Acne is an unpleasant problem, especially because of the attempts to cover it with makeup it only aggravates the situation. If you have sensitive skin and you are not interested in special anti-acne products, here are 10 solutions on how to get rid of pimples naturally, which you can make by yourself at home.
The raw potato slicer has many uses and one of the most useful is the anti-acne effect. Cut a slice of a potato and stick it to the most affected areas. Let it act for 5-10 minutes, the potato also reduces the inflammation caused by the pimples.
The oatmeal mask is one of the most common natural treatments for pimples. Grind very well a bunch of oatmeal and mix it with some water. Let the mask act for 15 minutes, while you sit on your back.
An egg yolk, beaten well before it is applied on the face with a cosmetic brush, is an effective treatment against the pimples. Let it dry and wash your face after 10 minutes with lukewarm water. Repeated daily for a week, this treatment can have excellent effects.
Apples with honey
Combine a quarter of a grounded apple with a spoonful of honey to obtain a natural and effective anti-acne effect mask. If the honey is very thick, you can add some water to the mask that sticks to your face for 20 minutes.
Mixed with water, sodium bicarbonate becomes a paste that can help you get rid of the pimples naturally.
You can opt for a full facial mask that is washed with lukewarm water after it has dried, or you can only apply the mixture on the larger pimples.
Mint infusion is a proven effective treatment against the pimples and it refreshes your skin, reducing inflammation and red stains. If you have very sensitive skin, first test the reaction to mint concentrated tea on a small area.
Salt with vinegar
A blend of fine-grained salt with water and vinegar can be another natural solution you can prepare at home anytime. Depending on the sensitivity of your skin, you can dilute the vinegar more. Do not keep the mixture on the face for more than 5 minutes, then wash your face with cold water.
If you have access to fresh ginger, this plant can have an excellent anti-acne effect. The juice obtained when cutting a fresh ginger rhizome has a strong effect against the pimples and soothes inflammation when applied locally. After a few days of treatment, the eruption may disappear completely.
Tea tree oil
Not for nothing, tea tree is an ingredient used in many cosmetic products with anti-acne effect. The oil extracted from this plant has powerful effects when applied directly to the pimples.
If you have dilated pores, acne can be more visible and unpleasant. Juice obtained from a fresh cucumber has a powerful effect on acne calming on an open pore skin. Hold on for 15 minutes, then remove with lukewarm water.
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