We've all gotten annoying pimples and had to Google about the quickest ways to get rid of them. Look it up online and you'll get tons of hits about various home remedies that may or may not work. Here are a few of the most popular ones and whether or not you should go ahead and try it out.
Verdict: It works! But there's a catch...
Toothpaste is a popular home remedy for acne—especially if you need to obliterate a particularly pesky pimple overnight. It definitely works as ingredients in toothpaste such as baking soda, alcohol, and triclosan work towards drying the pimple out. But remember: Toothpaste is especially made for your teeth, not for your skin. Treating facial acne this way could lead to redness or irritation, especially for those with sensitive skin.
2. Tea tree oil
Verdict: It works, but it's best to dilute it first if you have sensitive skin.