Acne is compulsory to everyone at the certain point of age. These mostly appear at the onset of puberty and signals the grown up signs of an individual.
At the teenage, hormone levels start increasing and thus leads to bursting out of a pimple or acne on various parts of the body and especially on the face.
Instead of using artificial chemicals available in the market, you should else wise retort to natural home remedies. These keep the beauty of the skin intact and deals with the acne naturally.
Here we list top home remedies for acne:
1. Tea Tree Oil and neem oil
Tea tree oil and neem oil have anti-microbial properties that help in fighting the acne causing bacteria. They just clear out the pores clogged by the microbes.
Also, it is very easy to apply and smoothes down the redness and inflammation of pimples.
⦁ Pour 2-3 drops of oil on a cotton ball.
⦁ Dab it on affected areas carefully.
⦁ Rinse your face after 15 -20 minutes.
TIP: Never use undiluted Tea tree oil. Dilute the tea tree oil before you use it. You can mix in a ratio 1: 9 (oil to water).
2. Aloe Vera
Aloe vera gel is the most natural and unadulterated cure if you are taking it directly from an aloe vera plant grown at your home. Must consider growing it at your home, if you don’t have one.
Aloe vera gel has soothing and antibacterial properties, which reduces the swelling and redness around acne.
⦁ Cut the leaf of aloe vera vertically.
⦁ Then extract a large amount of natural gel present.
⦁ Simply apply it on affected area.
⦁ Rinse your face after 15-20 minutes.
Note: You can also buy the gel from the market.
Tomatoes have multiple benefits, once applied on the face it removes blackheads, avoids clogging of pores and whitens the skin.
It removes excess oil from face, which is the main cause of acne and pimple. An antioxidant named lycopene present in tomato serves as an anti-aging product and keeps skin healthy and vibrant always.
⦁ Squeeze out fresh tomato juice.
⦁ Apply it on the face as a mask.
⦁ Allow it to seep into your skin and wash your face after 1 hour.
Papaya is found in most of the beauty products available in the markets. It washes away the dead cells and helps skin look alive and fresh with no blemishes.
Also, contains a powerful enzyme called papain that stops the inflammation and stops pus formation in acne and pimple.
⦁ Cut the papaya and remove its seeds.
⦁ Now mash the papaya pulp till it smooths out perfectly.
⦁ Cleanse your face.
⦁ Apply the pulp for 30 minutes.
⦁ Wash with warm water.
Fresh lemon juice is also a very effective remedy for acne. Vitamin C and citric acid present in lemon help remove the dead cells. It acts as an astringent and helps a pimple dry out faster. Always use freshly squeezed lemon juice and not the bottled one.
⦁ Dip cotton ball in lemon juice
⦁ Apply it tenderly on the affected area.
⦁ wash your face after 15-20 minutes.
Note: Strong drying power of lemon can damage the skin cells, so it is advisable to use it with rose water. Rosewater acts as a soothing agent and also repairs the cells.
6. Orange peel
Orange is always known to be a wonder fruit for the body. It also does wonders for the skin in every sense. Eating orange is good for body both internally and externally. Also, the orange peel that you throw after eating the inside orange slices is very good for your skin.
It removes acne and pimples present on the face. The anti bacterial and anti microbial properties of orange kills the bacterial growth.
- Blend orange peels into a thick paste. Apply this paste on problematic areas for 20-25 minutes. Wash the face.
- Dry few orange peels in the sun. Grind them to make a fine powder. Mix this orange powder with honey or gulabjal to make a paste. Apply it evenly on the face. Wash it off after it dries off.