How To Prevent & Cure Pimples In Nigeria With 10 Methods

Everyday thousands of Nigerians keep asking this question which is .. what can I use to clear off pimples on my face?

A lot of people are struggling to control and keep pimples at bay,for some unfortunate people,having pimples on their face is now a daily routine and also a herculean task when it comes to how to treat it effectively.
This post contains information on some of the natural and medical methods that you you can use to effectively clear off pimples that has been re-occurring on your face and giving you dark spots.

How To Cure,Prevent & Treat Pimples In Nigeria: 10 Methods That Work

Before proceeding it's imperative that you understand what are pimples.

A pimple is simply a spot which is formed as a result of excess oil getting trapped in the skin pores. Some people naturally have oily skin,these people are most likely to be the ones with a lot of pimples on their face.

Some of this pimples leave black spots on the skin which is unattractive.
Listed below are some of the top ways that you can treat pimples medically and naturally in Nigeria,let's quickly check them out.

1. Application Of Creams

There are some creams that are readily available for curing pimples in Nigeria,some of them can be bought over the counter at different chemist shops across the country.
Although some of these creams can be bought over the counter,it's important that you consult the services of a dermatologist (skin doctor) before buying these creams.
Also make sure that all the creams that you are buying are certified by NAFDAC.

2. Antibiotics

Antibiotics can also be used to cure pimples,in severe cases the doctor can prescribe antibiotics that will help the patient to get rid of pimples.

The downside to this is that antibiotics can cause unpleasant side effects when taken for a long time.

3. Good Hygiene

Quite a number of people have cured their pimple just by paying attention to their personal hygiene.

If your always having pimples on your face it's probably because of an oily skin,washing and cleaning your face regularly can help to reduce the amount of dead skin that help to cause pimples on your skin.

4. Diet

Another way to cure pimple is to watch the type of food you eat on a regular basis. I used to have a friend that eats too much fried groudnut,the result of this was that her face was 
always covered with pimples,different creams and antibiotics didn't work for her till she decided to stop eating too much groudnut and her pimples decreased tremendously.

Try to pay close attention to your diet,avoid excessive intake of sugary foods such as milk,chocolates,sweets,fat and oil,eat more of vitamins and minerals rich foods.

5. Bad Habits

Nigerians suffering from pimple have this urge to always scratch,pop or nibble the pimple on their body and face.

Most often this act can cause the pimple to be infected with bacteria which will cause the pimple to leave a permanent scar. When you see a pimple on your face,try a much as possible to resist the urge to pop it.

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6. Lemon Juice

You can treat pimple by using lemon juice,all you have to do is to apply a fresh lemon juice on the pimple before going to bed,in the morning you can wash it off

7. Aloe Vera Gel

The Aloe Vera Gel has been known for working wonders on the skin for ages,all you have to do is to cut the aloe vera plant and get the gel,then go ahead to apply the gel on the pimple. Aloe vera also has anti inflammatory properties and is very good for your skin.

Each time you apply the Aloe vera gel,make sure it's a fresh gel and not the overnight left over gel.

8. Orange & Banana Peel

The peel of the orange and banana fruit can be used to treat pimple,simply rub the peel

on the pimple and leave overnight,wash your face in the morning.

9.  Cucumber

The Cucumber is very rich in vitamins and minerals and can be used to sooth the skin and cure pimples.

The cucumber can be cut and soaked for an hour before drinking the water,it can also be cut and grinded and used as face mask which is great for the skin.

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10. Garlic

Garlic is known to be a natural antibiotics that can help to treat pimples as long you can tolerate it's smell.

Simply cut a fresh garlic clove into two pieces,rub the surface of the pimples with garlic and leave it for 3 - 5 minutes before washing off. This can be done several times a day.

In Conclusion:

Listed above are some of the medical and natural ways that you can use to cure pimples in Nigeria,if you have experimented with any method that worked for you,don't hesitate to share with us in the comment section.