Friday, December 26, 2008

Home Remedy for Acne

One of the most common skin disorders among young people is Acne scars. It appears mostly between 12-24 age bracket, Acne scars often causes embarrassment to young people. This age bracket is people that are most concerned about their physical attributes. However there is no much to worry since Acne and acne scars are can be treated be treated naturally.

Acne is a type of inflammatory condition of the sebaceous glands and hair follicles that appears in the face, chest neck, and shoulders. This type of condition may also surface as a result of hormonal disturbances during puberty period.

Symptoms of Acne

  • Acne scars appear in various forms as a result of acne
  • Most of the Scars are result of inflamed sebaceous glands or glands connected with hair follicles.

Commonly affected areas:

  • Face
  • Forehead
  • Cheeks
  • Chin
  • Temple
  • Chest
  • Back

Causes of Acne

Commonly known causes:

  • Improper food habits and dieting regimen
  • Chronic constipation
  • Unhygienic living conditions
  • Stress and stressful environment


Some food that aggravates the condition of Acne that causes acne scars

  • Sugar
  • Fatty foods
  • Starchy foods
  • Animal fats
  • Chocolates
  • Alcohol
  • Tobacco

Natural Treatments / Home Remedies for Acne


There are various acne scar treatments that help banish acne and resulting acne scars.

Cold Water:
Rinse the skin with cold water after squeezing waste.

Coriander:
One teaspoon of coriander juice mixed with a pinch of turmeric powder and apply in scars



Garlic:
Can be incorporated in food that is cooked or rub in acne scars directly

Avocado:
Wash face with avocado paste mixed with water.

Radish:
Eat a medium-sized grated radish every meal.

Rosemary:
Drink 2 cups of rosemary tea

Lemon and Honey:
Drink 3 glasses of water with squeezed lemon and honey.

Yeast and Lemon:
Mix 1 tablespoon of dried or fresh yeast with 2 tablespoons of lemon juice; apply on face, wait until it gets hard (try not to move), peel or wash with warm water.

Vinegar and Lemon Juice:
During cleansing, soak a cotton ball in either lemon juice or apple cider vinegar and apply it on your face.

Basil and Tea:
Mix 2-3 tea bags to some basil and cook in boiling water for 10-20 minutes. Then apply on the acne with a cotton ball.

Lettuce:
Soak lettuce leaves in water for a few minutes, and then use the water to rinse face and acne.

Bay Leaves:
Grind bay leaves in water. Leave to chill and apply it on the affected area.

Boiled Water and Vinegar:
Boil water in a pan while adding some apple cider vinegar at the same time. Put a towel on your head and bend over the pan to capture the steam in your face.

Vinegar:
Clean your face every morning with cotton ball soaked in vinegar. It might sting so try it on a small affected part first.

Carrot & Cucumber:
Drink carrot/cucumber juice or eat carrots/cucumbers.

Egg White:
Dip a cotton ball in egg whites and apply it on clean face. Wait for a few hours then wash.
Cucumber:
Make cucumber juice and apply it on your face using cotton wool pads.

Sugar:
Mix 1 tablespoon of brown sugar and 2 tablespoons of white sugar in a bowl. Add a little amount of water before rubbing the mixture in your face.

For Acne Scars

  • Mix 1 tablespoon of sour cream (choose those with 0% fat for oily face), 1 tablespoon of yogurt, 1 tablespoon of grind oatmeal and 3-4 drops of lemon juice. Apply on face, leave for 10 minutes and wash off.
  • Using a blender, make a mixture out of 1 peeled apple with 1 tablespoon of yogurt, half a cucumber and 1 tablespoon of honey. Apply on face, leave for 20 minutes and wash off with warm water.
  • Daub some salty water in the affected area for buttock zits.
  • Dabbing some toothpaste on the affected area will help turn the acne dry and disappear quickly.




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