Your acne treatment need not lie exclusively in the hands of the dermatologist. By applying a useful home remedy for acne, you can help relieve your pain or that of your teenage kids and also maintain a clean look. Let us skim over some tried home remedies for acne.
Remember that these remedies, or any of these, may not work for everyone. For a great many people, however, these have been fruitful. Food And Water Drinking lots of clean water is the key to healthy and fresh skin. It is as useful in acne as in all other skin conditions. Including enough vitamins and minerals in your daily food enhances the effect of the home remedy for acne, which you take.
Regular aerobics also helps in keeping your skin healthy. Lemon-Rose Mix Mix lemon extract with an equal quantity of rose water and use it on the affected area. Leave it there for 20 to 30 minutes. Then wash it off with clean water. You will see a clear improvement in your skin's condition after 15 days of use. Toothpaste Will you believe that toothpaste is a popular home remedy for acne? Try it.
If swelling resulting from the acne is giving you a tough time, apply a little toothpaste (not gel, remember) to the pimples before dropping off. In the morning, the swelling will be significantly reduced. Mint Extract juice from fresh mint leaves and use it on the acne-affected area of the skin/body daily at night. This also works well for eczema, insect-stings, and scabies. Another way of using mint as a home remedy for acne is to mix its juice with a little turmeric powder. Leave this mixture on the affected area for 15 to 30 minutes before washing with clean, tepid water.
Garlic If you can put up with a little smell (much smell indeed), garlic can help relieve your acne. Crush a couple of garlic cloves into a paste and dab it on the acne-affected area twice daily. Rubbing fresh garlic on pimples also works to remove them without any mark. Vinegar Vinegar mixed with a bit of salt also serves as a home remedy for acne.
Apply the saline vinegar by rubbing it gently on the acne-affected spot. Allow it to stay there before rinsing it off. Prevention With Cucumber Cucumber, blended well into a paste, keeps the skin fresh and prevents acne's attack.
Use the cucumber paste on your face. Let it stay for an hour or two before rinsing off. Honey-Cinnamon Paste Add a teaspoon of cinnamon powder to 3 tablespoons of honey. Mix well to form a paste, which you'll apply to your pimples before going to bed. Wash with tepid water next morning.
Continue to use this home remedy for acne for two weeks.
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