How to Get Rid of Blind Pimples Fast
When the sebaceous glands under the skin are overactive they produce excess amounts of an oil known as sebum. This oil usually flows out from the hair follicles to hydrate the skin but when there is too much it clogs the pores, along with dirt and dead skin cells, and the result is acne. Acne can take different forms and one of these is the papule, or blind pimple. This is essentially a pastule, or pimple, without the white puss appearing at its head.
Luckily, like for the pastule, there are natural remedies which can calm the inflammation of a blind pimple and help to reduce its appearance.
Cover the blind pimples in milk using a cotton ball. Leave for 10 minutes and then rinse. Milk is high in the alpha hydroxy acid--or AHA--glycolic acid. The glycolic acids will cleanse the pores of bacteria and will burn off the outer layers of dead skin cells, in so doing, removing surface dirt and oils. This helps prevent further acne developing.
Reduce the inflammation and swelling of the blind pimples by taking Aspirin or Ibuprofen. Follow the dosage guidelines of the pills you buy and take up to four times a day. These painkillers act as anti-inflammatory drugs, which help calm the acne outbreak and thus reduce the pimples appearance.
Apply ice cubes to your blind pimples. Wrap the ice cube in cloth if needed and then apply to acne. Hold it there for five minutes twice daily. This is best used when a lesion is just beginning to show, as the intense cold reduces blood flow to the area and therefore redness and swelling too.
Coat a gauze pad in several drops of tea tree oil and hold to the target area. Rinse off after five minutes and repeat this three times daily. Its antimicrobial qualities can improve healing time, while its natural cooling effects help sooth inflamed and swollen pores.
Squeeze the gel out of a freshly cut aloe vera leaf and apply to the blind pimples. Rinse off after 20 minutes. Natural healing components act with the body to rebuild damaged tissue while also cooling and soothing the inflamed skin, reducing redness.
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