How to Prevent Pimples Naturally at Home?

Oh it’s summer! Getting tired of pimple? Our skin is very sophisticated and it likes to get pampered in all seasons, specially in summer when various acne and pimple make our skin look ugly. Teenagers are the most suffering people of it. Many times they have this query: How do you get rid of a pimple naturally overnight? 

Of course adult are not free from getting rid of pimples easily. So proper care is needed to avoid pimples or acne in proper way. To prevent pimples (acne) naturally at home we must be concerned about what pimple is.

How to Prevent Pimples Naturally at Home

What is Pimple?

A pimple is a kind of pustule or papules resulting from excess sebum and these develop when sebaceous glands, or oil glands, become clogged and infected, leading to swollen, red lesions filled with pus. These also caused from dead skin cells getting trapped in the pores of the skin. Pimple is one kind of acne. Pimples not only occur in face in can effect in any part of your body.


What are the Natural Remedies for Acne?

If you are asking yourself: what are the natural remedies for acne? then this section is definitely for you. Here are some top natural remedies that we should try to prevent pimples-

1. Honey.
2. Tea Tree Oil.
3. Green tea.
4. Mint & Lemon.
5. Aloe-vera.
6. Apple Cider Vinegar.
7. Jajoba Oil.
8. Coconut Oil.
9. Garlic.
10. Basil.

How to Prevent Pimple Naturally?

There are many ways to remove pimple. You can use medicine, chemical product, natural remedies etc. While using medicine or chemical product you must need to consult with doctor as many products can be harmful for your skin, so you need be concerned about it. But while using natural remedies, doctor’s consultancy is less necessary as most of natural products do not have any side effects.


But it is very necessary always to talk to doctor if you are seeing any kind of abnormal behavior in your skin weather it is natural or chemical. In this article, I am going to discuss about various natural remedies for pimples of my own experience to prevent pimples naturally at home. Hope this article will help you. Please do share your experience or result after trying these remedies.

1. How to Use Raw Honey on Pimples? [Does Honey Help Acne?]

Honey is used as antibiotic. It works very good to avoid pimple. Honey is completely a natural and chemical-free solution used widely for treating acne. It carries vitamin B3, linoleic (omega-6) fatty acid and sodium ascorbyl phosphate (SAP), which is a vitamin C derivative. It’ll help to prevent pimple and pimple marks.

You need:
Bowl, raw honey, cotton.




i) Take a bowl
ii) Take little honey
iii) Take honey using cotton and apply on pimple.
iv) Sleep overnight and wash face in the morning.

You’ll get good result within 2-7days. It will help to prevent pimple overnight.

Many of us have doubt that honey is bad for oily skin. In that case you can visit a doctor and re-confirm how to apply honey on your skin to get rid of acne at home.


2. Is Tea Tree Oil with Witch Hazel Good for Acne? [How do you use tea tree oil for witch hazel on acne?]

5% solution of tea tree oil has natural inflammation-fighting properties which help to remove pimple from oily skin. more importantly it takes very little time to show its result. Many times people ask us is tea tree oil and witch hazel good for skin? For them my reply is it is a natural tonic with very less side effects and for acne it is a best solution.

You need:
Tea tree oil, witch hazel, cotton.


i) Mix few drops of tea tree oil with 20-40 drops of witch hazel
ii) Use cotton swab to apply.
iii) Wash it with plain slight warm water.
iv) Apply twice daily.

Using this mixture twice daily will show you result with 1 week.

How to Cure Pimples (Acne) Using Green Tea?

A very question for many of us is which tea is good for acne? Can I put green tea on my face? or how does green tea help skin? In reply I can say shortly that Green tea is powerful antibacterial agent which is used as a treatment to prevent acne and unclogging pores. It also carries antioxident compounds that help to fight acne.

You need:
A cup, opened green tea or green tea bag.


i) Use a cooled cup of green tea to wash.
ii) Or lay a green tea bag over the affacted area of your body or face.


Polyphenols of green tea damage bacterial membranes and fight against infection, so it is a useful tool for treating bacterial growth that causes acne. It helps kill systemic bacterial inflammation for smoother, toned skin. It also contains Vitamin E which supports new skin cell growth and also acts an intense hydrator for soft and nourished skin. It will take time to remove acne depending on your skin type and pores.

I saw many people concerned about is green tea bad for skin? For them I can ensure that green tea is a very safe product for skin.

Can Mint and Lemon Mixture Remove Pimples?

Mint is an abundant source of menthol and has strong antibacterial properties. It can be used in various skin care such as cleansers, astringents, toners and moisturizers. Lemon is full of vitamin C and citric acid that prevent the bacteria of pimples for men and women. But Is it OK to put lemon on your face? The answer is if you do not have any particular issue with lemon then it is of course OK. In recent years many of us are deeply concerned about How do you get clear skin? the answer is simple. Use lemon regularly. 

You need:
Mint, lemon



i) Grind 10-12 mint leaves with a mortar and pestle
ii) add lemon juice to it
iii) Apply this mixture onto your acne, acne scars and acne-prone affected areas of your skin.
iv) Leave it on for about 15 minutes.
v) Rinse your face with cool water.
vi) Use once daily.


Mint leaves contain salicylic acid prevents pimples. Lemon juice has mild bleaching properties that fade acne scars. Lemon juice also contains vitamin C which boosts the healing process of your skin.

Before using lemon on a daily basis please know the benefits and side effects of lemon.


Does Aloe Vera Help with Pimple Scars? [Can we apply aloe vera on face daily?]

Aloe-Vera is a plant of succulent family. It grows wild and has thick, serrated leaves. The clear gel of aloe-vera leaves is used topically to soothe skin that has been burned or irritated and it can be used to treat acne. The antibacterial qualities of aloe are probably make it effective for frequent use to prevent acne. Aloe-vera also helps to fade pimple scars.

You need:
1 leaf of aloe-vera, 1 bowl and 1 spoon.


i) Scrape the gel from aloe-vera leaf using spoon.
ii) take it to bowl.
iii) Stir it with spoon.
iv) Apply to the acne affected areas.
v) Use twice daily.

It’ll show result within 1-2 weeks.

Is Apple Cider Vinegar Good for Pimples? [How do I use apple cider vinegar on my face?]

Vinegar is well known for its ability to be active in preventing bacteria. and virus. It kills some bacteria by 90% and virus by 96%. Apple cider vinegar contains acetic, citric, lactic and succinic acid that exfoliate, reduce red marks and treat acne or pimples.

You need:
Apple cider vinegar, water, cotton ball.


i) Mix apple cider vinegar with water in the same ratio.
ii) Shake the mixture well.
iii) Apply it in skin by cotton ball, each time shake while taking it on cotton ball.

Apple cider vinegar contains organic acids that help to treat pimples as early as possible. If you want to know what kills pimples instantly then I will definitely reply: Use apple cider vinegar.

Is Jajoba Oil Good for Acne?

Jajoba oil is made from jajoba plant. It contains Palmitic, Palmitoleic, Stearic, Oleic, Arachidic, 11-Eicosenoic, Behenic, Erucic, Lignoceric, Nervonic acids which helps to prevent acne.

You need:
Gel/ cream/ any face mask, jajoba oil, cotton ball.


Procedure: (How do you use jojoba oil to prevent acne?)
i) Mix jajoba oil with gel/cream/any face mask that you use.
ii) aplly it on acne using cotton ball
iii) rub gently
iv) then wash it after 15-20min.

The waxy substances of jojoba oil help to repair damaged skin, meaning it may also help speed up wound healing including acne prevention. Some of the compounds in jojoba oil might help to reduce skin inflammation, so it may reduce redness and swelling around pimples, whiteheads and other inflamed lesions.

How Do You Use Coconut Oil for Acne?

Coconut oil is a compound of various fatty acids that helps preventing pimples and pimple marks. It is one of the best natural remedies to prevent pimples for teenagers, adult men and women.

You need:
Coconut oil, cotton ball.

i) Take few drops of coconut oil in cotton
ii) Rub it to the acne affacted ares.
iii) wash it after few minutes using your daily facewash.


As virgin coconut oil like other natural remedies contains anti-inflammatory and antibacterial compounds, it will help to deal with pimples naturally. But it’s not a good solution for treatment for oily skin.


Prevent Pimples Using Garlic

As per garlic is considered the first question comes to our mind is: Can I use garlic on my face?or Will garlic burn your skin? Garlic is a one kind of herb which is useful for health and used as a home remedies for acne treatment. It contains various type of vitamin including vitamin C and minerals that helps to get rid of acne.

You need:
Garlic cloves or garlic powder.


Many say to use garlic in acne directly but I would say that it should not be done as it may burn your skin. Rather you can add garlic in your diet to get good results to minimize pimple. You can chew whole garlic cloves, rub it on toast or make it into a hot drink. You can use garlic powder from grocery store.

Result: (Does rubbing garlic on pimples work?)
It will help to stop a pimple from surfacing. It will take but it will help you to prevent acne forever.

Is Basil Good for Pimples?

Basil is used for acne prevention and it is great both internally and externally and works even better when in both ways simultaneously. Basil leaves are also beneficial for maintaining elasticity of your skin, making it plump and clear. Basil is a good source of natural antibiotic properties that can kill germs which cause acne. Basil has a healing power to break up clogged pores, clear out dead skin cells and prevent acne or pimples forever. Basil also has anti-inflammatory effects that reduce the size of pimple overnight.

You need:
Basil leaves, apple cider vinrgar, water, cotton ball.


Procedure: (How do you use basil for acne?)
To make bassil tea:

In a pot, take 2 cup of water and add a handful of fresh basil leaves. You can crush and tear the basil leaves before adding. Let it simmer for 5-10 minutes and turn off the flame. Now, after the tea is cooled down and strain. Its’s ready to use.

i) Mix 1/2 cup of basil tea with 3 table spoon of apple cider and 1/4 cup of water.
ii) Stir it well.
iii) Tranfer it to a bottle and use it like spray.
iv) Take 2 cotton pads or balls. Use one saturated cotton pad to wipe facial skin and another to pat in the toner. Let it air dry and use your other skin care products on top. Sleep with it overnight.


It will take around 1 weeks to get rid fo acne by using basil tea.You can dreink basil tea also, that will also help you to stop a pimple from getting bigger.

All the above natural remedies are the most useful natural remedies for acne prevention. You can make it in your home, no need to go parlour, also not need to spend too much money.


Again you need rest, sufficient water to drink, proper sleep of minimum 8 hours which is a must. Drink water more in this summer and keep water outside your home for the birds or other animals which are helping you to get the natural products daily. Keep yourself fresh. Prevent pimples naturally at home. Happy you make your skin smile. 🙂

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