- Poor eating habits can lead to acne breakouts
- Natural ingredients are a powerful way to fight acne
- Not just acne you can fight many other skin problem naturally
Acne is a common skin problem which can affect you anytime. Every girl wishes for a flawless skin but acne can make it difficult to maintain it. There can be multiple factors which can contribute to acne including increased pollution, bad eating habits, poor skin care routine and many more. You might be looking for the right solution to fight acne. But do you know there are inexpensive ingredients inside your kitchen which can help you fight acne? Some kitchen ingredients are loaded with powerful properties which can help you fight skin problems especially acne. It is the most natural way to fight acne. So what are you waiting for? Rush to your kitchen and add these ingredients to your skin care routine to keep acne at bay.
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Turmeric is one of the most powerful ingredients used to fight multiple skin problems. It is loaded with antibacterial properties which prevent the development of acne. It is also loaded with anti-inflammatory properties which can help you get rid of redness and inflammation. You can mix turmeric and milk to make a paste to apply it on the affected area.
Honey is another powerful natural ingredient which can help you fight acne. Honey stops the growth of bacteria and cleanses your skin. It removes the unnecessary dirt and bacteria that enters into the skin pores. To use honey, you can mix it with turmeric or cinnamon and apply it on your skin.
3. Apple cider vinegar
Apple cider vinegar is the magical solution for so many health issues. It is generally used for weight loss. Apple cider vinegar can be used to fight skin problems as well. It can help you fight various bacterias and viruses which can stop the development of acne. You can mix water and one-third part of apple cider vinegar and apply it on your skin. Leave it for some time and later wash your face.
4. Lemon Juice
Lemon is the most common ingredient which you can easily find in almost every kitchen. Lemon juice is rich in vitamin C which is extremely good for your skin. It can help in treating acne and remove dead skin cells. You can mix lemon juice with honey or rose water and apply it to your skin.
5. Baking soda
The beauty benefits of baking soda have recently gained popularity. Baking soda can also help in controlling acne breakouts and inflammation as it has anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties. There are various ways to use baking soda for skin. You can mix it with lemon or yogurt or even simply water and apply the paste on the affected area.
6. Green tea
Dr. Shireen Furtado, Consultant Dermatologist at Aster CMI Hospital explains, "Green Tea is a potent antioxidant. Studies have proven photoprotective and photocarcinogenic potential of green tea. These compounds scavenge the free radicals and modulate several signal pathways. Oral and topical use of green tea can prevent UV induced inflammation as well." You can use green tea leaves to treat acne. Make a mask or a scrub with green tea and enjoy the beauty benefits it offers.
(Dr. Shireen Furtado, Consultant Dermatologist, Cosmetic and Laser Physician, Aster CMI Hospital)
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