A pimple, no matter where it decides to appear on your face, is not welcome! The forehead is an area where pimples develop often and for a lot of people. This strategic location can make them the first thing that people notice on your face. Nobody wants ‘that’ kind of attention on their forehead. Fret not, we can help! Read this article to find out the varied home remedies for forehead pimples.
1. Prepare a clay mask with tea tree oil
To prepare this mask, you will need: 1 teaspoon cosmetic clay powder, 1-2 drops tea tree oil or lavender oil and rose water. After you gathered everything you need, add the essential oil to the clay powder and also some rose water. Mix everything to get a smooth paste and apply this as a thin layer on the forehead and let it dry for 10-15 minutes. Rinse it off with water.
2. Apple cider vinegar
Cleanse the forehead skin and pat it dry. Dip a cotton swab in ACV and apply this only to a pimple. Leave it on to dry. You can rinse it off after 20-30 minutes with some water if you like. There is no harm in leaving it on as well, as it has only been applied to a pimple.
3. Mustard powder with honey
Add a drop or two of honey to the mustard powder to get a paste. Slather this on the zit and leave it on for 15 minutes. Wash it off with plain water. Mustard is rich in vitamin C, A, and E, and omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids that will surely leave your skin clean and glowing. Honey acts as a humectant and a healing agent. While you can use bottled mustard, it is best to make your own mustard pack by grinding together mustard and honey.
4. Tomato mask
Cut a piece of the tomato and rub the pulp side on the forehead. Let the tomato juice dry for 15-20 minutes. Rinse it off. You will be delighted to know that tomato masks can combat acne as well as acne scars. Its natural acids dry out a forehead pimple and kill the bacteria. Rich in antioxidants, the tomato juice will also miraculously heal acne scars and skin rashes.
5. Try essential oils for forehead pimples
Essential oils such as lavender oil can address acne issues while leaving your skin fresh and rejuvenated. They de-stress the body and mind while exerting antimicrobial effects on the pimple-causing bacteria. The other recommended essential oils such as olive oil or coconut oil are also excellent antimicrobial and antiseptic agents and give similar results.