Acne breakouts are quite common. While many factors contribute to occurrence of acne, the main cause is usually too much oil production by the skin & clogged pores. There can be many reasons for excessive production of oil & the ensuing bacteria-fueled inflammation, ranging from small infections to hormones.
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Whereas acute acne condition generally needs more intense medicinal prescription in terms of treatment, you can use natural remedies for more mild acne breakouts. The treatment will depend on the acne type and your skin type, but in this article I am sharing this diy facemask recipe that in most cases will help soothe inflammation, remove impurities in the skin and heal acne. If you have acne prone skin, use this facemask regularly to make your skin pimple-free, looking smooth and flawless.
This mask for acne free face requires only 3 ingredients, namely, Turmeric, Honey & Aloe Vera gel. Let us first see what benefits these three ingredients will provide to your skin.
(i) The anti-inflammatory compounds & antioxidants in turmeric help to get rid of acne, leaving your skin glowing & smooth.
(ii) Turmeric contains curcumin, which helps in healing wounds, calming angry red pimples and reducing acne scars.
Why Aloe Vera?
(i) Aloe vera has antibacterial properties that are quite useful in treating acne & decreasing the redness occurring due to acne.
(ii) Its anti-fungal properties help in treating swollen pimples.
(iii) It also has anti-inflammatory properties that help reduce inflammation.
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(i) It contains antibacterial properties, so it prevents & reduces acne breakouts.
(ii) It works as a natural antiseptic, healing & soothing agent.
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DIY Face Mask For Acne Prone Skin
You will need:
(i) Turmeric powder: 1/4 teaspoon; pure organic
(ii) Honey: 1/2 tablespoon; organic
(iii) Aloe vera gel: 1/2 tablespoon; pure without additives
Combine the above ingredients in a small glass bowl. Mix them well with the help of a fork, until uniformly mixed.
How To Use?
Apply the mixture on your face, leaving it there for about 25 minutes & then wash it off. Use this remedy twice a week. While applying, wear an old shirt as the turmeric can leave stains on your clothes.