Unlike other types of pimples that form a visible whitehead, blackhead, or red bump, Blind pimple develop under the surface. To get rid of blind pimples in a proper way, you need to know the real cause and prevention too. Scroll till the end to learn Most Effective Home Remedy to Treat Blind Pimple naturally at home.

Squeezing, scratching, or popping a pimple isn’t going to treat the healing process however, it’ll create more inflammation, and scarring, makes your pimple deeper, and leave post-inflammatory spots/marks.

What Is A Blind Pimple

The shortest answer is ‘pimples with no head’. They are deep bumps under the skin and sometimes hard to see. These are usually not noticeable, but you can feel them by running a finger on your skin or if you experience pain These bumps can be small or large but painful. Blind pimples do not have a head like other types of pimples.


What Causes Blind Pimple

Blind pimples develop when the pores of the skin become clogged/trapped with sebaceous glands (oil-producing glands), impurities, and dirt. Below are the main causes of blind pimples:

  • If the body produces too much oil. Excessive oil is the main cause of blind pimples.
  • Not washing the face properly.
  • Poor or no exfoliation
  • Hormonal changes.
  • Certain medications.
  • Excessive sweating.
  • Taking stress.
  • Not using the right skin care products.
  • Family history.

How To Treat A Blind Pimple

  • Don’t squeeze the pimple
  • Use a topical acne treatment that contains the following:

Benzoyl peroxide, Salicylic acid, Sulfur suppresses, Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs), and Retinoids.

  • Exfoliate the skin gently twice a week.
  • Keep your skin clean.
  • Relieve pain with ice.
  • Wash the skin properly.
  • Apply a warm compress.

Blind Pimple On Chin

Hormones are typically responsible for stimulating the production of sebum on the chin. Excessive oil, dirt, and bacteria trapped the hair follicles which causes pimples to form.

Blind pimple on chin
Blind pimple on chin

How To Treat Blind Pimple On Chin

  • Wash the face with a cleanser according to your skin type.
  • Use a warm compress.
  • Gently exfoliate the skin.
  • Apple tea tree oil.
  • Use raw honey daily overnight.

Blind Pimple On Nose

Blind pimple on nose

T-zones of the skin produce more oil according to the dermatologist. It includes (the forehead, chin, and nose). So blind pimples occur in areas of the skin with more oil glands such as the T-zone.

Treatment of blind pimples on the nose includes warm compress, spot treatment, and using natural ingredients like (raw honey, aloe vera gel, neem/mint leaves, and more)

How To Pop A Blind Pimple With A Pin

I would never recommend popping a blind pimple with a pin. It can make it worse, more red, inflamed, and painful. It often leads to more harm than good, attempting to pick it will just increase your risk of infection or scarring.

But squeezing and popping is a big NO for blind pimples as there is no head. This can lead to swelling, infection, and redness or discoloration.

I Popped A Blind Pimple

It will not remove even if you pop it properly as there is no head. You can only pop acne-like whiteheads and whiteheads because of the heads. If you do try to pop a blind pimple, you’ll just push all of the inflammation even further into your skin, resulting in inflammation.

If you want to get smooth skin and treat blind pimples fast, so don’t try to pop a BLIND PIMPLE.

To treat it effectively without any harm, read below:

Soak a clean washcloth in hot water that you can bear on the skin. Apply the warm compress. Hold the warm compress on the blind pimple for 12-15 minutes. Repeat the application thrice a day. Repeat this until the blind pimple comes to a head and releases the pus.

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Home Remedy To Treat Blind Pimple

Know your skin type:

It is important to know your skin type to get rid of pimples completely. Knowing your skin type helps you to choose the right skin-care products and makeup products or natural ingredients according to your skin type.

Using wrong products on the skin leads to developing skin conditions like pigmentation, tiny bumps, scaly skin, open pores, and blind pimples.

Gently exfoliate the skin:

Exfoliation helps to remove the dirt and excessive oil from the pores of the skin that are stuck even after cleansing. It is recommended to exfoliate the skin twice a week to get smooth skin naturally. Harsh or excessive exfoliation makes the skin worse. So always exfoliate the skin gently.

How To Exfoliate For Blind Pimples

  • Take a bowl.
  • Add baking soda ½ tablespoon.
  • Mix with plain water.
  • Make a thick paste.
  • Apply on the skin.
  • Gently rub the skin in a circular motion for 2-3 minutes.
  • Do not press the finger on the skin.
  • Wash it off.

Moisturize with aloe vera gel:

  • Moisturize your skin, no matter what type of skin you have. Moisturization is necessary for all skin types. Aloe vera gel works as a perfect natural moisturizer for all skin types. It also eases itchiness, reduces inflammation, and redness deeply hydrates the skin, contains an-bacterial properties, and prevents acne at bay.
  • Take a fresh aloe vera leaf.
  • Wash it thoroughly.
  • Cut the edges.
  • Peel it properly.
  • Scoop out its gel.
  • Blend to get in a smooth form. It will be easy to use.
  • Store in a container. You can keep this in a fridge for 10 days.
  • Apply daily on your clean face.
  • Leave it on as long as you can.

Spot treatment:

To treat the blind pimples properly, you need to go for a spot treatment too

  • Take a few drops of tea tree oil.
  • Apply on the blind pimples.
  • Leave it for 1 hour.
  • Wash it off.

Overnight remedy:

Some skin conditions need overnight treatment. You can use this overnight remedy to treat the pimples naturally fast.

  • Use raw honey on the pimples.
  • Leave it overnight.
  • Or mix aloe vera gel with tea tree oil.
  • Apply on the pimples and leave it overnight.

Use a toner:

People often neglect toner. It has so many beauty benefits. It maintains the skin’s natural pH balances, helps to reduce the size of the pores, removes excess oil, lightens spots from the skin, and makes the skin healthy.

  • Boil green tea leaves in water.
  • Allow them to boil for 10-12 minutes.
  • Switch off the flame.
  • Strain the water.
  • Store in a bottle.
  • Apply on the skin with a help of a cotton ball/pad.
  • No need to wash.
  • Or you can store the water in a spray bottle.
  • Spray on the face twice a day.

Take shower:

Taking shower regularly and washing your hair help to keep your skin healthy and dirt free. Oily and dirty hair often leads to acne breakout.

Change pillow covers:

Dirty pillowcases may cause acne in people who are prone to breakouts, because of the accumulation of bacteria, dirt, and oil.

To prevent the pimples to form, from overnight, switch your pillowcase every few days to daily particularly if you are prone to acne.

Don’t touch your face too often:

Avoid touching your face frequently as you may transfer bacteria to the face while doing so.  Touching your face with dirty hands can quickly clog/block the pores with dirt and oil and leads to acne breakout.

If you have active pimples on your face, avoid touching them too, as they also spread acne-causing bacteria from one part of the face to another.

Use light water-based makeup products:

Heavy oil-based makeup often clogs the pores. People with sensitive skin and acne-prone skin or oily skin should use light water-based makeup and skin care products. Read properly the description of the product and choose light to weigh non-comedogenic products (products that won’t clog the pores).

 Drink Plenty Of Water:

Drinking plenty of water daily helps to remove toxins and bacteria on the skin, reducing the potential for pore-clogging in the process. Hydration is incredibly important for skin health.

Wash Your Face Before Going To Bed:

Sleeping with makeup on is the worst idea. It clogs the pores and causes blackheads, whiteheads, and pimples. Moreover, it also increases the size of the pores, deteriorates the texture of the skin, and sometimes leaves marks.

Avoid Stress:

Stress must be kept under control in order to prevent acne at bay. Managing stress, it can improve your skin and health too.

Regular yoga and exercise help in managing stress. Another benefit of exercising is it helps flush out toxins from the skin and makes the skin healthy.

Natural Ingredients For Blind Pimple

Activated charcoal powder:

The antibacterial properties of charcoal help in removing the dirt, impurities, and excess oil from the pores and leaves the skin dirt free.

How To Use Charcoal For Blind Pimples

  • Take a bowl.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of charcoal powder.
  • Add ½ tablespoon of lemon juice and a small amount of water to make a thick paste.
  • Apply on the affected parts.
  • Leave It for 20 minutes.
  • Wash it off.
  • Repeat this alternate day.

Fuller’s earth/ Bentonite Clay:

Fuller’s earth and bentonite clay have amazing cooling and inflammatory properties that help in pushing out impurities from the pores. Both ingredients are rich in magnesium chloride, which is known to be good at treating acne and breakouts.

How To Use Bentonite Clay/Fuller’s Earth

  • Take a bowl.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of each ingredient.
  • Mix with cucumber juice. Add enough cucumber to make a paste.
  • You can also add lemon juice as it is one of the wonderful agents for reducing pimples.
  • Apply on your skin.
  • Leave it for 20 minutes.
  • Wash it off.
  • You can use it daily for 15 minutes if your skin is oily. It magically absorbs excessive oil and dirt from the skin, control sweating on face, reduce large pores (that is more common on oil face), and finally makes the skin healthy.


It has amazing anti-inflammatory properties that help to reduce acne breakout and prevent infection and scarring.

How To Use Turmeric On Blind Pimples

  • Take a bowl.
  • Add 1 pinch of turmeric and mix aloe vera gel.
  • Mix both ingredients well.
  • Store in a container.
  • Use this twice a day on your face.

Lemon juice:

It fights pimples and inflammatory acne effectively, regulates oily skin, unclogs pores, and lightens overall skin tone. It has anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that prevent new acne to form.

How To Use Lemon Juice On Face

  • You can mix with clay, gram flour, yogurt, or any other to make a face pack.
  • A combination of yogurt and lemon juice exfoliates the skin and removes pigmentation, blemishes, and dark spots.

Mint leaves:

Mint is extremely beneficial for getting rid of pimples. Its antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and antifungal properties cure acne, prevent inflammation caused by acne scars, and perfectly unclog the pores. It contains salicylic acid that may work for reducing acne by exfoliating the skin and keeping pores clear and decreasing inflammation.  

How To Use Mint On Blind Pimple

  • Wash mint leaves properly
  • Blend with water or cucumber/tomato/rose water.
  • Make a paste.
  • Apply on the skin.
  • Wash your skin after 20-25 minutes.
  • You can also make mint leaves powder easily.
  • Take a large number of mint leaves.
  • Wash them.
  • Spread them in a tray.
  • Place the tray in an area where the direct sunlight receives.
  • Cover with a thin cloth to prevent them from dust.
  • Let them dry completely.
  • Once they get dried, grind them in a mixer jar.
  • Make a fine powder.
  • Store the powder in an air-tight container.
  • Keep it away from air and moisture.
  • To use mint leaves powder, mix with honey/tomato juice/cucumber juice/rose water to make a paste.

Neem leaves:

Neem leaves have antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and anti-fungal properties that fight acne-causing bacteria, prevent new acne to form, and lighten spots and marks. It is extremely useful in controlling oil production, brightening skin, soothing itchy skin, and preventing infection.

How To Use Neem Leaves On Blind Pimple

  • Wash neem leaves properly
  • Blend with water or cucumber/tomato/rose water.
  • Make a paste.
  • Apply on the skin.
  • Wash your skin after 20-25 minutes.
  • You can also make neem leaves powder easily.
  • Take a large number of neem leaves.
  • Wash them.
  • Spread them in a tray.
  • Place the tray in an area where the direct sunlight receives.
  • Cover with a thin cloth to prevent them from dust.
  • Let them dry completely.
  • Once they get dried, grind them in a mixer jar.
  • Make a fine powder.
  • Store the powder in an air-tight container.
  • Keep it away from air and moisture.
  • To use neem leaves powder, mix with honey/tomato juice/cucumber juice/rose water to make a paste.


The anti-inflammatory property of cinnamon combined with the anti-microbial property of honey makes an amazing combination to treat acne.

How To Use Cinnamon On Blind Pimples

  • Mix ½ tablespoon of cinnamon with 1 tablespoon of honey.
  • Apply on the affected parts.
  • Leave it for 20 minutes.
  • If your skin is sensitive, leave it for 5 minutes.
  • Wash it off.

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Prevention Of Blind Pimple:

  • Wash your face twice a day with a cleanser according to your skin type.
  • Avoid excessive scrubbing.
  • Regularly wash pillow cases.
  • Use non-comedogenic lightweight makeup products.
  • Wash your face before sleeping.
  • Do not touch your face.
  • Limit makeup.
  • Never pop or scratch the pimple.
  • Use sunscreen according to your skin type.
  • Take a well-balanced diet.
  • Drink plenty of water.


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