Saturday, April 4, 2009

Adios acne

Is acne making you feel miserable? Get rid of your misery with these home remedies:

Orange peel
The peel of orange has vitamin C, which reduces acne. Pound the orange peel with little water and apply on effected areas. Leave on for 20 minutes and wash off.

Lemon juice

Applying lemon juice on your skin will sting since it is very high in vitamin C but it's a good cure for unwanted acne. It reduces oiliness of the skin, making your face glow naturally. Apply for 10 minutes.


Eating raw garlic purifies the blood stream, and will lead to glowing skin. You can also rub raw garlic on the acne affected areas every day. Crush garlic and dab the juice on ugh pimples to reduce them. Leave it on for 15 minutes and wash off.

Tomato pulp

Tomatoes are high in antioxidants. Apply tomato pulp on your face 30 minutes before showering. It removes impurities from the skin and gives it a new glow. Don't remove the seeds.

Egg white

This tightens your skin and reduces pimples because of its zinc content. Beat egg white and apply on your whole face. Keep this mask for 20 minutes and wash off.

Tea tree oil

Tea tree oil has anti-inflammatory properties, which helps reduce acne. Apply very little oil on the affected areas. This is not recommended for people with super oily skin.

Aloe vera

This has anti-bacterial properties and needs to be applied topically. It's also an astringent that tightens your pores. Apply for 20 minutes.

Methi seeds

Crush a handful of methi seeds and apply the paste on your face. Leave on for 10 minutes and wash off. Fenugreek is known to have anti-inflammatory properties.

Neem leaves

Neem removes bacteria and cleans your skin as it is an antiseptic. Apply a paste made from neem and leaves this on your face for 15 minutes before washing off.

Now that you know about these home remedies, look no further than your kitchen cabinet to get rid of acne!

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