Acne is a serious skin problem not only faced by the female specie but definitely a great concern of the male population as well. In simple explanation, acne is a condition characterized by red pimples on the face. The affected areas with pimples are usually found on the face, neck, chest and back. These pimples usually are really not life threatening in terms of health but if left untreated may leave a permanent scar on the skin that greatly affect a person’s self-esteem.
Interestingly, there are different kinds of pimples. Being aware of the different kinds will be very helpful to women as this will guide her on the proper care and treatment of this pimple so scars will be prevented. This information is very useful especially if the face area is infected. These are the whiteheads – these are pimples that stay under the surface of the skin. The blackheads – these pimples rise to the skin’s surface and look black. The papules – these are small pink bumps that can be tender. The pustules – .these pimples are red at the bottom and have pus on top. The nodules – these are large, painful, solid pimples that are deep in the skin and lastly the cysts – these are deep, painful, pus-filled pimples that can cause scars. These cysts on the other hand are the ones that should be prevented in the first place.
Thus, below is a compilation of natural remedies that will help get rid of acne and making the skin look smooth, healthy and younger looking. Furthermore, there is no need to spend much on expensive acne treatments as these natural wonders will really work on your skin. Read on.
The Green Tea Remedy
This is considered as a miracle tea and is recommended to fight against cancer and surprisingly a good remedy for acne as well. Green tea does not only have antioxidant benefits but it also have antimicrobial compounds that can help fight acne. To get its maximum benefit, make a cool cup of green tea and use this as regular facial wash or one might place the tea bag on the affected area of the skin.
This is a favourite of all the natural “wonders” listed here. Aside from the fact that it is easily available, a bag of green tea has so many uses. A cup of hot green tea can serve as a regular cleanser after every meal as it aids digestion too. The next cup can serve as your regular facial wash, not bad for just one bag. What are you waiting for? Grab a pack of green tea now. Pour a cup and let the healing begins. Enjoy!
The Honey Remedy
This can be used as face mask that can be applied every other day. The antibiotic properties of honey will help cure acne. There are two ways to apply honey as remedy on the skin. It is either by directly applying the honey to the skin or the affected area or simply by making a mask. To make the mask – mix ½ cup of honey with 1 cup of plain oatmeal. Apply it to face and leave it for about 30 minutes for optimum benefits.
The Aloe Vera Remedy
Aloe vera is a very popular plant known for its burn-relieving properties. This property can fight infection and can promote healing that can even reduce scarring. If you have an aloe vera plant, cut the leaf and scrape the gel from its leaf with a spoon and apply the gel to the acne or to the skin’s affected area. If the aloe vera plant is hard to find, one can buy aloe gel from a pharmacy or a drugstore but please read the labels and choose the one that only has pure aloe with no other ingredients.
The Citrus Fruits Remedy
Citrus fruits are also considered acidic foods and one of its best examples is the orange fruit. The orange fruit can generate the citrus fruit juice that is known to flush pores. This juice can help fight acne.
With the use of a cotton ball, just dub the cotton on the juice and gently apply to the affected areas on the skin.
The Omega 3 Fatty Acids Remedy
Omega 3 fatty acid is very famous for its anti-inflammatory properties and this in particular helps fight acne. A fish oil capsule is one rich source of omega 3. Take a capsule of this once a day and be particular in your diet and include other sources of omega 3 such as salmon, flaxseeds, walnuts and albacore tuna. These healthy choices will surely have an effect on your skin and surely it will reduce acne.
Taking care of the skin is always a priority especially if one is aging. It does not require a complicated process to make the skin smooth, soft and pimple free. There are a lot of natural remedies within your reach that can be used as effective treatment. You just need a little bit of research, a comprehensive feedback and the correct process of using these natural remedies and viola you have a natural beauty regimen yourself. As the saying goes ‘nothing beats the natural way’ of treating the skin. Go ahead and find the remedy that suits your beautiful skin.