8 Best Home Remedies to Cure Acne

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Acne is not just a condition of hormonal teens; It bothers many people from the period of puberty, causing anxiety before big events and sometimes stopping the skin. But you should not use harsh, toxic creams to smear your face to combat it. Try these eight simple, natural home remedies for acne, and in a few days, you can see more clean beautiful skin.

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1. Tea Tree Oil 

The essential oil derived from the leaves of a tree in Australia has been shown to work as well against acne as benzoyl peroxide, an ingredient commonly found in acne rashes. Apply moderately on spots and avoid around the eyes. Tea tree oil is not the best remedy for those who have bumps as it can cause irritation. Never take tea tree oil internally.

2. Baking soda 

This ordinary household product acts as an exfoliator, cleansing dead skin cells before they can clog pores, and is also believed to reduce the acidity of the epidermis. It also makes the skin smoother and smoother, reducing the formation of large, open pores. Mix it with water or gentle castor soap and apply it to the skin in a circular motion. It can be left on for 10 minutes as a mask, however, this can irritate sensitive skin.

3. Magnesia Milk 

Using a skin laxative to fight bumps may sound weird, but many colorists think it really works. Highly alkaline, magnesium milk (magnesium hydroxide) lowers skin acidity and appears to inhibit oil production. Apply on clean skin no more than once a day to prevent excessive drying.

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4. Aloe Vera

Aloe vera has long been valued for its healing properties of the skin, aloe vera is a soothing herbal gel. Although aloe can not prevent the appearance of bumps, it eases swelling, redness, and inflammation and helps to heal existing spots. Just apply the gel twice a day on the affected area.


5. Jojoba Oil 

Believe it or not, too much drying of the skin can make the rash worse, causing your skin to compensate for the increased oil production. If you have combination skin that is partly oily or normal but partly dry, jojoba oil is an ideal moisturizer if you use it infrequently as it does not clog pores. It is also useful as a makeup remover that will not cause breakouts.

6. Apple cider vinegar and aspirin 

This remedy is recommended as a topical solution, as well as for internal detoxification, to clear the rash. Julie Gabrielle, an author of The Green Beauty Handbook, mixes three ounces of mineral water with half an ounce of apple cider vinegar and adds five simple, coated aspirin tablets to a toner applied to the skin twice a day with a cotton ball. Aspirin is a natural source of salicylic acid, which is known to clear stains.

7. Zinc Supplements

Crucial to wound healing and reducing inflammation, zinc can help acne rash heal faster. Take zinc supplements with a high fiber diet to promote absorption and prevent stomach upset.

8. Activated Charcoal 

Activated charcoal from carbon treated with oxygen to make it more porous, this product is used to make carbon-based impurities. Taking it internally may help clear toxins from the system, potentially helping to prevent stains. It can also be applied topically to the skin with water or mild soap or a mask with bentonite clay. Find it in capsule form in pharmacies or health food stores.

By Ayesha Ahmad

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