Acne and pimples are a common problem. They are also a problem that take away your charm and good looks.
There are many things that can lead to the growth of these. To start with, an increase in the amount of androgen inside the body manifests itself in the form of pimples and acne. As a matter of fact, hormonal imbalances is the most common cause of acne and pimple. Likewise, poor hygiene and allergies are also know to wreck skin by causing these ugly things to grow on your skin. Similarly, dust and dirt clogs the pores and produce a fertile ground for acne to develop.
In some people, a lethargic lifestyle accompanied with junk food has also led to the emergence of pesky pimples and acne.
The good part is there are many natural, home-made remedies that can treat pimples and acne. Since these are entirely natural, they won’t also leave any side-effects. Here are some of the things that you can try:
1. Apple Cider:
Apple cider vinegar is a great way to treat pimples because it balances out the pH of your skin. Not just that, it also kills all the bacteria and dries out excessive oil. To treat pimples, using apple cider, mix one part vinegar with three parts of water. Using a cotton ball to apply this on your face and leave it to dry for 10-15 minutes.
After 15 minutes, wash your face and apply a moisturizing cream to even out cider’s drying effect.
2.Cinnamon and honey mask:
While cinnamon is naturally antimicrobial and wards off bacteria, honey is a natural antibiotic that refreshes the skin by cleaning it of all the dirt. To treat acne and pimple, combine the two and make a mask. To make cinnamon and honey mask, mix one part cinnamon with two parts honey. Apply this mask to your face and let it dry. Once it has dried completely, wash with cold water. Your skin will feel fresher and cleaner.
Did you know that yogurt has anti-bacterial properties? Not just that, it is also a natural moisturizer. To treat acne, mix yogurt with a little bit of honey. Apply this mixture to your face and let it dry for 10-15 minutes. Once the mask has dried, use cold water to wipe it off your face.
Nutmeg has anti-inflammatory properties. It is capable of not only cleansing your skin, it can also erase all the pimples from your face. Not just that, nutmeg has stimulating properties– it will remove the dead skin from your face and freshen it up. Make a nutmeg cleanser. Mix 2 ounces of honey with 1 tablespoon of baking soda and one teaspoon of nutmeg. Add to this, 2 drops of clove oil and lemon juice each and your natural cleanser is ready. Apply this paste to your face, and massage in circular fashion. Wash away with warm water. Your skin will feel fresh and clean.
Garlic also has anti-bacterial properties and thus, can be used to treat acne and pimples. However, garlic also induces heat and thus, should not be applied directly to the skin. To cool it down, mix garlic juice with aloe vera gel or water and apply to the face. Rinse dry after a couple of minutes.