Pimples under the skin – How to get them to skin surface and how to get rid of them Pimples under the skin are a nuisance. Learn how to bring them to skin surface and how to efficiently get rid of them. Herbal acne cream Although most of them smell pretty bad, many natural face creams have great results on pimples under the skin. Look for bruising blends with arnica, with calendula (for faster healing) and with echinacea (for its antiseptic qualities). Hot compresses Apply hot compresses on the swollen area, so infection will go to skin surface. The heat from the hot water will attract bacteria to the surface and will open the pores. Hot and cold compresses On the same principle, alternative hot and cold compresses will help your skin “throw” the infection to the outside so you could squeeze the troublesome pimple. Medicines from grandmother Crush 1 tablespoon of chopped onion, 1 tablespoon of garlic and 1 tablespoon of freshly grated ginger, mix the ingredients and apply the mixture on the inflamed area. Let it act for 2 to 3 hours. Pimple will have a white tip and can be safely squeezed. Black tea bags A black tea bag will help infection to get to skin surface and the tannins will help reduce redness and inflammation.