Acne seems to be one of the most common skin issues nowadays and it could be really depressing if it is left untreated. While a lot of promising remedies may be available in the market, some of them can do more harm to your skin.
Home-made natural remedies for acne, on the other hand, can be far more promising than the branded chemicals and harmful components of the beauty treatments.
Apple Cider Vinegar
Made of fermented apple cider, this is an unfiltered juice derived by pressing apples. True to the nature of its group, this vinegar can fight a lot of viruses and bacterias. The organic acids, like succinic, aim to kill the acne and reduce inflammation and scarring. It even causes the excess oil to dry out, and this prevents pimples.
You can use it by mixing it with water in a ratio of 1:3, 3 parts being water. You should apply it to the skin after cleansing. It takes hardly 10 to 20 seconds and, after which, you can clean it dry.
One of the essential nutrients responsible for hormone production, cell growth, and boosting immune function and metabolism, zinc is one of the most researched remedies for treating acne. With no documentation of perfect zinc requirement by the body, oral intake of 30 to 45 mg of zinc element on a daily basis can cure acne in no time.
For doses above 40 mg, users should consult a physician as its extra dose can cause stomach pain, gut irritation, and other adverse conditions.
Garlic is known to be loaded with antiseptic properties that enable it to fight a lot of skin bacteria. Even more, natural components, like sulfur, that are known to cure for acne are stuffed in garlic. You can slice each clove into two and rub them. Apply the juice directly over the acne and wait for five minutes before cleaning. Repeat as required if it suits you.
Vitamins A, C, and E that are present in cucumber heal and prevent acne. It is one of the best remedies to cure skin problems. It can be grated and applied directly to the skin or mixed with oatmeal and yogurt and make a mask for 30 minutes. Use warm water to rinse off the mask.
Cucumber can also be cut into pieces, and after soaking in clean water for about an hour, it can be used either as a face wash or a drink.
Tea Tree Oil
Known for its anti-inflammatory properties, the essential oil extracted from a small native Australian tree, the Melaleuca Alternifolia leaves are of the best remedies for acne. It can be mixed in the ratio of 1:9, 9 parts being water. You can even mix it to a tablespoon of aloe vera gel to form a paste. You can then apply the mixture into the required areas. Rinse it off after 20 minutes, and iff required, use moisturizer. You can repeat it twice per day or as required.
Honey and Cinnamon Mask
Both of these components are known to be great sources of antioxidants that are more effective to cure skin issues in comparison to retinoids and benzol peroxide components. The elements that bring the antibacterial properties include Vitamin B3, a derivative of Vitamin C (sodium ascorbyl phosphate) and linoleic fatty acid (omega-6).
You can mix 1 tablespoon of cinnamon to 2 tablespoons of honey and form a paste. Clean dry your face and apply the paste. Keep the mask to dry for 10-15 minutes and rinse off the mask.…