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.

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20 Home Remedies To Remove Acne Marks/Blemishes

acne marks1.  Baking Soda

An excellent and very popular method for getting rid of acne scars naturally, as it helps to unclog your pores and kills acne causing bacteria. It even helps to exfoliate the skin. Simply combine water and baking soda and mix it into a paste. Apply this mixture to your acne scars and let it sit for about 2 to 3 minutes, then rinse and wash your skin well. Use this technique twice daily

2.  Tomato Face Mask

This is simple home acne remedy that can help to get rid of acne scars/blemishes.Take half a tomato and then start rubbing on your scars, leave it for 20mins and then rinse. This will lighten the scars.

3.  Carrots

Take some boiled carrots mash it up and apply this paste to your face. Leave it for 15-20 minutes and then rinse it with milk. This will remove blemishes/acne scars.

4.  Cucumber Juice

Apply cucumber juice to face or just massage your face with cucumber slices. This will help remove marks/spots and freshen ups your skin. Use cucumber juice to wash your face once a day to keep your skin soft and supple.

5.  Egg Whites

Use a cotton ball to massage egg white on your face. The whites of an egg have very powerful healing qualities which can help to heal your scars, blemishes and dark spots.

6.  The Honey Rub

An excellent way to smooth out the skin and clean your pores. Use warm water to clean your face, then quickly pat the skin and make it dry. This will open up the pores and allow the honey to get into the pores. Apply the honey to the areas affected by acne scars and lightly massage to your face. Leave it for 20 minutes, then wash your face with warm water. Dry your face and then rub an ice cube all over on your face this will close the pores.

7.  Potato Rub

Gently rub potato slices on mark and all over face or apply potato juice to the face, leave it for 10 minutes and rinse with water. This will lighten marks.

8.  Lemon + Honey + Almond + Milk Powder

Take 1 spoon of lemon juice, honey, almond oil and milk powder in a bowl. Mix it well and apply on face, Then leave it for 15 minutes and then wash. This will lighten and remove acne marks and blemishes. It is also used to remove sun tan.

9.  Turmeric + Lemon

Apply mixture of lemon juice and turmeric once in week to remove your acne marks/blemishes and get clear skin.

10.  Lemon Juice

Simply take a cotton ball, dab it with some lemon juice, then start massaging your acne scars thoroughly. Leave it for  about 20 minutes and then wash it away with warm water .

11.  Orange Peels

Oranges are great for skin. Drink orange juice for healthy skin and use its peel for making a face pack. Grind orange peels with little water to make a paste and apply this to face leave it for 15mins and rinse with water.

12.  Honey + Yogurt + Lemon

Take equal quantity of honey,  yogurt and lemon juice. Mix it well and apply to marks on face, leave it for 15 minutes and then rinse.

13.  Papaya + Milk

Use Papaya for removing pigmentation marks. Take raw milk and mashed papaya, mix it well and massage a bit and  apply this face pack. Leave it for 15mins and then rinse with water.

14.  Vinegar + Water

Wash your face with 1:1 ratio of water and vinegar. This work wonders for your skin and makes your skin clear, marks free, smooth and supple skin.

15.  Aloe Vera + Vitamin E

Mix aloe vera gel with few ( 2-3) vitamin E capsules and apply this gel to the face. Leave it for 10 minutes and then rinse. This will remove blemishes on your face making it soft and supple.

16.  Cardamom + Lemon

Take cardamom powder and mix it with few drops of lemon juice and then apply to blemishes and acne marks. Leave it for 10 minutes  and rinse with water.

17.  Almond + Milk

Soak almonds in milk overnight. Next morning grind them into a fine paste and apply this paste to affected areas. Leave it for 20 minutes and then rinse with water. You can use this as a face mask it works great.

18.  Rose Water + Lemon

Rose water works great for skin. Mix rose water and lemon juice in equal quantity and apply this mixture to the face. Leave it for 15-20 minutes and then rinse with water.

19.  Strawberries + Vinegar

Make a paste by grinding 2 strawberries with vinegar and apply this on blemishes/marks and leave it overnight and then rinse with water. Works well to remove acne marks/blemishes.

20.  Sandalwood + Water

Apply the paste of sandalwood powder and water on the face and leave it until it dries then rinse with water. This is simple and most common and effective method to treat blemishes/marks on face.

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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.

Skin Care During Winter

Taking care of skin during winter is really  a tough job. Skin gets dried, start itching,  becomes rough and many other problems. Taking a extra care for your skin during winter is a must to retain your soft and glowing skin. Below are some methods which will help you to take care of your skin in winter.

Avocados

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As you all know avocados are great for your skin and its anti aging property is a plus point to the skin. Make a paste of  avocado and add in few drops of lemon, mix it well. Apply this paste on face leave for 5-10 minutes and rinse with water. This reduces dryness of skin and also cleanses the skin. Another method of using avocados for dry skin is making a paste of avocado, papaya and banana. Apply this paste to your face and neck, leave it for 10-15 minutes and then wash with water.

Almond Oil

almond oil

Almonds are great for skin and hair. Apply almond oil and massage a bit to dry areas, Leave it overnight and wash with water. This will nourishes the skin and tackles dryness and make your skin soft and supple.

Aloe Vera

aloe vera

Aloe vera is used for many of skin and hair problems. Pick a piece of aloe vera, wash it nicely with water, peel the outer skin and rub the aloe vera gel gently on skin. This will make your skin to glow and become soft.

Gram Flour

Gram flour

Mix 2-3 spoons of gram flour with milk and a pinch of turmeric and make a paste. Apply this paste to your face and neck, leave it for 5-10 minutes later rinse with water. This gives you smooth skin and will also remove sun tan.

Rose Water

rose water+honey

Rose water is used as a refreshing agent for the skin, it will cleanses skin and make your skin look fresh. Apply the mixture of rose water and a bit of honey to dry areas. This will moisturizes the skin and removes dry skin.

Honey

honey+egg yolk+milk

Take 1 spoon of honey, 1 spoon of egg yolk and 2 spoon milk in a bowl. Mix it well and apply to your face, leave it for 10 minutes. Rinse with water. This results in soft and supple skin.

Coconut Milk

coconut milk

Apply and rub coconut milk to your face and body and leave it over night and rinse it in the morning with water. This reduce dry skin and helps remove dark spots and blemishes.

Cucumber

cucumber juice

Cucumber removes dark spots, evens skin tone and refreshes skin. Apply fresh cucumber juice to face and let it sit for 5-10 minutes then rinse with water. This will freshen up your skin and removes dark circles under eyes.

Oil Bath

coconut oil

Oil bath is best during winter which will make your skin soft and glowing. Warm a cup of coconut oil and apply to your body and massage a bit which improves blood circulation. Leave it for 10-15 minutes and then rinse with water and a mild soap. This is one of my favorite method during winter to keep my skin soft.

Raw Milk

rose water

Take a cup of raw milk add in few drops of rose water and massage to your body and wash with lukewarm water. This helps to make your skin smooth and supple.

Tips

  • Use soap as less as possible during winters and opting for a mild or baby soap is great for your skin during winter.
  • Carry petroleum jelly while going out and apply whenever find dry and itchy skin.
  • Avoid using hot water and go for lukewarm water for bathing during winter.
  • Use oily moisturizers during winter and water based during summer.

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.