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10 Ways to Use Ice on Pimples to Clear Your Acne

ice on pimples
Written by Maria Marie

Are you often worrying about acne that spoils the beauty of your face? I know, most of us try day and night to get rid of these little, troublesome, blister-like things. But did you know that simply padding ice on pimples can help you?

Now, many expensive treatments are available to treat acne.

But, are they successful? That’s an issue to consider. Anyway, a face is a mirror that reflects one’s inner feelings, right? But, if its natural glow is gone, you have to find some ways and means to regain it.

Of course, you can do it. The root of this acne problem lies in the way we treat our facial skin. and having a correct skincare procedure can prevent acne.

Excess fat in the face, dead skin, harmful substances, hormonal changes, poor diet, and hygiene are some of the major causes of acne. Keep the face clean all the time since hygiene is a vital issue with acne. Most people spend a lot of time and money to get rid of acne. But, they don’t reach the desired outcome at the end. What if we can use an inexpensive thing like ice to treat acne successfully?

Here are 10 ways to use ice on pimples to clear out the acne problem. Try them and reap the maximum benefits.

You may wonder how a mere ice cube can treat a deep-rooted acne. Ice can reduce swelling, pain, and redness in acne. Ice reduces the size of pores and prevents germs from entering the inner skin. Apart from that, ice cleans the facial skin and makes it permeable. So, it makes the treatments easier.

Massage with ice

This is one of the basic things you can do with ice. The chill makes pores to become smaller and even tighter and prevents any possible bacterial infection. You must not keep ice directly on the skin. Cover the cubes with a cloth or something when massaging.

Things you need:

  • A mild cleanser
  • A fairly large ice cube
  • Some warm water
  • A topical acne medication

Procedure:

  • Apply the cleanser and rub the face upwards in circular motions to clear the deep-rooted dirt.
  • Wash with warm water and dry well.
  • Rub the ice cube all over the face for a few minutes until all the ice is melted.
  • Dry the skin well and apply the topical medication meant for acne.

Better to select a product with benzoyl or salicylic acid. They are effective agents that cure acne well.

  • Do this for 3 days, you will see a positive result.

Green tea and ice treatment:

Green tea is a good anti-oxidant that prevents the acne problem. It prevents any future infections as well.

Things you need:

  • 1 organic tea bag
  • 2 vitamin E capsules
  • 1 ice tray
  • A mild cleanser
  • Some warm water

             Procedure:

  • Brew the packet of green tea, let it cool and stir the oil of vitamin E capsules well in it.
  • Then, pour it into the ice tray, keep in the refrigerator and make ice cubes.
  • Apply the mild cleanse on the face, wash with warm water and pat dry.
  • Keep green tea ice cubes on pimples and rub them all over in circular movements.
  • Pat the face dry after the ice is melted. Do this 2-3 times a day.

A pack of ice to cure acne

Things you need:

  • A mild cleanser
  • Warm water
  • A clean towel
  • A few drops of lemon or lavender oil

Procedure:

  • Apply the cleanser and rub mildly in circular movements.
  • Wash it with warm water and dry with the clean towel.
  • Keep the ice on pimples for 5 minutes from time to time and take it away.
  • After 5 minutes, keep ice on pimples once again. Repeat this until all the ice is melted.
  • Dry the face and apply essential oil on pimples.
  • Do these 3 times a day.

Rose water and ice treatment

Mostly, acne appears in one’s face due to bacterial infections. So, tightening of pores in the face is an effective remedial measure to prevent germs from entering the inner skin.

These rose water popsicles tighten the pores and make them smaller in size. Do this treatment and see the difference.

Things you need:

  • ½ pint of rosewater
  • 1 ice tray
  • A mild cleanser
  • Warm water
  • A clean towel

             Procedure:

  • Cleanse the face, wash it and pat dry.
  • Massage pimple-ridden places with ice for more than 5 minutes. Use all the rosewater popsicles for this.
  • Wait for 5 minutes and rinse the face well with cold water.
  • Do this at least 3 times a day.
  • Instead of rose water, you can either use cucumber juice or mint. Even parsley tea is a good substitute for rosewater.

Lemon juice-ice treatment

lemon and ice for acne treatmentLemon juice and honey are two things that kill germs. And this mixture cures acne by killing the bacteria that cause them.

Things you need:

  • Juice of 4 lemons
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 ice tray
  • A mild cleanser
  • Warm water
  • 2 tablespoons of raw honey

             Procedure:

  • Mix the 2 cups of water, honey and lemon juice together.
  • Pour the mixture into ice trays and freeze well.
  • Cleanse the face, wash all the stuff off with warm water and pat dry with a clean towel.
  • Wrap ice cubes with a clean towel and put them on pimples.
  • Massage the face well until ice is melted.
  • Wait for 5 minutes and rinse the face with cool water.

Tea tree oil and ice treatment

The anti-bacterial effect in tea tree oil is a fine treatment for the acne problem. It’s anti-fungal too. So, tea tree oil prevents pimples and other skin diseases and keeps your face forever young and beautiful.

The following is a fine treatment for acne.

Things you need:

  • 5 drops of tea tree oil
  • ¼ cup of cold water
  • Warm water
  • A mild cleanser

             Procedure:

  • Mix the 5 drops of tea tree oil with ¼ cup of water and let it freeze.
  • Cleanse your face well and wash it off with warm water.
  • Pad it dry and massage the face with ice.
  • After a few minutes, wash with cold water.

Repeat this for at least 4-5 days, you will get a clean and clear face without a single trace of pimples.

Ice and baking soda combination to treat acne

In fact, baking soda powder is meant not only for cooking purposes, but it’s also important as a cure for pimples. It’s ideal for the removal of dead skin cells and leaves room for unblocking the clogged pores. It also expels toxins out of the body making the blood circulatory system clear.

The following is a fine cure for pimples and see whether it works well for you.

Things you need:

  • 1 tablespoonful of baking soda
  • Water
  • A mild cleanser
  • Warm water
  • Cool water

             Procedure:

  • Make a thin paste of baking soda by adding a little water to it.
  • Use the cleanser lavishly, wash your face with warm water and pat dry with a clean towel.
  • Apply baking soda paste to the face, especially in the places where there are breakouts of pimples.
  • After about 20 minutes, wash the face with cold water and massage with some ice cubes and wipe it dry.
  • Do this at least 3 times a week and you’re sure to get good results.

Ice, lavender oil and lemon juice treatment

Things you need:

  • 1 tablespoonful of lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoonful of lavender oil
  • Ice cubes

              Procedure:

  • Mix lemon juice and lavender oil.
  • Apply it on the face, especially in the areas with infections.
  • Allow it for 15 minutes to be on the face.
  • Then, wash off and massage the face with ice cubes.
  • Finally, wash the face with cool water and pat dry.
  • Do this almost every day and you’re sure to reap good results from this treatment.

Ice and Multani Mitti paste for acne treatment

You will need:

  • A mild cleanser
  • 1 teaspoonful of sandalwood powder
  • 1 teaspoonful of lemon juice
  • Sufficient amount of multani or fuller’s earth
  • Warm water
  • Cool water
  • Ice cubes

             Procedure:

  • Wash the face using the cleanser.
  • Mix sandalwood powder, lemon juice, multani mitti and fuller’s earth together until it becomes a paste.
  • Apply it on the face and allow to dry.
  • Remove the paste from the face in circular motions and wash it off.
  • Give the face a good ice massage.
  • Wash it with cool water and dry it with a clean towel.
  • Do this daily to get rid of the pimples that trouble you.

 Green tea, citrus oil and ice treatment for acne

The anti-oxidant effect in green tea is good to remove acne. And citrus oil has a power to kill germs. If you use them in the correct way, you’ll be able to remove acne from your face forever.

Things you need:

  • 1 teaspoonful of green tea dust
  • 3 drops of citrus oil
  • 2 cups of boiling water
  • 1 ice tray
  • A mild cleanser
  • Warm water
  • Cool water

              Procedure:

  • Use the 2 cups of water and brew green tea.
  • Let it cool for some time and add the citrus oil to it
  • Pour it to the ice tray and let it freeze and get ice cubes.
  • Wash the face with the cleanser. Rub gently and then wash with warm water.
  • Pat dry with a towel and put ice on pimples.
  • Massage the face with ice cubes gently.
  • When the ice is melted, stop the massage and rinse the face with cool water.
  • Do this repeatedly at least for 1 week to see the results.

So, those are several effective ways we can use ice on pimples to get rid of the acne problem.

Try them regularly. You will get good results.

 

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