Simple acne remedies that are already in your kitchen

The answer is right within

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If you search for acne remedies online, you will get a long list of natural remedies. Some of the remedies provided are, however, not easy to find. Actually, you would have to get some of them from outside the country. There are also those you can find in Kenya but you would still have to struggle to find them.

So do you just give up on your efforts to fight acne? Not at all. There is always another option if we look closer. Aloe Vera is a good acne remedy but finding it in urban areas is not easy. We have made a list of some readily available ingredients that you can use to treat acne at home. They are all available in your kitchen:

1. Lemon juice

If you have lemons in your kitchen, squeeze the juice and apply it on your face. If you have sensitive skin, dilute the juice with warm water. Let it sit on your face for like 30 minutes before rinsing off.

2. Baking soda

Chances are that you already have baking soda in your kitchen. If not, consider getting it. It’s affordable and can solve so many household problems. Make a paste with baking soda and water and apply it on the affected areas. After some minutes, rinse off and moisturize.

3. Honey

Honey has antioxidants and can help in softening your skin. Apply natural honey on your face and let it sit for 20 minutes every night before going to bed. Rinse off with lukewarm water and moisturize your skin.

4. Apple cider vinegar

It helps in fighting acne-causing bacteria and unclogging the pores of your skin. For more effectiveness, add honey to it and apply on your face. Rinse after 15 minutes. Repeat this every day until you see results.

5. Tomatoes

Tomatoes have antioxidants and vitamin A which are good for the skin. The lycopene in tomatoes also prevents the formation of dark spots that result from pimples.

6. Turmeric

This wonder spice has for a long time been used for medicinal purposes. It has inflammatory and antibacterial properties. It also has curcumin which helps in getting rid of pimples. 

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