Due to the increase in hormone levels the sebaceous glands secrete excess oil. If produced in normal quantities these oils protect the skin from bacteria but, if produced in abnormal quantities they can clog the pores of skin by mixing with dirt, pollutants, dead skin cells etc. and also cause bacterial infection resulting in the formation of acne.Taking certain measures can help in effectively and visibly reducing acne within a day or two. Many creams and lotions are available in the market, which claim to reduce acne within a day and are expensive too but, do they actually work? In fact, they contain so many chemicals that if at all you are allergic to any, it would not only leave you with bad sores but its effect will also make it difficult to remove the acne.
Some tips to get rid of acne overnight are given below.
An ice pack applied for about 15 to 20 minutes and at regular intervals after every two minutes would help in reducing the inflammation and swelling thereby making it less visible. Also wash your face using an oil- free face wash. Do not squeeze or pull your acne as this may further aggravate it. Always wash your hands to avoid the spread of infection.One of the simplest and easily available remedy is the toothpaste (the white one not the gel). Apply it on the acne and leave it overnight to work its magic. It basically kills the bacteria and dries the skin removing the acne. Lime is also a great solution. It is renowned for its anti-bacterial and bleaching properties. So, the application of lime fights the P.acne bacteria and also lightens the skin giving you a new smoother face.
Apply the mixture of castor oil and virgin oil on the affected areas and wash it off after about half an hour. Green Tea is also known for its anti-oxidant properties. Consuming it daily would do well for your skin. A paste of garlic clove and aloe vera juice applied on the face would help in healing the acne sooner.