As the latest addition to the ever-growing list of Beauty Hacks Of Instagram, Farah Dhukhai—the same lady who shared that onions will help you achieve bushy brows—demonstrated how rubbing garlic on your pimple will help dry it up overnight.


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Pretty enticing, huh?

To verify the claim, Seventeen consulted a dermatologist in New York, who explains that though there hasn’t been enough studies to prove it, there is actually a logical explanation behind this solution. Apparently, garlic contains allicin, which has anti-inflammatory properties that could dry up the pimple. Interesting!

Would you try this hack?

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* Minor edits have been made by the editors.

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