Acne is a problem that will make you to want to hide your face, perhaps even keep you within the confines of your room. When searching for ways to treat and cure acne, most people want a treatment that favors quick results. Besides the advice you will get from family, friends and dermatologists, there are loads of information on the internet that tell you how to get rid of acne fast.
Comprehensive treatments are required to clear severe acne, smoothen out the skin and to create healthy skin. But for a zit that pops up here and there some quick spot treatments are effective. The toothpaste in your bathroom is a tried and tested remedy. Dab plain white paste, not gel, on the blemish and leave it overnight. Wash it off in the morning and you will find the redness, swelling and pain much less. Benzoyl peroxide is an acne fighting ingredient. It kills the bacteria, absorbs the sebum and creates a clean environment. Over the counter creams and face washes containing the ingredient are available. After washing your face, just smear a little cream on the acne affected area. Benzoyl peroxide helps to decrease the swelling, reduces inflammation and dries the pimple. Because of its drying effect, make sure to keep your skin well moisturized, preferably use oil-free moisturizer.