01/13Here are a few natural ways to treat skin issues

Here are a few natural ways to treat skin issues

A good face wash and water and can only go so far when it comes to maintaining good skin health. Sometimes you need to dedicate a little extra time to your skincare routine to achieve that glow. It's no secret that your skin is exposed to a lot of harmful pollutants when you step out. And this can lead to a ton of skin issues like acne, breakouts, pigmentation, tanning and whatnot. Wondering what you can do to get rid of these issues? Here are some homemade remedies that will come to your rescue.

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02/13Acne

Acne

If those tiny breakouts are making you pull your hair out, here's a remedy that will help. Take some tea tree oil and mix it with a carrier product like coconut oil or almond oil. And apply it to your skin. Let it sit for 15 minutes and then wash it off. Tea tree oil contains antibacterial properties so it's bound to get rid of your acne.

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03/13Breakouts

Breakouts

Breakouts breaking up your spirit? Opt for some green tea. And no we don't mean drinking it (although you could do that too). All you need to do is opt for products that contain green tea extracts. Alternatively, you could also soak a few cotton balls in the brew and rub them on your skin. You'll see the difference in no time.

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04/13Ingrown hair

Ingrown hair

Use some salt to get rid of this pesky problem. Take one cup of water and add 1½ teaspoons of salt. Mix well and then dip a cotton ball in the mixture. Apply the mixture to the affected area and leave it on for about 15-20 minutes. Doing this on a daily basis can help get rid of ingrown hair but remember not to overdo things though.

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05/13Stretch marks

Stretch marks

A sugar scrub will come in rather handy if you're looking to lighten stretch marks. You'll need Raw sugar, Almond oil and Lemon juice. Mix all these ingredients well and then apply it to the affected area. Massage gently for 10 minutes using gentle circular motions and then wash it off with lukewarm water.

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06/13Redness

Redness

Chamomile tea is the miracle ingredient that can come to your rescue for this one. Just dip two chamomile tea bags in boiling water for 10 minutes and once the water is done steeping, place it in the fridge. Once cold, dip cotton balls into the water and then apply them to your skin. You'll see the difference in your skin in time.

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07/13Whiteheads

Whiteheads

Whiteheads are a common skin issue many people face. Honey and egg work well to tackle this problem. To make this natural remedy, combine the two ingredients to make a smooth paste. Next, leave the mixture on your face for about half an hour before you wash it off with cool water.

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08/13Scars

Scars

Sandalwood powder can help to treat scars as it contains antiseptic properties. All you have to do is mix some sandalwood powder with milk and rose water. Apply the mixture on the affected area and leave it on for about 30 minutes before you wash it off. Use it regularly to achieve the best results.

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09/13Eczema

Eczema

To treat eczema with a natural remedy, you will need aloe vera gel. It is loaded with antibacterial properties, which can help heal your skin. It also has a soothing effect on the skin. Apply a generous amount of gel on the affected area. Even though it can work effectively to treat the issue, it is best to consult with your doctor before you try it.

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10/13Acne

Acne

Acne is one of the most common skin issues almost everyone faces. It's not just a teen issue, a lot of adults get it too. For this treatment, you will need one tomato and lavender oil.Once you've blended the two ingredients well, apply it all over your face. This treatment may also help reduce the excessive amounts of sebum secretion. It is ideal to use if you have very oily skin.

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