The blemishes of acne bring a lot of embarrassment and for the sufferer; it becomes difficult to go out in public. There are many products available on the market that claim about healing the acne and other such skin problems but then many of them are expensive and dig a hole in your wallet. The good news is there are homemade remedies available for acne breakouts. Let us learn some of the most effective ones…
Leaves of Mint
The leaves of mint contain menthol that is natural anti inflammatory agent. Alternatively, peppermint leaves can also be used. You can get them from vegetable section of supermarket or vegetable shop. Also, it is easy to grow them in your backyard garden. Along with acne healing, they have other health benefits too.
Using mint leaves for acne blemishes is easy. Crush 5-7 mint leaves using mortar or pestle. Make a fine paste and the medicated cream is ready to use! Apply the paste directly onto the acne blemishes. Keep it for 15 minutes before rinsing with fresh water. This reduces the inflammation and help curing the acne blemishes.
Oatmeal is another great remedy for acne blemishes. In fact, many health care providers consider oatmeal as one of the effective home remedies for acne blemishes. Oatmeal is used in most of the natural face mask and face scrubs. This has natural properties to exfoliate and cleanse the skin pores that otherwise lead to blemishes.
Using oatmeal is easier. Dry and uncooked oatmeal is rubbed onto the affected area after washing thoroughly with fresh water. You can also buy oatmeal acne product and cook them according to the instructions given. Add honey to fortify the solution as it contains natural skin cleansing properties. Keep the face pack onto the blemishes for 30 minutes and then rinse it with rosewater. This natural homemade pack heals acne blemishes and prevents acne breakouts.
Since time immemorial, aloe has been used to treat various health ailments, particularly the skin problems including acne blemishes. Ancient science like Ayurveda describes its skin healing properties that treat eczema, acne, dermatitis and other such diseases. Aloe is also a natural antiseptic that checks out any infection in acne blemishes.
Aloe works well on inflammatory conditions and hence is good for acne blemishes. If you are using fresh aloe leaf, cut it and peel the leaf. Take the yellow latex fluid off as this for many people is irritating. The thick skin is removed as to take the fresh aloe pulp. Directly use this pulp on acne blemishes and you will find good results in a few days. The gel that is left can be stored in refrigerator for reuse.