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home remedies for acne

Updated on June 28, 2012

Acne is a problem faced by 90 percent of the population nowadays.But very few people are aware of the causes of acne.Acne is a major cause of concern if you are going out for a party or a date.Nowadays people are looking for the home remedies for acne so that they would not have to spend money and will not be forced to face any serious skin problems.Keeping this in mind i have listed here 40 best homeremedies for acne that will benefit you and will help you in removing acne and getting a clear and glowing skin.And the best part is all the ingredients used in the following home remedies are from your kitchen.

best home remedies for acne

1 A gram flour mask is an excellent mask for oily skin.Make a gram flour mask by mixing one tablespoon gram flour to two tablespoons of cucumber juice.Its an excellent remedy to take care of oily skin and both the products are available in everyone s kitchen.So its quite easy and handy.


2 Oily skin people often suffer from the problem of acne and pimples.To take care of pimpled skin , mix together one tablespoon of gram flour , half a teaspoon of turmeric powder , one teaspoon of lemon juice and enough milk to make a smooth paste.Leave on for 20 minutes before washing off.



3 Oily skinned people should avoid junk and oily food as this will worse their problem even more.
You can also take steam at home to prevent your skin from being excessive oily.



4 Apply a paste of fresh methi (fenugreek) leaves over the face every night for 10-15 minutes and washed with warm water. This will prevent pimples, blackheads, and wrinkles.


5 Drinking green tea will help you in clearing up breakouts that occur on the sides of your chin as pimples in this area can be caused by a hormone imbalance.


6 Mix groundnut oil with an equal amtount of fresh lime juice and apply on face. leave for 10-15 minutes and wash. It may be applied daily to prevent formation of blackheads and pimples. homeremedy for acne


7 Apply juice of raw papaya (including the skin and seed) on swelling pimples. homeremedy for acne



8 Eating 3-4 cloves of garlic regularly for a month purifies the blood and removes all the impurities and thus reducing the formation of acne


9 Mix together one tablespoon of gram flour, half a teaspoon of turmeric powder, one tablespoon of neem juice and enough milk to make a smooth paste.Leave it for 20 minutes and then wash it off with cold water.


10 Make a paste by mixing sandalwood paste , cucumber juice and a pinch of turmeric powder.This application will discourage pimples.


11 Mix sandalwood powder and half a teaspoon of turmeric in a little raw milk.Apply on your face for half an hour daily before going to bath.


12 Add the juice of coriander leaves to turmeric powder and apply it on pimples.


14 grind a piece of the bark of a neem tree.mix it with turmeric power and apply it on pimples.


15 Turmeric mixed with cucumber juice gives very good results for acne treatment


16 Turmeric powder mixed with neem powder is also very effective for acne treatment.


17 make a paste by mixing 2-3 teaspoons of turmeric powder, 2 drops of lemon juice and mix it with one or two drops of mustard oil.You can also use coconut oil or olive oil instead of mustard oil.Apply this paste all over the acne to see wonderful results.


18 You can also make a light turmeric face pack and leave it on your skin overnight to get effective results.


19 For getting bright skin make a paste by mixing rice powder and turmeric powder in equal quantities.Add some milk to it to make a smooth paste.apply this mask on your face and leave it for 10-15 minutes.Then wash it off with warm water and see the results.


20 The anti-inflammatory and anti-arthritic properties of turmeric helps in alleviating the pain associated with arthritis.


21 Another easy homeremedy for removing acne is to mix turmeric powder with rose water and apply it over the acne.


22 Add a spoon of rose water and a few drops of lemon juice to a spoon of cucumber juice.Apply on the face for improving oily skin as oily skin tends to have more of acne breakouts.


23 Mix together equal quantities of rose water, lettuce juice and lemon juice.Apply an hour before taking bath.


24 Rub a lemon over your skin to lessen grease and to bring a glow to your complexion.


25 Use sandalwood paste with diluted lemon juice on pimples.


26 Mix lemon juice, rose water and glycerine in equal quantities.Apply daily before going to bed.


27 Mix an equal quantity of eau-de-cologne and boiled and cooled lemon juice.Apply over pimples and wash off with cold water after 20 minutes.


28 Mix cinnamon powder with lime juice to make a fine paste and apply on pimples.


29 You can apply lemon juice in the morning and in the night for effective results.


30 Don't apply any kind of cream or lotion on your skin before applying lemon juice over the acne.



31 Apply fresh lime juice mixed to a glass of boiled milk as a face wash for pimples, blackheads, and cracked skin.


32 If you have extremely oily skin, you should cleanse your skin three to four times in a day and avoid applying any kind of moisturiser to your skin as it will tend to become more oily.. Even if you want to use a moisturiser, use a very mild one and in very small quantity.Apply it during nighttime and just a little bit in the mornings.


33 Mix lime juice and rose water in equal portions. Apply on affected area. Wash it off after 20-30 minutes with lukewarm water. homeremedy for acne.


34 Apply the paste made from fenugreek on pimples at night.Wash with warm water the next morning.


35 Rub the skin with orange peel or half a potato.


36 add the juice of coriander leaves to turmeric powder and apply on pimples.


37 Wash the face with raw milk before going to bed to prevent pimples.


38 Apply a curd-gram flour mixture and wash off after 15 minutes.


39 Applying toothpaste to pimples twice daily clears your skin.


40 Soak crushed neem leaves in hot water and then boil.Apply on the pimples while still warm.

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      Fatimah 5 years ago

      I am so amazed cause it worked THANK YOU!!!!!