Use ingredients that are right in your kitchen to treat acne and fade away acne scars.
Acne is a common condition among adults and sometimes you can’t really predict what causes your skin to break out.
Consulting a dermatologist to treat the condition is an ideal way to understand how to treat the zits and keep them at bay. But, there are several things you can do outside of professional treatment that can help load your skin with the goodies it requires to tackle acne and the horrible scars that it leaves behind. Here are some masks you can try out with ingredients that are available in your kitchen or at the supermarket.
Organic Cinnamon- 1/2 teaspoon
Nutmeg- 1/2 teaspoon
Raw honey- 1 teaspoon
Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl to make a thick paste. Spread it evenly over the face and affected areas. Let it dry out and sit for 30 minutes. A mild uncomfortable sensation is common so there’s no reason to panic. This will pass in about 5 minutes of applying the mask. After 30 minutes, wash off with warm water. Cinnamon contains anti-viral and anti-fungal properties that help fight the bacteria that causes acne. Nutmeg is an anti-inflammatory that has been used since ancient times to fight acne, eczema and even ringworms. Honey has anti-fungal properties that help to heal the damage caused by acne breakouts. Use this remedy twice a week and you are guaranteed to see positive results within a month. Regular application of this paste will lighten up blemishes and reduce fine line and wrinkles to leave your skin feeling healthy and positively glowing!
Turmeric- 2 teaspoon
Lemon juice- 2 teaspoons
Mix the turmeric and lemon juice in a bowl. Wash your face with a mild face wash and then apply the mask evenly. Let it rest for about 15 minutes before washing off with warm water. Turmeric stains easily and if not washed off properly, you might end up looking slightly yellow. Be thorough but gentle while washing off the mask. Turmeric root is a tried and tested anti-fungal agent, with anti-inflammatory properties that has its place permanently carved in inequity for fighting acne. Opt for an organic powdered version. They can be found in most drug stores and super markets. This mask is effective because lemon is loaded with vitamin C and contains collagen that is essential in maintaining firm skin. Also, remember to use sunscreen if you are going out in the sun after using this mask because the lemon juice will make your skin photosensitive causing it to tan easily.
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