How to get rid of acne overnight?

Published by Tania Tarafdar |Published : July 28, 2017 4:25 PM IST

It can be tough to get rid of acne overnight. However, if you want to reduce some of the symptoms of acne such as redness and inflammation here are a few tricks from Dr Rasna Kapoor, Senior Consulting Dermatologist at Kaya Skin Clinics you could follow to ensure that your acne does not look that prominent the next day.

  • Dab some ice cubes on the acne to reduce the inflammation and redness so that they look a little more settled.
  • You can also use aloe vera as it is a cooling agent and can make your acne a little less inflamed.

If you have many zits popping, then it can be difficult for you to settle the acne overnight but if you get just a zit, it can be easier to reduce the inflammation and redness till the next day morning. Your skin specialist can help you with settling down too many zits appearing on your face.

Can home remedies help?

You may also try a lot of home remedies to get rid of acne overnight, but sadly they do not help.In fact, a few common remedies like toothpaste and lemon may aggravate your skin condition. In fact, tooth paste can burn your skin and lemon can end up irritating your skin. So be very careful while trying out home remedies. Here a a few home remedies for acne that do not work.

How to prevent breakouts?

Pimples can be caused by a variety of reasons including hormonal changes, stress, not following a proper cleansing, toning and moisturising routine. You can easily control the acne by ensuring that you keep your skin clean at all times, especially when you have exposed your skin to sun and pollution. Making certain lifestyle changes that reduce stress can also be helpful. Eat these 11 foods for a pimple-free skin.

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