Pimples are more than just a nuisance, they can also be emotionally challenging! However, there are a few at home remedies that can be used as a quick fix to assist in the healing of inflamed skin. This quick remedy can be followed at least two to three times a week to help keep breakouts at bay or to quickly calm the skin.
1. Start out by preparing the diy acne mask. Simply take a heaping tablespoonful of plain uncooked oatmeal, mix it in whole milk, add one uncoated baby Aspirin (crushed up) and let it stand for 30 minutes or until the oatmeal and Aspirin are soft enough to stir up into a paste that has the texture of a face mask. Oatmeal acts as a natural exfoliant, and instantly soothes the skin. Aspirin is a form of salicylic acid, which is in a variety of acne treatments. It reduces inflammation and helps keep pores clear. Whole milk is gentle source of lactic acid, an aha chemical exfoliant.
2. Prep your skin by cleansing with a good salicylic face wash, or a 5% Benzoyl Peroxide Wash . Massage the cleanser into the skin and leave it on for 3 to 5 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water and pat excess moisture of your face.
3. Apply the mask mixture to your face, focusing on the areas of inflammation and acne or pimples. Allow this mixture to set on your face for 15 minutes or until it is completely dried before rinsing off with lukewarm water.
Try to integrate this method at least twice a week, as it takes very little time and effort and will yield great results.
4. After removal of the oatmeal mask, take a cool compress, ice pack or cold gel pack and apply it to pimples or acne for 5 minutes, then finish with an application of a moisturizer containing either 2.5% or 5% Benzoyl peroxide .
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Green beans are very healthy for your skin. They contain hyaluronic acid, which fights aging of the skin and hold onto water so the skin is moisturized thereby reducing wrinkles and fine lines. The skin is kept smooth and moist by the addition of hyaluronic acid.
Beans also increase the synthesis of collagen and promote the growth of healthy skin. Your joints are healthier and your skin will be more toned. Hyaluronic acid is also important in the proliferation of healthy skin cells and in the migration of those cells to the outermost parts of the skin.
Ah, the benefits of berries never end!
They are good to eat and good for your skin. Cranberries naturally exfoliate dead skin and contain vital antioxidants to promote anti-aging skin health, improve skin texture, tone and firmness.