Lemon. Ripe with vitamin C, lemons can be used to quickly treat pimples as well. Lemon juice helps pimples dry up quicker and can assist in healing of the skin. Lemons and other acidic fruit possess phenomenal healing properties and are great choices for home remedies. Use real lemon juice only and not bottled. Bottled lemon juice may contain preservatives that are harsh on skin and may cause more irritation.