Acne is one of the most troublesome skin disorders. It is not only painful at times but can even spoil the beauty of the face. If left untreated the situation may get worse leading to acute acne infection too. Homemade acne face masks are excellent natural remedies for getting rid of acne breakouts and eliminating acne scars. Below are some excellent face masks that will help you get rid of acne and scars effectively!
HONEY AND LEMON FACE MASK
Honey and lemon has been used for centuries to treat acne and also clear acne spots, marks and other blemishes to the skin. This mask has the natural ability to treat cystic acne and kill those bacteria that causes inflamed acne.
How to make and use: You need 2 teaspoons of raw honey and ½ teaspoon lemon juice. Combine the ingredients in a small bowl and apply to your face. Allow the mixture to sit on your skin for approximately 20-30 minutes
YOGHURT AND OATMEAL MASK
Oatmeal exfoliates the top layers of the skin and helps to fade stubborn acne scars. Yoghurt reduces inflammation and redness. Yogurt and oatmeal are excellent in combination for preparing natural face masks for acne scars. This mask also works great for people with sensitive skin.
How to make and use: To prepare this mask, you need two tablespoons of crushed oats mixed with equal amounts of yogurt. Mix properly and apply to your face. wash after 15 minutes.
STRAWBERRY FACE MASK
Strawberries contain salicylic acid which is in fact found in most of the acne medicines too. So, instead of using these costly medicines why not just make a strawberry mask for treating acne?
How to make and use: What you need is just fresh strawberries and non-flavoured yoghurt in equal quantities. Just mash the strawberries and mix them with the yoghurt to make it into a fine paste. Apply it evenly on your face. Wash after 10 minutes. Do this regularly and over a period of time your acne will disappear.