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Home Remedies for Pimples or Acne


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    Home Remedies for Pimples or Acne

    Acne Causes

    The exact cause of acne is unknown but there are several factors that may contribute to this skin condition.

    These factors include:

    • Genetics (will most likely affect you if other family members had acne)
    • Hormones (hormonal changes during puberty, or monthly periods)
    • Infections (germs such as bacteria may cause acne)
    • Certain medications (steroids, anticonvulsants, hormones or birth control pills may cause acne)
    • Skin cosmetics (moisturizers, makeup and cosmetics clog the pores of the skin and cause acne)
    • Environmental conditions (humidity can increase the outbreak of acne)


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    Re: Home Remedies for Pimples or Acne

    Acne Symptoms

    The following are the most common symptoms of acne.

    1. blackheads
    2. whiteheads
    3. Pus-filled lesions that may be painful
    4. Nodules (solid, raised bumps)


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    Re: Home Remedies for Pimples or Acne

    Tips to prevent Acne

    There are a number of tips to help you care for acne and prevent breakouts and scars:

    1. Wash your face twice a day with warm water and a mild soap or gentle pH balanced cleanser, then apply a moisturizer for acne prone type skin
    2. Eat a healthy, well balanced diet which includes fresh fruit and vegetables
    3. Drink eight glasses of water a day to flush the toxins from the body
    4. Exercise regularly to increase oxygen to the skin which can help to reduce acne
    5. Reduce your caffeine intake
    6. Avoid touching your face with your fingers and never pop pimples as this will only lead to swelling and scarring
    7. Remove make-up before going to bed as it clogs the pores
    8. Shampoo hair more regularly and keep it out of your face to prevent oil and dirt from clogging the pores
    9. Shower after exercise and workouts because the sweat and the oils in the skin traps dirt and bacteria
    10. Avoid wearing clothes that may irritate the skin if acne develops on your body
    11. Wear a sunscreen when you go outside
    12. Stop smoking as it worsens acne


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    Re: Home Remedies for Pimples or Acne

    Acne Home Remedies


    1. Sandalwood paste applied on the face helps to overcome Acne and remove its scars.
    2. Cucumber (Kheera) juice mixed with lemon juice applied on the pimples helps to get relief from acne and acne scars.
    3. Mint (Pudina) juice applied on the face also helps to get relief from acne and acne scars.
    4. Water boiled with neem leaves used for taking steam helps in reducing acne and acne Scars.
    5. Gram Flour (Besan) mixed with butter milk applied on the face reduces acne and acne scars.
    6. Raw Papaya (papita) paste applied on the face helps to cure acne.
    7. Nutmeg (Joy Phal) grinded with milk applied on the face helps a lot in reducing acne and acne scars.
    8. Powdered dry orange skin applied as a paste or orange skin rubbed on the face helps to remove acne scars.
    9. Water boiled with neem leaves used for washing face removes extra oil from the face and reduces pimple or acne.
    10. Tomato rubbed on the face or tomato juice applied on the face helps to remove acne scars.
    11. Aloe vera (Gwar Patha) is a best medicine for pimples or acne. Aloe vers leaf rubbed on the face removes acne and acne scars.
    12. Carom seeds (Ajwain) grinded with curd applied on the face also helps to get rid of acne or pimples.
    13. Fenugreek (Menthi) paste also helps in getting rid of acne and its scars.
    14. Basil Leaves (Tulsi) rubbed on the face helps to remove acne scars.
    15. Lemon juice applied on the pimples also helps to remove acne and its scars.
    16. Washing face with tender coconut water is a good remedy to overcome acne scars.
    17. Coriander (Dhania) juice mixed with lemon juice applied on the face also removes acne and its scars.
    18. Fresh leaf of fenugreek crushed and ground to form a fine paste could be applied on a face and allowed to remain overnight and washed off in the morning.
    19. Neem powder or oil is very effective in relieving us from acne.


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    Re: Home Remedies for Pimples or Acne

    Nice info Adhidhi. Thanks for sharing

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    Re: Home Remedies for Pimples or Acne

    Honey is also considered good for skin. Applying a mixture prepared from three tablespoons of honey and one teaspoon of cinnamon powder over night is another popular natural cure for this irritating problem. This natural remedy is sure to give encouraging results if religiously followed for at least two weeks.


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