Ways To Get Rid of Blemishes Naturally

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Ways To Get Rid of Blemishes Naturally

By Lyndsie Beresford

n this article, Authority Remedies is on target for collecting some useful information about blemishes and lending you a hand on how to get rid of blemishes both naturally and effectively.

There remains a fact that your skin is one of your best friends and if you like your skin, then it “likes” you. Undeniably, skin provides you with effective protection against some of the harmful elements that are willing to invade into your whole body and thereby holding you together. However, if you are one of many women who wish for a glowing skin, but still witness spots or acne, even skin discoloration, this can be a far-reaching dream.

What are Blemishes?

Blemishes can be a nightmare to most people, particularly when they are getting old and the presence of aging spots is apparently noticeable.

In details, blemishes are the term used to describe the dark spots or skin discoloration. Blemishes embrace various types, resulting from many other factors, not just only acne. For instance, people can be born with blemishes such as port-wine stains or birthmarks; the others might focus on some other common forms including sun spots, liver spots, freckles, moles and skin tags. Blemishes can vary in size, in which some grow pretty big and occupy a larger part on your skin surface.

Blemishes do not exclude any part of the body; however, the most common places that blemishes appear very often are face, shoulders, neck and back.

What cause Blemishes?

One of the leading causes of blemishes is the breakouts of acne. Also, there emerge other factors such as genetics, imbalance of hormones, poor diet with lack of skin care as well as aging and UV rays exposure [1]. Do remember that excessive usage of comestic products can cause the same problem.

Because of such harmful factors, the presence of blemishes enables to completely spoil your look. Most of the teenagers and even adults have acne and skin blemishes on their faces or other skin parts. Since this skin problem possibly makes you feel uglier, it can also lead to the loss of confidence [2]. Therefore, it is a wish for people to remove blemishes immediately.

What are the symptoms of Blemishes?

In many cases, a blemish; however, is a symptom of an inflammation or an infection occurring on the skin. Some common symptoms of blemishes include:

Other symptoms of blemishes can also include whiteheads, blackheads, pustules and pimples as they occur due to clogged pores [3]

Remember that there is no need to confirm your suffering of blemishes when all these symptoms appear on your body. A few people can experience all of these symptoms but you might see nothing more than the occurrence of bumps or brown and dark-colored spots on the skin.

How to get rid off Blemishes?

Although blemishes are a common skin ailment, it can be treated at home with a number of natural home remedies.

Here are the top 21 most effective home remedies for how to remove blemishes which you can easily apply at home in order to deal with blemishes and restore your fair skin.

1. Lemon

Lemon, especially its juice is considered one of the most popular tips on how to remove blemishes. The juice can serve wonders as among skin-lightening home remedies for dark spots and the hyperpigmentation thanks to the bleaching effect.

How to apply:

  • Mix lemon juice with attar
  • Combine ½ can of yogurt into this solution to create an anti-acne paste
  • Apply it to your face
  • Leave it on for 30 minutes to get its extraction can be absorbed into your skin

This method is believed to successfully make your skin clean and smooth [4].

Lemon Juice - How to Get Rid of Blemishes

2. Aloe Vera

Being one of the beautified substances that a lot of women like to use, Aloe Vera contains a number of vital vitamins and minerals giving you a helping hand in blemish treatments and home acne treatments [5].

How to apply: 

  • Cut a slice of Aloe Vera (throw away its peel, because it can burn your skin)
  • Rub it gently on your face for about 2-3 minutes and rinse with clean water.

The first time of using it, you will feel a little bit itchy. This is a completely normal feeling and it will soon disappear from the 2nd time.

Aloe Vera - How to Get Rid of Blemishes

3. Cucumber

Cucumber is widely known as one of the quickest methods on how to remove blemishes, thanks to its cool and fresh effects. Accordingly, you can consume or use cucumber to apply on your face daily without worrying about any side effects [6].

How to apply: 

  • Cut a cucumber into slices and rub them on your face.
  • Wait for 30 minutes and rinse with water.

Alternatively, you can use cucumber juice to rub on your face from 1-2 times per day (after you wash your face).

Cucumber - How to Get Rid of Blemishes

4. Tomato

Tomatoes are reckoned as one of the most effective home remedies for blemishes potentially thanks to their profile of vitamins and nutrients. If your face has some acne or small spots, you only need to grind a tomato and use its meat to rub on your face. By regularly using tomatoes, your skin will not only be safe from blemishes or acne but also always stay fresh and glow.

Tomato - How to Get Rid of Blemishes

5. Carrot

The carrot is a vegetable rich in nutrients that are used to prevent cancer, heart attack, and so on. Furthermore, there is a lot of vitamin A that is found in carrots helping protect cuticles on the skin, support the new tissue cells to grow and nourish the skin as well as fight against strong ultraviolet rays [8]. Meanwhile, vitamin C in the vegetable works to rejuvenate your skin, tighten astringent pores, confront inflammation and bacteria.

Carrot - How to Get Rid of Blemishes

To make use of the ingredient, you can eat carrots daily with other foods, which will help you effectively treat different skin problems, including blemishes and acne. Otherwise, you can use carrot juice to drink, and the pulp of carrots to apply on the pus acne. Your blemishes or acne will be no longer swollen and itchy. You can find more about other benefits of carrots at Home Remedies for Acne Scars.

6. Garlic

Garlic - How to Get Rid of Blemishes

Garlic has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties, helping to reduce itch very well. Besides, garlic also helps blur bruises, cleanse and brighten skin. This is the reason why garlic is a wonderful blemish treatment at home.

More than a familiar spice available in the kitchen, garlic can support effectively acne and blemishes treatment.

How to apply:

  • Peel garlic and chop off then use the pieces to rub directly on the skin acne pus.
  • Massage the skin gently and rinse it with clean water.

Pustules will be significantly improved after you implement the method [9].

Another option is that you can also puree garlic and extract its juice then apply it to your skin. Aqueous garlic will be absorbed through your skin better, helping to tighten pores, soften skin and support the skin to be lightened. Also, the remedies for blemish with garlic can prevent inflamed and itching skin.

7. Potato

Potato - How to Get Rid of Blemishes

To quickly get rid of blemishes, you can use countless different nutritious and natural ingredients, including the potato that contains lots of starch and necessary vitamins such as vitamin B, C1, C2. After being absorbed into your pore, the nutrients reduce inflammation and confront acne [10].

Use cotton which is dipped into potato juice and apply it to your face.

8. Papaya

Papaya - How to Get Rid of Blemishes

Papaya is rich in vitamins that are good for health. Eating papaya can not only brighten your eyes and skin but also curb pimples. Therefore, you can apply a papaya as one of the home remedies for blemishes [11].

To make a papaya mask, first, you need to prepare papaya, milk, honey, wheat flour. Peel a papaya, grind it and mix with milk, honey, and wheat flour to form a paste.

Every day, before bedtime, use this mixture to apply to your face for 20-30 minutes to eliminate acne or blemishes fast and make your skin beautiful.

9. Cucumber

Cucumber and Yogurt - How to Get Rid of Blemishes

Cucumber should always prevent in your kitchen since it is not only delicious and fresh but also highly effective in making home remedies for blemishes.

How to apply: 

  • Make a mixture of a small cucumber with a cup of oatmeal.
  • Add a teaspoon of this mixture to a spoon of yogurt and apply it to your face.
  • Peel it after 30 minutes and rinse it off with water.


  • Grind a cucumber into juice
  • Add a teaspoon of sugar and mix well.
  • Rub it on your face
  • Leave it for about 10 minutes and rinse it with fresh water.

10. Honey

This combination between lemons and eggs is a great solution for those who are looking for quick tips on how to get rid of blemishes. While lemons can lighten the skin, the egg whites contain sulfur helping dry up blackheads and whiteheads to create a clear complexion. Also, it enables to stop new blemishes and thereby tightening the skin.


Honey - How to Get Rid of Blemishes

How to apply: 

  • Squeeze a half of lemon and mix with one tablespoon of beaten glair.
  • Apply it to you face and leave it overnight.
  • Rinse off with warm water.

Note: Make sure that you do not to apply the mixture to your mouth and eyes.

Plus, honey can be used as a wonderful ingredient in other treatments such as Home Remedies for Oily Skin.

11. Yeast and Yogurt

Yogurt - How to Get Rid of Blemishes

Commonly, oily skin is prone to blemishes or acne, and yogurt is one of the best home remedies for blemishes in this situation. This is due to the ability to reduce excessive oil and eliminate acne in yogurt [13].

How to apply: 

  • Mix one tablespoon of yeast with a little yogurt to create a smooth mixture
  • Apply it to your oily face and leave it for 15-20 minutes
  • Rinse off with warm water, then cold water to close pores.

12. Oat

Oatmeal - How to Get Rid of Blemishes

Oats are acknowledged to have soothing properties and an amazing effect on eliminating acne. This makes the oats inevitable in the list of top home remedies on how to get rid of blemishes.

How to apply: 

  • Mix 2 tablespoons of oatmeal, a teaspoon of baking powder, and some water to form a mixture.
  • Apply it to your face and rub gently.
  • Wash your face off with water.

13. Lemon and Egg

Lemon and Egg White - How to Get Rid of Blemishes

This is a great solution for those who are looking for quick tips on how to get rid of blemishes.

How to apply: 

  • Squeeze a half of lemon and mix with one tablespoon of beaten glair.
  • Apply it to your face and leave it overnight.
  • Rinse off with warm water.

Note: Make sure that you do not apply the mixture to your mouth and eyes.

For your information, lemon can be used to efficiently treat sensitive skin as well. You can find more at How to Take Care of Sensitive Skin.

14. Turmeric

Turmeric - How to Get Rid of Blemishes

It is said that Indian brides often use masks made of turmeric before the wedding to help them have beautiful skin. This turns out to be such a wonderful treatment for blemishes.

How to apply: 

  • Mix 1/2 cup of green bean powder and two teaspoons of turmeric, sandalwood powder, and almond oil
  • Combine with some water to form a mask
  • Apply it to your face and leave it for 5-10 minutes.
  • Peel it and rinse it with clean water.

15. Toothpaste

It is not necessary to use natural ingredients for eliminating blemishes. Instead, you are able to make use of other available materials in case there is no vegetables, spices left in your kitchen or you are too busy to go to groceries to get them.

Apply a little toothpaste to the acne before going to bed. The swollen acne will be reduced obviously after a night. This is really an easy tip on how to get rid of blemishes that you should not skip. It is also a popular acne treatment.

Toothpaste - How To Get Rid Of Blemishes

16. Lavender

Lavender Oil - How to Get Rid of Blemishes

Oils extracted from natural ingredients are always good friends of women in beautifying progress. And one of the oils you can use to serve as a blemishes treatment is lavender oil.

Make use of lavender oil to help with blemishes by applying it to your skin after washing thoroughly your face. Leave it there for a few minutes then wash again with water. Just after a short time,  you will be completely surprised by the unexpected result that lavender oil brings to your skin.

17. Violet

Violet - How to Get Rid of Blemishes

More than a beautiful flower, violet makes itself a trusted home remedy to help deal with blemishes and acne.

How to apply: 

  • Boil some violet petals for 10 minutes.
  • Drink it as tea and condense the remaining into 80ml water.
  • Apply this condensed liquid to the acne, 4 times per day.

18. Avocado

Avocado - How to Get Rid of Blemishes

Undeniably, avocados are completely rich in vitamins and minerals that can nourish the skin and eliminate skin problems. Here is another way you can use to treat blemishes.

How to apply: 

  • Select a very ripe avocado, extract its pulp, puree and add a few drops of olive oil.
  • Spread across your face about 30 minutes
  • Rinse with water
  • Do this at least 2-3 times a week until you see improvement.

19. Banana

No matter what causes blemishes, you can get rid of them immediately with a banana. This fruit can be regarded as one of the best home remedies for skin problems. Puree a ripe banana and apply it to your face for 30 minutes. Bananas will help provide natural moisture, clean your skin and prevent breakouts of acne.

Banana - How To Get Rid Of Blemishes

20. Rice Powder and Yogurt

Rice Powder - How to Get Rid of Blemishes

These two natural ingredients are extremely good for your skin and improve the blemish condition. Prepare 50-100g rice powder and a can of yogurt, then mix them well. Next, gently rub the mixture onto acne skin. If possible, massage and relax in 15 minutes while listening to some music. Finally rinse with water. Do this on daily basis for at least 2 weeks and you will get the best results.

21. Pumpkin

Pumpkin - How To Get Rid of Blemishes

Pumpkin is not only a good source of food for health but also a useful ingredient used in a tip on how to get rid of blemishes. This is due to the fact that it contains lots of vitamins and zinc. Many people claim that pumpkin is a great home acne treatment as well.

How to apply: 

  • Crush pumpkin and place it in a bowl,
  • Add glair and olive oil.
  • Mix these ingredients together and apply them to your face
  • Leave your skin for about 15 minutes then rinse off with warm water

*Disclaim: The effectiveness of applying these natural tips will be depended on the body condition of the applicant.

Stacey Chillemi


I am on a mission to transform the health of millions worldwide. Check out my website at staceychillemi.com. I am a popular and recognizable health and lifestyle reporter and expert, columnist and health host. Author of The Complete Guide to Natural Healing and Natural Remedies for Common Conditions, along with 20 other published books. I am the founder of The Complete Herbal Guide and a recognized health and natural remedies expert, with over 20 years in practice as a Health Coach. I write for the Huffington Post, Huff Post, Thrive Global and Medium (Owned by Arianna Huffington). I have been a guest on the Dr. Oz Show, local news, and numerous radio shows. My focus is on natural healing, herbal remedies, alternative methods, self-motivation, food for medicine, nutrition, fitness, natural beauty remedies and the power of positive thinking.



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