We know you do all you can to take care of your skin and keep those pimples at bay. But unless you are blessed with utterly gorgeous skin, chances are all of us have experienced pimples at one point in our lives or another. While taking good care of your skin and maintaining a routine is the only way you can prevent them, there are some amazing home remedies that can come to your rescue when these devils arrive at the wrong time.

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Ice is our simplest go-to home remedy to suppress a throbbing zit. It reduces redness, swelling and inflammation of pimples and improves blood circulation to the affected area.

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Looking for a cost effective and useful remedy to clear up your skin? Your best bet is baking soda. It exfoliates and reduces inflammation. Mix it with water and apply the paste onto your face. You will be surprised by what it can do to your skin.

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Aloe vera is a magic ingredient for your skin. It has various antibacterial properties that soothes your skin and is anti-inflammatory in nature. It also decreases redness and swelling. Aloe vera gel will help you fight acne and get healthy skin. Applying fresh aloe vera gel is the most effective way to use the ingredient.

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Another sweet (literally) remedy you can try on your skin is a mix of honey and strawberry. Strawberries are naturally high in salicylic acid. Salicylic acid helps your skin  shed its cells more readily and hence prevents bacteria, thus encouraging cell growth. Honey is anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial in nature, so a mix of these super foods are sure to kill your pimple!

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Papaya is not just a delicious fruit, but it is also one of the most essential ingredients in beauty products today. Raw papaya is an all-natural acne remedy that removes dead skin and makes your skin soft and smooth. And, yes, it also reduces inflammation!

We hope all these tips come in handy as most of these ingredients are easy to find. Be extra nice to your skin, so that it can be nice to you in return.

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