11 Zit-Zapping Remedies
1. DIY zit-fighting treatment by
. This natural treatment mixes jojoba oil with garlic and tea tree oil, and it fights zits with its anti-bacterial properties.
2. Homemade pimple cream by
Blah Blah Magazine
. Thyme oil is an efficient weapon against pimples and blackheads, especially when paired with bicarbonate soda.
3. Homemade zit zapper by
Little House Living
. Featuring a number of essential oils, this zit zapper comes in convenient tube form for easy application.
4. Aspirin acne mask by
The Beauty Department
. Get rid of blemish with this aspirin- and distilled water-based face mask.
5. Zit-zapping strawberry face peel by
. An exfoliating, zit-reducing face mask made with strawberries, aspirin and lemon juice.
6. DIY lavender melrose acne treatment spray by
. Mix melrose and lavender essential oils with witch hazel in a handy spray bottle.
7. DIY facial mask by
. This anti-acne mask is made with household ingredients such as baking soda, honey and cinnamon.
8. Oatmeal face scrubs for acne by
. Oatmeal works great as an exfoliant and it helps clear the skin, whether you mix it with honey, turmeric or milk.
9. Practically free zit cream by
Sunny With a Chance of Sprinkles
. Getting rid of acne doesn’t mean you have to break the bank. This cream is made with just baking soda and water!
10. Melaleuca zit-zapper salve by
Jenni Rain Cloud
. A salve made with melaleuca essential oil, coconut oil and beeswax to give you clear skin.
11. This shrink-a-pimple method by
Hello Natural might just be the easiest and cheapest way to reduce pain and swelling from a zit: ice cubes.
Growing out of my teen years, I thought zits would become a funny (although painful) memory of the past. Guess what-they didn't! Every once in a while, a solitary pimple appears just before a special event, as if to remind me about a certain guy called Murphy and his law. After trying toothpaste and other silly ways of zit-zapping, I've rounded up the best natural remedies for zits, and decided to stick with these tried-and-true homemade methods.
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