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How to Get Rid of a Pimple

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Let's face it. They suck. And we want them gone ASAP. This post on gives nine great tips on how to get rid of a pesky pimples before it can ruin your day, or week...or date night.

It's hard to keep your confidence up when annoying breakouts keep bringing you down. We totally get it. That's why we called up Sejal Shah, M.D., a cosmetic and general dermatologist at Clear Clinic in NYC, to get the skinny on how to get rid of a pimple and keep your complexion flawless.

Here's the first of nine

Hit Up the Kitchen Cabinet

If you don't have an acne spot treatment around, crush up an aspirin and add a drop of water to it to create a paste. "This helps minimize any inflammation," says Shah. "In India, people also use turmeric masks, which are also anti-inflamatory. You can make the mask with turmeric powder, a little almond oil, and the tiniest bit of whole milk, which is soothing. The concoction makes a paste that you can put on all over, leave on until it dries, and then rinse. You can do this once a week."

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