Till the other day your face was blemishless. Then what the heck happened overnight you might wonder. A sudden spurge of acne has taken the luster away from your face and dented your confidence. Well the fact is that with the onset of adolescence comes the common problem of acne medically known as acne vulgaris. This disorder can be quite distressing because of the small, red, inflamed bumps on your skin, predominantly the face. Such a condition appears when excess oil on your skin combines with dead skin cells, dirt and bacteria, and clogs the pores. The problem is mainly attributed to hereditary and hormonal factors. In addition environmental pollution, stress, humidity, oil-based skin products and certain medications are also to blame.
Some home remedies can be highly beneficial in treating acne naturally. Before applying these remedies, though, make sure you wash your hands properly. Also, remove all makeup and clean your skin. Take 5 tablespoons of honey, 2 tablespoons of baking soda, 1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder, and the juice of half a lemon in it. Mix the ingredients thoroughly. And apply it on your face, wash it after 5 minutes. For this next home remedy. Take a cup of cooked oatmeal. And mix 1 teaspoon of honey in it. Also take the juice of half a lemon. Mix the ingredients thoroughly. Rub your skin with this and leave it on for 30 minutes and then rinse with lukewarm water. For this next home remedy. Take equal proportions of Fuller's earth, also known as multani mitti, sandalwood powder. and rose water. Mix the ingredients thoroughly. Apply this mud pack on your face and wash it after it dries up. Some tips to help you deal with acne.
Applying white toothpaste on the affected area is believed to be helpful in dealing with acne. It helps dry out the pimples. Wash the affected area two times a day with a mild cleanser and warm water. And while cleaning, gently massage your skin and do not scrub. Do not pop or squeeze your pimples. In fact, do not even touch your face every now and then as it may spread dirt, grime and bacteria. And last, but not the least, drink plenty of water to flush out toxins and eat fresh fruits and vegetables instead of non-nutritious junk food.
OK, so now the acne have vanished but do not blush. If you do not take precautions they might reappear. Choice is yours anyways..
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