How To Treat Acne And Pimples With Toothpaste

how to get rid of acne and pimples

Acne is a common skin problem that affects people of all ages. Teenagers suffer the most from acne because of the increased hormone levels in their body.

Today let’s discuss how to treat acne with common toothpaste.

Toothpaste and salt

Salt restores the pH and oil balance on the skin.

  • Method

Combine enough amounts of salt and toothpaste. Mix well and apply the mixture on the pimples affected areas.

Gently scrub for few minutes. Rinse off with water and pat dry.

Repeat the process regularly.

how to get rid of acne and pimples

Toothpaste and garlic

Garlic has anti-bacterial property, it kills the bacteria which causes acne. It also reduces the inflammation, redness, and irritation.

  • Method

Crush 1 garlic clove and add a small amount of toothpaste into it. Apply the mixture on the pimples. Leave it on for 5 minutes.

Rinse with water and pat dry. Repeat the process regularly.

Toothpaste and baking soda

Baking soda has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties that help to clear pimples.

  • Method

Mix 1 teaspoon baking soda, ½ teaspoon of toothpaste, and 2 teaspoons water until smooth. Apply a thin layer over each pimple and leave it on for 5 – 10 minutes.

Rinse with water and pat dry. Repeat the process regularly.

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