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How to remove pimple marks: 5 tried and tested desi remedies that work!

Pimples can be problematic, but how to remove pimple marks is a bigger nightmare to deal with, right? And most of us are not pros when it comes to doing makeup at home. Also, who goes to a makeup studio every time they step out? So camouflaging pimple marks becomes another issue altogether.

However, what if we told you that there are some desi remedies that erase your pimple marks in a matter of days. Yes, that's right. What's more, they are easily available at home and are super easy to use.

How to remove pimple marks: Desi remedies you can try

So, ladies let's cross out the "how to remove pimple marks" from your list of worries. Here are some easy and effective desi remedies that work like magic:

1.Honey and lemon juice

Lemon's acidic nature and its antiseptic property helps remove dead skin cells, clear blackheads, acne and discolouration. Honey, on the other hand, is a natural antioxidant and is antibacterial in nature.

How to use: Mix 3-4 drops of lemon juice in a tablespoon of honey and apply on your face. Keep it on for 10-15 minutes and then wash off with warm water. Use regularly, once or twice a week, for better results.

2. Fresh aloe vera gel

A skin elixir, aloe vera gel is known in Ayurveda for its regenerative and healing properties. Its soothing properties reduce inflammation and redness and speed up the healing process.

How to use: You can either use pure, fresh aloe vera by cutting and squeezing an aloe leaf or buy organic aloe vera gel from the market. Apply twice daily for clearer skin.

3. Raw potato

Potatoe's bleaching properties help lightening acne marks. Its antibacterial properties help killing bacteria, keeping their growth in check.

How to use: Take a raw potato and cut it into thin slices. Rub it gently on your face in circular motions till you feel that the potato juice is absorbed. Leave it for an extra 15 minutes to let it work. Wash off. Use once a week.

4. Curd/Dahi

More and more beauty companies are using curd or yoghurt as an active ingredient in their cosmetic products. This only goes to show that this superfood can be the best thing for your skin.

Loaded with b-vitamins, calcium, lactic acid and zinc, curd or dahi helps exfoliate the skin by removing dead cells. Zinc is used to treat inflammatory acne and B vitamins hydrate the skin.

How to use: There are numerous ways to make a curd face pack at home. Take a teaspoon of curd and add a few drops of lemon to it. Apply for 15 minutes and then wash off. Use twice a week for glowing skin.

Mix one teaspoon each of honey and curd and apply on the face. Leave overnight or apply for 20 minutes and wash off. Use at least once a week

5. Haldi or Turmeric

Turmeric is known as gold in Ayurveda due to its antiseptic, antibacterial and healing properties. The same qualities help remove pimple marks as well.

How to use: Take a pinch of turmeric and add it to a tablespoon of milk. Apply all over the face with cotton and leave for 20 minutes. Wash off with warm water. Use twice a week for better results.

Mix a pinch of turmeric in a teaspoon of mint juice. Apply all over face and leave for 20 minutes. Wash off. This pack can be used twice a week.

Advisory: Consult a dermatologist before using any new product, especially if you have mild to extremely sensitive skin. If you have normal skin, while you can use the above remedies without any worry, discontinue its use if you face any skin irritation or inflammation.

Read: One simple home remedy to get rid of postpartum acne

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