Your skin is just like your friend. You like your skin and in return your skin likes you back. Skin always protect you from all the elements, which can help to keep you together. In return try to do your best to protect it from any type of damages. Then, one day suddenly a pimple shows up. Your skin epidermis is not at fault here, it cannot help you to get your hormones that are causing all that extra sebum to clog up the pores, or in the fact that bacteria is running rampant.
Homemade Face Masks For Acne Prone Skin
1. Multani Mitti Face Pack
a. Multani Mitti or Fuller’s Earth
b. Rose water
c. Lemon juice
a. First make the paste of multani mitti, with few drops of rose water and lemon juice.
b. Multani mitti helps to draw out the excess oil from your face and dries off the existing pimples.
c. Rose water helps to freshen and moisturize the skin while lemon juice help to fade the acne scars.
2. Besan and Curd Face Pack
a. Besan or Chickpea flour
a. First mix two spoonfuls of besan or chickpea flour and curd to make a good paste.
b. Apply it on the face and let it dry.
c. When it’s completely dried, dampen it with a mild, circular motion, scrubbing the skin.
d. Wash off with some water.
3. Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar is the powerhouse, when it comes to act as a remedy for acne. It helps to kill off the bacteria which may be causing all the trouble. It can also become alkaline, and balance the pH of the skin, which in turn makes it more hard for the bacteria to thrive.
You can top it off with an astringent, like the lemon juice, as it can help to dry up the excess oil. Keep that in mind, and do not overdo and dry out the skin too much. This can cause the sebaceous gland to overproduce to compensate, therefore triggering in an outbreak.
a. Unfiltered apple cider vinegar
a. First wash your face with water and let it dry. Using the ratio of one part vinegar to three part of water, dip the cotton ball in the vinegar and apply it directly to the blemishes.
b. Leave the paste on the face for 10 minutes. Try to reapply several times in a day, wash the face thoroughly after every time. Be sure to use a moisturizer after washing as well if you are feeling like skin is getting dry.
4. Cinnamon And Honey Mask
Honey is very sticky, and cinnamon is spicy. Surprisingly, honey as well as cinnamon can make a killer combo when it comes to the acne. Cinnamon has many antimicrobial properties, so that it can help to stop the bacteria from getting out of the hand. Honey is a natural anti-biotic, that is ready and waiting to wipe all the acne away.
a. Two tablespoons of honey
b. One teaspoon of cinnamon
c. Some paper towels
a. First try to rinse the face with water and pat it dry.
b. Then mix two tablespoons of honey and one teaspoon of cinnamon until they are blended thoroughly and have formed a paste.
c. Apply this mask on the face (or spot) and leave on for about 10 to 15 minutes.
d. Rinse it off completely, and pat the face dry. It is a sticky mix, so be sure that you have paper towels on your hand.
5. Green Tea, Honey, Lemon, Sugar
a. One tablespoon of green tea
b. One tablespoons of honey
c. One teaspoon of lemon juice
d. Three teaspoons of brown sugar
a. First mix the ingredients properly
b. Apply the paste all over the face — excluding eyes, mouth, and eyebrows.
c. Rub the paste all over the face for about one to two minutes in slow as well as circular movement.
d. Leave it on for about 10 to 15 minutes.
e. Then rinse off with warm water, use washcloth for more added exfoliating effects.
6. Baking Soda, Honey, Coconut Or Olive Oil
a. One teaspoon of baking soda
b. One tablespoon of honey
c. One teaspoon of coconut or olive oil
a. First mix all of the ingredients properly
b. Apply this paste all over the face — excluding eyes, mouth, and eyebrows.
c. Then rub this paste all over your face for about one to two minutes in a slow and circular movement.
d. Then leave it on for 10 to 15 minutes.
e. While rinsing with warm water, use washcloth for more added exfoliating effect.
7. Papaya, Honey, Lemon, Coconut Or Olive Oil
a. Two tablespoons of mashed fresh papaya
b. One teaspoon of honey
c. One teaspoon of lemon juice
d. One teaspoon of coconut or olive oil
a. Mix all of the ingredients properly.
b. Apply this paste all over the face.
c. Then leave it on for about 10 to 15 minutes.
d. While rinsing with warm water, use washcloth for more added exfoliating effect.
8. Mint Face Pack For Acne
a. Mint leaves
a. First grind some of the mint leaves, in it add a dash of honey
b. Apply the grinded mixture on the face until it dries off.
c. Wash off after it dries out completely.
d. It might feel tingling on the pimples, which is okay and common to apply.
9. Cucumber Face Mask
Cucumber can help to extract the heat from body. It is considered as one of the best face pack for acne as it can reduce inflammation of the pimples.
a. Cucumber pulp and juice
a. First grate some cucumber, and strain the juice from it. Remember to refrigerate the pulp.
b. When it’s cold enough, you can use the pulp to pick up the juice and moisten the face, one spot at a time.
c. Once when you feel that the pulp warms up, dip the cold juice and repeat for the other spots.
d. This unclogs your skin’s pores and cools down the system.
e. Then place slices of the cucumber on the eyes for a spa effect.
f. If you want then you can add two spoons full of rich yogurt to the pulp without draining.
g. Apply this mixture and leave it for a while, till thirty minutes, before washing it off.