What is the remedy about?
Skin concerns are a considered to be an inevitable problem for teenagers but can happen to a person of any age at any point in the life. They include dark spots, pimples, discoloration and black and white heads. There can be various reasons such as inadequate skin care, sun exposure, unhealthy food habits or hormonal imbalances. Various home remedies are listed here. Apple cider vinegar has anti-inflammatory properties that fight acne, and the acidic nature helps to lighten dark spots and blemishes. Dilute it with three parts of water, apply on the affected area and wash it off after 10-15 minutes. For best results use 2-3 times daily. Lemon juice works as natural disinfectant removing the acne causing bacteria. Wash your face normally and apply lemon juice to the affected area, leave it for 30 minutes and wash it off. If you are using this remedy at night, then you can leave it on while you sleep and wash off in the morning. Aloe Vera encourages new skin cells growth and also helps in healing scars and blemishes. Apply the gel you extracted from the leaf and wash it off when it dries. You can also try tomato rubbing as it is rich in vitamins A and C as well as antioxidants. They also tighten the skin pores and shrink pimples. Just rub a half tomato over affected area and massage it for few minutes. Then wash it off. Turmeric, the yellow-tinged spice is considered an effective home remedy for acne. Choose the best remedy suitable for your skin type to derive the benefits.
Are there any side effects?
It is a misconception that home remedies from natural products are totally harmless. Even if the remedies are all natural, it can never be touted as free of side effects. Using the wrong product or the wrong ingredient in treatments can cause severe irritation and allergic reactions. This query can only be answered on an individual basis and not in general. Many people are allergic to common home products and ingredients, and they should be very careful while following any of the above remedies. They can try a patch test before applying the parts and see if it is all right with them. Any irritation and complication observed or even the slightest glitch are faced, you should prohibit the use of that particular thing. Also, you should be conscious of your skin type before applying any treatment. If your skin is dry or flaky, be very careful while using fruit extracts, potato, tomato or lime juice as they can dehydrate your skin, making it more sensitive and often leading to irritation. For oily skin, you should avoid using milk fats, malai or oils on your face as this would clog pores leading to more whiteheads and acne. Also, your hands and every object you use while acknowledging the remedy should be cleaned as they can also be the reason for boils and infections. If facing irritation, never hesitate to contact a dermatologist.
What are the post-remedy guidelines?
Well, there ought to be some guidelines to follow after every treatment, but for home remedies, there aren’t. You should stick to steps of the remedies and never experiment on your own by mixing any other ingredient into it. Also, you should never try applying all the remedies at once as this can cause severe irritation and reaction. To support the solution to be more efficient and respond fast in curing blemishes you should be mindful in your daily habits including food habits also. Drink plenty of water as it flushes out the toxins, improves circulation which altogether helps in fighting blemishes. Also having included healthy fats and proteins in your diet would also result great. Healthy fats like Omega-3 fatty acids make the skin flexible, draining out the sebum of pores. It takes patience to find the best home remedies that suit you well and once you find it, include as a part of your regular skin care routine.
How long does it take to recover?
The time taken to realize the difference post use of home remedies depend on various factors. The severity of the problem is one of them. The other factors include how thoroughly you stick to the application steps and if you are using them in right way or not. Maintaining healthy food habits will help to recover faster. Usually, the complications can be seen to be diminishing at the end of the week if the remedy is applied as for the said duration. With everything proper in its place, the result can be observed after a week or even a month.
Are the results of the remedy permanent?
This is a debated query, and it can be said that the results are not permanent. You can recover the same problem over a period if you are unable to find the cause of the problem. These remedies are just a temporary cure to remove the blemishes but not the causal reason. As said above there are many reasons such as exposure to the sun, unhealthy food habits or hormonal imbalance. Try your best to tackle these problems as much as you can and hence improve your results post a home remedy. Also, you can make the most suitable home remedy of your choice to include in your daily chores for more improved results.
Is there any training or experts required?
The above said home remedies are of the simplest forms and no such training or supervision of experts are needed. You can try them at home whenever you want with no help required from any second person. Just be careful with the ingredients used and make sure you have no harm using them. If you do not get the desired results, don’t get disheartened and take advantage of another alternative home remedy. Also if your problems are severe one then make sure you contact dermatologists with the home remedies continuing in the background. Children should always be under the supervision of adults during the whole process.