Posted in Beauty on March 28, 2014

Acne is a common skin problem that is on the rise. It normally develops on the face, back, chest, shoulders and the neck. When the pores of our skin get blocked due to dirt pimples are formed. It is more common for oily skin to develop acne even though it can happen in other skin types.

So here are a few DIY remedies that you can use to help reduce and remove your acne scars by making your very own treatments:

    1. Oatmeal and cinnamon: heat one cup of water to around medium heat and add half a cup of oatmeal and a teaspoon of lemon juice. This will help in cleansing your skin. After this mixture cools down a bit, add a table spoon of cinnamon. The mixture is now ready to be used. After applying it on the areas of your skin that have acne, leave it for half an hour. Wash your face with warm water, after which you can apply moisturizer. This will help remove any flaws from your skin.


  1. Potato: this vegetable helps in removing any form of dirt and grease from your face, reducing the chances of acne as well as dark circles. Cut thin slices of potato and apply them over your pimples. Besides applying slices of potato, you can also use potato juice to help free your skin from acne and puffiness.

Tip: the same pack can be formed using orange juice or its peals instead of potatoes.

    1. ‘Flour’ it up: mix one teaspoon of rice flour, one teaspoon of gram’s flour and ¼ teaspoon of turmeric powder. To make this pack smooth, add a teaspoon of milk which should be raw. Apply this pack to your skin for twenty minutes after which you can wash it off with warm water.


  1. Sweet way out: brown sugar helps removes impurities from your skin. Make this pack by mixing three teaspoons of brown sugar with one teaspoon of honey. Use this mixture on your face in a circular manner. Leave it for fifteen minutes, after which you can use cold water to wash it dry.

These remedies can be used at least twice a week. However, besides these tips, keep in mind basic factors to protect your skin from acne, such as: try not to keep touching your skin because your hands can be dirty, wash your face exactly twice a day, moisturize your skin and always use sunscreen when you step out; last but not the least, reduce the stress in your life to enjoy that beautiful glowing skin you see in others and not yourself because now you know the secret!

Posted in Beauty on February 24, 2014

Skincare is very important these days because the moment we step out from our house, there is exposure to pollution. As soon as our skin comes in contact with this pollution skin problems like acne starts. So it becomes very important that we all take good care of skin so that our skin always remains fresh and healthy. The basic skin care tip to keep it free from acne is regular face wash every time you come back home from outdoors. The main root cause of acne is overproduction of sebum which is a natural oil produced by skin and hair.

Zit is also kind acne and it is caused when excess of oil gets trapped in the skin pores. Under the skin formations are a major cause of corcern for people suffering from Acne. These gigantic under the skin acne formations don’t have a head that rises to the surface. These zits should not be squeezed as this will result in bleeding and will also leave a scar on your face. The best way to treat this type of zit is heat as heat will draw bacteria upward and will also help in softening of the pore. Black tea bags can also be used in reducing inflammation.

Salicylic acid can be applied to treat infection caused due to pimples, acne and zits. Acne is not a dangerous thing but it can become so as it can leave scars on the skin. Pimples generally grow when follicles get blocked and the oil starts getting accumulated under the skin. Pimples tend to appear on face, chest, neck and shoulders. Experts believe that the main root cause of acne is the raised level of androgen hormone in human body. The level of this androgen hormone rises when a child enters the adolescent stage.

Benzoyl peroxide helps in clearing pores and helps a lot in treating acne and pimples. Sulphur also helps in breaking of blackheads and whiteheads on skin. People should try to consult a skin care expert on regular basis so that he can help and guide you with proper skin care treatments for healthy skin forever. People should try to use medicated soaps, gels and creams that will help them in maintaining their skin. Acne, pimples and zits are no longer big issues as there are special skin care treatments available in market and moreover with proper skincare on a regular basis you can get rid of Acne forever.

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