Home Remedies For Spot Treatment

You don’t need to spend a penny to buy those expensive skin care products available in the market for spot treatment, instead you can make your own effective product for treating pimples, acne spots and scars, you just need to try different homemade recipes to find out which works best for your skin. Here are some home remedies you can try out to get good results by yourself. Effective spot treatment for my skin is Cinnamon-Honey mask and aspirin mask they always surprise me with the results.

Orange Peels

Orange peel

Take dried orange peels, grind it into fine powder. Add water to the orange peel powder to make a fine paste, apply this on pimples leave it for 10 minutes and rinse with lukewarm water. If you have sensitive skin then don’t do this.

Tea Tree Oil

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Tea Tree oil does wonders to skin because of its antibacterial and antiseptic qualities. It is widely used in many skin care products available in the market. Wash your hands and face with lukewarm water and dry with clean towel. With help of finger tips apply Tea tree oil on acne spots and gently rub it. Do this for 10-15 minutes and rinse with lukewarm water. If you have few pimples that appear occasionally you should do this regularly, it will give your skin a good impact and within few days you will be able to control your pimples completely.

Aspirin Mask

aspirin

Aspirin contains salicylic acid which is very useful for skin, it helps to heal the acne, removes patchy skin and calms the itchiness of skin. Therefore it is widely used for spot-treatment. For spot-treating pimples you will need aspirin according to number of your pimples. To make a mask for entire face you will roughly need 5-6 aspirin. For Oily skin, crush the aspirin into granular powder. take aspirin powder in a small bowl add 1-2 tablespoons of lemon juice, dissolve aspirin into a paste and apply this on pimples or entire face as a mask. Allow the mask to dry then dab with a warm wet towel. For dry skin instead of lemon juice add diluted warm honey and few drops of extra virgin coconut/olive oil and make a paste, apply the prepared mask on pimples or entire face, dab with warm wet washcloth.

Kaolin Clay Mask

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Kaolin clay is rich in silica, calcium, zinc and magnesium. It absorbs dirt from clogged pores and then shrinks large pores. It is used as face mask in many herbal spas. Mix kaolin clay with few tablespoons of diluted honey, apply thin layer of the prepared clay mask on your face and leave it until it dry. Then wipe it with wet washcloth. Honey will help moisturize the skin whereas clay will remove impurities from clogged pores. You can skip honey and make mask with only kaolin clay and water.

Baking Soda

Baking soda

Apply mixture of baking soda and water on pimple spots, let it dry for 5-10 minutes and rinse with cold water.  This is one of the excellent and economical method for spot treatment. But this is not for people with sensitive skin.

Oatmeal+Yogurt Mask

yogurt

Simple yogurt mask is excellent for night time spot treatment as it calms pimples and reduces inflammation of the skin. It also helps to prevent future breakouts and scaring of skin. The bacteria present in yogurt are also proven as useful for skin. Apply fresh natural yogurt on acne spots and rinse it with water after 10-15 minutes. You can add handful of oatmeal to yogurt, make a paste and apply this mask on face  for 10-15 minutes then rinse with lukewarm water. This is also an excellent face mask for skin.

Cinnamon+Honey+Nutmeg Spot Treatment

Cinnamon+Honey+Nutmeg

One of my favorite spot treatment, it smells great but look horrible!! Grind some cinnamon sticks and nutmeg into fine powder. Dilute honey by warming it along with few drops of water. Now add prepared powder and diluted honey in a bowl and mix well. Keep this paste aside for about half an hour. Apply the prepared mask on pimples, acne scars and blemishes. Let it do work for about 30 minutes. Later rinse face with lukewarm water and dab with clean washcloth. If using this as face mask for whole face apply it for only 15 minutes. Use this method regularly to stay away from pimples.

Rose-hip Oil

Rosa hips

Rose-hip oil is great for treating spots on dry skin. It replenishes moisture in skin and removes blemishes and spots. Its widely used to heal scars. Before using rose-hip oil on face Cleanse your hands and face so that you are not transferring bacteria to your face. Gently rub rose-hip oil on your pimple spots with your finger tips for few minutes then rinse with lukewarm water. Do this regularly to remove spots and blemishes.

Toothpaste

toothpaste

Toothpaste is not only used for brushing your teeth but treating burns and spots too. Applying a thin layer of any white toothpaste (not gel toothpaste) on pimple spots will reduce inflammation and swelling and helps to heal them. Apply on pimples and let it dry, then remove with wet washcloth or clean cotton swab. Use this method overnight to get best results. I often burn my hands in kitchen and as soon as i have burns i will apply toothpaste to burnt area. You wont believe that it will really calm down the burning sensation and also prevent from forming water blisters.

The information on this site have not been evaluated by the FDA, and are not intended to treat, cure or prevent a disease or injury. The information appearing on this website is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Results may vary. Please consult your physician for a complete list of indications, warnings, precautions, adverse events, clinical results, and other important medical information. You should not use this information to diagnose or treat a health problem, injury or disease without consulting with a qualified healthcare provider.

Homemade Face Packs For Oily And Combination Skin Types

Face pack

Homemade face packs are very easy and simple to do. They are chemical free and hence has no side effects which you can try without any fear. Homemade face packs are pocket friendly, you can make face packs from the common ingredients found in your kitchen. So what are you waiting for go and try some of the best and effective homemade face packs given here. 

Almond Face pack ( All type of Skin)

Take few almonds in a bowl add sufficient milk and soak them overnight. Next morning grind the soaked almonds and make paste.
Scrub the paste onto face for 5 minutes and apply the rest of it to entire face. Leave the face pack for 15 minutes more and then wash with lukewarm water. You can also soak almonds in the morning, grind and use it in the evening. Follow this method alternate days for dry skin and once in a week for oily skin. Almond scrub and face pack is best for both types of skin and results in soft and glowing skin.

Gram Flour Face Pack

Take a bowl add 1-2 table spoons of gram flour, 2-3 table spoons of milk cream, half spoon of honey. Mix it well and gently rub onto face for few minutes and apply the rest to entire face. Let it dry for 10-15 minutes then wash with lukewarm water. This pack absorbs all the oil from skin, removes dirt from pores and makes your skin smooth and glowing.

Turmeric + Cucumber Face Pack

In a bowl add 2 spoons cucumber juice, 1 spoon of turmeric powder and few drops of lemon juice. Mix all ingredients. With the help of soft brush or cotton ball apply it to the entire face except eyes and lips. Let it dry for 10-15 minutes then wash with lukewarm water.

Gram Flour+ Rose Water Face Pack

Mix 1-2 table spoons of gram flour with sufficient amount of rose-water to make a paste. Apply this pack on face and let it dry for 10-15 minutes. Wash your face with lukewarm water and pat dry.

Egg-White Face Pack

In a bowl add 1 egg-white, half bowl of cucumber juice, 2 spoons of clay and few drops of lemon juice. Mix all ingredients and apply on face with brush. Leave the pack for about 15 minutes and then wash with lukewarm water. Always apply pack in the evening which contains lemon juice, since it make your skin sensitive when exposed to sunlight which may cause other skin problems.

Turmeric + Gram Flour Face Pack

Add 1-table spoon of gram flour, 1/2 tea-spoon of turmeric powder, few drops of lemon juice, and few drops of rose-water. Mix all ingredients, with the help of brush apply on face. Let it dry and tighten your skin. Later wash with lukewarm water.

Banana + Egg-white Face Pack

Take half banana and mash it nicely, to this add 1 egg-white and 2 tea spoons of yogurt. Mix all the ingredients thoroughly and then apply on face. Leave the face pack for about 15 minutes and then wash with lukewarm water. This pack will make your skin smooth and glowing.

Honey + Lemon Face Pack

Mix 2-table spoons of honey and 2-tea spoons of lemon juice in a bowl and apply this mixture on face. Leave it for about 15-20 minutes and then wash with luke warm water.

Sunflower Seeds Face Pack

Take hand full of sunflower seeds in a bowl. To this add sufficient amount of milk and soak overnight. Next morning grind the soaked sunflower seeds and make paste. Apply this pack on face and leave it for 10-15 minutes. Then wash with lukewarm water.

Oatmeal + Yogurt Face Pack

Take 2-table spoons of powdered oatmeal, 1-table spoon of tomato juice and 2-table spoons of fresh yogurt. Mix them very well and make paste. Apply this pack on face and leave it for 15 minutes and then wash with luke warm water.

Saffron + Milk Cream Face Pack

Soak few strands of saffron in fresh thick milk cream for overnight. Next morning mix it throughly and apply on face with the help of brush. Leave it for about 10-15 minutes and then wash with lukewarm water.

Orange Peel + Yogurt Face pack

Take half bowl of dried orange peels grind it into powder now add few tea spoons of yogurt and blend it into paste. Apply this pack on face for about 20 minutes and then wash with lukewarm water.

Walnut Face Pack

In a bowl add 2-table spoons of walnut powder, 1-table spoon of milk cream, 1- tea-spoon of honey, and few drops of lemon juice. Mix all ingredients throughly and make a paste. Apply this pack on face and let it for 15-20 minutes. Wash with lukewarm water.

Tips

  • Always apply face packs containing lemon juice in the evening because lemon juice makes your skin sensitive to sunlight.
  • While applying any face pack wash your face with lukewarm water, pat dry and then apply.
  • Do not rub your skin to hard instead scrub gently making small circular motions with fingers.
  • Do not scrub your skin for too long.
  • Wash your face frequently with mild soap if your skin is too oily.
  • Keep a pack of wet/hydrated tissues along with you during summers to freshen up your skin when needed.
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The information on this site have not been evaluated by the FDA, and are not intended to treat, cure or prevent a disease or injury. The information appearing on this website is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Results may vary. Please consult your physician for a complete list of indications, warnings, precautions, adverse events, clinical results, and other important medical information. You should not use this information to diagnose or treat a health problem, injury or disease without consulting with a qualified healthcare provider.