The acne skin care market is completely saturated, and so it can be difficult knowing where to start. As a pimple or acne sufferer, you may ask yourself:
What skin care should I buy?
What will work for me?
Does expensive mean more effective?
Of course, anyone suffering with pimples will pay almost any price for a cure. However, they can end up being sorely disappointed when their purchases prove to be ineffective. The other downside is; many acne skin care brands can often harsh and drying. Hence, is a reason why ever growing numbers of people are opting for more natural and organic alternatives- because not only are they kinder but often more effective. And another couple of plus points is they are easily accessible and are usually much cheaper to buy.
Fortunately, there are plenty of ingredients that can be used to cure pimples that can simply be found in any fruit bowl or kitchen pantry cupboard. So here is how to cure pimples using natural, inexpensive yet effective ingredients!
Is an Indian spice used to flavour and preserve food. For thousands of years the Eastern world has not only used this spice in their cooking but also for its medicinal purposes. Turmeric it is extremely effective for reducing inflammation, treating skin irritations, burns, stings, bites, acne and pimples.
Organic Manuka Honey
Is clinically proven to cure infections and skin conditions. It can also help reduce inflammation and get rid of bacteria, which is vital when trying to cure pimples. Manuka Honey has the ability to penetrate the skin and can treat infection in the deeper skin layers. It can also draw out impurities and stimulates new skin cell growth, reducing chances of acne scarring and blemishes. Honey is also a fantastic natural moisturising product.
Is a citric acid, also known as an alpha hydroxy acid. Lemon juice is often found in many facial treatments, because it works as a natural exfoliator, and brightens the skin. Therefore it is great ingredient for reducing skin blemishes, plus it is rich in vitamin C. Anyone suffering from pimples or acne would also benefit from drinking at least 2 cups of warm water with a squeeze of lemon juice daily, as lemon is high in anti oxidants and great for detoxification.
All of the above ingredients can help to cure pimples and treat acne, especially when they are combined.
Mix together a tiny amount of Turmeric, Organic Manuka Honey and a small squeeze of lemon juice to form a paste, then- apply paste to blemishes, pimples or acne. Leave on skin for about 10-15 minutes and then rinse away with clean water.
Other ways to use the ingredients.
Manuka Honey can be used as a facial cleanser or alone as a face mask, again leave on the skin for 15 minutes and then rinse away. Your skin will feel amazing afterwards.
Note: Turmeric is not advisable to be used alone, because it can dye the skin a yellow tone. Please do be aware women who are trying to conceive, are pregnant or breastfeeding should not use Turmeric-please consult your medical practitioner first.
Also please be careful when using lemon juice, if your skin is sore, or dry then it is advisable to avoid. When applying lemon to any skin, please be aware Lemon juice can be irritating, so only leave it on the skin for a maximum 5-10 minutes.