The most common skin problem among the young generation is acne, almost 85% population has affected by this skin disease around the world. While there are many conventional treatments for acne, those are quite expensive and the treatments which are affordable for acne have other side effects like redness, dry skin and many other. So, how one can treat acne if treatment for this is expensive, there come a cheap and effortless home remedies for acne and pimples to save you.
Use Tea Tree Oil
The oil has natural anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties which are helpful to kill the bacteria which cause acne. Due to the anti-inflammatory properties, it is also helpful to reduce the swelling and redness on the acne spot.
How To Use Tea Tree Oil
The various ranges of oil, cream and gels is available online and over the counter. Apply them directly on the acne spot and if you are using essential oil the make sure to dilute it with carrier oil first.
Apply Honey And Cinnamon Mask
Honey and cinnamon, both are great source of antioxidants. Rather than using benzoyl peroxide and retinoids on acne apply antioxidants on the acne and it will be more effective. Applying a honey and cinnamon mask can help to reduce the swelling and redness of the acne as these two have the properties to fight back the bacteria caused acne.
Apply Green Tea On Your Skin
Drinking green tea has many health benefits but do you know that applying it on face can reduce pimples or acne. Green tea has flavonoids and tannins which are helpful to fight back the acne bacteria and hence reduce inflammation. Green tea is one of the best home remedies for acne and pimples. Epigallocatechin-3-gallate is an antioxidant which is helpful to reduce the sebum production, reduce inflammation and inhibit the growth of P. acnes which are responsible for pimples.
How to use it?
- Add green tea in boiling water for 4-5 minutes.
- Let the tea get cool.
- Dip a cotton ball into it and apply the tea on your face.
- Wash your face once it get dry and pat dry.
- If you want to make mask then add the remaining tea leaves into honey and make a mask.
Moisturize With Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera is the tropical plant which has multiple heath benefits. This is used to treat many skin problems like treat burn, heal wounds, and fight inflammation. It contains salicylic acid and sulphur which are widely used to treat acne.
How to use it?
- Sweep the gel from the Aloe Vera leaf with the help of a spoon.
- Apply gel on your face directly to moisture it.
- You can repeat it 2-3 times a day or according to your desire.
- If you don’t have Aloe Vera plant at your home then you can buy Aloe Vera gel from market.
Avoid Dairy Products
If you are still facing acne problem then it’s time to cut the dairy from your diet. Dairy and acne are relatives as it provoke the hormones which lead acne.