How To Get Rid Of Acne Overnight in 6 Steps

How To Get Rid Of Acne Overnight in 6 Steps 

You are going about your day and you happen to take a glance at the mirror and what do you see? A huge red ZIT. 

And not only a huge red zit … a huge red zit that HURTS. And to make matters worse you have that important thing you have to do tomorrow and you want to look your absolute best.

So if you’re looking to learn how to get rid of a pimple overnight then you are in the right place. Now, no one can guarantee complete erasure but, you can do simple things that can dramatically reduce the size, redness & inflammation of any zit.  


Yes, it might seem too easy to actually work but, it does. Ice will reduce swelling and will help numb the pain around a newly formed zit. Be sure to use ice from distilled water for the ice and a clean cotton cloth to wrap the ice around. 

2) Detoxifying Clay Mask

Detox clay masks are a great way to dig deep into your pores and remove any excess bacteria & dead skin cells. This is the junk that would clog up your pores creating cystic acne & blackheads. Clay masks are strong so be sure not to use too much or you might do more damage than good. 

3) Hydrate your skin

After a clay mask session your face will feel clean but dry. This is why it’s important to moisturize your skin (we recommend our natural facial serums). It feels a bit counterintuitive to moisturize your skin when maybe oily skin is the root of your problem. But, it's important to remember that keeping your skin hydrated will keep your oil production balanced and healthy. 

4a) Spot Treatment Part #1 - Tea tree oil

Tea Tree oil is perhaps the best natural ingredient when it comes to killing acne causing bacteria. It is also anti-inflammatory, which would help heal any swollen & red pimples you might have.

Using this as a spot treatment will help prevent any scarring or redness. Tea tree oil is powerful and may cause irritation if you use too much so don’t apply it like any other facial oil. Remember a little bit will take you a long way! We recommend grabbing some natural skin care products that already have Tea Tree Oil infused into them. 

4b) Spot Treatment Part #2 - Aloe Vera

Do you know what to put on a pimple overnight? Pairing Aloe Vera with Tree tree Oil can be a powerful duo! Aloe Vera has properties that help with a wide variety of inflammation - including the inflammation caused by a HUGE zit. Also, Aloe Vera has been known for helping with sunburns but, the miracle plant can also help with redness from acne. A great way to get rid of pimple redness & swelling naturally!

Mixture: distilled water, aloe vera, and 2 to 3 drops of tea tree essential oil


You must control the urge to constantly pick at the zit. Just remember that most of the time our fingernails have dirt, bacteria and who knows what else. The last thing you want to do is take that dirty finger nail and start scratching at that area. Because this would definitely lead to permanent scarring and make your zit nightmare last even longer. 

6) Stay away from acne causing makeup 

There are some makeups that contain comedogenic ingredients which tends to cause blackheads by blocking the pores of the skin. Common ingredients that are comedogenic are Acetylated Lanolin, Stearic Acid,  Ethyhexyl Palmitate, and many more to list here. A safe bet is to read the back of the label and research each of the  ingredients. It might take some time but your face will thank you for it! 

Learning how to get rid of acne overnight can be daunting task but, with some simple techniques you can dramatically reduce the appearance of any zit. We hoped our tips on getting rid of a zit overnight helped you! And if you have any question about our natural skin care products then send us a message! 

What do you do to help reduce a pimple overnight? Let us in the comment section below! 

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