How to Get Rid of Acne in 1 Day and Is It Even Possible?

Many people dream of finding a miraculous solution that will help them get rid of unwanted acne overnight, so they try countless cosmetic products. Who wouldn't want to have beautiful skin the very next day after waking up? Unfortunately, returning to reality can be harsh because the products don't work as expected. In this article, we'll take a closer look at how to get rid of acne in 1 day and whether it's even possible.



Can I Get Rid of Acne in 1 Day?

Right from the start, we have to set everything straight, and you might not like it. Because there is currently no product specifically aimed at getting rid of acne by the next day. Acne is a skin condition that develops gradually, so treatment takes time.

However, that doesn't mean you shouldn't do anything about your pimples at all. While it's not entirely straightforward to find ones that really work, it's possible. In the following lines, we'll gladly advise you on what to pay attention to.


Tip: Best Products for Acne: Navigating the World of Cosmetics.

How to Get Rid of Acne as Quickly as Possible?

Although we won't reveal how to get rid of acne in 1 day, we'll share proven products that significantly alleviate acne and do so in the shortest possible time. The common ingredient in the products mentioned below is salicylic acid.

Salicylic acid is one of the most common remedies for acne treatment. Why? Simply because it works. It can reduce the production of skin oil and thoroughly cleanse the skin. It has anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and mild antiseptic properties. It helps remove dead skin cells and unclog pores.

We should also note that if you have dry or sensitive skin, it's not good to combine multiple products with salicylic acid. So, opt for just one product.

Tip: Do You Know Your Skin Type? Test Yourself.

Acne Cream

The right acne cream with salicylic acid should contain almond oil. Salicylic acid doesn't dissolve in water but in fats. However, it's not good for the skin to be oily, and that's where almond oil comes in.

Almond oil doesn't clog pores. It's a moderately comedogenic substance suitable for dry and stressed skin because it can moisturize and strengthen it. Apart from acne, it's also used to treat burns or eczema.

We recommend using Acne Cream NAFIGATE for only one week. Take a week break from application so that your skin doesn't build resistance to the ingredients in the cream.

Acne Patches

For one or a few pimples that appear on your face, nanofiber patches are ideal. Local skin treatment involves natural herbal extracts, vitamin B3, and salicylic acid.

They are applied very easily to a wet face or onto oil. It's an innovative solution to get rid of acne as quickly as possible, utilizing all the advantages of nanofibers, which we introduced with nanofiber masks.


Tip: How Do Acne Patches Work and Which Ones Are the Best?

Acne Mask

You've surely tried face masks. If they didn't work and you've given up on them, we'll try to convince you to give them another chance. However, we're talking about masks for acne either with natural polymer P3HB or with nanofibers.

Natural polymer P3HB absorbs impurities from skin pores and regulates skin oil. In the mask, it replaces substances commonly used in cosmetics that harm the environment. Unlike them, P3HB can decompose in water. Besides salicylic acid and P3HB, the mask also contains panthenol, which not only regenerates skin cells but also prevents irritation.

In nanofiber masks, active ingredients are encapsulated into nanofibers, eliminating the need for preservatives. When the nanofibers come into contact with your moistened skin, they dissolve, initiating an intensive transfer of vitamins and active substances through diffusion into the skin.

The main advantage of a nanofiber mask is that it delivers almost all the substances to your skin. Creams or serums cannot do this. Usually, the active ingredients clump together and affect the skin unevenly. The acne nanofiber mask from nanoBeauty also helps allergy sufferers, people with atopic eczema, and sensitive skin.

Tip: 10 Effective Tips to Get Rid of Acne.

Home Remedies: How to Get Rid of Acne in 1 Day

You might also be interested in some home remedies about getting rid of acne in one day. However, acne won't disappear overnight in this case, it will only be alleviated. To calm the skin, the following are recommended:

  • Essential oils – Essential oils like lavender oil or tea tree oil have antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that help alleviate acne quickly. Apply a few drops of oil to a cotton pad and apply it to the affected area.
  • Apple cider vinegar – Apple cider vinegar can act as a natural antibacterial agent and clean pores. Mix equal parts of apple cider vinegar and water and apply the mixture to acne using a cotton pad. Leave it on for about 30 minutes, then rinse with water.
  • Potatoes – Potatoes contain starch, which helps reduce inflammation and irritation. Peel and grate a potato. Apply to the affected area, and after 20 minutes, rinse with warm water.
  • Strawberries – Since strawberries contain salicylic acid, they alleviate acne. Make a paste from strawberries using a fork, apply to acne, and rinse the area after 15 minutes.


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What Really Works for Acne?

In addition to using cosmetic products for acne and adhering to home remedies, your acne skincare routine should include a few other things. Let's see what else works for acne:

  • Makeup removal – Women often forget to remove makeup. However, makeup removal allows the skin to breathe and regenerate overnight. If makeup remains on the skin overnight, not only will your acne worsen, but it will also spread. Don't forget to wash your hands thoroughly before removing makeup.
  • Thorough skin cleansing – After makeup removal, you must treat the skin with tonic. You'll remove excess oil and impurities that can cause inflammation and pore clogging.
  • Avoid squeezing pimples – Try to resist the temptation to squeeze pimples or blackheads. If you can't resist, you'll worsen the inflammation and cause scars that will be difficult to get rid of.
  • Skin hydration – After washing, apply a moisturizing cream to your skin that doesn't leave a greasy film. Hydrated skin is less prone to excessive oil production and subsequent acne formation.
  • Dietary change – Avoid foods with a high glycemic index and lots of calories, such as sweets and fatty foods. Instead, opt for fruits, vegetables, proteins, and healthy fats like nuts.
  • Expert advice – If your acne worsens and nothing helps, we recommend consulting a dermatologist who will prescribe appropriate treatment.


 Among the professional methods recommended for treating acute cases of acne are:

  • Chemical peel – Using acids to remove the layer of dead skin cells and accelerate their renewal. This improves the appearance and function of the skin.
  • Laser therapy – Laser beams can destroy bacteria causing acne and reduce inflammation.
  • Microdermabrasion – Microdermabrasion is a mechanical peel. Gentle abrasion of the skin's surface removes dead cells and promotes the formation of new ones.

Although you cannot get rid of acne in 1 day, by combining both layman and professional measures, you can improve the appearance of your skin very quickly and, above all, prevent further acne formation that you have been struggling with so much.

Tip: Subcutaneous Acne: What Helps with Pimples That Cannot Be Squeezed.

Frequently Asked Questions

How to quickly get rid of acne at home?

Use a cream or ointment with salicylic acid, which reduces the production of sebum and thoroughly cleanses the skin. If you don't have acne to that extent, nanofiber patches designed for local skin treatment will help.

How to calm the skin?

You should treat the skin with cleansing tonic, rinse, and then apply moisturizing cream. Never squeeze pimples. Always wash your hands before applying cosmetic products.

What not to eat for acne?

If you suffer from acne, you should avoid consuming sweets and fatty foods. Opt for a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, proteins, and nuts.

How does lemon affect the skin?

Lemon is rich in citric acid and vitamin C, which have positive effects on the skin. If you have sensitive or dry skin, do not use lemon for acne treatment. Citric acid can cause irritation and unpleasant itching.

How to get rid of pimples overnight?

You won't get rid of acne overnight, but you can alleviate its course. The most effective for you will be local skin treatment using nanofiber patches, which also work overnight.

How to get rid of acne at home?

There are a few home remedies for getting rid of acne in 1 day. Acne won't disappear overnight, but it won't have such a terrible course. Mainly essential oils, apple cider vinegar, potatoes, or strawberries help alleviate it.


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Lucie Konečná, from nanoSPACE
Lucie Konečná has been working in the field of nanotechnology for 7 years. She is a co-author of the Czech is Nano project and has been involved in building public awareness of nanotechnology. Lucie has been managing operations of the nanoSPACE e-shop since May 2020.