To get rid of a pimple or light acne breakout is simple.
How do I get rid of a pimple – part 1
Clean your face. The first step to answering the question ” How do I get rid of a pimple ” is a clean face. Make sure your cleanser is unscented and free from oils. Bacteria buildup under the skin is where acne starts, so it is important to remove fragrances, oils, and anything else that will irritate acne. A cleanser with 2% salicylic acid or 2.5% benzoyl peroxide is usually perfect to get rid of pimples. The Proactiv renewing cleanser is a great cleanser with 2.5% benzoyl peroxide, and the Proactive deep cleansing wash contains a 2% salicylic acid, and also works great.
How do I get rid of a pimple- part 2
Treat the problem. Treating the pimples is a 3 part process. First, use an acne treatment with benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid and gently massage it into your face. Don’t work on just the acne areas, be sure to treat your entire face. (if you are treating your back, cover the area all the area within 3 inches of the pimple or breakout). Second, use a spot treatment method when you go to sleep. A dab of toothpaste or egg white directly on the pimple will dry it out by morning. Third, use an oil free sunscreen on your face the next morning.
How do I get rid of a pimple – part 3
Conceal whatever is left. Now, most of your acne will be dried up and clearing out. If there are any red spots left, you can use an eye drop solution such as visine directly on the pimple, A hemorrhoid cream will also work (some people swear by this). Then, you can use a concealer that matches your skin color. Put it directly on the pimple, and ONLY use enough to hide the pimple. Heavy makeup can make things worse.