8 Powerful Home Remedies for Acne You Haven't Tried  Acne 

8 Powerful Home Remedies for Acne You Haven’t Tried

eight powerful home remedies for acne acne is one of the most common skin conditions in the world affecting an estimated eighty five percent of people at some point in their lives conventional acne treatments can be expensive and often have undesirable side effects like dryness redness and irritation this has prompted many people to look into how to cure acne naturally at home following are the ten powerful home remedies for acne one apply apple cider vinegar like other vinegars it is known for its ability to fight many types of bacteria and viruses apple cider vinegar contains several organic acids that have been shown to kill P acnes in particular suc Sinek acid has been shown to suppress inflammation caused by P acnes which may prevent scarring also lactic acid has been shown to improve the appearance of acne scars what’s more apple cider vinegar may help dry up the excess oil that causes acne in the first place how to use it mix 1 part apple cider vinegar and 3 parts water use more water for sensitive skin after cleansing gently apply the mixture to the skin using a cotton ball let sit for 5 20 seconds rinse with water and pat dry repeat this process one to two times per day as needed it is important to note that applying apple cider vinegar to your skin can cause burns and irritation so it should always be used in small amounts and diluted with water to take a zinc supplement think is an essential nutrients that’s important for cell growth hormone production metabolism and immune function it is also one of the most studied natural treatments for acne research shows that people with acne tend to have lower levels of zinc in their blood than those with clear skin several studies have shown that taking zinc orally helps reduce acne in one study 48 acne patients were given oral zinc supplements three times per day after eight weeks 38 patients experienced an 80 100 percent reduction in acne the recommended safe upper limit of zinc is 40 milligrams per day so it is probably best to not exceed that amount unless under the supervision of a medical doctor taking too much zinc may cause adverse effects 3 make a honey and cinnamon mask both honey and cinnamon are excellent sources of antioxidants studies have found applying antioxidants to the skin is more effective at reducing acne than benzoyl peroxide and retinol honey and cinnamon also have the ability to fight bacteria and reduce inflammation which are two factors that trigger acne how to make a honey and cinnamon mask mix 2 tablespoons honey and 1 teaspoon cinnamon together to form a paste after cleansing apply the mask to your face and leave it on for 10-15 minutes rinse the mask off completely and pat your face dry for thought treat with tea tree oil tea tree oil is an essential oil that is extracted from the leaves of Melaleuca alternifolia a small tree native to Australia it is well known for its ability to fight bacteria and reduce skin inflammation what’s more several studies show that applying 5% tea tree oil to the skin effectively reduces acne tea also resulted in fewer adverse effects like dryness irritation and burning compared to benzoyl peroxide how to use it mix one part tea tree oil with 9 parts water dip a cotton swab into the mixture and apply it to affected areas apply moisturizer if desired repeat this process one two times per day as needed five apply green tea to your skin green tea is very high in antioxidants and drinking it can promote good health this is likely because the flavonoids and tannins in green tea are known to help fight bacteria and reduce inflammation which are two main causes of acne multiple studies have shown that applying a 2/3 percent green tea extract to the skin significantly reduces sebum production and pimples and those with acne how to use it steep green tea and boiling water for 3-4 minutes allow T to cool using a cotton ball apply tea to skin or pour into a spray bottle to spritz on allow to dry then rinse with water and pat dry you can also add the remaining tea leaves to honey and make a mask 6 exfoliate regularly exfoliation is the process of removing the top layer of dead skin cells it can be achieved mechanically by using a brush or scrub to physically remove the self exfoliation is believed to improve acne by removing the skin cells that clog up pores it is also believed to make acne treatments for the skin more effective by allowing them to penetrate deeper once the topmost layer of skin is removed there are a wide variety of exfoliation products available in stores and online but it’s just as easy to make a scrub at home using sugar or salt how to make a scrub at home mix equal parts sugar or salt and coconut oil scrub skin with mixture and rinse well exfoliate as often as desired up to once daily 7 moisturize with aloe vera aloe vera is a tropical plant whose leaves produce a clear gel the gel is often added to lotions creams ointments and soaps it’s commonly used to treat abrasions rashes burns and other skin conditions when applied to the skin aloe vera gel can help heal wounds treat burns and fight inflammation aloe vera also contains salicylic acid and sulfur which are both used extensively in the treatment of acne how to use it scrape the gel from the aloe plant out with a spoon apply gel directly to clean skin as a moisturizer repeat one two times per day or as desired you can also buy aloe vera gel from the store but make sure it is pure aloe without any added ingredients 8 take a fish oil supplement omega-3 fatty acids are incredibly healthy fats that offer a multitude of health benefits you must get these fats from your diet but research shows that most people who eat a standard Western diet don’t get enough of them fish oils contain two main types of omega-3 fatty acids I casa pentanoic acid EPA and docosahexaenoic acid DHA high levels of epa and DHA have been shown to decrease inflammatory factors which may reduce the risk of acne in one study 45 individuals with acne were given omega-3 fatty acid supplements containing both epa and DHA daily after 10 weeks acne decreased significantly if you liked the video please share it and don’t forget to subscribe to the channel thank you and stay healthy [Music]

8 Powerful Home Remedies for Acne You Haven't Tried

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