6 Acne Remedies That Are Easily Available In Your Homes!

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Are you the one who is fighting acne? And you are in search of good home remedies that have the least side effects? The red spots on skin can smash your self-esteem. You don’t then simply suffer from acne, its depression that strikes you every time you have a party to go to. The pretty dress and make-up cannot hide the blemishes oozing out from the pockets of your skin.

Acne is not a normal condition. You should take it seriously, as it may have drastic effects on your overall looks. And here are som of the major causes of acne;

  • Excess oil (sebum) production
  • Hair follicles clogged by oil and dead skin cells
  • Bacteria
  • Inflammation
  • hormonal imbalance

You can make it all go away in a week with the help of simple home remedies, without any side effects.

6 Easy Home Remedies To Treat Acne:

1. Tomato:

Tomatoes are easily available in your kitchen. They are easy to use and have no side effects on your skin.

Why use tomatoes? Because it contains:

  1. Antioxidants to discard the germs and damaged cells collecting on the skin.
  2. Rich in Vitamin C, K, and A for drying out the acne.

How to use?

Slice one tomato and place it over the area where you need to heal acne.
OR
Grind one tomato, make a paste and apply it, like a facial mask.

2. Potato:

You know, the potato has:

  1. Bleaching properties for removing hyper-pigmentation on the skin (black spots, usually occur after pregnancy or as reactions to salty water or face creams).
  2. Anti-wrinkles and skin brightening properties.
  3. Anti-bacterial agents fight off bacteria causing acne.

How to use?

Boil one potato and place it over the acne area.
OR
Slice one potato and put on the acne for 10 minutes.
OR
Boil one potato, mash it, add 2 teaspoons of milk powder, make a paste and apply for 15 minutes. Wash with water.

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3. Lemon Juice:

Magical solution because the citric acid in lemons opens the blocked pores and soothes the skin.

How to use?

Squeeze one lemon in a bowl. Dip cotton in the juice and apply over acne.
OR
Slice one lemon and rub it gentle on the face for 5 minutes. Wash with water.
OR
Mix few drops of lemon juice with groundnut oil and apply on acne or blackheads.

4. Garlic:

It is a brilliant fix because of its anti-fungal and antibiotic properties due to Zinc, Sulphur, Allicin, and Calcium present in it. It has a lot of health benefits and it is easily available in your homes.

How to Use?

Crush garlic cloves for making a paste. Apply on the infected area.
OR
Add egg yolk into garlic juice. Apply on the face as a facial mask for 20 minutes. Wash with clean water. Dry well.

5. Baking soda:

It is known for being

  1. Skin exfoliator and removes the dead cells.
  2. Anti-inflammatory and antiseptic.
  3. Maintains pH of the skin and hence prevents bacterial infections.

How to Use?

In 2 tablespoons of baking soda, add 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder, 5 teaspoons of honey and few drops of lemon juice. Apply on face for 5 minutes and rinse with cold water.
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Mix baking soda with water and apply on the infected area for 5 minutes. Wash with cold water.

6. Apple Cider Vinegar 

Apple cider vinegar has citric acid and other chemicals that help in killing bacteria and fungi. So it helps in killing bacteria that cause acne on your skin.

   How to Use?

Add a few drops of apple cider vinegar in water and apply on affected areas of your face for 20-25 minutes.Then wash with plain water.

Home remedies are always good because they have the least side effects. But If you face persistent symptoms of any health condition, you should consult a health specialist to diagnose the root cause behind your problem.

Twice a week, these home remedies can help get your glowing skin without any red, embarrassing patches on the skin, anymore. For a healthy check-up, do visit your dermatologist at the earliest to make sure the acne problem is not a sign of any serious complication. You can find the best Dermatologist skin specialist in Pakistan through Marham.

FAQs Related To Home Remedies FOr Acne:

Can I treat My Acne at home?

Yes you can treat acne at home with potatoes, tomatoes, baking powder, apple cider vinegar, etc.

Are tomatoes good for my Acne?

Yes tomatoes have vitamin C, vitamin K, and antioxidants that help in treating acne.

What are the causes of Acne?

  • Excess oil (sebum) production
  • Hair follicles clogged by oil and dead skin cells
  • Bacteria
  • Inflammation
  • hormonal imbalance

Can my hormones cause acne on my face?

Yes, hormonal imbalance can cause acne on the face.

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Aiman Usman (Doctor of Pharmacy)
She is a pharmacy graduate and worked as a hospital pharmacist. Her interests are teaching, blogging, and scientific writings. She likes to write about medicines, health issues, health and beauty-related natural remedies, the nutritional value of different foods, and mental health.
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