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Home Remedies for Acne

Acne or pimples are a problem most of you may have faced during your adolescent period. This problem of acne can be due to a lot of reasons. Hormonal changes play an important role in acne problem. It has been found that eating a lot of oily foods can lead to acne problem. The problem of acne is due to oily skin wherein the Sebastian glands which are found under the skin surface are known to secrete oil to keep the skin well-nourished and moisturized. Over secretion of this gland is known to lead to problems like acne and pimples.

Mentioned below are certain home remedies for acne:-

Surprising but toothpaste is useful to relieve you of your acne problem all you need to do is to apply this on your face at night time and washing it off in the morning apart from this washing your face with a soap that has neem as its ingredient at least twice daily with lukewarm water is also known to help you relieve you of your acne problem. Fenugreek leaves or methi leaves paste if applied on the face at night and left for 10-15 minutes and washed off with lukewarm water also helps you to get rid of your problem.

Neem leaves along with turmeric if applied on the affected area is also useful. Pulp of tomatoes if left for an hour on your face also helps relieve your problem of pimples and acne. Avoid oil based make-up and clean off all the make-up before you go to sleep also helps resolve your acne problem. Strawberry leaves if left on the face is known to relieve the swelling caused due to acne on your face. Lemon juice a rich source of vitamin C is also known to help relieve your problem all you need to do is apply the juice of lemon on your face at night and wash it off in the morning.

Equal quantity of lemon juice and rose water if applied on the face and left for ½ an hour clears your face of acne problem. Application of turmeric powder and mint juice on your face for 10-20 minutes and washed off with lukewarm water is also helpful. Application of ice on the face at bed time also helps relieve your acne problem. A paste of sandalwood and turmeric mixed with milk also is a useful remedy. A diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables also helps relieve acne problem.

Grated potatoes helps treat problems of blackheads, pimples, wrinkles and acne, face cleaned with rose water, drinking water boiled with a slice of lemon instead of tea or coffee also helps relieve your problem of acne. Aloe Vera juice is also useful on acne and the juice is an effective drink to solve many other body ailments. A paste of sandalwood powder and rose water is also effective, orange peel paste, a mixture of honey and cinnamon powder, paste of cumin seeds, mixture of groundnut oil and equal amount of lime juice, paste of roasted pomegranate powder with lime juice are all useful remedies for treating problems like acne, blackheads and pimples. Garlic apart from treating heart ailments and acidity it has its usefulness in treating acne problem and rubbing garlic on the face helps relieve your acne problem.


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