6 Easy Remedies For Skin Blemishes
Blemishes are skin imperfections in the form of post-acne marks, sun damage or pigmentation. In most cases, they are caused by clogged pores, long exposure to the UV rays, hormonal imbalance and also, stress.
It is best to prevent blemishes from occurring in the first place by keeping a few things in mind. For example - wearing sun protection before stepping out, having a good diet and skincare routine, avoiding the urge to touch or pick on active acne, etc.
But even after following the aforementioned rules religiously, chances are, you may still get skin blemishes at some point of your life. Don't worry, we have got you covered!
In this post, you will find out about the 6 natural ways to fade skin blemishes. Keep on reading!
Natural Ways To Fade Blemishes | 6 Easy Remedies For Skin Blemishes
One Word: Exfoliate
Exfoliation or scrubbing gets rid of the dead skin cells, oil, bacteria, basically all types of deep rooted impurities, from the facial pores. This step leaves the skin feeling squeaky clean, smooth and soft. When it comes to getting rid of the blemishes, exfoliation can play an important role.
Avoid using harsh scrubs and go for natural, homemade scrubs.
This DIY rice flour scrub is highly effective in reducing pigmentation, acne scars, blackheads. If used as a face pack, it can help to tighten the skin and treat wrinkles. To make the scrub at home, mix these four ingredients together and make a paste of sticky consistency -
- Rice Flour
- Lemon Juice
Adjust the quantity of these ingredients as per your requirement. Firstly, wash your face with a mild cleanser. Then, On a dampened skin, massage this scrub using circular motions. Focus on the areas where you have blemishes.
You may leave it on for a couple of minutes if you want to, else, wash off the excess scrub with lukewarm water. Exfoliation should be done only 2 to 3 times a week, not more than that.
Apply A Skin Lightening Face Pack
Exfoliation cleans and opens up skin's pores. So once you are done with that, it is a good idea to use a face pack as it becomes more effective when it is used on a clean skin.
Here is a recipe of simple DIY face pack for blemishes:
- 6-7 Almonds
Soak the almonds overnight in water and make a thick paste out of them by grinding them along with milk. Apply the paste evenly all over your face and leave it on for about 20 minutes, remove it with lukewarm water.
Use this face pack regularly to get the best results out of it.
There are many other DIY face packs you can try with different types of ingredients. Here are a couple of our suggestions:
- Honey and Oatmeal Face Pack
- Gram Flour, Yogurt and Turmeric Face Pack
- Milk Powder and Orange Juice Face Pack
- Banana and Lemon Juice Face Pack
Using potato slices has to be the easiest way to get rid of skin blemishes Potatoes have skin lightening properties, hence, they can be used alone asspot treatment.
Whenever you are at home and just lying down on a couch, grab a slice of potato and rub it on the areas of your face where you have blemishes - while you enjoy your favourite TV show or movie.
It is as simple as that and you can do it multiple times in a day. This method also works well in reducing under eye dark circles and puffiness.
Let This Spot Treatment Work Overnight While You Take Your Beauty Sleep
While we sleep, our skin renews an rejuvenates itself. This spot treatment will work as a nourishing food for your skin that will further help to fade out the blemishes with continuous usage.
You will require:
- A cotton ball or pad
- Low fat milk
Apply a thin layer of milk all over your face using a cotton ball/pad. Your face will feel sticky after applying it, do make sure to sleep on a clean pillow (made up of silk, preferably) so that no amount of dust gets to stick on your face while you are sleeping. Wash off the mask in the morning with lukewarm water.
Moisturize Your Skin With Kojic Acid Enriched DeBelle Fairness Cream
Kojic acid is a natural ingredient that lightens and evens out the skin complexion and also significantly reduces the appearance of blemishes. This powerful agent was first discovered in late 80s in Japan. Since then, it has remained a popular ingredient in skincare products made across Asia.
The DeBelle Fairness Cream is a paraben free product that contains skin lightening, protecting and conditioning ingredients like Kojic acid, allantoin and glycerine. It has a soothing fragrance and a lightweight formula that sinks into your skin as soon as you massage it.
Don't Ignore The Stretch Marks
Stretch marks as also considered as blemishes which can appear on just any part of your body due to weight fluctuations. There are certain types of laser treatments that completely remove stretch marks, but they are mostly very expensive and painful.
Shea butter and cocoa butter are the two nature derived ingredients that are known for reducing stretch marks effectively and painlessly.
We have created the DeBelle Moisturizing Lotion with both of these ingredients, along with glycerin, jojoba oil and tons of other skin nourishing ingredients. The lotion can be used all over the body, including face and arms. It also works as a protection against the harmful sun rays.
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