10 ways to reduce with acne and pimples

When sebum or excess oil or dirt or dead cells gets clogged in our skin pores it causes acne or pimples. There are many factors which may contribute for acne or pimples like infections, diet, stress, hormonal changes etc. 

Various treatments available in the market for acne and pimples. You can try some tips at home to reduce them. Below are some effective ones 

  1. Amla juice 

As we all know Amla is rich source of Vit C which is very beneficial for your skin, it also gives boost to your overall health and also great for your hairs. You can apply amla juice to the skin directly or mix with aloe Vera gel to make a paste and apply on the face for 10 to 15 mins and wash with water.

Drinking amla juice helps in cleansing of the skin. Its regular intake will help to increase the production of collagen in the skin, which gives soft and flawless skin.

It also boosts our digestion. Drinking Amla juice can keep all your skin problems away, like acne, pimples, dark spots and wrinkles.

  1. Honey

Honey acts as antibacterial on skin. Bacteria are one of the most common causes for acne and pimples. Honey is great moisturizer for all skin types, it also reduces acne by soothing the skin. Honey also has skin brightening properties and also gives healthy glow to the face after use. 

Honey works great to treat dry skin but also works well in oily, acne-prone and combination skin types as well.

Honey and lemon juice, a wonderful combination for lighting of skin fading pimples away. Mix equal amount of honey and lemon juice and apply this for 20-25 daily.  It will help to detan your skin and will give you a bright moist and glowy face. 

  1. Aloe Vera + Turmeric

Using Aloe Vera on skin has numerous benefits.  It acts as anti-inflammatory, helps the production collagen, great moisturizer for oily and acne prone skin. 

Aloe Vera also contains beta-carotene, vitamin C and E that can helps to improve your skin and makes it natural firm and keep it hydrated.

Use fresh aloe Vera gel on your skin as a face mask or mix the gel with other ingredients like turmeric, honey, and lemon. Leave it on for 15 to 20 minutes and wash your face with normal water. For getting best results, apply aloe vera gel twice daily to skin. 

You can drink aloe Vera juice to detoxify the body and to improve your skin, remember to thoroughly wash aloe vera leaves before using. 

  1. Curd and Black Pepper paste

Curd and black pepper both have anti-inflammatory properties which helps to cure acne and pimples. We use both of them in our diet but its paste can also be used as great scrubbing agent it nicely exfoliates your skin. Take half a teaspoon of black pepper powder and add fresh curd to it, apply it on the face and massage it gently with hands. Then wash the face after 15-20 minutes.

The paste removes dead skin and exfoliate the skin which stimulates blood circulation carrying more oxygen to your face. This is what results in a healthy and glowing skin.

  1. Multani Mitti, Turmeric, Sandalwood Powder and Lemon Juice

Multani mitti is best for making face pack and we can combine it with other ingredients according to our skin type. Multani mitti has cooling properties and it also imparts tightening effect on skin, it helps in reducing fine lines, wrinkles, and dark spots. 

Multani mitti acts as absorbent and controls oil on the skin

Make smooth paste of multani mitti, turmeric, sandalwood powder and lemon juice, apply it on the face and neck. Leave it for 15-20 min then wash with water. It will make your face brighter and it will absorb all the excess oil on the skin and clean the pores and kills the pimple causing bacteria. 

  1. Tea Tree Oil 

Tea tree oil is a popular choice for best known ingredient for treating acne and pimples because of its anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties. It is key factors of various creams, face washes, serums and soaps specially designed for oily and acne prone skin. 

You can directly apply oil to affected area of face. 

Wash your face nicely before applying oil and wipe out dry gently. Take required amount of tea tree oil on washed hand and apply on all over face or on affected area. You can use cotton pad or balls for application. Leave it overnight for amazing results 

  1. Yoga 

You can try some yoga poses which helps better digestion and promotes toxin removal from the body. There are also some poses which boosts blood circulation to the face hence carrying the essential nutrition required for treating acne and pimples. 

  1. Drink plenty of water

Drinking water eliminates toxins from your body hence helps to get clear. So drink enough water to keep yourself hydrated. 

  1. Avoid wearing too much makeup 

As makeup can clog the pores which hinders the process of oxygen taking and it damages our skin and also clogged pores becomes reason to develop acne and pimples. So use minimum makeup and never sleep with makeup on, always remove before going to sleep as it will allow your skin to breath. 

  1. Diet and Hormonal Balance

Eating junk food will surely stimulates formation of acne and pimples so have healthy diet try to avoid oily and spicy food.  Deficiency or imbalance of some hormones also causes acne. So take care of your internal system as you take care of your outer skin.