Thursday, 28 April 2011

8 Quick Ways to Get Rid of Acne at Home

There are several herbs that treat acne naturally; you just have to know how to use them. There are several herbs that treat acne naturally; you just have to know how to use them.
Don't ever pinch, squeeze or pick at a pimple. This only
causes it to become more red and inflamed, and will spread the
bacteria and oils that caused it in the first place, to other
parts of your face! It can also lead to scars.
this is a great way to add moisture into your skin and unblock your pores. Any type of wet steam directly on your face will work, but for best results, use heat. Do not underestimate this, it is one of the best ways to get rid of acne at home
Aloe vera is packed with vitamin E and very soothing to irritated skin. Only use aloe vera topically. For the best results, keep an aloe plant in your home. Break off a small piece of the stem and slice it open. Smear the gel over your clean skin and let dry. You can also scrape the gel into a small bowl and smash it into a smooth paste. Smear the paste over any severe acne as an extra healing boost. Repeat two to four times daily.
Honey has been used to treat acne and other skin infections for thousands of years. The antibacterial and antiseptic qualities of honey are so well established that honey is even used as an antiseptic for cosmetic surgery in the United States, although not as often as it is used in the Middle East or Brazil. The way honey helps clear up skin blemishes is by modifying the activity of the immune system. Chemicals in honey attract neutrophils, which attack acne bacteria.
They don't call it concealer for nothing! Covering the pimple
with a light dose of flesh-tinted concealer can help mask it when
you're in a hurry. It also helps cover up that oily shine.
we have all been told about how important it is to use a mask to get that 'hard to reach' stuff buried deep within our skin. But many of these masks are not all they are cracked up to be. Try using a milk mask instead. Milk has lactic acid, while works as a gentle skin peel to life and separate the dead skin that clogs your pores.
Tea tree essential oil, from the melaleuca plant, is the most popular natural treatments for acne. The antiseptic oil revitalizes skin while killing bacteria, virus, and fungus infections. Pure tea tree oil is too strong for topical use, so look for 10 percent oil solutions. You can also dilute the oil yourself by mixing one part tea tree oil with every nine parts jojoba oil. Add a few drops of the diluted oil to a cotton ball. Dab the cotton ball over the cleaned problem areas and let dry. Repeat twice daily.
Experts in natural health tell us that yeast overgrowth and infection is a bad thing, and they are absolutely right. The yeast used in baking, which is still available, tucked away in obscure shelves in the grocer's dairy section, is an excellent source of chromium. The beta-D-glucans in yeast stimulate the immune system's macrophages. Their name literally meaning "big eater", macrophages surround and digest the bacteria that cause acne. Even better, yeast makes the skin more flexible, helping pores stay open.

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