Acne is an incredibly common skin condition, affecting most of us throughout our lives. It can become an extremely expensive condition to treat and a lot of the chemical options have side effects, like, redness, irritation and dryness. So, why not go for tried and tested home remedies that can help to reduce your acne problems, without the immense expenses and all the side effects. Here are just a few natural home remedies (that are proven to be effective through tests) that can help you deal with your acne condition.
Oatmeal Honey Facial Mask: Oatmeal isn’t just a cereal that helps with lowering your cholesterol levels, it’s also extremely beneficial to your skin! Oatmeal is packed with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds that protect your skin and helps it breathe. It’s also great for skin with acne problems because it helps in absorbing oils from your skin’s surface.
a. Cook one serving of oatmeal, but make sure the oatmeal has no added flavoring or any additives whatsoever.
b. Once complete, add two tbsp of honey to the hot meal and allow it to cool entirely.
c. Cleanse your skin thoroughly, before gently applying the mixture onto your skin.
d. Let it sit on your skin for 10 to 15 minutes, before rinsing with water and patting yourself dry.
e. Repeat these steps on a regular basis.
Turmeric and Lentil Scrub: Turmeric is one of the specialty spices that’s widely used in South-East Asian food; however, what you might not know is that it is also one of the best natural ways to treat an acne condition. Turmeric has amazing healing properties and has been proven to be a highly effective natural beauty ingredient. This Turmeric and Lentil Scrub is not only an excellent way to exfoliate but it’s also one of the best natural home remedies to treat and prevent acne conditions.
a. Blend lentils in a food processor or blender until it’s very fine and forms a powder.
b. Measure out half the amount of turmeric powder to the lentil powder and mix thoroughly. You can store this mixture for up to 3 months.
c. Add a few drops of water or rosewater to this mixture to create a paste.
d. Cleanse your skin thoroughly, before gently massaging this paste onto your skin, for up to 20 minutes.
e. Repeat the process one to two times a day, depending on the severity of your acne condition.
A moisturizing routine using Aloe Vera: Aloe Vera gel is one of nature’s miraculous ingredients capable of helping with nearly any sort of skin condition. There’s a reason why it is a core ingredient in so many different herbal skincare products. It should come as no surprise that there’s also been research that shows the effectiveness of Aloe Vera gel in reducing acne.
a. Take some aloe vera and scrape the gel of the plant out with a spoon.
b. Directly use the gel onto your skin as a moisturizer.
c. You can repeat this process as many times as you want, however, at least 2 times a day is recommended.
If home remedies aren’t something that you’re interested in then you can always trust in Amlaki’s natural beauty care products, which are designed to bring you the perfect balance of nature and science, to give you the best results without any nasty side effects. There are plenty of Amlaki beauty care products that are amazing at solving all of your acne problems.