Get An Acne-Free Skin With These Home Remedies

By Evelyn Ohoilei

Free Skin With These Home Remedies FFA Blog

Free Skin With These Home Remedies FFA BlogWhen the word ‘acne’ is mentioned what is most likely to register on your mind is ‘pimple’. However not many know that acne is a skin disease while pimples are just one of its symptoms.
Acne is a skin condition that occurs when your hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells. It often causes whiteheads, blackheads, or pimples, and usually appears on the face, forehead, chest, upper back, and shoulders. People of all ages can get acne, but it’s most common in teenagers.
Did you know that acne appears on your face, forehead, chest, upper back, and shoulders because these areas of skin have the most oil (sebaceous) glands?
The presence of acne on your body can make your confidence level drop. Therefore, you should quickly get rid of it.

Home remedies for acne:
You will be amazed at how the little things you see daily and take for granted can help in the treatment of this skin disease. Below are some you can consider using

1.Aloe vera
Aloe vera is a natural antibacterial and anti-inflammatory, meaning it may reduce the appearance of acne and prevent acne breakouts. Try cleaning the acne sores and then apply a thin layer of cream or gel with at least 10 percent aloe vera content.

Honey has been used to treat skin conditions, such as acne, for thousands of years. It contains many antioxidants that can help to clear waste and debris from clogged pores. Using a clean finger or cotton pad, rub a little honey into pimples.

3. Coconut oil
Like other natural remedies, coconut oil contains anti-inflammatory and antibacterial compounds. These properties mean that coconut oil may destroy acne-causing bacteria and reduce redness and swelling of pimples. Try rubbing pure, virgin coconut oil directly to the area with acne.

4. Garlic
I’m sure you may not like the smell of this spice but its usefulness to human health cannot be overemphasized. Many traditional medicine practitioners use garlic to treat infections and boost the body’s ability to fight germs and infections.
Garlic contains organosulfur compounds, which have natural antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects. Organosulfur compounds can also help to boost the immune system, which helps the body fight infections.
To fight the inflammation and infections caused by acne, people can add more garlic to their diet. Some people chew whole garlic cloves, rub it on toast, or make it into a hot drink.

5.Staying hydrated
I’m sure you have heard this a thousand times from medical practitioners. Yes, staying hydrated is extremely important because it makes it easier for acne sores to heal and reduces the overall risk of outbreaks.

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