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Anti Aging Acne Treatment for Acne on Face

I got lots of acne on my face and back. Are there any home treatments for acne cure? I fear side effects of the steroids. Please help me out.

Acne usually occurs when the sebaceous glands produce excessive oil. Usually our dead skin cells shed automatically. However, when the dead skin cells do not shed on their own, they clog our pores, thereby restricting the oil from flowing out. The oil that remains trapped underneath the skin then gets infected by bacteria, leading to the development of acne.

Therefore, the best way to tackle acne is exfoliation. In order to exfoliate your skin, you need to use a scrub. There are several good, readymade scrubs available in the market. But if you want to prepare your own scrub you can make one with walnuts, almonds, and unflavored yogurt. For this, you will need ground the walnuts and almonds into a coarse powder and mix it with enough yogurt to create a thick paste. Gently scrub this mixture on your face for at least five minutes every third day. This will ensure that the dead skin cells are removed and the pores are opened, allowing the skin to throw out the excess oil as well as the toxins.


Acne Treatment and Prevention for Acne on Face and Back

To take care of the excess oil, apply a pack made up of orange peels that are dried and grounded, lime juice and yogurt. Leave this pack on till it dries on its own, and then wash it off with cool water. Apply this pack at least once a week. To heal the acne that is already present, make a pack of sandalwood powder and rose water. Sandalwood has healing properties and rose water has cooling properties. Together, they help to heal the acne faster. Try and apply this pack at least twice a day till your acne heals completely.

Another thing that will help take care of the acne is aloe vera gel. Try and get fresh aloe vera leaves so that you can extract the gel by splitting a leaf, instead of using readymade gel. Fresh gel will prove to be more effective in curing your acne. Make another paste with finely ground almonds. Mix this almond powder with milk and let it sit for a few hours. Apply this pack to your face to help get rid of the acne. Another effective paste to reduce acne is a thick mixture of yogurt and gram flour. To this mixture, you can also add honey, milk powder, and olive oil. Apart from taking care of the acne, these ingredients will also help to take care of the marks that are usually formed as a result of acne.