Home Remedies for Skin Blemish
Skin blemish removal is done through three very easy ways which can be carried in home.
- Face Packs and Face Masks.
- Proper Diet.
Massage for Blemish Removal
- Massage helps to loosen the toxins and tones the muscles. Oils like sesame, sunflower, almond and apricot are used.
- Massage is to be done in circular clock wise direction and slowly for 10 minutes. After oil massage, hot water compresses or steaming is very important. For this purpose bay-leaf, licorice, fennel, lavender, lemon peel, ginger mint or orange peel along with the above given oils can be used.
- Hot compresses or steaming helps the essential oils to seep into the skin and nourish it thereby cleansing and removing the toxins causing dark skin.
Face Packs and Face Masks
- Onion masks are very helpful in prevention and treatment of skin blemishes and wrinkles. Face mask is prepared in following procedure. One onion is taken and it is mashed and sieved. Onion juice is mixed with one tablespoon of Fuller’s earth and one teaspoon of honey. Apply it on the face and keep it for 30 to 45 minutes.
- Face wash can be prepared with onion juice mixed with honey. It has same effect as that of the face mask.
- Alum, a fine yellowish or whitish powder with astringent properties is used mainly for cleaning. Alum may be gently rubbed on the skin, after washing to remove accumulated grime and sweat.
- Carrots are a rich source of vitamin A, are also helpful in removing skin blemish. Carrots are boiled and then mashed into paste. Apply this paste on the skin and leave it for 15 to 20 minutes and rinse it off with milk.
Diet for Healthy Skin
- All vitamins are important for healthy skin. Especially vitamin B and vitamin C help keep skin blemish free. Vitamin E keeps our skin young and glowing. For these vitamins one should eat brewers yeast, ample fresh fruits and vegetables, whole beans, grains, nuts and whole seeds and plenty of water along with good sleep.
Prevention of Skin Blemish
- Chocolates, coffee, cigarette, high fat foods should be avoided.
Ultra-violet light (UV rays) are more intense between 11am and 4pm when the sun it at its peak. Avoid exposure of the skin during this time.