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5 AMAZING and effective home remedies to get rid of pimple scars naturally

Pinkvilla logo Pinkvilla 09-02-2021 Samarpita Yashaswini

You all know well how it feels when you have a big event coming up and you get that big and prominent pimple on your face and all that you want is to get rid of it somehow. So you try various methods like applying toothpaste, ice, or pimple creams. You might even try to pop the pimple as a desperate measure! 

Popping the pimple might solve your problem temporarily, but it leads to the pimple leaving a mark on your face. These pimple scars can dwindle your confidence and self-esteem and prevent you from having flawless and clear skin. So here are 5 effective home remedies for you to try, to get rid of the pimple marks naturally. 

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Coconut oil

Coconut oil has anti-inflammatory antibacterial properties that equip it to treat various skin conditions. It is rich in antioxidants and vitamin A and K that make your skin glow and can help you get rid of the pimple marks.

Orange peel powder

Rich in vitamin C, orange is beneficial for skin health and helps in brightening and hydrating the skin. Simply mix it with some honey and apply it to the skin for 10-15 minutes. Wash it off with water. 

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera has soothing and antibacterial properties that help reduce irritation and redness. It is extremely beneficial for skin conditions like blemishes and skin infections. For best results, use the gel directly from the plant and apply it to the marks.

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Castor oil

Castor oil can repair damaged skin and get rid of pigmentation. It is rich in omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin E. Just apply it to the pimple marks overnight and wash it off with water the next morning.


Turmeric is known to have anti-inflammatory and medicinal properties. It is said to be effective in brightening up dull skin and in decreasing pigmentation. Mix it with some curd, and gram flour and apply it to the affected area for 15-20 minutes. Rinse it off with cold water.

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