How to Get Rid of Pimples on Nose

how to get rid of pimple on nose

Pimples are a rather common occurrence in people and usually onset during puberty. However, pimples on the nose are a bit more problematic in the sense that the nasal area is sensitive. They are annoying more than anything because they are straight up on our face and there’s not a lot you can do to hide them when you have to go out or something. You can keep taking care of that area routinely but there’s no telling that pimples won’t pop out on your nose. Yes, there are always scientific treatments available but why not take the help of Mother Nature first to answer the question that “How to get rid of pimples on the nose?”

Then again, before you move to know about the available remedies, you have to know what exactly causes pimples on the nose despite your constant efforts to avoid it. Below listed are reasons why a person usually gets a pimple on the nose or a pimple under the nose or a pimple on side of the nose.

How to Remove Pimples on Nose Naturally?

A tempting and common practice is to squeeze a pimple and force out the pus or head (black/white) but sadly that’s a very bad idea and pretty tough to execute when a pimple is inside the nose. Fear not, we have managed to gather quite a few home remedies or natural cures for you to try before you hit the panic button and seek professional help. Below listed are some of the natural ways you can use to treat those pimples on your nose.

What foods to eat?


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Fishes such as mackerel, tuna, and salmon are pretty rich in omega fatty acids and thus they do a huge favor to you controlling inflammation and tacking pimple problems.



When you are distressed from frequent and severe breakouts of acne and pimples, then incorporate nuts like walnuts, almonds, and peanuts that are abundant in Vitamin E and Omega 3 fatty acids.


Probiotic-rich foods such as yogurt, kefir, and pickles means good news for your skin as they tend to tame inflammation and pimples.

What to avoid?

As far as possible, avoid fast foods such as fried chicken, burger and other saturated fats. Also, say no to refined carbohydrates and milk if you have had enough of pimples lately.

Herbal treatments:

Aloe Mix

We can’t stress how effective Aloe Vera is in case of skin related issues hence there’s no reason why aloe will miss out on this. Before starting with the steps, make sure to mildly wash the affected area with water and pat dry.

  • Take some aloe gel from an aloe stem, sugar powder and curd.
  • Make a paste with the above ingredients.
  • Apply the paste carefully onto the affected area.
  • Wait for a few minutes and wash off.

Neem Mix

Ah, Neem! Nature’s most versatile antidote. Neem has qualities that are unparalleled in its healing capabilities. The antibacterial action of neem curbs the further growth of germs and reduces inflammation.

  • Take the following ingredients – neem paste, Multani (Fuller’s earth)
  • Make a paste with the above ingredients
  • Apply the paste carefully onto the affected area
  • Wait for a few minutes and wash off

Essential oils:

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Tea tree oil- This oil has tremendous skin benefits to offer. It does a great deal to interdict the growth and spread of germs and bacteria owing to its antibacterial, antibiotic, anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties.
Lemongrass essential oil- This fragrant oil is highly known for its pain curbing properties and also it prevents the appearance of pimples on oily skin.

Home Remedies:

Oatmeal Cleanser

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Oatmeal helps dry the excess oil that is primarily responsible for dirt accumulation which in turn causes pimples

  • Gather a little oatmeal and avocado
  • Make a paste with the above ingredients
  • Apply the paste carefully onto the affected area
  • Wait for a few minutes and wash off
  • Rehydrate affected area if necessary

Egg White Mask

Eggs are nutritious not only when consumed but also when used topically. These nutrients help the skin to rejuvenate and remove dirt, bacteria and excess oils from the affected area. We just need to apply the egg white part on our pimple and surrounding area. Then after a while wash it off.

Other Natural Ways:

Apple Cider Vinegar Dabs

A rather simple but very potent solution nonetheless. Make sure to clear the skin of any dirt beforehand. Use cotton swabs to apply apple cider vinegar on the pimples and then wash off after a while. Filled with antibacterial properties, it also helps in killing pimple-causing bacteria and encouraging blood circulation in the area so as to rejuvenate the skin.

Steam or Vapor

This is a straightforward method to treat more mature pimples on the nose and that is to expose it to steam. Before anything else, clean your face with water. Then put your head in such a way so that the steam can hit the affected pimple(s) on your nose. Now slowly and gently try to squeeze the pus out and clean it. Do not attempt this on new or immature pimples.

 Miscellaneous Remedies

There are also many more fruit and vegetable pastes that can be used. Also, there are one step applications of mouthwash, toothpaste and ice. Oils such as tea tree and hazel witch can also come in handy. You can try turmeric and cinnamon powders formed in a paste also.


Some things to take note of before you apply any of the remedies.
1. Know your skin type i.e. oily, dry, and so on.
2. Use acidic fruits and vegetables carefully so as to not aggravate the pimple.
3. Keep your hands, face and other ingredients clean and pure.
4. Wait for your skin to react to a particular remedy in case there are allergy issues.

There are a lot of ways to tackle nose pimple problems and a careful use and routine practice of these can help you remove that nasty pimple off your nose in good time. You can get back out with confidence but remember to take future care of your skin especially in the nasal area to avoid these troublesome little things.

Given that these are natural remedies, they will take some time in order to produce desired results but will definitely offer long lasting relief.


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