Types Of Acne
Pustules and Nodules
A dry skin problem can be uncomfortable and even maddening. Your skin might feel tight and painful; it might look dull or red or flaky. Worst of all is the itchiness — the sort of overwhelming itchiness that makes you feel like you’re infested with fleas, that keeps you awake at night, miserably raking your skin with a back scratcher.
Remedies for Dry Skin
1 teaspoon of honey,
1/2 teaspoon of olive oil and
few drops of rose water
Mix 2 tablespoons honey with 2 teaspoons milk. Smooth over face and throat. Leave on for 10 minutes. Rinse off with warm water.
Mash apricots, mix it with warm olive oil to form a paste. Apply it on your face and leave it for 10 minutes, then wash off.
Take a cup with hot water and add a few drops of peppermint, calendula, chamomile or dandelion oil when you sleep. The vapors will benefit your dryness
Mix some cooked oatmeal and honey and apply on the skin. Wash after 15 minutes
Clay mask- Mix 2 tablespoons of green clay with 2 drops of lemon juice, 1 tablespoon of honey, 1 tablespoon of plain yogurt and 2 drops of lavender oil. Add water sufficient to make a creamy paste. Apply all over the face and neck areas leaving the skin around the eyes. Let dry. Rinse with lukewarm water
You can make a lotion at home by mixing some pulp of apricot, cucumber, banana, mango, avocado or grape or green tea leaf or honey to cold cow or goat milk. This remedy works well for the whole body.
Apply some honey to the skin to heal and moisturize the skin and promote dead kin tissues re-growth. Mix some honey in cold milk (preferably cow or goat milk) and apply on face, hands and feet
Apply petroleum jelly or Vaseline thoroughly and leave it overnight. Warm your feet or hands after applying the jelly and wear socks or gloves to treat dry skin of cracked heels, feet and hands. Alternatively, before sleeping take bath in a tub filled with lukewarm water. Pat yourself semidry with a soft towel and apply the petroleum jelly all over the body and wear your pajamas. You will feel the difference in your skin. It is a very good remedy.
Olive oil softens the skin and reduces itching. Apply it on the affected area including scalp. Olive oil in your salad dressing will also get rid of dry skin
Oatmeal heals and soothes extremely dry skin. Beat an egg yolk and mix well some oatmeal into it. Apply this mixture on your face and hands. Wash after 15 minutes.
Mash a ripe banana and apply it on your neck and face..leave it for sometime and then wash the face from lukewarm water.This is the best dry skin sure.
Acne care for Oily Skin
Causes of Oily Skin
Mix lemon juice and olive oil. Apply to cleansed skin. Then leave it on for 15 minutes and rinse with warm water. You can finish with a spray toner and moisturizer if you like.
2 Hand full of grain rice(soak it overnight with water)
* 1 Lemon
Ways to create this face mask
* Take out the excess water out from the grain rice.
* Blend the grain rice finely with blender.
* Squeez the lemon in the blended grain rice.
* Mix well and put in freezer for 30min.
* Use it for atleast 30min everyday.
*For around 1 week you will able to see the different depending on your acne.
Face mask- Separate the yolk from an egg and take the white part. With it, mix 2 tablespoon clay/kaolin, 1 tablespoon oats, 1 tablespoon cornflower and enough rose water to make a smooth paste. Add some essential oils like lavender oil and/or juniper berry oil. Mix well. Apply all over the face and avoid eye area. Let dry. Rinse after 20 minutes. Enjoy your fresh, new, soft, oil-free skin.
Clay mask- Mix 2 tablespoons of green clay with 2 drops of lemon juice, 1 tablespoon of honey, 1 tablespoon of plain yogurt and 2 drops of lavender oil. Add water sufficient to make a creamy paste. Apply all over the face and neck areas leaving the skin around the eyes. Let dry. Rinse with lukewarm water.
Multani mitti or fuller’s earth- Take 1 tablespoon mitti. (Found in Indian grocery stores). Make a paste with 3 tablespoon water and a pinch of turmeric powder. Apply to face and neck. Let dry. Wash face after about 20-30 minutes. This is a unique anti-wrinkle pack containing valuable herbs and skin rejuvenating ingredients to give you an oil-free, smooth and clear skin
Honey is an excellent natural moisturizer. Apply a thin layer of honey all over the face. Wash it off with tepid water after 15 minutes
Make a paste with 1 tablespoon rice powder, 1 tablespoon corn flour and a few drops of lemon juice. Add water if necessary. Apply all over the face and gently massage in upward and outward direction in a circular motion. The rice powder removes the dead cells that accumulate in the upper layer of the skin thus cleaning up the pores. The sharp, citrus smell of the lemon refreshes and stimulates the nerves while the chemicals in the juice has a bleaching property that treats dark spots left by the various outbreaks of the oily skin.
Tips For Blackheads
Make a paste out of baking soda and water. Gently massage on face (or wherever you get blackheads). Rinse. Follow with a light moisturizer
Use cotton balls soaked in witchhazel (Found in most drugstores) to gently cleanse affected areas. Use once or twice a day. Also good for pimples
Pop the blackhead with very clean fingers then apply neosporin directly to area. The blackhead will be gone and there will be no trace of any scaring within 1 to 2 days
Mix equal amount of groundnut oil and fresh lime juice.apply on the affected area and leave it for 15-20 minutes.Wash the Face with Warm water
Mix the mint juice and turmeric powder and apply it for affected area and stay it for 15 minutes then wash the face with lukewarm water.
Warm honey and apply it on the Face and wash it after 20 minutes.
mix the paste of tender neem leave and turmeric powder and apply it on the affected area.
Make the Scrub of Salt, honey and lemon (yogurt can also be added) scrub the face for 10-15 mins and later wash the face and pat it dry.Its a good Home remedy for balckhead
Tips for Whitehead
Garlic Juice with 3 parts water is an excellent cleansing agent. Raw garlic applied ( rubbed) on the face can make persistent pimples disappear without a scar with repeated applications. The external use of garlic helps to clear the skin of spots, pimples & boils.
The milky juice of unripe papaya applied locally removes pimples.
Extract juice of one lemon and mix with equal quantity of rose water. Apply this mixture on the face and let it stay for about half an hour. Wash the face with fresh Water. About 15 days application helps cure pimples and reduces blemishes and scars.
Wipe your face with a cold wet rag everyday before setting out for the day. Wipe it again went you get in and once more before bed. Your pores will stay closed
Other Acne care tips
Grind orange peel with some water to a paste and apply on affected parts. One of the best acne home remedies.
Clean face with cotton wool dipped in rose water 2-3 times a day.
Mix 1 teaspoon lemon juice in 1 teaspoon finely ground cinnamon powder and apply on affected areas frequently.
Nettle Tea is another solution, this tea has a herb that has some curing power and really helps work wonders on skin problems. Drink four cups a day to get the full benefit of one of the most powerful acne home remedies. Get nettle products here.
Aloe Vera juice applied twice a day can greatly speed up the healing of acne lesions.
Another lotion that uses bee propolis extract may also be effective. Mix eight ounces of water and 11 drops of bee propolis extract. One of the acne home remedies which has been proven effective with many people.