Pimples and rashes are unsightly and uncomfortable. Applying too much makeup, scratching the irritated skin or picking at blemishes can make the problem worse. Fortunately, there are some remedies that can help reduce the irritation without a prescription.

Soothing Pimple Treatment

Squeeze the juice of one whole lemon into a container and mix it with rose water. Rose water is great for skin. You can make your own or purchase it at a health food store.

Apply the mixture on the irritated area of your skin with a clean cloth, and leave it there for 30 minutes.

Rinse your face with lukewarm water.

Do this routine once a day for two consecutive weeks. After two weeks, you should notice that your skin is clearer and more vibrant.

Pimple Spot Treatment

Thoroughly clean and dry your face. Dab a small bit of toothpaste on your pimple.

Leave the paste on overnight.

Oatmeal Rash Remedy

Draw a lukewarm bath.

Add a packet of plain oatmeal to the bath water.

Soak in the cool water and oatmeal. It will provide temporary rash relief.

Lime Juice Rash Remedy

Squeeze the juice from one fresh lime into a container.

Mix 1 teaspoon of the lime juice with 1 tbsp. sandalwood paste.

Apply the mixture to the rash and leave it on for 10 minutes. It will help heal your rash.


Treat yourself to healthy meals such as fruits and vegetables, as this is good for the skin. Cleanse, tone and moisturize your skin daily. This routine will prevent pimples and other blemishes. Make sure that everything that touches your face or any sensitive area of your skin is clean. This includes pillowcases, handkerchiefs and bed sheets. Hydrocortisone creams, antihistamines, Calamine lotion and aloe vera are effective on rashes as well. Over-the-counter treatments containing Salicylic acid are commonly used to treat acne.


Make sure you do not use gel toothpaste when trying the Quick Zit Zapper remedy. If you are allergic to any of the ingredients in these home remedies, don’t try the remedy.