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Homemade Acne Remedies
Acne products sold by big companies often contain chemicals that can irritate the skin. If you have some spare time during the day, you may be willing to try one of the natural acne remedies proposed below. Additionally, the most of the ingredients you will find in your kitchen and they won't cost you a lot. They will help you clear up your acne in a natural way.
Natural Acne Remedy - Lemon Juice Mask
Take one lemon and squeeze the juice into a glass container. Add the same amount of pure water. Apply carefully to your face with a cotton pad. Avoid touching your eyes! Leave it on for 5-10 minutes and rinse off afterwards with a lukewarm water. This lemon recipe is very easy to prepare and contains antibacterial and exfoliating properties.
Homemade Anti-Acne Recipe - Oatmeal Mask
Cook 5 tablespoons of oatmeal for 5-6 minutes in a little amount of water. Then let it set for 3 minutes. Apply a tablespoon or two of honey in the container, then mix. The honey will make it easier to stick the mask to your face. Apply on your face - but remember to wait until it's not hot anymore! Then leave the mask on for about 10-15 minutes and then simply rinse off with warm water, pat skin dry.
The Oatmeal Mask will help you to clean your face in a gentle way. Your skin will remain fresh and smooth.
Homemade Acne Recipe - Apple Honey Mask
Chop an apple into small pieces, add 2 table spoons honey. Blend these two together then apply it on your face for 10 minutes and rinse off by splashing warm water on your face. This mask is rich in natural Vitamin C since apples are it's natural sources.
Natural Acne Remedy - Fresh Cucumber Mask
Blend a cup of fresh chopped cucumbers together with few drops of water into a puree. Leave it in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes to make the puree colder and more condensed. Gently clean your face, pat dry. Afterwards apply cucumber mask on your face and you relax :-) Leave this cool, vitamin rich mask on for about 15 minutes, then rinse off.
Homemade Acne Recipe - Cucumber - Yogurt Mask
Put one small chopped cucumber, one tablespoon of chopped parsley and a spoon of plain yogurt in a blender and pulse all ingredients until smooth and fluffy. Apply the mixture to clean skin.
Leave it on for about 15 minutes, then gently rinse off and pat dry your skin.
With constant use, these homemade acne remedies should help you reduce your acne gradually.
Before use, make sure you are not allergic to any ingredient of chosen mask by applying it first on a small skin surface for a few minutes. If skin gets red or irritated, rinse it off as soon as possible and do not apply the mask on you face. Remember to clean up you face before applying the mask.
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