How to reduce the swollen pimple over night

I am sure that many of us would connect and relate to a situation as mentioned in the title. You can count me in, too to have faced this situation. Irrespective of the gender, who would like to have a swollen pimple on our face? Yes, none of us would like. However, if it’s on a chubby cheek, with a plain soft face, it’s also referred to as “BEAUTY SPOT”. And those with the beauty spots are teased more often.

How to remove pimples fast

Let us have a look at the natural remedies which can help us to get rid of these swollen ones overnight. Sounds exciting? Yes, we have ingredients available right in our kitchen and medical kit at times. We better keep stock of these ingredients, no matter what.

Now, the readily available ingredients in kitchen are lemon, apple cider vinegar, ice cubes, tea bags, tomatoes and cucumbers. And the general ingredients are like Aspirin tablets, tooth paste, sandalwood face pack, benzoyl peroxide (2.5% concentration).

Sounds good and easy to find them? Of course, these are the ingredients which we mostly see and use in our day to day life. Let s also look at how do we use them to get benefited.


Take a slick and get the juice out. Use either a clean fingertip or a neat cotton swab. Ensure you apply only on to the affected area or you may wake up with white spot where the rest of the juice was spilled. Keep it overnight and rinse with cold or lukewarm water.

Apple cider vinegar

It is a natural astringent and so dries out the pimple faster. To use, mix one part of vinegar with 3 parts of water and moist a cotton swab with this mixture and keep it on the pimple overnight. Rinse with cold/lukewarm water once you wake up.

Ice cubes

Home remedies for pimple marks & scars

I know that it’s difficult to use this during this winter, but trust me on it as its very effective. Take out a cube from refrigerator and try and keep it on the pimple until it melts.

Tea bag

This not only help us in getting the toxins off the body when taken internally, but also use the soaked tea bag on the pimple until the heat calms down. Then wash your face.


Apply a face pack with the tomato pulp and leave it on for 20 minutes before you wash it with cold or lukewarm water.


You can either keep the slices on the pimple overnight (if you can or at least for half an hour before sleep) or apply the cucumber paste mixed with a few drops of rose water for 15-20 mins and wash with cold or lukewarm water.


Crush a couple of tablets and mix it with water to make a paste. Apply this paste on the pimples and leave it overnight. Wash it off once you wake up.


Home remedies for acne marks

Yes that you read it correct. A natural or the white toothpaste can be applied on the pimple and left overnight to get the better results by the time you wake up. As usual, wash with cold or lukewarm water.

Sandalwood face pack

Mix it with rose water and apply to the face. Wash it off with cold water after 15-20 mins.

Benzoyl peroxide

If you can get it with a 2.5% concentration, you can apply this as well to leave it overnight before you wash it off with cold or lukewarm water.

Now, it’s time to try the available ingredient among the above mentioned ones to get rid of that swollen pimple on our clear face! Remember that these ingredients dry the skin to clear the pimple and so, please be ready to apply rose water soon or any moisturizer (if you have got a dry skin) so that the skin will remain as usual without being too dry.

Nevertheless to add, ensure plenty of water and sleep in your lifestyle which keeps you away from these pimples. I hope that you find this article to be helpful!