Effectiveness of Household Objects as Pimple Remover

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Effectiveness of Household Objects as Pimple Remover

Chapter 1:

Background of the Study

Pimples are every adolescent’s worst enemy. They hurt when you touch them. They are painful to pop. They are red and leave ugly scars on every face.

The 20-minute pimple remover is my investigatory project where I will use simple home remedies to remove pimples within 20 minutes. It is a combination of the sea salt method (where salt is used to dry up the pimple) with honey as a natural antiseptic. This experiment includes common household ingredients and objects such as salt, water, ice, honey, cotton balls and a small cup.

Salt is used to dry up the upper part of the pimple, thus removing the redness. Honey, as I’ve stated in the previous paragraph, is a natural antiseptic and soothes and heals the skin. Honey is also a natural moisturizer. It is also anti-bacterial, which means it helps with wound healing and it even keeps the skin hydrated. And ice because it diminishes the pores thus, constricting the blood vessels beneath the skin of the pimple. (Ice is gently rubbed around the acne-infected area.)

Problem
Are common household objects such as salt and honey effective pimple removers?

Hypothesis
Salt and Honey will remove the pimple.

Independent Variables
Salt and Honey

Dependent Variable
The presence of the pimple.

Control Group
Age of the person the experiment was acted upon must be between 12-16
Only the pustule type of pimple is acted on

Significance of the Study
If salt and honey will effectively remove the pimple, we will no longer need to buy creams or ointments to remove pimples.

Scope of the Study

Limitations of the Study
This study does not include the cause of the pimple.
This study was only experimented on teens between the ages of 12-16.
Only the pustule-type pimple is included in this study, other types of…...

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