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4 Effective Natural Remedies for Pimples and Acne

4 Effective Natural Remedies for Pimples

Pimples and acne are some of the most common skin problems in teenagers and young adults. The condition is primarily caused due to the clogging of hair follicles with oil or dead skin cells, bacterial infections, and skin inflammation.

In most cases, the respective skin problem leads to the emergence of whiteheads, blackheads, and small red tender bumps typically on body areas where the skin has the most number of oil glands. These include the face, forehead, chest, upper back, and shoulders.

However, it is a minor problem that can be treated easily at home with ayurvedic and natural remedies for pimples and acne. For instance, you can make use of many natural ingredients that are easily available in your kitchen and garden.

Here are some of the most effective natural remedies for pimples and acne:

1. Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is naturally anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory. Thus, it can be highly effective in reducing pimples and acne. Moreover, it contains a significant amount of water which makes it an excellent natural moisturizer for the skin. It is truly a magical plant that is already used predominately in various skin care products. In fact, our AcneStar facewash is also infused with the goodness of Aloe Vera, making it one of the best products for acne.

2. Honey

The natural sweetener not only enhances the taste of various foods but also proves beneficial in the treatment of acne and pimples. Honey is known to possess bacteria-fighting abilities and is highly effective in reducing inflammation. You can combine honey with cinnamon for making a honey cinnamon mask at home.

3. Green tea

Green tea is loaded with a countless number of health benefits, be it for digestion or weight loss. What is lesser known is that the ingredient can help you in relieving acne-related problems. It contains a high concentration of Catechins, a group of polyphenols antioxidant that help in breaking down the chemicals and waste products that damage healthy skin cells. You can either savour a cup of green tea every day or use green tea extracts directly on your skin.

4. Apple cider vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is another kitchen ingredient that can help you in alleviating acne problems. It is infused with abilities that help in fighting against bacteria and fungi. Moreover, it is acidic in nature and contains organic acids that can possibly kill Propionibacterium acnes.

Mint, tea tree oil, garlic, rosemary, lemon, and coconut oil are some of the other kitchen ingredients that are known to be helpful in treating acne and pimples.  

Acne is a minor skin ailment that can also be treated easily with topical treatments and over-the-counter products like acne clear gels, acne facewash, and anti-acne soaps. These products are anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial in nature and provide a rapid solution for flawless skin.

Categories: Acne Care

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