As you probably already know, acne can be and is a real problem for a lot of teenagers and even for some adults. If the problem is avoided and not deal with it could lead to much more severe skin irritations and complications. You may have tried some different products at your local drug store or pharmacy, but have you considered home remedies? Here are some ideas that you could try to help with your break outs and the best part is, that must of them you have in your house.
Toothpaste – I know it sounds crazy, but there are a lot of people that have tried this method and swear that it works. Although there really has not been any official medical studies on the subject, many people believe that by just putting a dab of the toothpaste on the infected area before bed helps out. Who would think that Crest and Colgate could help your acne?
Go Swim in the Ocean – If you have ever had a cut or scrape and gone swimming in the ocean, you will probably notice that the wound healed a lot faster. There is something special about the salt water that seems to speed up the curing process. Although everyone does not have access to the beach, one thing you can do is prepare a salt water solution and wash your face with it twice daily.
Do not Neglect the Fruit – Another home remedy is the fruit in your refrigerator. Although eating healthy can help in having an overall glowing skin appearance, it's the peel and juices that can help out with the pimples. Strawberry leaves, fresh lemon juice, orange peels mixed with water to make a paste and papaya juice have proven to be effective by some people who have applied them directly to the irritated skin.
Do not Forget to Water Your Plants – Apart from the fruit peels and juices discussed above, another great home remedy that you can try out is within some of your house hold plants. Aloe Vera and Methi leaves have been used very effectively to eliminate acne.
Look Inside – Although, all of the external methods mentioned above may work for you, but one great way to help with acne is to work from inside your body. Drinking Nettle tea and taking a vitamin supplement with B5 and Zinc in it can definitely help with strengthening your immune system. Just by doing this you could help fight off the acne causing bacteria.