Acne is a very serious skin condition that affects the majority of the population. Generally, it is quite hard to get rid of it without spending huge amounts of money, but there are also some very effective natural remedies, which not only remove the acne from the skin, but they also prevent its appearance.
Aloe Vera acts like a barrier against toxins due to its content of enzymes and nutrients that reveal its antibacterial and antifungal properties. In this way, it softens and hydrates the skin, maintaining a moisture balance.
Turmeric is an herb with anti-inflammatory properties which exfoliates the skin and restores the natural aspect of the skin.
- Combine 1 tbsp. of turmeric, honey, milk and several drops of rosewater. Apply the paste you obtain on your face and wait for about 15 minutes, then wash with warm water.
Citrus fruit pack. Citrus fruits such as lemon, orange and tangerines, have astringent properties which allow them to clean the skin from impurities and tone it. If you add Fuller’s earth (multani mitti) the appearance of plumps is prevented too.
- Apply the pulp of the fruit on your face and wait up to 15 minutes. You can mix the lemon juice with Fuller’s earth and water as well and let the mixture on the face until it dries. Afterwards, wash gently with warm water.
Tomato pulp. Because of its content, tomato dries out the pimple and closes the pores of the skin, preventing the impurities to install again. Moreover, it is rich in antioxidants which allows the skin to have a beautiful appearance.
- Squeeze out the juice of a tomato and add some water. Apply the mixture on your face and let it act overnight. In the morning wash your skin with lukewarm water.
How to know what products to choose according to your skin type
Although these natural ingredients cannot harm the skin, specialists advise to choose them in concordance with your skin type.
Dry skin: Rich in fat, milk is a very good element that you can use to moisturize your skin. With the same properties, you can use Aloe Vera or honey for your dry skin.
Oily skin: In order to control oil secretion, it is recommended to use citrus fruits as they are rich in acids, being able to remove moisture and dry the skin. Another helpful ingredient is tomato pulp.
Normal skin: People with such a skin type are quite fortunate as they can use the majority of the ingredients: lime juice, turmeric, curd etc., without having any issues with their skin.