How To Cure Acne At Home

    How To Cure Acne At Home

    How To Cure Acne At Home

    How To Cure Acne At Home

    Are you worrying about your acne? In spite of using many chemical products, no improvements? Then there is good news for you. Here I am going to show you simple natural remedies on how to cure acne at home.

    First, let me explain to you what is acne? Acne is a skin disease which occurs when your hair follicles of face, chest or back are plugged with oil and dead skin cells. It is most commonly seen in teenagers. Acne leads to whiteheads, blackheads, pimples, cysts which makes your skin look dull.

    Acne is mainly caused by excessive oil, bacteria, hormonal imbalance, stress etc. Persistent acne will scar your skin resulting in low self-esteem and long-term hyperpigmentation. Therefore, it is better to cure acne at home with natural remedies rather than treating them with high-cost medications at a later stage.

    Grapes

    GrapesGrapes not only act as mood boosters but also have numerous health benefits. They are used in treating diabetes, cancer, asthma and many more diseases. But not many know that they can be used to cure acne as well. Grapes contain important vitamins such as Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin A, and Vitamin B6. Being rich in Vitamin C, they are considered as beneficial to maintain elasticity of skin thus preventing aging. Further, they have high water content. The homemade grape cleanser is a great way to cure acne. It will moisturize and add an extra glow to your skin.

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    Method

    • Take some fresh refrigerated grapes.
    • Cut them in half.
    • Apply them on affected area gently and leave it for 30 minutes.
    • Wash your face with cold water.

    How often to do this

    • This can be done twice or thrice a week.

    Cucumber

    Cucumber is mainly known for it’s cooling property. Keeping cucumber slices on eyes is a well-known practice for relaxation. It has high water content and majorly contains Vitamin C which helps to soothe skin irritation and swelling. That’s why it is used to cure acne as well as swelling of eyes. Cucumber is also a good source of Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, and potassium. It helps in lightening the scars and revitalizes the skin. Anti-inflammatory properties of cucumber are used to cure acne. You can make use of cucumber mask to get rid of acne.

    Method

    • Take a small sized cucumber and peel off its outer skin.
    • Cut it into small pieces and blend in the mixture to form a fine paste.
    • Take one tablespoon of paste and mix it with the same amount of yogurt.
    • Apply over the skin and relax for 15 to 20 minutes.
    • Wash the area with cold water.

    How often to do this

    • You can do this twice a week.

    Neem Leaves (Azadirachta indica)

    Neem LeavesNeem’s antibacterial properties make it exceptionally useful to cure acne. Acne is mainly caused by excessive oil. Neem’s oil controlling mechanism helps to absorb this excessive oil thus preventing acne. It also acts as an anti-inflammatory agent that reduces redness caused by acne. Thus, with the help of neem leaves, you will be able to reduce acne as well as acne scars.

    Method

    • Take few neem leaves and grind them in a mixer with little water.
    • Filter the juice and mix it with sandalwood power to form a thin paste.
    • Apply this paste on the affected skin and leave it for 15 minutes.
    • Splash your face with cold water.

    How often to do this

    • You can apply this face mask once a week.

    Turmeric

    TurmericTurmeric is bright yellow spice which is used in many cosmetic and healing products because of it’s antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.  It reduces acne scarring and lightens the skin tone. Turmeric destroys the bacteria responsible for inflammation and removes excessive oil. There are many ways to cure acne with turmeric. Turmeric can be combined with milk or sandalwood powder. Sandalwood powder is used from ancient times to treat skin related problems because of its antibacterial properties. It helps to remove pigmentation caused by acne. Furthermore, cooling properties of sandalwood will relax you from the irritation caused by acne.  Therefore face mask of turmeric and sandalwood powder is effective to cure acne.

    Method

    • Take one pinch of turmeric powder and one tablespoon of sandalwood powder.
    • Add little rose water to form a thin paste. If you don’t have rose water, then you can simply use water to form a paste.
    • Apply the paste to the skin and leave it for 30 minutes.
    • Wash the skin with cold water.

    How often to do this

    • You can apply this face mask twice a week.

    Cinnamon

    CinnamonCinnamon is most commonly used in Asian countries as a spice. Not only it adds flavors to the food but also used for treating many infections and diseases. It is used in many forms such as powder, mask, oil etc. The topical application of cinnamon helps to get rid of acne. It helps to dry out the acne breakouts and rejuvenates the skin. Cinnamon powder can be used with honey to cure acne. Honey has antibacterial properties. It’s moisturizing and soothing nature will relax your irritation caused by acne.

    Method

    • Take 3 tablespoons of honey and one pinch of cinnamon powder.
    • Apply this mixture to the affected area.
    • Leave it for 20 minutes or you can leave it overnight. If it causes any irritation, then don’t leave it overnight.
    • Wash it with warm water.

    How often to do this

    • You can do this once a week.

    Orange Peel

    Orange is a rich source of Vitamin C and full of antioxidants which are useful for healthy skin. Just drinking orange juice daily will give you glowing skin. I enjoy eating oranges rather than orange juice. Moreover, eating fresh fruits is better than drinking sugar added juices.

    Usually, after eating oranges, people throw off its peel. But many people are unaware of the benefits of this peel. It can do wonders on your skin. It helps to cure acne and fades away blemishes. So now onward don’t throw off its peel, instead use it to make a face mask.

    Method 

    • Dry orange peels in sunshine for one or two days.
    • Grind them in a blender to form a fine powder.
    • Add little water to form a thin paste.
    • Apply it on the affected area for 15 minutes.
    • Splash the skin with lukewarm water.

    How often to do this

    • You can do this daily once.

    I hope with the help of the above remedies you’ll be able to fight acne and get the flawless glowing skin. So now what are you waiting for? Try out these simple remedies and leave your comments below.