|Tired of those adamant pimples popping one after another? Here are some effective and simple home remedies for treating pimples and acne scars naturally.
1. PAPAYA FACE PACK
Ingredients: 1 tbsp Papaya paste, 1.5 tbsp honey
Take one ripe papaya, grind it to make a smooth paste, put honey in the prescribed proportion and mix it well. Apply the paste on the face by gently scrubbing the skin and let it stay for 15 minutes. Wash off with cold water.
Benefits: Papaya helps to keep the skin hydrated by removing dead skin cells and inactive protein. It contains Vitamin A and Papain enzyme which nourishes the skin.
Ingredients: 1/2 tsp turmeric powder,1 tsp fresh milk cream
Apply the paste of turmeric and cream on the pimples, leave it on for approximately 10 minutes and then wash your face with normal water.
Benefits: Turmeric acts as a natural antiseptic for the skin and actively fights with the germs that cause zits.
3. ALOE VERA GEL
Ingredients: 1 tbsp aloe vera gel, 1 tbsp of honey, 2 tsp of neem powder
Make a smooth paste by mixing all the ingredients. Let the pack stay for 15 minutes and rinse off with cold water.
Benefits: Aloe vera gel has 100 active enzymes when mixed with other ingredients like neem powder and honey, it makes a good face pack which fights with bacteria and nourishes the skin.
4. NUTMEG POWDER
Ingredients: 2 tbsp honey, 2 tbsp nutmeg (preferably powder) and 2 tbsp milk
Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl with a spoon. Apply it on the face working outwards. Let it sit for 15 minutes before rinsing.
Benefits: Honey and nutmeg each has curative properties that helps to prevent infection and reduces swelling. It helps in new skin growth as well.
Ingredients:1/2 tsp cinnamon, 1 tsp honey
Make a paste by mixing the two ingredients and apply to the blemish. Leave on for 20 minutes and wash off with warm water.
Benefits: Acne scars dry out and skin gets rejuvenated. This paste de-clogs pores and brings oxygen and blood to the surface. (However, this must not be used more than once a week since it could cause skin irritation.)
Ingredients: 2 tbsp tomato juice,2 tsp white sugar and (1 tsp honey in case of sensitive skin- to avoid irritaion)
Cut a tomato in two halves, take out the juice in a bowl and mix the other ingredients one by one in the required proportions. Mix well into a smooth paste. Take some quantity on fingertips and gently scrub the face outwards for 5-10 minutes. Wash off with cold water.
Benefits: Tomato is rich in Vitamin C,acts as a natural sunscreen & natural bleach.Also, prevents excess oil secretion.
Gone are those days when we had to worry about that big zit on our face! Say hello to pimple-free, clear skin with these 6 amazing home remedies to treat pimples.