01/5Banish those zits. Here’s how!

Banish those zits. Here’s how!

A big, red pimple on the centre of your face, right before you’ve geared up for an important event. We’ve all been there. Haven’t we? And while you can definitely rely on makeup to cover that zit up, an ideal situation would involve wiping that pimple off your face before that big day. If only, it was that easy. Popping pimples isn’t an option, because they leave acne scars behind. So if you’re looking for the right way to get rid of a big pimple quickly, ahead are some ways.Read on.


02/5Hands off

Hands off

There’s a reason this is the first advice any dermatologist worth his salt will give you.Keep your hands off your face. You’ve probably got that pimple due to an infection spread by your hand anyway.So no matter how tempting it may seem, do not touch that zit. It will only make things worse by leaving a scar after it’s gone.


03/5Don’t DIY

Don’t DIY

While natural remedies usually work wonders, their effectiveness on the skin isn’t exactly measured. So a DIY could either be too mild or too harsh, depending on your skin type. Whatever be the case, do not apply toothpaste or lemon or the likes on your face. Chances are, you may just irritate that inflammation further.


04/5Warm Up

Warm Up

You know those helpless times when you see a pimple forming up, but all you can do is wait for it to come and then do something? Turns out, you can actually do something. Use a warm compress or steam on the bump, to make it come to back to the surface. Most cases, it works. But if the pimple does come up, you may use spot treatment.


05/5Salicylic acid

Salicylic acid

A salicylic acid gel is the most common and trusted way to banish a pimple. (They can be easily found in a medical store.) Salicylic acid helps with the first cause by dissolving the type of skin debris that clogs pores and causes acne. It’s also extremely useful to blur out the acne scars often left by the pimples.