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This homemade zit remedy claims to get rid of a pimple completely just by putting one thing on it overnight. But the secret ingredient is something you’ll never guess: garlic.

You might not be able to stand the smell of raw garlic on your face, but if you can, you’ll be rewarded with a clear complexion. Garlic has allicin, which kills the bacteria that causes acne.

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Beauty blogger Farah Dhukai swears by the technique and shows us exactly how to do it:


GET RID OF PIMPLES OVER NIGHT! 👋🏽⚪️🌝 GARLIC will flatten your pimple and get rid of it overnight, if not instantly! 🙌 💦Take a clove of garlic and make some cuts in it to extract some garlic juice 🌬RUB the garlic on any pimples that you may have ⚪️If you have a whitehead like me – itll be gone INSTANTLY and wont come back🙅🏽 🔴If you have a larger pimple beneath the surface, rub the garlic on it and leave it on over night. Youll wake up with it GONE! ✅Try this out.. it REALLY works to flatten the pimple and make sure it doesn't come back! #hudabeauty #wakeupandmakeup #vegas_nay #diy #makegirlz Disclaimer: As with any skin care regimen, always do a test patch first to see if your skin is allergic to any of the ingredients. Everyone's skin is different, so result can vary from person to person. I can not vouch for any substitute ingredients. This post is provided for information and educational purposes. It is not designed or intended to constitute medical advice. Please discontinue use if your skin does not react well to the regimen. *garlic is acidic and can have adverse reactions on your skin if not used correctly. Please take caution when applying any DIY on to your skin and always do test patch on the back of your hand first*

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If you can’t stand the stench, you could always mix minced garlic with olive oil or yogurt to cut the smell and wash it off after only 20 minutes.

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