How to treat acne with ice

When you are tired with acne, something as simple as an ice cube can come in your rescue. Ice can be helpful to cure existing acne and also to prevent future acne breakouts. However, do not make the mistake to think that ice has some magical powers or the ability to kill the acne causing bacteria. Ice, due to its cooling effect helps in reducing the inflammation and redness on the skin, which naturally reduces the appearance of the pimples and acne. In addition to that, ice shrinks the skin pores which helps in clearing the clogged pores and also prevents future breakouts.

You can use ice for treating both pimples and acne in different ways. You can use the ice directly onto the acne or pimple affected skin or use it from over an anti-acne pack to get the best results. You can also use the ice to treat acne after you have used an anti-acne mask and have washed it off. Preparing ice popsicles with different active anti-acne home remedies can also be a good option. This article will give you a detailed idea about how to use ice for treating acne. However, always keep in mind that when you are using ice on your skin, your skin should be completely clean and free from any dust or germ.

Using ice for treating pimples

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You can use ice cubes directly onto the pimples as well as along with concentrated home remedies in the form of ice to get rid of pimples. Read on to know more,

Treating pimples with ice

To treat few pimples on your face with ice follow the next steps,

  • Wash your face properly with a cleanser
  • Take the ice cube and wrap it in a soft, clean wash cloth
  • Do not use the ice cube directly onto the skin, as that can be harmful for your skin
  • Keep the ice cube placed on the pimple for 1 minute straight and then remove, wait for 1 more minute and then re-apply
  • Repeat for 3-4 times and then let the skin cool down on its own
  • Use this ice treatment at least 3-4 times in a day for best results

Treating pimples with lemon juice ice cubes

The lemon juice ice cube really sounds tempting and it can be an effective and quick cure for your pimples too. Here is how to prepare it,

  • Mix 1/2 cup of water with 2 spoons of fresh lemon juice
  • Pour this mixture into the ice tray and let it freeze for at least 3-4 hours
  • Once it fully turns to ice, wrap it in a clean cotton made washcloth and apply directly onto the pimples in the way mentioned above
  • You can repeat this treatment 2-3 times in a day
  • However, do not use this remedy if the pimple has ruptured

Treating pimples with tea tree oil and ice cubes

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Tea tree oil is known for its effective antibacterial properties that can kill the bacteria causing the infection in pimples. By adding tea tree oil with the ice you can get benefits of both. Making an ice cube with tea tree oil added to it might not be the best way to use this treatment as that will result into wastage of a lot of the expensive tea tree oil. Read on to know how to use it in the right way,

  • Clean the skin near the pimples properly
  • Take 2 drops of tea tree oil and mix it with 8 drops of coconut oil
  • Now apply this oil mixture onto the pimples with the help of a cotton swab
  • Wait for few minutes after the application and then press the pimples lightly with an ice cube wrapped in a wash cloth
  • Repeat the ice application for 3-4 times
  • You can use this treatment not more than twice in a day

Baking soda and ice cube for treating pimples

Another effective home treatment for acne can be prepared by using baking soda with ice. Baking soda helps in killing the infection causing bacteria and also soaks the excess oil from the skin which is often a primary reason of the pimple breakouts. In addition to that, the exfoliating property of baking soda also helps in clearing the pores. Read on to know how to use it with ice,

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  • Take 1 spoon baking soda and add water to it in drops to make a smooth paste
  • Now apply the paste onto the pimples and let it get dry
  • Once the pack has dried on the spot, you should start compressing the pimples with the ice cube wrapped in a cotton cloth
  • Continue the compress for 6-7 minutes with adequate in between gaps
  • Wash off with plain water

Treating acne with ice

You can treat acne more effectively by including ice in your skin care regimen. You can use it directly for rubbing lightly the skin of the acne affected area or through any of the following ways to get the best results. However, always make sure that you do not hold the ice cube at one place on the skin for too long, which can harm your skin.

Green tea ice cubes for treating acne

Green tea is known for its antioxidant properties and can be highly effective to treat acne when used along with ice. Here is a simple process of using it for getting the best effects in acne cure,

  • Heat 1 cup water and once hot, remove it from the flame
  • Add 2 spoons of green tea leaves to it and let it soak for 10 minutes covered with a lid
  • Now pour the tea concoction into the ice tray and let it freeze for 3-4 hours
  • Apply these green tea ice cubes onto the acne and you are sure to get the best results
  • You can take this treatment 3-4 times in a day
  • One treatment should not continue for more than 15 minutes and there should be sufficient in between breaks

Rose water ice cubes for treating acne

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Rose water is known for its natural properties to soothe and nourish the skin which can add to the efficiency of the ice to treat the acne. Preparing rose water ice cubes is really simple and using it is easy too,

  • Pour in some rosewater in the ice tray and let it freeze for 2-3 hours
  • Once hard, just take out the cubes and apply them onto your skin
  • The best thing about this treatment is, you can repeat it even 4-5 times or more in a day to get the best effects
  • Just make sure that there is a minimum gap of 1.30 hours between two subsequent treatments

Ice cube and multani mitti pack for acne cure

Multani mitti has a bunch of minerals that nourishes the skin. This clay is also able to absorb excess oil from the skin and helps in tightening the skin pores. Multani mitti pack can be always effective in treating acne. Here is how to use it, along with ice,

  • Soak 3 tablespoon of multani mitti powder in sufficient plain water to make a paste
  • Add 4-5 drops of lemon juice to this multani mitti pack
  • Apply it onto the acne affected area of the skin and let it get 70% dry
  • Now take out the ice cubes and start applying it directly from over the multani mitti pack
  • After you have massaged the area for some time, the multani mitti pack will start to liquefy
  • Stop the ice application at this stage till the pack gets dry again
  • Repeat the process 1-2 times and finally wash off with water
  • Take this treatment only once in a day

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Ice cube with Aloe Vera extract for curing acne quickly You can easily prepare a lavish treatment for acne at home by freezing water with Aloe Vera extract. Here is the process of how to do it,

  • Take a fresh Aloe Vera leaf and scrape out the pulp
  • Smash the pulp, grind it and then strain it to get the extract
  • Now add 5 spoons of water with 2 spoons of this Aloe Vera extract and let it freeze for 4-5 hours
  • Apply these Aloe Vera ice cubes onto the acne directly in a circular motion
  • You can repeat the application several times in a day maintaining a minimum gap of 2 hours

Ice cube with neem extract for treating acne

Neem is known for its high antiseptic and antibacterial properties. Neem leaf extract can be highly effective in curing any type of skin infections including pimples and acne. So, if you are suffering from acne, including neem extract in the treatments can be highly helpful to dry out the infected zits quickly. Here is how to use it,

  • Take 20 neem leaves, wash them clean and start boiling them in 2 cups of water
  • Continue the boiling till the water becomes half and then remove the pan from the flame
  • Once it cools down, strain the leaves and collect the concoction
  • Now pour this neem leaf concoction into the ice trays and let it freeze until it turns to solid ice
  • Now use these ice cubes directly onto the acne to get the best results
  • You can use this treatment several times in a day, maintaining a minimum gap of 2 hours and you are sure to start seeing improvements in your acne condition in a day or two