Remember that traumatising moment when you witness an acne breakout? Acne can happen to anyone, irrespective of the gender or age. Acne occurs when the hair follicles of the skin get blocked with dirt and oil. There are various ointments and creams available in the market that help reduce breakouts, get rid of the scars and help in acne treatment.
But we all know that natural methods are always the best. Since the ingredients used are all natural, you are not exposing your skin to harsh chemicals. Also these natural acne treatments ensure that you have no side effects.
Following are some simple yet effective face packs that would be beneficial in not only reducing acne, but would also minimize the previous lesions and scars on your skin. These are our very own Homemade acne treatments.
Multani Mitti Face Pack
This is surely one of the simplest anti-acne face packs that you’ll come across for acne treatments.
Mix 2 tbsp. honey to 2 tbsp. multani mitti and 1 tbsp. turmeric powder. Voila! the face pack is ready. Multani mitti greatly helps in controlling oil secretion, while turmeric is known for its antibacterial properties. It also lightens the skin. Honey is a great moisturizer.
Neem and Curd Face Pack
Mix 2 tbsp. neem powder, 2 tbsp curd and 1 tbsp besan into a thick fine paste. Wash your face and gently apply it all over your face. Leave it for 25 – 30 minutes. Wash off with lukewarm water.
Neem is known for its antibacterial and antifungal properties. This face pack would help you get rid of acne and pimples. The added advantage of course is clear glowing skin.
Green Tea Face Pack
Full of antioxidants, that cup of rejuvenating green tea can work wonders for acne prone skin. Try this easy to make face pack and know for yourself!
In a bowl add 2 tbsp. multani mitti. Add to it 2 – 3 tbsp. of freshly made green tea (preferable with the tea leaves) and aloe vera gel. You can easily get aloe vera gel in the market. Mix well into a fine paste and apply on your face and neck. Let it dry and then wash off with cool water.
Oatmeal Face Pack
Take 1 tbsp. each of oatmeal powder, multani mitti and sandalwood powder and a pinch of turmeric powder. Add to it 1 tbsp. honey and 1 tbsp. rose water. Mix well into a fine paste. Apply all over your face and neck. Let it dry and then wash off with cool water.
Packed with the goodness of highly beneficial ingredients, this is a great anti-acne face pack.
Cinnamon Honey Face Pack
Cinnamon is such an enticing spice. The aroma is so magical! But it is also a great ingredient for your skin. Grind 2 cinnamon sticks into coarse powder and add 2 tbsp. honey to it. Mix well and let it rest for 15 minutes. Then apply all over your face and leave it for 30 minutes. Wash off with cool water.
Hoping that these Home acne treatment face packs help you bid goodbye to your acne woes!
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