If you can stand putting this one thing on your face, you’ll never have lingering zits again

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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:

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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