Take Zinc Supplement:
It is an essential nutrient that is quite significant for cell growth, hormonal production, immune proper function, and metabolism. Taking zinc as a supplement helps in the reduction of acne.
Zinc should not be applied to the skin directly because it might cause serious issues and it is not easily absorbed by the skin.
The two ingredients are rich in such nutrients and you are well aware of them i.e. “Honey and cinnamon”
Mix 2 tablespoons of honey and 1 teaspoon of cinnamon, make a paste. Cleanse your face then apply this mask for 15 minutes. After that, rinse it off.
Tea tree oil must be diluted before applying to the skin. Mix 1 teaspoons of tea tree oil with 9 teaspoons of water, dip a cotton ball into such mixture then apply it to the affected area. After doing such a process apply a moisturizer if desired. Repeat this twice a day.
4.Apple Cider Vinegar:
The lactic acid present in apple cider vinegar is good to improve the appearance of acne scars, it helps to dry the excess oil which causes acne.
Mix 1 teaspoons of apple cider vinegar with 3 teaspoons of water. Apply the mixture to the skin using a cotton pad and repeat the process twice daily for desired results. It is recommended to use it in a small and diluted form.
It regulates the hormones and decreases stress and anxiety which mostly are the main reason behind dull and acne skin.
Studies show that insulin and glycemic index may be related to acne. Glycemic triggers blood sugar which leads to sebum production. It includes bread, sugary drinks, cake, doughnuts, pastries, cake, and breakfast cereals. If you want to get free from acne, skip these items from your food.
It is believed that exfoliation may reduce acne by removing the upper dead skin layer and open up and clean the blocked pores. It allows the skin to penetrate deeper.
There is no amount recommended to take this but adults should consume 250-500 mg of EPA, DHA daily. Omega=3 fatty acids are available in walnuts, chia seeds, and ground flaxseeds.
It is used for rashes, burns, and abrasions. It fights against inflammation when applied to the skin because it contains salicylic acid and sulfur which are highly good to treat acne. Both are effective importantly in reducing acne.
What you have to do is get the fresh gel out of Aloe Vera plant or buy gel from the market, apply that gel on the skin after face wash as a moisturizer. Repeat the procedure twice a day
Hamamelis virginiana known as witch hazel shrub, it is rich in tannins, anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. It is very effective in treating any skin condition includes eczema, varicose veins, burns, bruises, dandruff, insect bites, and acne. It is good in fighting bacteria, inflammation and help in healing.
Take a saucepan, add 1 cup of water and 1 tablespoon witch hazel bark. Soak witch hazel for 30 minutes and then bring it to boil and cover for 10 minutes.
Remove the saucepan from heat and let it remain for more 10 minutes. Combine 1 tablespoon witch hazel bark and 1 cup water in a small saucepan. Strain the mixture and store it in a sealed airtight container. Apply the mixture to the skin with a cotton ball twice a day for the desired result.
Set water to boil for 3 to 4 minutes.Steep green tea till it releases its extract fully then allow the tea to cool. Using a cotton pad, apply the tea to the skin and you can add this into a spray bottle to spray on your face repeatedly. You can make a mask out of it by adding honey into the remaining tea leaves.
- Wash your face thrice daily.
- Use any acne-cream
- Avoid too much makeup
- After exercise take shower
- Avoid fitted clothes
- Eat healthily and sleep well
- Try to enjoy your life and don’t forget to thank Allah for every blessing in your life, this helps in reducing your stress level. Thus, decreasing acne.
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