One of the many garlic benefits for skin is that it’s an effective pimple remover. So try using garlic for acne and watch how the spots are removed almost instantly!
Not only for repelling Vampires, garlic can be used to repel spots!
Known for it’s antiseptic and antimicrobal properties, garlic juice is able to remove blemishes quickly. It fits both the oily and the acne skincare.
Fresh garlic juice works so well that we call it the pimple remover. With just one use, some people claim it removes spots almost instantly.
It can take a bit longer to remove those stubborn blemishes underneath the skin surface, though. And using garlic for acne may take some time.
In addition, you need to be cautious if you give this natural remedy a try.
Some people are sensitive to garlic. And, it can cause scaly rashes and blisters when used on the skin.
However, there are garlic benefits for skin. It contains B vitamins, vitamin C, and potassium which can nourish the skin.
When using garlic juice as a pimple remover. The applied area will sting or awhile, but that’s usually not a sign of sensitivity.
But, to be safe, it’s best to use it on a small area first to test it out before using it on more skin areas.
For those with sensitive skin, you may want to skip this remedy all together or use only a tiny amount.
It’s important to note that you don’t want to be putting pieces of garlic onto the skin. It’s the juice of the garlic that’s applied.
So, you’ll want to use the freshest garlic you can get as it will have the most juice.
We like to put minced garlic into a cheesecloth and squeeze the juice onto a small dish.
Once you have a the garlic juice, just dab a cotton swab into it and gently apply it to the blemish on the skin.
It’s best to leave the juice on for about 15 minutes when using garlic for acne. If that works out without irritation, you may be able to leave the juice on longer.
Leaving the juice on overnight may help with larger pimples. But it’s best to test sensitivity to garlic first.
This pimple remover is just one of the uses of garlic for skin. It’s also used for other skin infections and helps cleanse the pores.
In addition to using it on the skin, garlic for acne can also be taken internally. That’s because it helps fight the bacteria that causes pimples internally.
Garlic Benefits for Skin: Pimple Remover
Before trying out the recipe, you may want to read some of the reviews from others who have tried it.
- 1 clove of garlic
- Small Bowl
- Cotton Swab
- Mince and squeeze garlic clove to extract the juice into a small bowl. A cheesecloth works well for this.
- Apply the garlic juice on the spot with a cotton swab and leave for 15-30 minutes (shorter time for sensitive skin).
- Wash off with warm water.
Skin may sting when applied. Use with caution on sensitive skin.