One all too common skin problem most people will experience is acne breakouts. Acne is most commonly found on the face but you could have a breakout just about anywhere on the body. While many people experience this in their teens, it can actually occur at any age, and sometimes getting rid of these unsightly pimples can be difficult. You have probably heard of home remedies for acne? Surprisingly, many of these home remedies are effective in clearing up acne. Keep reading to find out more. Be patient and you'll be able to find a treatment that will put an end to your acne troubles.
When you think about acne treatments, you probably think about products which will be applied to the skin? There are other ways to treat acne which can be just as effective and one of them is diet. In particular, eating more fresh fruits and vegetables can help to improve the health of your skin (as well as your whole body). So if you're accustomed to eating junk food, lots of carbohydrates and sweets and few vegetables, you may want to consider making some changes. If you can't imagine eating such a healthy diet all the time, you should at least try a detox period of a few weeks and see if it helps clear up your acne. Drink plenty of water, along with unsweetened fruit juices, lots of salads and greens and other foods containing fiber. Simple changes in diet will have a huge impact on your skin's overall appearance.
Tea tree oil is another home remedy used to treat acne. Tea tree oil contains a substance called "terpinen-4". This antimicrobial substance is used to treat several skin conditions, including acne. Tea tree oil should never been applied full strength to the skin. Instead, choose to dilute the tea tree oil at the rate of 5% tea tree oil to 95% water. Another option to diluting tea tree oil would be to add a little to your favorite skin care products you already own. You can also find tea tree oil already in products, such as facial washes. Look for these types of items at natural food stores, online, or at your local pharmacy.
Another great home remedy for acne is honey. Honey contains many antiseptic, antioxidant's, and antibacterial properties. People have been using honey for 1.000's of years to treat many conditions. Rich in antioxidant's and enzymes, honey speeds up the healing process. You can make a honey facial mask or you can look for products made for treating acne or other skin problems that contain honey. This is a traditional home remedy that can help prevent and cure acne and improve the health of your skin.
To summarize, there are lots of home remedies for acne, and you'll find that some work better than others. Lifestyle plays a large role in how your skin looks and the amount of acne breakouts you have. Sticking to a healthy diet, drinking plenty of water, regular exercise and getting enough sleep are all important factors in how your skin looks. This article covered just a few of the many home remedies designed to clear up acne and prevent acne breakouts.
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