on your cleansed facial skin and let it air dry before you sleep.
TEA TREE OVERNIGHT GEL – Tea tree has soothing and anti-acne properties. Aloe gel calms down inflammation and also hydrates skin while you sleep. READ MORE…
WITCH HAZEL – Witch hazel may help remove excess oil from the skin. It’s also naturally antibacterial, and its anti-inflammatory properties make it a good option to try for angry, red bumps. Mix witch hazel with aloe to make a paste and apply it on the pimple.
CLAY – Bentonite clay helps to detox the skin and pull out toxins for clear skin. Mix clay with filtered water to make a paste and apply it as a spot treatment on the pimple.
HONEY TEA TREE SPOT TREATMENT – Spot treatments work the best in case of scanty mild pimples. Honey and peppermint oil soothes acne, calms redness and kills the acne-causing fungus. N a jar, add ¼ cup honey and 15 drops peppermint essential oil. Mix well and store it in a cool and dry place. Use it as a spot treatment before bedtime.
TURMERIC GEL TO CLEAR SKIN – Turmeric soothing, healing and anti-acne properties. Aloe gel calms down inflammation and also hydrates skin while you sleep. READ MORE…