Acne(Pimple) Care and 16 Natural Treatments

Acne(Pimples) is a common Skin Problem of youngsters but may occur in people of all ages. Acne mostly appear on your face but may also appear on your neck, back, shoulders or chest. Acne problem is caused by blockage of skin pores due to overactive Oil glands which secrete more oil and block skin pores. These blocked skin pores result in acne formation. Multiple acne not only cause severe pain and skin irritation but also decrease your facial beauty and may lower your self esteem. Now you don't need to embarrass more due to acne on your skin because acne problem can be cured by following given simple Tips:

16 Best Natural Tips For Acne(Pimple) Problem

1. Neem Leaves

Make a powder from ground Neem leaves and add some water to make a paste. Apply to affected areas. This is one of the best home remedy for Acne Treatment. For best results repeat this at least three times per week.

2. Fenugreek

Apply a paste of fresh  Fenugreek(Methi) leaves over the face every night for 10-15 minutes and wash with lukewarm water(semi hot water). Fenugreek contains anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antiseptic properties. All of these properties make this an excellent natural home remedy to cure and prevent acne.

3. Toothpaste

Application of toothpaste is also very helpful in curing the problem of acne. Apply toothpaste on the acne (pimples) at nighttime just before going to bed and wash off in the morning. Repeat this on a daily basis until acne is removed.

4. Tomato Pulp

Tomato paste is also considered very effective in getting rid of acne problem. Apply ripe Tomatoes pulp on acne, pimples and let it stay at least for half an hour and then wash off with fresh water.

5. Lemon Juice and Rose Water

A mixture of lemon juice and rose water has been shown amazing results in getting rid of acne. Extract juice of one lemon and mix with equal quantity of Rose water. Apply this mixture on the face and let it stay on the affected area for 15-20 minutes.Wash the face with fresh water.

6. Sandalwood powder, Turmeric and Milk

Make a paste from one teaspoon each of sandalwood powder and turmeric(haldi) mixed and mix with enough milk to make a thick paste. Apply this paste on affected areas for 20-30 minutes. This is an excellent home remedy for acne and many other skin problems.

7. Sandalwood and Rose Water

Mix 1 teaspoon of sandalwood powder with equal amount of rosewater and apply this paste on the face. Rinse off after 30 minutes. A simple but very effective natural home remedy for acne problem.

8. Orange Peel Powder

Take some dries orange peel powder and mix with enough water to make a thick paste. Apply this paste on affected parts at least for 20 minutes. A simple but very effective home remedy for acne problem.

9. Garlic

Rub fresh garlic on and around acne(pimple) but avoid vigorous rubbing because it can break the skin and this may cause intense burning.You can also squash garlic and mix it in warm water to prepare a decoction. You can apply this garlic decoction on affected area with a cotton cloth.

10. Egg white Mask

Egg white mask is very helpful in healing and treating the problem of acne. Apply egg white on your affected areas and leave on at least for 20 minutes. Finally wash off by using lukewarm water and mild soap.

11. Cinnamon and Honey

 A mixture of cinnamon and honey is also very effective in treatment of acne. Make a paste by mixing cinnamon powder and honey. Apply this paste on affected area at least for half an hour and then rinse off with fresh water.

12. Mint Juice

Application of fresh mint juice or mint pulp is also very effective to cure acne. You can apply fresh mint juice on acne and leave for half an hour and then finally rinse off with fresh water.

13. Baking Soda

Baking soda has been shown excellent results in healing and curing acne. Mix baking soda with some water in a bowl as thick as a paste and apply it over the affected areas. Remove it after 20 minutes and wash your face with lukewarm water.

14. Raw Potato

Raw potato acts as anti-inflammatory agent and very helpful in curing acne and acne scars. Slice a raw potato and apply to skin. Leave at least for 15 minutes and then  wash the residue off your skin using fresh water.

15. Fuller’s Earth, Rose water and Sandalwood

Fuller’s earth (multani mitti) is good for greasy and acne-prone skin as it absorbs excess oil (without over-drying your skin) and unclogs the pores. It helps improve your complexion too. Mix 1 teaspoon of Fuller’s earth (multani mitti), 1 teaspoon of sandalwood powder and enough rose water to make a thick paste. Apply this paste on affected areas and leave until it dries up. Finally wash off with fresh water. For best results repeat the process twice a week.

16. Aloe Vera Gel

Anti-inflammatory and soothing properties of aloe vera not only help to cure and heal acne but also helps a lot in getting rid of acne scars. Apply pure aloe vers gel on affected areas at least for 15 minutes and then rinse off with fresh water. For best results apply this twice a day until you get the desired results.

Some Preventions for Acnes(Pimples)

  • (i)First make a small patch test on little area of skin, if it creates any irritating or allergic effect then immediately rinse off the material with fresh water. If you have sensitive skin then avoid all those remedies that contain those ingredients which are allergic to your skin.
  • (ii)Never squeeze your Pimple because squeezing often leads to infections, worse acne, and scars.
  • (iii) Always use special skin care products that are water-based and gently clean your skin. Avoid products such as milky cleansers, cold creams, Lipsticks, and Lip gloss which contain oils.
  • (iv)Before sleeping remove your make-up with a liquid make-up remover. Wash your face with good anti bacterial soap and water.