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How To Prevent Acne At Home , Bless Your Skin With Some Homemade Magic

Aug 17, 2007
Rhea is a teenager. This is the time when girls find mirrors as their best friend but Rhea hates to look at her reflection. It is not that she is not pretty but scars of acne have marred her beauty. Everyone from teenagers to recent moms to grand moms suffer from this persistent problem of acne. They ask How to prevent acne at home? So its time that you cook up some magic at your home and control the evil of acne.

What Is Acne
Acne is a skin disorder caused by excess sebum secretion. Sebum is a type of oil secreted by sebaceous glands. Acne may appear as whiteheads, blackheads, pimples, zits, cyst or gashes. Commonly acne breaks out during puberty. Nonetheless, acne is all-pervasive and attacks all races, ages and genders.

Let Your Homemade Knights Fight Your Acne
There are prescribed medications for acne. But these medicines are harsh chemicals. So if not properly used can further bruise your skin. The best road to cure acne passes through your house. Here are some homemade remedies for acne.

Garlic: Squash a clove of garlic and mix with a cup of hot water. Then soak a clean piece of cloth in the solution and press over the affected area softly. You can directly rub the garlic clove on your skin but it can produce burning sensation. Apply it before going to bed so you can get rid of the smell after washing off your face in the morning.

Tea tree oil: Apply this wonder to your skin and see your blemishes disappear quickly. You will be blessed with a refreshed skin. Best is to dilute it with water and revive your damaged skin.

Lemon: Lemon is a renowned skin refresher. Slice the lemon in halves and rub over the affected area. You can also squeeze out the juice and apply to invigorate your skin.

Cucumber: Perhaps the most gentle on your skin is cucumber paste. Blend the cucumber in a paste and apply on your skin. Wash it off after 30 to 45 minutes. You will be happy with not only a glowing but a young feel too.

Aloe Vera: If you are suffering from severe lesions apply Aloe Vera paste on your skin twice a day and see the difference.
Fresh mint juice: Fresh mint juice is a good homemade treat for your skin. Apply and let it stay overnight. Wash with fresh water in the morning.

Tomatoes: Tomato pulps work magic on acne and pimples. Mash a tomato and apply on your face and leave it for 1 hour. Wash your face off with water.

Vinegar: Cleanse your face and soak cotton balls in vinegar. Dab the cottons in the affected area.

Ice: Your old good ice can prevent skin inflammation and is best during the onset of acne.

These are some secret magic from the grandma,s kitchen, some homemade recipes for a lustrous and gleaming skin. If you are ready to try out these recipes remember to consult a professional to see at what stage your acne stands. These are all very gentle recipes but can turn out dangerous to people who are allergic to these ingredient.

Always maintain a healthy diet with lots of vegetables and fruits. Drink gallons of water to flush out the toxins from your system. Then cure your acne naturally with home remedies and after a few days watch your skin boasting of perfect glamour.
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Robert Sheehan is a freelance writer and co-owner of
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