As quoted from Zeenews based on Navin Taneja, executive of The National Skin Center, there are many natural ingredients that can be used as home remedies to treat various acne problems, here are some natural ingredients that you can get easily around you that can overcome acne problems:
Tips for Overcoming Acne Problems
Lemon contains antioxidants (substances that ward off free radicals) and antibacterial (substances that can kill bacteria) that can kill acne bacteria that are often found in acne. How to use it is quite easy. Take a lemon and cut it into 2 parts, rub it on your face and leave it for a minute to dry. Then rinse your face with clean water. Regular use will cure your infection problem within 5 days.
Aloe vera gel
Aloevera or more commonly known as aloe vera gel contains many nutrients that your skin needs. The nutrients in aloe vera can also treat acne. The trick is to cut the aloe vera leaf and then take the gel using a spoon. Use this aloe vera gel and apply it on your face and leave it on for about 30 minutes. Rinse with cold water.
Honey as we know has a lot of nutritional content for the body and skin. As a skin nutrient, it has antiseptic and natural skin moisturizing properties. How to use it is quite easy, just apply it on the area with acne or your entire face. After drying, rinse using warm water to open the skin pores and remove the oil that causes acne, then rinse with cold water so that the skin pores are closed.
Vitamin C in oranges is good for treating acne. Even in the skin, vitamin C is still high. Take the orange peel and leave it to dry in the sun, then grind it into a powder form. Add water to the powder, mix it into a paste. Apply it on your face and leave it on for 10 to 15 minutes, and then wash it off with clean water.
Grapes as we know contain many anti-cancer nutrients, namely lycopene. In addition to having anticancer content, grapes can also be used to treat infection problems on your face. Take a cold fresh grape, cut it in half and then rub it on your skin, and leave it on for 10 to 15 minutes then wash your face.