Acne is one of biggest skin problem that most of us experience. This affects people in different ages depending on their skin condition. Mostly, oily skin type is the type that is more prone to acne because of the excess oil that has always the tendency to clog up the pores that invites dirt or bacteria which is the root of acne problem. Irritation takes place when you don’t know how to properly take care of your skin. Here are some home remedies that you can do at home while you pamper your skin.
Oatmeal has a lot of good benefits for the skin mainly reducing acne problem. It cleanse the pores and absorbs the excess oil which is the root of acne.
- One teaspoon of honey
- Half lemon
- A cup of cooked oatmeal
Mix all ingredients well, one teaspoon of honey, juice of half of lemon and a cup of oatmeal. Mix them all up together in a bowl until it forms into a thick consistency. Gently massage into your face and neck, leave on for about 30 minutes and rinse well with lukewarm water. You can repeat this procedure once or twice each week to eliminate excess oil and clogged up dirt on face.
The lemon contains acidic properties which is its main component that can be used to treat acne problems. Lemon will help cleanse the dirt and the excess oil that has be clogged up deep into the pores.
- Half lemon
Squeeze out the juice on a half part of a lemon, get a clean cotton ball and gently apply into your face and you can also spot treat the affected area to give more attention and dry up acne. Leave on for about 15- 20 minutes until it dries up and rinse well with warm water.
Cucumber Face Mask
Cucumber is also one good natural ingredient for face mask that can provide good moisture to the skin and at the same time can treat acne too.
- One small cucumber
- One cup of oatmeal
- One teaspoon of yogurt
Mix one small cucumber and a cup of oatmeal in a blender. Make sure to blend all ingredients well until it forms into a paste. And mix this paste form with one teaspoon of yogurt. Apply into your face, gently massage it from your forehead down to your neck. Leave on for about 20- 30 minutes and rinse well.