What is a blind pimple? It refers to acne which has developed under the skin’s surface. Blind pimple is not noticeable from a distance but you can feel the lump. It is generally caused by a cyst or nodule. The end result is a painful lump beneath your skin that doesn’t have a head like other pimples might have.
You do not worry about these blind pimples as in this article I am going to show you top remedies which are very useful if you are suffering from these blind pimples. These remedies will save you lots of time and also doctor consultation fee. You do not need to buy any item or medicines over the counter of medical store, you just need simple items which are already available at your home.
So how long do a blind pimple last?
It is the most repetitive question asked by people, but it’s not easy or I can say it’s difficult to forecast exactly how long a blind pimple going to last for. But some research have shown that it does typically stick around for five to ten days. But you can reduce this to three to five days by following home remedies which I will provide below in this article.
So what causes a blind pimple?
Areas of the skin which are mostly get affected by the blind pimples are oil glands, such as face, neck shoulders, back, and chest. These oil glands are also known as sebaceous glands. The small holes present in the skin also known as pores are connected to sebaceous glands thorough a canal which is called follicle.
Common factors that causes blind pimple in adults are:
- Overall skin inflammation
- Oil production in pores
- Clogged skin cells in hair follicles
- Production of acne causing bacteria
So to get rid of these blind pimples, here are some home remedies to treat blind pimple:
Warm compress is one of the best ways by which you can feel easy. Warm compress will improve the blood circulation and at the same time, the head of the blind pimple will surface on the skin. This is a sign that the pimple has started to cure. If you think that the warm compress is not yielding you the results that you desire then you can use black tea bags as a compress. This will ensure that infection is treated faster.
This is an old age remedy that help you to safeguard your skin from the scary blind pimples. You can just apply toothpaste on the blind pimple as the chemicals in the toothpaste will work on the pimples and you will be able to get rid of it immediately.
You just have to apply a pinch of toothpaste on the pimple and leave it overnight to dry. Rinse your face in the morning with warm water. If your skin is very sensitive then you should read ingredients very carefully before you apply toothpaste on your skin. You should use white colored mint toothpaste for better results. Gel based toothpastes will not serve the purpose so it’s not worth trying.
Tea tree oil and aloe vera gel:
Both these things put together can do wonders to your skin. Liquidate the aloe vera gel by mixing it in water. Take two drops of tea tree oil and then add few more drops of aloe vera gel and water mixture. Mix this well and then apply this on your face with the help of a cotton ball.
Leave this on your skin for 15-20 minutes and then rinse off with warm water. This will help you to get rid of blind pimples at the earliest.
Lemon juice is one of the best remedies that you can try at home, to get rid of the adamant pimples. Citric acid content in the lemon can help you to dry off the pimples at the earliest. Squeeze two slices of lemon in a bowl and apply it on your face with the help of cotton ball.
Leave it on your face for 20 minutes and then rinse off with tap water. You will get a burning sensation but that’s totally fine if you are able to bear with it. If you think that the burning sensation is not bearable then you can dilute the lemon juice by adding little amount of rose water to it.
Apple and honey:
Applying pulp and honey can do wonders to your skin; apart from helping you to get rid of under the skin pimples. Apple pulp will fight against the pimples and acne scars. Honey will moisturize your skin and also will help you to get of tan on your face.
Mix apple pulp with honey and make a fine paste of this and apply it on your face. Apply this and leave it on the skin for 20 minutes. Rinse your face with cold water. You can use this face pack on daily basis, till you notice that the blind pimples are becoming invisible.
Apple cider vinegar:
Apple cider vinegar is known for the antiseptic properties that it offers and hence it can help you to get rid of bacterial growth on the surface of the skin.
Apply apple cider vinegar on the blind pimple and leave it to dry. This will dry off very quickly so you can rinse off with cold water. Ensure that you practice this at least thrice a day so that you can get rid of the blind pimples at the earliest.
Cinnamon and honey:
Cinnamon is known for the anti-bacterial properties and honey is known for the microbial properties. This mixture will help you to get rid of not only blind pimples but will also help you to get rid of other skin problems.
Make a fine powder of cinnamon and mix it with honey. Make a fine paste and apply it on your face and leave it for 30 minutes. This will help you to get rid of the existing blind pimples and at the same time, you can fight other skin problems as well.
The above remedies are very effective as these are tried and used by many people and provided feedback as these remedies are showing good results. General tip: Do drink a lot of water, as dehydration is the main reason of getting a blind pimple. If your body get sufficient water then chances of getting blind pimple will be reduced and your skin will glow like diamond. I hope the information was useful. .