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10 best home remedies to get rid of acne, pimples, dark spots & deep scars
Here are the 10 best home remedies to get rid of acne, pimples, dark spots & deep scars.
1. Iced green tea
How to use
Take a glass of warm water and steep a green tea bag into it. Remove the tea bag and pour the contents into the tray. Place the tray into freezer and allow it to form ice cubes take one ice-cube and rub all over the face. Just note before rubbing the ice cubes steam your face so that the pores get open and the goodness of green tea enter the pores. Do it twice a day in the morning when you get up and before going to sleep.
Green tea contains a high amount of antioxidants that fight free radicals that damages your skin. It has antiseptic properties that killed germs that causes acne and pimples and keep your skin beautiful and healthy.
2. Baking soda and lemon juice mask
How to use
Take a bowl add 2 tablespoon of baking soda and add 1/4 cup of lemon juice to it. Mix it properly to make a thick paste. Apply the paste to the affected area. Let it dry for 5 -10 minutes. Once it dries take some water on your hand and slowly scrub the affected area on your face. Wash your face using luke warm water and pat dry. If your face becomes too dry then apply some antiseptic lotion or moisturiser.
Baking soda helps to keep the skin pores clean by removing bacteria and excess oil that causes pimples. Lemon acts as a natural bleach that lightens the skin and remove dark spots. It helps to remove the dead skin and gives a fairer complexion.
3. Green coconut water
How to use
Cut a fresh green coconut and pour the green coconut water to a bowl. Take a cotton dip it in the coconut water and wipe all over the face. Then wash your face using luke warm water. Wash your face with coconut water continuously every day to get best results.
Coconut water has cytokinins and antioxidants that helps to eliminate acne, sagging skin and help deep scar recovery. Drinking coconut water keeps your skin healthy, smooth and younger looking.
4. Fenugreek (methi) and rosewater mask
How to use
Soak a handful of fenugreek (methi) seeds in a bowl of water. Leave them to soak for atleast 5 hours. Grind them in a mixer and make a fine paste. Add few drops of rosewater to it. Apply the paste on your face. Before applying the paste wash your face with warm water so that the pores get opened. Let the pack dry for 15 minutes. Once it completely dries rinse with cold water.
Fenugreek has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties that stops and reduce growth of pimples, blackheads and other skin infections. It helps in nourishing and rejuvenating the skin.
5. Fresh aloevera gel
How to use
Take a fresh aloevera plant slice away both the ends. Take the aloevera gel from the center part of the leaf. Take the aloevera gel and apply to the face. Keep massaging until the gel started to dry. Once the gel gets completely absorbed wash your face with luke warm water and pat dry.
Aloevera contains medicinal and healing properties that helps to heal pimples, rashes and scars. It prevents skin discoloartion that is caused after acne heals. It makes your skin clear and smooth. It kills bacteria that causes skin infection.
6. Sandalwood, tulsi and rosewater mask
How to use
Take about 2 tbsp of sandalwood powder in a bowl. Add few crushed tulsi (basil) leaves to it. Then mix it properly using few drops of rose water. Make a thin paste. Apply this paste evenly on the face. Rinse your face with cold water and pat dry.
Sandalwood helps in tightening the pores, removing impurities, excess oil and reduction in the redness of pimples. It also helps in reduction of dark spots and scars. Tulsi possess strong antibacterial and anti fungal properties that makes pimple heal faster.
7. Tea tree oil
How to use
Take some tea tree oil in your palms and rub over the affected area for 10 minutes. Take some luke warm water in a bowl, dip the cotton into the bowl. Now rub the wash cotton all over your face to remove the excess oil.
Tea tree oil is one of the excellent treatment for acne. It has antiseptic and antibacterial properties that prevents skin infection, helps in healing of wounds and sores.
8. Turmeric, clay mud and lemon juice mask
How to use
Take 1 full tea spoon of clay mud add 1/2 spoon turmeric to it and add few drops of lemon juice to make a thick paste. Apply the paste to your face and leave it for 20 minutes or until it gets completely dry. Wash your face with luke warm water and pat dry.
Turmeric has anti-inflammatory properties that helps to relieve the problems of acne. It also helps in the reduction of spots and also helps in lightening of skin.
How to use
Take some slices of cucumber and grind it. Take the cucumber juice and apply to the clean, dry face. Leave it on for about 10 minutes and then wash your face using cold water.
Cucumber gives instant cooling effect on skin. It cleanses and exfoliate the skin. It helps to reduces dark spots and sunburns.
10. Yoghurt and honey mask
How to use
Take 2 tablespoon of yoghurt and 1 tablespoon of honey and mix it thoroughly. Apply the mask and allow it to sit for about 10 minutes. Rinse it off with luke warm water and pat dry.
Yoghurt contains alpha hydroxy acids that helps in reducing the redness of pimples, acne scars and other blemishes. It also helps in rejuvenating the skin.
I have oily skin. And in my face have too much acne. And I use homeopathic medicine. I get to rid fast from pimples. Its look very dirty. What I doo. Plezz ans.
How many months it will take to get rid of dark spot / hyperpigmentation caused after pimples are controlled. Is there any natural remedies to get rid of this hyperpigmentation and make my skin look normal. I drink a lot of water, I am drinking unani product SAFI for 21 days, little change is there, but how many months / years it will take to get back my normal skin. Most important: oily skin type.
I am 22 years old. Married women but no childrens. I am having scars, pores in my face for past 4 years. Doctor told me to take co2 laser. Is there any side effect. Doing Co2 laser.
I am 25 years old female. From last 1 years my face skin has got so many small small spots and (dane). Please tell me how to get a clear soft and spotless skin. It has also become drier then what it was before.
Hi, I am 36 years old please tell me what should I do wrinkles not comes. And at which age I should apply cream for wrinkles and Name of cream thanks.
I have cough and cold problem from childhood. All the time sneezing takes place. And I have infection in skin too. Help me to cure this?
I have black patches on my under arms for last 2-3 years which are not itching but not look good. What should I do?
Sir I having sun burn on face. Over noise and both Chick's sins from 5 years I consult skin specialist but not curing till now. please advice me to what to do.(Its called in kannada language as being).
Hi. Meri face pe dandruff ki vajah se white goles horahe hai qki I have too much dandruff on my head. Ab face pe baht irritation si horahi hai. Beard pe bhi bahut khaarish horahi hai. Iske liye koi home remedy hai jisse releive mil jaye jaldi. Mujhe sir kisse dhona chaiye doc. please surely tel.
Suddenly my wife started itching continuously on her body & it started developing rashes on legs, hand and face. Sometimes rashes disappeared and again came during the day. This happened for one day and then she took cetrizine and now she is feeling better. No rashes no itching. Prior to this, one night before- she had severe acidity problem and then itching started next morning. Please can you suggest something to stop the itching and rashes on her skin. Thanks.
I have so many black spot in my body. It was due to pox. I used so many cream bt did not see any changes. What should I do?
Hi doctor I'm suffering from anal fissure previously blood s to come out and now no blood but pinching pain while passing stools. I am 23 years old. please suggest m some medicine and ointment so that I can recover quickly. I am also having chronic constipation.
My marriage is fixed on 6th July my face is very dull n dark with oil please suggest me something to make my skin fair.
Dry skin is a condition caused by the lack of moisture in skin. Fine lines and wrinkles are just some of the conditions, which may be caused due to dry skin. Dry skin can also be very uncomfortable. The condition is mostly caused by environmental factors such as exposure to harsh weather conditions or getting soaked in hot water.
People at risk:
- Age: People who are older than 40 years of age tend to be more at risk of dry skin than people who are younger than 40 years.
- Climate: As mentioned earlier, weather conditions play a pivotal role in causing dry skin. Therefore, people who live in areas where the climate is either very hot or very cold tend to get dry skin more often than people who live in temperate climates. Low humidity is another factor which causes dry skin.
- Profession: Some professions, such as nursing or hairstyling requires frequent usage of hot water all through the day, which can also lead to dry skin.
- Swimming: Swimming is one of the major causes of dry skin. This is especially true in pools, which have chlorine. This is because chlorine increases the itchiness on your skin.
- Lifestyle changes: Usually, lifestyle changes such as avoiding long, hot showers and putting moisturizers are good enough to make sure that dry skin goes away.
- Lactic acid: Creams with lactic acid and urea can be prescribed by your doctor, if the dryness of your skin does not go away with moisturizers. These creams are usually over-the-counter medications.
- Prescription creams: Prescription creams are given, only when conditions such as dermatitis, psoriasis or ichthyosis are present.
- Wet dressing: Wet dressing is given only when dermatitis has set in, as it mostly help in preventing the infection.
- Oiling: Oiling your body, especially with fish or flaxseed oil, ensures that your body does not succumb to dry skin.
- Hand sanitizer: Normal hand sanitizers tend to make your hands dry. Thus, dermatologists recommend hydrating hand sanitizers that allow your hands to maintain their moisture. Therefore, whenever you are using a hand sanitizer, use a hydrating one.