Acne is one of the most common problems of the skin. Many people who suffer from acne feel ugly and even ashamed of their condition. Sometimes pimples can be detrimental to the person’s self esteem.
Fortunately, there are several home remedies to fight acne. You can make your own natural lotions to combat acne using the following recipes.
Carrot lotion acne-fighting remedy
In a jar, place 4 small sliced carrots, 14 tablespoons of alcohol, 6 tablespoons of vinegar, 2 tablespoons of baking soda and lemon juice. Cover the jar and shake it. Let stand for one day. Then apply with a cotton swab daily or as tolerated since this lotion is a bit strong.
Guava leaves lotion to combat acne
Place guava leaves in boiling water until they release their substance. Cool and apply with a cotton swab every night.
Apple cider vinegar
To restore the acid balance of the skin and prevent the onset of pimples, mix 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar with two tablespoons of distilled water and applied with a cotton swab.
Witch hazel for acne
This is an excellent natural lotion to combat acne. It can be found on most stores in the first aid aisle, next to the alcohol. Just apply to the affected area with a cotton swab.
Raspberry leaf lotion for acne prone skin
Place three tablespoons of dried raspberry leaves in four cups of boiling water. Stir and let cool. Wash your face every day with this lotion.
Boil 1 sprig fresh parsley in a glass of water. Let it cool and strain. Soak a cloth in the solution. Place the cloth so as to cover the entire face and let it work for 10 minutes. Repeat this remedy daily.
Aspirin lotion to fight acne
Dissolve an aspirin in a little water. Soak a cotton swab into the solution and apply directly to the affected area.