Acne is a long-term disease which is caused when your hair follicles or pores are clogged with dead cells and sebum (natural oil from skin). Acne or pimples commonly occur during puberty in both young boys and girls. It also occurs in adults due to many reasons like the ones who have oily skin, or adult women in their late 50s due to menopause, or the ones having sensitive skin. Some people suffer from acne due to the skincare products that don’t suit your skin or due to some medication that have ingredients like androgens; that causes sebum higher than the normal amount and many more reasons. So today I’m gonna share some home remedies to prevent acne from occurring and removing existing pimples.
Toothpaste Remedy for Acne
If you are suffering from acne and you have tried a lot of treatment and are tired of getting no result, you might want to try this simple, easy and quickest toothpaste acne remedy at home. You just need to wash your face to remove dirt and excess oil from your skin and then choose a white toothpaste and apply a generous coat on the pimple and leave it for 6-7 hours. Or you can apply it during bedtime and leave it overnight and rinse it off in the morning with lukewarm water and pat dry it with a clean towel. When choosing a toothpaste, go for an all-white toothpaste, it has ingredients like baking soda and hydrogen peroxide that helps in drying out a pimple.
Lemons juice to clear Acne
Lemon juice is also used as a remedy for clearing out pimples/ acne. Lemons contain a natural astringent that exfoliates and helps in removing dead skin cells and prevent clogged hair follicles/ pores. You need to wash your face with a cleanser to remove dirt and excess oil then take a lemon and cut into half and squeeze the lemon in a bowl. Then take a cotton ball and dip it into the lemon juice and dab it in your affected area before going to bed. Rinse your face with lukewarm water. Don’t apply lemon juice before going out in the sun as that fresh skin can be sensitive to the sun. You may experience a mild stinging while applying lemon that’s normal. If the stinging doesn’t go for a while, wash your face immediately or you can mix lemon juice with rose water in equal quantity to reduce the acidic nature on the lemon. Do not ever apply lemon directly to your face as it can cause dryness, irritation, and redness.
Cinnamon and Honey Mask for Acne
Acne needs more attention than just skin care. This cinnamon and honey mask remedy helps in killing bacteria that contribute to inflamed pores. Honey has antimicrobial properties and cinnamon has antimicrobial and astringent properties. In healing acne, honey and cinnamon mask is an easy and affordable remedy and as it is made from natural ingredients, it has no side effects on your skin. You just need to wash your face and then take a bowl and add 2 tablespoons of cinnamon and 1 tablespoon of raw honey, mix it well. Apply it with a clean mask brush or Clean fingertips directly to the acne or whole face. Let it dry for 15-20 minutes and wash it with lukewarm water and then pat dry with a clean towel.
Tea Tree Oil for Acne
Tea tree oil has many benefits and is beneficial for any skin related problem. It is antiseptic (prevents infection), anti-inflammatory (reduces redness, irritation, swelling), solvent ( can stop the build-up of dirt and oil, clogging pores). Wash your face with a cleanser and pat dry, then apply moisturizer so that it may prevent the oil from spreading in other parts of your face. then taker 2-3 drops of the tea tree oil in your clean palm and then use your ring finger to dab it on your acne/ pimple. Allow it to absorb into your skin and don’t touch your face. Preferably use it at night as using it during the day and going out in sun can cause damage to your skin. Don’t apply tea tree oil all over your face as it is a strong oil and can cause damage when comes to applying it all over your face.
Apply Aloe Vera Gel to treat Acne
Aloe Vera is a tropical plant whose leaves are filled with a clear gel, which is used to clear pimples and acne and treat the scars caused by acne. It is used in soaps, face wash, creams, ointments, lotions as it consists of moisturizing, antibacterial, antifungal, astringent properties. You can buy a bottle of Aloe vera gel from the market or can extract natural gel from its leaves. It’s quite simple just cut the leaves into half and with the help of a knife or spoon just peel off the gel from the outer cover, then grind it in a grinder and store it in a container and apply it anytime. As it is natural and has no side effects you can apply it all over your face without hesitating. Regular application of this gel remedy can help tighten your pores and removing pimples and make your skin glow.
Almost 85% of young adults face acne and have tried a lot of treatments ointments and dermatologist, but have found no results. Try out these remedies and do on a regular basis following every instruction for quick results. Also, try out an ointment “Benzoyl Peroxide“, this is a highly trusted med for acne. So these are the remedies, hope you all like this post.