Acne is such a skin trouble which makes you feel ashamed and inferior to show yourself in public. It is painful and annoying. People can be less worried if they have a dark complexion but no one can bear a big red pimple on their face. Here are some interesting and easy to apply treatments to get rid of acne.
Honey is one of the most common and useful ingredient for beauty treatments. It is highly effective for hair and skin. Honey cleansing in the morning can lead to acne prone skin. The amazing anti bacterial properties of honey effectively prevents the growth of acne causing bacteria.
How to Apply: Rinse your face with warm water. Massage half teaspoon of honey onto your skin, then rinse.
Baking soda is said to be the neutralizer as its neither acidic nor alkali. Baking soda can be used once a day to inhibit acne problems. This is the second most basic remedy for acne.
How to Apply: Put three parts of baking soda and one part water in a bowl and make a paste. Now apply it on your skin in circular motion for 10-15 mins. Use it once a day.
Using clay mask once a week is extremely helpful in eliminating impurities from the skin. In order to have an acne prone skin this is a MUST HAVE! IT takes out the dirt and grease from the pores and refreshes the skin in one wash.
How to Apply: Make a clay mask, apply it on your skin and let it dry completely. Now wet your face and exfoliate with it. Rinse
TIP: Steaming your face at the end with a wet towels will help in the removal of blackheads, if any left.
Tomato Sugar Scrub
Tomatoes are very rich in Vitamin A, C and K which contributes to healthy skin and the acidity works wonders to reduce clogged pores and acne. Whereas, sugar perfectly removes dead cells of epithelium and stimulates processes of regeneration of skin. This scrub can be used twice a week for a healthy clear skin.
How to Apply: Take 1 halved tomato, sprinkle fine granulated sugar on the exposed part of the tomato. With slow circular motions, gently rub the tomato all over your face, applying light pressure. Rinse your face after few minutes followed by a moisturizer.
You might think that oil is the main cause of acne but as there are good fats and bad fats, there are essential oils and harmful oils. Coconut oil work as an essential oil for skin which helps in getting rid of the bad oil. It helps in expelling the bad oil, dirt, toxins,grime and blackheads from deep within the pores.
How to Apply: Use EXTRA VIRGIN/VIRGIN coconut oil only, rub it on your face and leave itfor a while. Rinse your face with soap or face wash.
Turmeric or curcuma longa
Turmeric contains anti-bacterial and ani-septic properties which are most beneficial and a key ingredient helping in treating the skin infections, acne, lightening acne scars and prevents their occurrence. There are numerous ways to use turmeric. I can be used with coconut oil, milk, aloe gel, yogurt etc.
How to Apply: Mix turmeric with any one of the above mentioned items, make a paste and apply it on your skin.It can even be massaged on the skin. Leave it till it dries for 15 mins, then rinse it with warm water.