Witch Hazel To Treat Acne And Acne Scars


Tired of breakouts and ugly acne scars all over your face? Try using witch hazel to treat acne and those blemishes that refuse to fade away. Incorporating witch hazel in your regular face care regimen is quite easy. Use witch hazel to make your homemade toner to use it throughout the day and overnight face treatment to work wonders as you sleep at night:

Witch Hazel To Treat Acne And Acne Scars

BENEFITS OF USING WITCH HAZEL FOR TREATING ACNE

  • Witch hazel is gentle on skin and safe for use.
  • Its natural astringent properties help control sebum secretion.
  • It has anti-bacterial and antiseptic properties that reduce the symptoms of acne.
  • It helps improve skin tone and maintain pH balance of skin.
  • It helps tighten skin and shrinks pores.
  • It helps prevent clogging of pores, thereby thwarting acne breakouts.
  • It has anti-inflammatory properties that help treat acne.
  • It helps heal scars caused by acne.

HOW TO USE WITCH HAZEL TO TREAT ACNE AND ACNE SCARS

1.AS TONER

Things That You Need

  • Witch hazel- 50 ml
  • Lavender oil- 5 drops
  • Tea tree oil- 5 drops
  • Mini spray bottle

Method

  • Pour witch hazel in the bottle and add essential oils.
  • Shake well.
  • Spray directly on face.

Benefits Of Witch Hazel Toner:

  • While witch hazel offers the non-greasy, antiseptic base, tea tree oil helps fight acne and lavender oil soothes the skin.
  • The toner helps retard the growth of blackheads, zits and whiteheads.
  • Use it twice or thrice every day to fight breakouts naturally.

2.AS AN OVERNIGHT ANTI-ACNE GEL

Things That You Need

  • Witch hazel- ½ cup
  • Aloe vera gel- 1 cup
  • ACV- ¼ cup

Method

  • Mix the ingredients in a bowl.
  • Apply on cleansed face.
  • Leave it on overnight.
  • Wash off the next morning.
  • Use it every night if possible.

Benefits Of Witch Hazel Gel:

  • Aloe vera soothes the skin.
  • Aloe vera keeps your skin hydrated by doesn’t make it oily.
  • Witch hazel, along with ACV, helps treat irritated skin, close open pores, control greasiness, maintain pH balance and treat the symptoms of acne.

ADDITIONAL TIPS

  • You can use witch hazel to treat bug bites and minor cuts too.
  • Try to lay your hands on good quality, alcohol-free witch hazel.

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