5 Acne Solutions You Didn’t Know Were So Easy

Healthy Lifestyle
Acne
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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.

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

1. Tomato:

Why? Because it contains:

  1. Antioxidants to discard the germs and damaged cells collecting on the skin.
  2. Rich in Vitamins 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, 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 which 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 Zinc, Sulphur, Allicin and Calcium present in it.

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.
OR
Mix baking soda with water and apply on the infected area for 5 minutes. Wash with cold water.

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 and all famous cities like:

Best Dermatologists in Lahore
Best Dermatologists in Islamabad
Best Dermatologists in Karachi
Best Dermatologists in Peshawar
Best Dermatologists in Multan

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