Acne can be really frustrating, especially when you have tried everything possible and nothing seems to be working. Don’t give up yet, you can still get that spotless face that you desire. Here are five items you can easily find at home that would help you get rid of your acne once and for all.
1. Aloe Vera
Aloe vera has antibacterial properties that kill the bacteria that cause acne. It also helps heal scars faster, balance skin moisture and stimulates new skin growth. To use, dry your face and use a cotton ball to apply aloe juice over your entire face. If using a fresh leaf, peel away the green skin and apply directly to your face. Let it dry completely before rinsing with warm water. Use daily or several times per week.
2. Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar has antiseptic properties that nip acne-causing bacteria in the bud. It also contains malic acid and lactic acid that gently exfoliate and soften skin. Mix one teaspoon of apple cider vinegar with 3 teaspoons if water, and apply with a cotton ball. Rinse with warm water after 10 minutes. Repeat 3 times daily.
3. Baking Soda
Baking soda has cooling properties that can help to reduce inflamed acne. All you have to do is mix 1 teaspoon of baking soda with 1 teaspoon of water or lemon juice to form a paste. Wipe your face and gently rub the paste over your damp skin with your fingertips. Rinse with warm water to remove completely. Repeat 2 to 3 times each week
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