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What is Acne-Pimples ?

Home Remedies for Acne / Pimples Every goes through the dreadful experience of having pimples on their faces, especially during their youth. For some people, however, pimples become such a menace that it develops into the problem of acne. Acne is a skin problem that affects the skin’s oil glands (sebaceous glands) and the outcome is clogged pores and flare-ups of pimples. The pores of the skin get clogged with an oily substance known as sebum and are connected to glands by follicles. These follicles clog up the skin, resulting in pimple development. Body areas like the forehead, face, back, neck, shoulders and chest are most vulnerable. Acne is most commonly seen in teenagers and young adults, but can affect any age group. Although it usually disappears when one reaches their twenties but people in their forties and even fifties have also been known to have acne. Although acne does not affect other body functions, it can cause scarring. If acne problem remains untreated, it may lead to serious emotional issues such as low self esteem, depression and anxiety.

Acne-Pimples Causes :

  1. Genetical. You are more likely to have acne, if your family had them.
  2. Hormonal changes during puberty, or monthly periods
  3. Infections
  4. Certain medications, like anticonvulsants, steroids, hormones or birth control pills can evoke acne.
  5. Skin cosmetics products such as makeup kit, moisturisers, clog the pores of the skin and thus create acne.
  6. Environmental conditions such as humidity can increase the outbreak of acne.

Acne-Pimples Symptoms :

  1. blackheads
  2. whiteheads
  3. Lesions having pus, which are painful
  4. Nodules (raised or solid blobs)

Acne-Pimples Prevention :

  1. Washing your face two times a day, using warm water and a gentle soap or pH-balanced cleanser is a good habit. Afterwards use a moisturiser for acne-prone type of skin
  2. Take a well balanced, healthy diet, which has fresh fruits and vegetables
  3. Drink around eight glasses of water daily to help remove the toxins from the body
  4. Exercise routinely as it increases the oxygen supply to the skin, which helps minimize the acne
  5. Decrease your consumption of caffeine
  6. Prefer not touching your face with fingers, and don't pop pimples as it causes swelling and scarring
  7. Don't forget to take off your make-up before going to bed, because it clogs the skin pores
  8. Shampoo your hair frequently, and while doing so keep it away from the face as the oil and dirt can clog the pores
  9. Shower after every exercise and workout session as the sweat and oils manage to trap the dirt and bacteria
  10. Abstain from wearing clothes which irritate the skin if acne is present on your body
  11. Apply sunscreen when going out
  12. Avoid smoking because it worsens the acne

Acne-Pimples Home Remedies :

  1. Saunf : Make a fine form of paste of Saunf and then add lemon juice to it. Applying of this mixture to the face daily helps to remove acne or pimples. Your face will glow naturally. This is very useful homemade home remedy for acne or pimples.
  2. Sandalwood : Sandalwood paste applied on the face helps to overcome Acne and remove its scars.
  3. Cucumber : Cucumber (Kheera) juice mixed with lemon juice applied on the pimples helps to get relief from acne and acne scars.
  4. Mint : Mint (Pudina) juice applied on the face also helps to get relief from acne and acne scars.
  5. Steam : Water boiled with neem leaves and used for taking steam helps in reducing acne and acne Scars.
  6. Besan : Gram Flour (Besan) mixed with buttermilk applied on the face reduces acne and acne scars.
  7. Papaya : Raw Papaya (papita) paste applied on the face helps to cure acne.
  8. Nut meg : Nutmeg (Joy Phal) grinded with milk applied on the face helps a lot in reducing acne and acne scars.
  9. Orange : Powdered dry orange skin applied as a paste or orange skin rubbed on the face helps to remove acne scars.
  10. Water : Water boiled with neem leaves used for washing face removes extra oil from the face and reduces pimple or acne.
  11. Tomato : Tomato rubbed on the face or tomato juice applied on the face helps to remove acne scars.
  12. Aloe vera : Aloe vera is a best medicine for pimples or acne. Aloe vera leaf rubbed on the face removes acne and acne scars.
  13. Ajwain (carom seeds) : Grind Ajwain (carom seeds) with curd and apply on the face. It helps to get rid of acne or pimples.
  14. Fenugreek (Menthi) : Its paste also helps in getting rid of acne and its scars.
  15. Basil Leaves (Tulsi) : Rubbing tulsi on the face helps to remove acne scars.
  16. Lemon : Lemon juice applied on the pimples also helps to remove acne and its scars.
  17. Coconut : Washing face with tender coconut water is a good remedy to overcome acne scars.
  18. Coriander (Dhania) : Its juice mixed with lemon juice applied on the face also removes acne and its scars.
  19. Fenugreek (methi) : Fresh leaf of fenugreek crushed and ground to form a fine paste could be applied on the face and allowed to remain overnight and washed off in the morning.
  20. Neem : Neem powder or oil is very effective in relieving the skin from acne.
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