People of all ages can suffer from acne but the causes for their problem could be different. If you are a teenager, it could be because of hormonal imbalance and adult acne can have a lot of different causes. All kinds of acne can be treated with the right method but the treatment should be chosen carefully. Harsh treatment on young, delicate skin can age the skin quickly and is not advised. Homemade acne creams use natural ingredients and are completely safe.
What ingredients to use for homemade acne cream?
A lot of face packs and acne creams help a lot in clearing the skin and making it glow. All of these creams can be made right in your kitchen. Lemon is something that is available in every house and by mixing it with rosewater, petroleum jelly and garlic will make a great acne cream. Lemon is a great cleanser and reduces the oil content on the face. Another way of using lemon is with ground cinnamon. You can make it into a paste and apply it on the face. You can see great result within a few weeks. Some also make an oatmeal cream with water and add lavender before using it on the face.
Another homemade cream that can be easily made is by mixing egg yolk, honey and baking soda in water. This has the power of closing the pores and preventing new outbreaks. Baking soda can also be mixed with cucumber and apple pulp to an acne cream. This should be left on the skin for 15 minutes and then washed off. Honey can also be mixed to the above mixture for added benefits. For a glowing skin, you can make a cream by mixing milk cream with a little turmeric and leave it on for a while before washing off.
As the acne problem doesn’t end with the disappearance of acne, acne scar cream can also be made using beeswax. Beeswax, cocoa butter will have to be heated with the grape seed and olive oil. Add water until sufficiently thick and then add in the essential oils and Vitamin E oil. One of the most important things to remember is to keep your skin clean and to have adequate amount of water everyday. The homemade acne creams will not have any harmful chemicals and you will not have any side effects either. The products bought over the counter will also be very expensive compared to which the homemade cream will cost nothing.