Thursday, 27 March 2014

Home Remedies for Acne Scars

What causes Acne?

Usually it affects you before your big days and ruin your plans. Acne usually appears on the face and shoulders, but can also occur on the arms, body and legs and buttocks. Although acne is common in teenagers, anyone can get acne even children also. There are many factors or reasons of getting acne, some of the most common causes are:
  • Hormonal imbalance or changes in hormone levels due pregnancy, puberty and stress. 
  • Using bad cosmetics which are greasy and oily. 
  • Improper eating habits or intake of certain drugs like estrogen and steroids. 
  • If you are a night owl and don't get proper sleep. 
  • Higher humidity and sweating can also cause pimples or acne 
These reasons may inculpate acne on you beautiful skin which results in painful pimples. The pimples, zits or blemishes whatever you name it, includes whiteheads, blackheads, and inflamed patches of skin. These pimples usually occur when the tiny pores present on the skin gets clogged due to dirt or bacteria. You need to do some simple things that can help in treating your acne,

Clean your skin with a mild soap or face wash twice a day (avoid too much of scrubbing) In case you hair is too oily, then comb it back and keep it away from your face and shampoo your hair regularly.

Acne creates a considerable distress and you want to get rid of it by any means. Though there is not definitive cure for acne, you can eminently treat it using many natural remedies. Let me help you with some pretty simple and natural remedies to get rid of acne

The toothpaste is one of the easiest remedies that can help you get rid of your acne problem. Apply a small amount of toothpaste on the acne before going to bed it helps you reduce the swelling of the zit and dries it out. This remedy will help you get rid of acne very soon. Cover the tooth pasted pimples with a bandage for better results.

2) Clay mask

Take clay and mix it with enough water and make a thick paste and apply it directly on the blemishes or affected areas and leave it on for about 20 minutes or overnight and wash it with cold water. This is one simple and quick way to get rid of acne.

3) Cucumber

It is one of the simple natural treatments used for the treating acne. It also refreshes the skin making it feel young. Blend the cucumber into a smooth paste and apply it on the acne affected area and wash it off after 30 to 40 minutes for better results.

4) Honey 

Honey can be used as natural skin moisturizer. You can apply honey on the affected area for about half an hour and wash your face with lukewarm water first and then use cold water to close the open skin pores. It also has antiseptic properties, it can also be used as a facial mask by mixing it with powdered nutmeg in same quantity. Use this mask regularly by applying it for half an hour to stop the acne formation completely.

You can make cinnamon powder, take about half tablespoon of this power and mix it with honey to make a smooth paste. Apply this paste on the blemish and leave it for an hour or overnight. This will help you reduce the acne.

5) Fenugreek
Make a smooth paste from fresh fenugreek leaves and apply this paste on the affected areas and leave it for 10 to 15 minutes then wash your face with lukewarm water. Continue the same process for 3 to 4 days to heal acne completely.

6) Neem
Neem Or Indian Lilac is one of the excellent herbs that help preventing acne formation on your skin . Take some Neem leaves and make a smooth paste out of them. Apply the paste regularly to get a smooth and acne free skin.

7) Grapes

Grapes are one of the rich sources of Vitamin C which helps in skin care. Consuming grapes regularly or rubbing them over the affected area and washing it off after 15 to 20 minutes will help in acne prevention. Doing this will relieve you from the pain and inflammation and helps closing the pores.
8) Yogurt

Yogurt contains lactic acid and many natural alpha hydroxy acids that have exfoliating effects, which helps in rejuvenating skin and acne scarring. Organic yogurt is very gentle and is very useful for reducing acne. Use yogurt by applying it on the acne and leaving it for 10 minutes for better results.

9) Orange

Orange peel contains high Vitamin C making it a perfect element for treating blemishes. Its juice and peel both can be used to treat acne. Dry the orange peel under the sun and grind it into a fine powder. Make it into a fine paste by adding water and then apply it on the affected area, allow it to sit for 10 to 15 minutes and wash your face with warm water.

10) Lemon Juice

A dab of little lemon juice is very useful in acne treatment. It helps you clean up the dirt, which got accumulated on the skin pores and will shrink the pimple. Apply lemon juice with little amount of rose water or rub with a slice of lemon on the affected area and leave it for few hours or overnight and then rinse the affected area properly.

Also consuming more dairy products, leafy vegetables, carrot, fish and cereals, which are rich sources of vitamin A, helps in reducing the formation of acne and scars. Regular intake of iron supplements and vitamin A will help you keep away from acne.

These home remedies won't guarantee the fastest results, but will give you permanent results. Natural remedies prolong the youthfulness of your skin. Try these simple and natural remedies that help you get rid of acne completely. Hopefully these home remedies will work for you as it has for many.
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