Are you having acne spots on your face?
I know how that feels! Acne is not painful but it is really embarrassing to have red pimples all over your face being teenagers or adults. Not just the pimples, you would 100% agree that more weird those acne spots left behind after the pimples have healed. Those spots make it really hard to appear in public without a concealer on.
However, it is worth noting that these spots can be gone too! There are various natural remedies and products like face washes, moisturizers, face masks and even some oils that you can use to get rid of them and to prevent any additional hyperpigmentation.
Milk and Turmeric for Acne Scars:
This natural remedy is known to be the most effective one to make the acnes spots go away in no time!
- Mix some water with just 1 Tsp. Turmeric.
- Apply the mixture to affected areas and leave it for 5 minutes.
- Wash your face with cold water.
- Use this method twice or thrice a week for best results.
Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree oil is getting popular these days as an amazing solution to acne pimples and scars! If you haven’t tried it yet, you must. Get tea tree oil from a good brand and apply it on affected areas regularly. Tea tree and arganoil are best hair oils when it comes down to skin and hair care treatments.
Cucumber and Tomatoes
Applying cold cucumber and tomatoes on your skin is the easiest and most working technique to get rid of the acne scars. You can drink its blended mixture as well to revive skin. Tomato has bleaching agent in it and it also enhances skin complexion. Both cucumber and tomato heals acne very fast without giving any side effects.
Fresh Aloe Vera is a wonderful moisturizer and works great on faded acne spots. You don’t need to worry to get it from the store. Keep an aloe vera plant in your home and simply use its gel whenever you need it. Though it is easily found in a drug store, pharmacy or even online, the best form is always fresh from the aloe vera plant. Just break a small part of its potted plant’s leaf then peel off the covering, extract the gel out from it and apply it on your pimples or acne spots. Let it dry and wash it off after 10 to 15 minutes.
Tooth paste? Yes!
Oh yes, this may seem like a myth to you but toothpaste has anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties which help in removing acne spots and minimizing breakouts. You can use it to heal the spots but you can’t rely on toothpaste completely to get rid of your acne problem.
Few Tips to Avoid Breakouts
- Avoid using hard scrubs if you are having pimples.
- Make sure you avoid oily food, eat fresh fruits and drink good amount of water regularly.
- Don’t go out anywhere dusty or don’t sit with a smoker. Dirt and smoke is not good for skin.
- Don’t touch or squeeze your pimples. That’s a big no-no!
- Maintain a skin care routine which must include proper cleansing, toning and moisturizing.
This post was written by Beth Martel. She is a mother of two, a medical professional and a humanitarian. She blogs at HealthyRecharge.com