Breakouts are a woman’s worst night mare. When you think you have finally succeeded in getting rid of them, a few others pop up.
Most of us grew up thinking acne was an adolescent right but as we became full blown women they refused to disappear. Those of us who have acne-ridden skin know how straneous the battle to not only treat the blemishes already on our faces but to prevent them from ever coming back is.
Alot of us have resorted to the use of chemicals but most of the chemicals have not been fair to our skin which leaves us with natural remedies.
Experts have listed some of these natural remedies below as great solution to acne ridden skin.
Apple Cider Vinegar
It is said to be the best astringent in nature because it helps to balance the skin’s pH, making your skin both less oily and less dry. Just because of the pungence of apple cider vinegar it should always be diluted before using. Make a mixture of one part vinegar to four parts water. Apply to your face with cotton or a spritzer. No need to wash it off.
It’s been seen that baking soda and water soften blackheads and any clogged pores in the skin. It’s also best for congested skin.
According to Holecek a skin care specialist, turmeric is a natural anti-inflammatory agent. She recommends it in gentle, exfoliating bases like chickpea flour, oat powders, or kaolin clay.
Holecek also says that honey is a soothing remedy for those annoying acne scars. A DIY facial she recommends include mixing honey, aloe vera, one teaspoon of chickpea flour, and a pinch of turmeric to make a paste. Spread muxture on your face. Once done, rinse off with cool water then use an ice cube on the skin for half an hour to treat congested face.
Sea salt cleans deeply, removes dead skin cells, balances moisture, and pulls toxins from pores, making it especially great for preventing acne or quick treatments during breakout on the face and body. Simply wet your face or body, put some salt on your wet hand so it sticks, then pat it gently onto your skin. You can leave it for a few minutes or rinse immediately. Try not to scrub because of its abrasiveness.
Tea Tree Oil
Popularly known as “miracle antiseptic.” “Tea Tree oil” is renowned for its antibacterial, antimicrobial, and anti-fungal properties, making it an easy and effective spot treatment. Diluting tea tree oil in a little bit of extra virgin olive oil works magic.