While acne itself is very frustrating, acne on the nose particularly can grab attention more easily. Not to mention it can be very stubborn and difficult to throw it away. Since the pores of the skin around the nose are larger in size, they can clog more easily and cause painful red bumps and pimples. A zit on the nose usually lasts for about a week and ruins any selfies that you were planning to take. So here are simple remedies for getting rid of any acne on the nose overnight.
Daily routine for acne free skin
Since the pores around the nose can get clogged easily, you must try your best to keep them clean. Wash your face using a mild soap at least twice a day. Sweat and dirt can also clog pores so remember to wash your face after returning home or working out. Wearing heavy makeup can also cause an acne breakout, so make sure that you wipe your face using a makeup remover before going to bed. If you get a pimple on your nose do not scratch, squeeze or tweeze it. Use the following methods to get rid of them quickly.
How to get rid of stubborn acne on the nose overnight?
Here are some simple home remedies for nose acne.
The acidic nature of lemon juice helps to reduce the size and appearance of acne within hours of its application.
Squeeze a fresh lemon and collect its juice in a bowl. Now take a cotton wipe or cotton swab and dip it in the lemon juice. Then take the lemon soaked cotton and place it on the pimple on your nose. Wait 15 minutes with it. Then clean it off with room temperature water. Repeat this process two times a day until your pimple has completely disappeared.
Caution: Wash off before going in the sun.
Tea tree oil
The essential oil of tea tree plant is great at getting rid of stubborn acne. This is because it is high in anti-bacterial, antimicrobial and antifungal properties. It also removes swelling and redness and reduces the appearance of acne. The best part? Its healing properties doesn’t allow scarring of skin after the pimple is removed.
Take a few drops of tea tree oil and apply directly on the acne. Leave it in for 10 minutes and then wash off with water. Repeat 2-3 times daily.
Caution: Dilute tea tree oil with another oil for sensitive skin.
This is an incredible method of getting rid of stubborn nose acne as quickly as possible. It dries out the zit in no time and reduces its size. The antibacterial properties of toothpaste kills microbial buildup and removes pimples. This simple household remedy can remove a pimple overnight.
Take a generous amount and apply directly on the pimple. Leave it in throughout the night and wash it off the next morning. Repeat the process the next night if necessary.
Caution: Remember to use white toothpaste only and not any gel based toothpaste.
Ice cubes are effective in reducing the size of pimples because they close up the pores and cause oil production to stop. As you must know already, ice packs reduce swelling and inflammation. Similarly, it causes pimples to reduce in size and appearance. It also numbs the skin and the cooling sensation brings relief from painful acne.
Wrap ice cubes in a piece of cloth and apply it against the acne on your nose. Press it against the affected area for at least 20 minutes. Repeat as required.
Don’t get alarmed, this is actually a highly effective method of removing acne quickly. Just like toothpaste, Listerine mouthwash destroys the bacterial buildup inside your mouth. So, once applied on a nose acne it helps to purify the skin, gets rid of the bacteria buildup and reduces inflammation of skin.
Listerine mouthwash is easily available in the market. Take a swab of cotton and pour a few drops of Listerine into it. Now gently press the cotton swab against the pimple. Wash it off with water after 10 minutes. Repeat this process 2-3 times a day.