Acne is an inflammatory skin disorder which is commonly seen in teenagers. It is also known, as pimples, spots or zits. It affects the oil glands of the skin. Small pores in the skin called follicle connects to the oil glands present under the skin. Inside these follicles, oil carries dead skin cells to the surface of the skin. When there is some kind of blockage in the follicle, it leads to acne.
Home Remedies for Acne 1. Put toothpaste on your pimple before you go to bed, should help reduce swelling overnight. Make sure it is the paste not the gel. One of the most popular acne home remedies.
Extract juice of one lemon and mix with equal quantity of rose water. Apply this mixture on the face and let it stay for about half an hour. Wash the face with fresh water. About 15 days application helps cure acne, pimples and reduces blemishes and scars.
A couple of garlic cloves, crushed and dabbed on the face 1-2 times a day. One of the smellier acne home remedies!
Grind orange peel with some water to a paste and apply on affected parts.
- Aloe Vera juice applied twice a day can greatly speed up the healing of acne lesions.
- Mix sandalwood paste with rosewater and apply on the face. Rinse off after 30 minutes.
- Mix mint juice with turmeric powder and apply on affected area. Leave for 15-20 minutes and wash off with lukewarm water.
Ice down the acne before bed, by morning it should be noticeably less swollen. Works best on larger pimples that have not yet formed a head.
Mix some vinegar and salt in a bowl. Pour a little bit in your hand and rub it on the pimples. Soak a face towel in it and dab it on the bumps. Leave it on for 15-20 minutes and rinse it off.
- Blend cucumber and make a paste. Apply this as a mask on your face and leave it for 1/2 hour and then rinse. This refreshes your skin and prevents acne.
Mix the paste of tender neem leaves with turmeric and apply of affected area. An eastern approach in curing acne.
Make a paste by mixing 3 tablespoons of honey and 1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder. Apply this paste on the pimples before sleeping and wash it next morning with warm water. Repeat for two weeks, pimples will disappear forever.
For mild acne patients, it is recommended that they clear their face of the excess oil. Sebum, or the oil produced by the skin oil glands, is recognized as the main cause of acne outbreaks along with other internal body system factors. Ideally, the face must be washed twice a day with mild soap or cleanser. Excessive washing may be more harmful than good as this action may spread the infection to other parts of the skin.
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