Treating pimple marks at home is possible without having to visit skin care clinics for expensive procedures. Read on for some safe and easy natural home remedies for removing pimple marks.
If you are struggling with pimple marks, the good news is that there are a number of natural ways which are completely safe, easy on your wallet and, the best part is, you can prepare them yourselves easily. These 8 trusted, home skin-care treatments will help you get rid of pimple marks.
Known for its medicinal properties, neem leaves have been traditionally used in Ayurveda for centuries. When used correctly and consistently, neem can treat pimple marks as it contains anti-bacterial properties. It is also a natural astringent which reduces inflammation.
How to use neem for skin care:
Wash and crush the neem leaves to make a fine paste. Apply this paste to the pimple marks and massage gently. Leave for thirty minutes before washing it off with warm water. Repeat this daily for best results.
The combination of sandalwood with turmeric and camphor makes for a powerful remedy for pimple marks.
Sandalwood helps maintain the pH levels of your skin and rejuvenates the skin cells, making your skin look radiant and scar-free.
Turmeric is an effective, well-known herb used in Ayurvedic treatments. While camphor is excellent for treating pimples and pimple marks.
How to use sandalwood for skin care:
Mix sandalwood, turmeric and camphor powder in a bowl and add water to make a paste. Wash your face and spread this mixture evenly on the pimple marks. Leave it to dry and wash it off with plain water.
Mulethi when mixed with sandalwood and nutmeg helps your skin get rid of marks, inflammation and bacteria that causes pimples.
Mulethi, also known as liquorice helps fade blemishes and dark spots. It’s commonly used in Ayurvedic skin care for its anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties to heal various skin problems such as eczema, psoriasis, dry skin and skin rashes.
In this mixture, the sandalwood helps soothe the skin. The nutmeg has anti-inflammatory and stimulating properties that will help rejuvenate your skin and heal the marks caused due to pimples.
How to use mulethi for skin care:
Add saffron to a bowl of milk and let it sit for 30 minutes. Now add nutmeg, mulethi (liquorice) and sandalwood powder to the mixture. Apply this mixture to the pimple marks and let it dry. Then wash it off with lukewarm water. Finish off by applying your favourite moisturizer to your skin.
Amla and aloe vera are two of the most effective natural ingredients that have innumerable benefits for the skin. Together they make a good team to fight the marks left by pimples.
Amla is a great source of Vitamin C which boosts collagen production, strengthens skin cells and tissue, enabling faster healing of pimple marks while aloe vera’s anti-bacterial properties helps in fortifying the skin against external bacteria attacks.
How to use Amla for skin care:
Mix amla juice with aloe vera juice in a bowl. Mix and apply this mixture to your face. Leave it on for 20 minutes and rinse it.
Rose petals are rich in Vitamin C and antioxidants. They also have anti-inflammatory properties which soothe skin irritation and inflammation caused by pimples.
Lemon juice, when used diluted, can be a very effective ingredient in face masks to heal pimple marks. Its astringent qualities prevent excess oil accumulation on the skin and its anti-bacterial properties help counter the bacteria.
How to use rose water for skin care:
Mix the rose water and lemon juice in 60:40 ratio. Apply this mixture to the pimple marks and leave for 10 minutes. Then wash it off with lukewarm water.
Note: People with dry or sensitive skin should do a patch test before using this remedy.
Tea tree oil contains many anti-bacterial properties and it is perfectly safe when applied topically. .
How to use cajeput oil for skin care:
Add drops of the tea tree oil to a bowl of water and mix well. Soak cotton pad in this mixture and apply it to the pimple marks. Leave it on and let it dry for 30 minutes.
The oils present naturally in almonds are very effective in healing pimple marks. Because of its soothing qualities, almond oil is used to soften the skin and reduce pimple marks. Our skin absorbs almond oil easily. The oil then works to keep the skin’s moisture levels balanced, helping you achieve evenness in skin tone.
Turmeric is a useful ingredient in healing scars as per Ayurveda. Gram flour helps make the paste thick and also helps remove impurities from the skin.
How to use almond for skin care:
Grind almonds into a paste. Add turmeric powder and gram flour (besan) to this paste and mix in a bowl of milk. Apply it on the affected areas and leave it on until the mask dries completely. Wash it off with cold water.
Pudina (Mint), Fuller’s Earth (Multani Mitti) and tomatoes are easily available ingredients, which when combined works well on all types of skin.
Pudina leaves are rich in nutrients such as Vitamin A and C which are essential for reducing pimple marks.
Fuller’s Earth is a superb base because clay masks soak up the excess oil from the skin that cause breakouts. It helps cleanse the pores and also has a mild bleaching effect. The tomatoes contain Vitamin C which is very good for the skin.
How to use Pudina extract for skin care:
Blend a tomato and 20 leaves of mint with some water. Add it to a bowl with Fuller’s Earth. Mix well and apply to the affected areas. Leave it for about 30 minutes and then wash off with water.
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