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How To Cure Acne At Home And Keep Your Pocket Happy

Aug 17, 2007
Though antibacterial ointments are successful in eradicating your pimples, continuous use of these medicines can affect you adversely.

If your skin is too sensitive then there may be rashes. Moreover, the creams are often quite expensive and hard on your pockets as well. The obvious question that arises next is how to cure acne at home?

The use of home remedies, apart from being quite affordable, are safe and do not have any side effects. This is because they are made from simple, natural stuff that do your skin a hell lot of a good than just ridding it of pimples.

For example, if you have any other skin irritations or infections in the form of eczema, scabies etc. you can get relief with these recipes. Additionally some of the recipes for the home remedys are so great you could almost eat them!

Your home holds the answer

Home remedies can be of all types, sorts and shapes; almost anything that you use in your daily diet can be of help for your problematic skin. Some of the most effective homemade remedies are:

1. Something that works like magic on your zits is a mixture of ground nutmeg and un-boiled milk. You could apply this mixture on the area affected by pimples and keep it for 1-2 hours. It helps to do away with the dreaded pimples and also helps in removing pimple marks.
2. You could also apply raw papaya or ripe tomatoes on the pimples and keep it on for an hour and then wash it off to see super effective results. Strawberry leaves put on acne can get rid of it; this is because its alkaline content reduces the swelling of the pimple.
3. Another recipe by which many people swear is the mixture of lemon juice and rose water. Apply the combination for half an hour on your face and then wash it off with water. Follow this routine for 15 days religiously and it could cure you of your pimples.
4. To prevent pimples and its accompaniments like blackheads and whiteheads you could apply a mixture of fresh fenugreek leaves paste on the affected area. You could use it every night and keep it on for 10-15 minutes and then wash it off with luke warm water.
5. A unique method would be to make a concoction of roasted and ground pomegranate and fresh limejuice for applying it on the acne.
6. Ground and powdered neem leaves, mixed with water to make a paste make a good remedy for pimples, moreover to complement it you could also have neem capsules.

However, what you must always remember is that for these home remedies to be effective your diet must contain enough vitamin and mineral supplements.
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