Pimples under the skin are a nuisance. Learn how to bring them to the skin surface and how to efficiently get rid of them.
Herbal acne cream
Although most of them smell pretty bad, many face creams from natural extracts have great results on pimples under the skin.
Look for bruising blends with arnica, with calendula for faster healing and with echinacea for its antiseptic qualities.
Apply hot compresses on the swollen area, so infection to progress to the skin surface. The heat from the hot water attracts bacteria to the surface and open pores.
Hot and cold compresses
On the same principle, alternative hot and cold compresses will help your skin to “throw” infection to the outside so you could squeeze a troublesome pimple.
Crush a tablespoon of chopped onion, a tablespoon of garlic and a tablespoon of freshly grated ginger, mix the ingredients well and apply on the inflamed area for two to three hours. Pimple will have a white tip and can be safely drained.
Black tea bags
A black tea bag will help infection to get to surface and tannins inside tea will help to reduce redness and inflammation.