Skincare Experts recommended the following top 10 natural home remedies for acne, acne scars and pimpls.
1. Lavender essential oils or lavender oil for acne
Lavender essential oils decrease the production of oil and inhibit inflammation and it also has antibacterial effect. I used Lavender essential oil for many years to treat my acne scars and it works like wonders.
2. Witch hazel for acne
Apply witch hazel to your skin – Skin expert Lesley Reynolds revealed to Harley Street Skin Clinic.
Benefits of witch hazel: soothing skin and reduce producing of oil.
3. Aspirin acne mask
Aspirin acne free mask Recipe: Aspirin with one tablespoon of honey
Apply the mixture to your spots and leave it on for several minutes. This should take help calm down the inflammation.’
4. honey and oats mask
Mix into the honey and oats mask, massage gently and leave it for 10 minutes.
5. lemon or lemon essential oil
Lemon not only works to whitening and smoothing your skin, but can also work as an acne treatment. Skincare adviser Malvina Fraser recommend the following ways to use.‘Cut a lemon in half and gently rub it onto your spots. Lemons contain citric acid, which attacks the bacteria that causes acne. The stinging feeling means it’s working.’
6. Natural resource of salicylic acid (Strawberries)
7. baking soda and water to form a paste, half and half amount mixed
You can use the mixture directly onto each spot, rather than your whole face. After applying for more than 10 minites, ash it off. Baking soda has the effect to shrink your pores. But sometimes for sensitive skin, this way might cause irritated skin.
8. Tea tree oil for acne
‘Tea tree oil or ‘Tea tree oil essentail oil has long been used for acne treatment, anti-fungal and antibacterial herbal treatment. But because its effect not so strong, it can only treat acne not so serious. You can also find tea tree oil based cream or serum to strenghen it’s effects.
9. Coconut oil for acne
Coconut oil can be used for many ways including skin care and hair care, now more and more people are using it for teeth care procedures. Because it’s cleasing and moisturizing effect. Coconut oil can link up with many other anti-bacterial essentials for double benefits.
Skincare formulator Jennifer Young recommend the following way to use coconut oil:
‘Mix the oil with antibacterial essential oils, such as lavender and tea tree, for a double benefit. Apply the mixture onto your face, leave for a few minutes and wipe off with cotton wool.’
10. Mint leaves with honey for acne
Sorina Groza, head of beauty at Beauty & Melody recommended the following way for acne treatment
‘Crush fresh mint leaves into warm honey and apply it to your face,’ ‘Leave it on for 15 minutes and rinse with warm water.’
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