Home Remedies For Acne

Home Remedies For Acne
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Acne is the universal problem faced mostly by youngsters, and in order to get rid of the acne they spend thousands on harsh chemicals and expensive creams or scrubs hoping they would help. But those products cure acne temporarily i.e if they actually work!

Acne is the universal problem faced mostly by youngsters, and in order to get rid of the acne they spend thousands on harsh chemicals and expensive creams or scrubs hoping they would help. But those products cure acne temporarily i.e if they actually work! In case of natural acne remedies they get rid of the acne in a harmless way and are give a promising result. And chances are, your skin will repay you in kind for not simply ravaging it with strange chemicals.

Here are a few such home remedies to keep you acne free:
• Aloe Vera Gel: The soothing and anti-inflammatory properties in aloe vera can treat acne in a matter of a few days. Aloe vera gel is also helpful in healing the scars caused by acne.
You can buy aloe vera gel from the market or get pure aloe vera gel by cutting a leaf off an aloe vera plant and squeezing the gel from the middle. Apply the aloe vera gel to the affected area twice daily.
• Make a cinnamon and honey mask: Make a mixture of cinnamon powder and honey and apply on your pimples before you go to bed in the night. Wash it with warm water when you wake up in the morning. Do this for a fortnight and watch your pimples disappear.
Orange Peel: The acidic property and high vitamin C present in an orange makes it a perfect remedy fo
r acne. You can use the juice from the orange as well as its peel, but the peel can be more effective.
1. Put orange peel in the sun and let it completely dry out.
2. Grind the dried peel into a powder and add water to make a paste.
3. Apply the paste to the affected area and leave it on for 10 to 15 minutes. Then wash your face with warm water.
• Lemon Juice: The acidic property of lemons can be very useful in treating acne. Lemon will clean out dirt that has accumulated in the pores and will harden the sebum. You can use it on your skin daily but if it is too drying then use it every two or three days.
1. Rub a slice of lemon on the affected area and leave it for a few hours before rinsing your face with water.
2. You can also mix lemon juice with rose water in equal amounts and use the solution to wash the affected area thoroughly.
• Multani mitti: It is good for greasy and acne-prone skin as it absorbs excess oil and unclogs the pores. It helps improve your complexion too. You can find it at Indian grocery stores.
1. Mix equal proportions of Fuller’s earth (multani mitti), rose water, and sandalwood powder.
2. Apply this mud pack to your face.
3. Wash after it dries up.
4. Repeat the process once a week.
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