BEST HOME REMEDIES FOR ACNE AND PIMPLES

Acne is a disease of the hair follicles of the face, chest, and back that affects both men and women. Acne can appear on the skin as blackheads, whiteheads, tiny red bumps, cystic pimples, pustules(pimples containing pus), etc. However, junk food, poor hygiene, stress, drugs, cosmetics are not the usual reasons behind acne and pimples. In reality, the hormonal changes, bacteria, dead skin cells on the skin pores or sometimes heredity are the main cause of acne and pimples. Today I have brought some simple but best home remedies for acne and pimples. Let’s get started.

BEST HOME REMEDIES FOR ACNE AND PIMPLES:

Acne or pimples do not disappear overnight. You have to keep patience to get rid of these bumps. These are the best home remedies for acne and pimples.These are very easy to use and effective. With regular use, you can notice the change in your skin.Follow these remedies 3-4 times a week. Do a simple patch test before testing out any of the following methods.These home remedies are used for the common acne and breakouts. But if you are facing severe acne issues, do consult with a health professional as soon as possible.

1.BASIL & MINT:

Take equal amount of basil and mint leaves, crush them to make a paste-like consistency. Apply this pack on the affected area only, leave it overnight.Wash off with plain water in the morning.

Basil has anti-oxidant and anti-bacterial properties. Mint has antimicrobial and soothing effects which help in removing the acne and acne scars.

2.ALOE VERA & TURMERIC:

Squeeze out fresh aloe vera gel directly from the plant or take the ready-made aloe vera gel available in stores. Mix 1 tablespoon of aloe vera gel with 1 teaspoon of turmeric. Apply it all over the face.Wash off with plain water after 20 minutes.

Turmeric has anti-oxidant, wound healing and anti-inflammatory benefits. Aloe vera has anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties help to treat acne, pimples and acne scars.

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3.MULTANI MITTI(FULLER’S EARTH):

Take 1 tablespoon of fuller’s earth or Multani mitti, mix it with 1 teaspoon of lemon juice and some water to make a smooth paste. Apply this face pack all over the face.Let it sit for 15 minutes. rinse off with water.

Multani mitti helps in removing excess oils from the skin. It also cools and soothes the skin.Lemon has astringent properties which tone the skin, eliminate bacteria and also fade the scars. It helps in getting rid of the clogged dead skin cells and oiliness.

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4.TURMERIC & NEEM:

Take a handful of neem(Indian Lilac) leaves, crush them to squeeze out the juice. Mix a pinch of turmeric powder to this Neem juice.Apply this pack on the acne and pimples. Leave it for few hours and wash off with water.

Neem regulates excess oil secretion, cleans clogged pores, prevents recurrence of pimples and improves skin texture and is anti-bacterial. It rejuvenates the skin from inside and helps to detoxify the skin.

5.NEEM & LEMON:

Mix 1 teaspoon of neem paste(crush the neem leaves to make the paste) with 3-4 drops of lemon juice, apply this paste on the acne.Leave it overnight.Wash off with water in the morning.

(Also Read: Beauty benefits of rice water for hair and skin)

6.GARLIC & HONEY:

Crush some garlic pods to make a paste, add a little amount of honey.Apply the pack on the acne and pimple. Leave it for few hours.Wash off with lukewarm water.

The allicin present in garlic possesses antibacterial, anti-fungal, antiviral and antiseptic properties which kill the bacteria causing acne.It has sulfur compounds called thiacremonon, which acts as a drying agent. It also helps in reducing the appearance of acne scars.Honey has anti-inflammatory qualities that help prevent the swelling and redness that can come from acne.

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7.COCONUT OIL/ALMOND OIL & TEA TREE ESSENTIAL OIL:

 

Mix 2-3 drops of tea tree essential oil with 1 teaspoon of either coconut oil or almond oil.Dab this mixture on the affected area with a cotton ball. Let it sit for few hours, wash off with lukewarm water.You can follow this remedy 3-4 times a week. For faster results do it twice daily until the acne or pimples go away.

Tea tree essential oil will kill the bacteria living in your skin, help to heal your pimples so your skin returns to a healthy condition, and help to prevent future outbreaks.It has anti-microbial, disinfecting and soothing properties which are essential when your skin has the burning and itching of the acne and pimples.
Coconut oil is high in lauric acid, which helps kill the bacteria that cause acne.The fatty acids in almond oil dissolve the excess sebum by cleaning and unclogging the pores that were resulting in acne breakouts. It also has natural exfoliating properties that help in removing the dead skin cells from the skin.

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8.ALOE VERA & TEA TREE ESSENTIAL OIL:

 

 

Mix 1 tablespoon of aloe vera gel with 2-3 drops of tea tree essential oil, apply it on the face and leave overnight. Wash off with water in the morning.

So these are some best home remedies for acne and pimples.Hope you found this article helpful.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5 HOMEMADE FACE PACKS TO REMOVE SUN TAN

Hello, everyone! Suntans make the skin patchy, pigmented, dull and dark. Here in this post, I will suggest 5 face packs which you can easily prepare at home to remove sun tan.

Remove Sun Tan with homemade face packs:

Home remedies are the best to remove the suntan from the skin. Let’s get into the remedies.

face packs to remove sun tan

1.Basil & Cucumber Face Pack:

Take a handful of Basil leaves and a piece of cucumber, grind these together to make a fine paste. Apply the paste on the tan affected areas, leave for 20 minutes then rinse it off with water. This pack is suitable for all skin types. Follow this remedy twice a week.

Basil leaves are rich in vitamins and essential minerals such as magnesium, vitamin K, copper, vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, folate, iron, omega-3 fatty acid, and manganese, and so on. Cucumber contains biotin, vitamins A, B1 and C, and potassium and other nutrients. It cools down the sun burns on the skin and hydrates it.

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2.Yogurt & Honey Face Pack:

Add 2 tablespoons of yogurt with 2 tablespoons of honey, mix these well and apply it on the affected area.Leave the pack for 20 minutes and rinse it off with water. Do this remedy twice a week. It is suitable for normal to dry skin.

Yogurt and honey have anti-inflammatory, antibacterial properties. These two ingredients remove the tan and give a healthy glow to the skin as well.

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3.Honey & Papaya Face Pack:

Take 2 tablespoons of honey and 2 tablespoons of ripe papaya pulp( Cut some ripe papaya pieces and mash it with a spoon to get the pulp), blend these well together to make a fine paste. Apply the pack on the affected area and leave it for 20 minutes. Wash it off with water. Follow this method thrice a week to get the desired results. This is suitable for all skin types.

Papaya is rich in vitamins A, C, E and K, and has antioxidant properties. It also contains magnesium, potassium, niacin, carotene, protein, fiber and an enzyme called papain that provides many health benefits.

4.Yogurt & Gram Flour Face Pack:

Mix 1 tablespoon of yogurt and 1 tablespoon of gram flour(besan) to make a thick paste. Apply the pack on the skin and leave for 15 minutes. Wash it off with water.Follow this remedy 2-3 times a week. It is suitable for normal to oily skin. People with dry skin can add some milk in this pack.

Gram Flour has been used for ages in India for various skin problems. It helps in removing pigmentation and cleansing the skin. It is a time-tested remedy for enhancing the skin complexion.

(Also Read: Inveda D tan face pack review)

5.Sandalwood & Turmeric Face pack:

Take 3 tablespoons of sandalwood powder and a pinch of turmeric powder. People with normal to oily skin add rose water and dry skin people add some milk to this mixture. Blend all the ingredients well to make a paste. Apply the pack on the skin and leave for 20 minutes. Rinse it off with water. Follow this remedy twice a week.

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Both sandalwood and turmeric have disinfectant, anti-inflammatory, anti-aging and healing properties. So with the regular use, you will notice the drastic changes on the skin.

These are the 5 homemade face packs to remove sun tan from the skin. But you have to use these remedies regularly to get the desired results. Hope this article will be helpful for you all.

 

 

 

 

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