If you ever had a pimple in your ear then you know how painful and uncomfortable it is. Pimples usually go away on their own but during this time, you’ll struggle with the pain. However, there are some solutions that can speed up the healing process.
This pesky beauty problem usually occurs to teenagers and those who have oily skin. Ear pimples often become sore and inflamed and even if you want to squeeze them, they are hard to reach. But this doesn’t mean that it’s impossible to get rid of ear pimples. The following method will help you to get rid of an inflamed ear pimple and disinfect it properly.
First thing is to reduce inflammation:
You need: Black Tea
Wet a black tea bag with hot water. Place the tea bag over the pimple and cover with a hot, wet washcloth. The tannins combined with the heat will help reduce inflammation.
Other alternative to this solution is to apply warm compresses. Soak a clean cotton cloth in water and apply it over the inflamed pimples. Let the warm compress sit there for 10 minutes. Repeat this procedure several times a day.
The second step is to unclog pores and remove dead skin cells:
You need: Milk
Soak a cotton ball in milk, then squeeze it. Wipe the milk along the pimple. Let it sit for 10 minutes, then wash the area with lukewarm water. You can repeat 3-4 times a day.
Third step is to disinfect the pimple:
You need: Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree oil has antibacterial properties that can kill the pimple causing bacteria. It also helps speed up the healing process. Spread the tea tree oil mixture on the pimple with a cotton ball.
Important: tea tree oil is very strong and you have to dilute it before you use it: Use one part tea tree oil with nine parts water.
Fourth step is to reduce swelling:
You need: Aloe Vera Gel
Aloe vera has antibacterial properties that can help clear up pimples and reduce swelling. It’s betetr to use the gel from the inside of an aloe vera leaf.
Apply the gel to the pimple and leave on for 20 minutes. Then rinse with lukewarm water. Repeat twice a day.
The last step is healing the pimple:
You need: Saline Solution
A saline solution can also help get rid of the pimple. Mix a teaspoon of Epsom salt with 1/2 cup of hot water, making sure the water dissolves. When the mixture has cooled some, use a cotton ball to spread the saline solution on the pimple. After it dries, rinse off. Repeat two to three times a day.