4 surprising homemade acne treatments that work!

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Due to the additives and hormones used in processed food nowadays, along with pollution and stress, acne has long ago seized to be a problem only for teenagers, adults also being affected by this skin condition more and more.

Here are a few of the most efficient remedies against acne which you can prepare and use in the comfort of your home:

Aspirin

If you have acne you have to be careful which products you use for your everyday beauty routine.  Most products that are acne-skin-friendly contain salicylic acid, thus bringing us to the first and which is considered to be the most efficient homemade remedy against acne: aspirin.

To make an aspirin mask dissolve one aspirin pill into a small amount of lemon juice. Add 2 teaspoons of clay until you get a paste. Next, add 2 teaspoons of honey and mix well. Apply the obtained paste on your skin, and leave to act for 20 to 30 minutes. Rinse with warm water or with warm chamomile tea.

Cabbage leaves

Cabbage is high in vitamin C, minerals and organic sulfur, which have the properties to prevent skin dryness and irritation.

To make an ace treating mask based on cabbage, process a few cabbage leaves and apply the obtained mixture on your skin. Leave to act for 2 minutes and rinse with chamomile or marigold tea.

Toothpaste

It’s hard to believe but it’s true: tooth paste is efficient for treating acne. However, use it locally. Do not apply toothpaste on your whole face. Apply directly on the pimples and leave to act overnight.

Cucumber

Grate a cucumber and apply it on your skin. Leave to act for 15 minutes and then rinse using warm water. Cucumber acts as an excellent toner and prevents blackheads and pimples. Keep in mind that there is no treatment available that can help you get rid of acne overnight. You have to be consistent and patient.

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