Natural Beauty Tip #7 -- Dab honey to get rid of pimples

Honey helps fight skin infections which also reduces pimples.

There is seldom anyone who hasn't had a pimple on their face at some point of time. Pimples instantly draw attention due to their ugly bump and it is quite a task to conceal them under make-up. Many pop the pimple to get rid of it but this habit can leave a scar in that area which is even difficult to get rid of. (Read why you should not pop pimples). Pimples usually last 2-3 days after their appearance but if you wish to get rid of them faster, here's a natural solution.

Applying honey on it is a sure-fire way to diminish its appearance as it has antiviral properties. Honey also has very low water content which prevents the build-up of moisture that makes the skin prone to infections. In addition to this, it prevents the occurrence of more pimples.


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  • Take a cotton ball or an ear bud and swab it with honey.
  • Now dab it on the pimple and leave it to dry.
  • Wait for at least 30 minutes and then wash your face with lukewarm water.
  • Pat dry the area.

The addition of cinnamon powder in honey also helps keep pimples at bay. Just apply this mixture on the pimple before you go to sleep and wash your face in the morning. Here are some more packs you could try for acne-free skin.

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