Honey has antiseptic as well as antimicrobial properties that work together to fight bacteria responsible for blind pimples and other types of pimples. Further, honey works as a gentle yet deep cleanser so scarring will not occur on pimple-prone skin types.
Dip a cotton ball in pure honey and apply it generously on the affected skin area. Leave it on for 15 to 20 minutes and then wash it off with lukewarm water. Repeat the process three times a day for effective results.
Blend an apple into pulp. Mix one tablespoon of the mashed apple with one tablespoon of honey to make a thick paste. Apply the paste on the affected area and leave it on for 10 minutes. Then wash your skin well with lukewarm water. Do this once daily to help heal a blind pimple effectively.
Milk contains alpha hydroxy acids, also known as AHA, that can help unclog pores by removing the outer layer of dead skin and the accumulated oil and dirt. Also, AHA will make your skin smooth.
Apply milk to the blind pimple using a cotton ball and leave it on for 10 minutes. Then wash the area with lukewarm water. Do this three times a day until the head of the pimple comes out.
Alternatively, put a slice of bread in warm milk, and put the soaked bread on a cloth to make a poultice. Apply the poultice to the blind pimple for a few minutes. Repeat the process twice daily until you notice improvement
You can also treat blind pimples with lemon juice. The citric acid present in lemon juice works as an astringent to dry out the pimple. It also works as a cleanser to help remove bacteria and dirt and speed up the healing process.
Extract the juice from one or two lemons. Dip a gauze pad in the juice and apply it to the inflamed area. Leave it on for 20 minutes and then wash it off. Do this two or three times a day for three to four days to see visible results.
Alternatively, combine one tablespoon each of lemon juice and rose water. Apply it on the pimple using a cotton ball. Leave it on for half an hour and then wash it off with lukewarm water. Do this twice daily for a few days.
Some people find it very useful to apply toothpaste on blind pimples. However, if you have sensitive skin you need to be careful as toothpastes contain chemical substances that can irritate your skin.
For treating a blind pimple, always use white toothpaste. White toothpaste usually contains mint or clove oil that help reduce the size of pimples and also alleviate soreness and redness.