Baking Soda

Make a paste of baking soda and water, then put some directly on the pimple. Leave it on for a few hours, preferably overnight and ideally avoid walking abouts in public. The paste will dry over night, reduce inflammation, and naturally remove pus from the pimple.

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Just like how you might use ice on a sprained or twisted ankle, bruises, and other injuiries, you can also use ice on pimples. Applying ice for about 15 minutes should help reduce inflammation.

Tooth Paste

Baking soda and tooth paste work the same way, and are applied on pimples the same way. Use one or the other depending on your preference. One note: don’t use the gel kind.


Visine will work not only on eyes but also on skin, too. Visine restricts blood vessels, thereby reducing inflammation.

White Vinegar

Even better than white vinegar is cider vinegar. The acid characteristics of cider vinegar will dissolve the pus in pimples. Since it’s the pus that enlarges pimples, once they’re removed the pimples reduce in size. Try applying some of the vinegar with a cotton swab and your skin should be good to go!

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