About a year ago I was one of those who was still struggling with acne although I’m not a teenager anymore. It wasn’t too severe but still annoying enough. So I discovered 2 recipes for myself that made my skin look much better and for some period got rid of acne altogether. Why I’m saying that only for some period is because a year later I am convinced that acne can be completely cured only by watching what you put in your mouth and by avoiding foods that cause breakouts (in my case dairy products and chocolate for example). Now I’ve been trying to eat raw foods as much as I can and my skin is absolutely glowing without any topical acne treatments. But if you don’t want to make drastic changes in your diet yet then here are the acne treatment recipes that worked wonders on my skin:
#1 – Lime juice and peanut oil mixture – mix together 1 tablespoon of fresh lime juice and 1 tablespoon of peanut oil. Add it to your face with a cotton pad before going to bed, after washing your face. It leaves the skin a bit oily but it’s worth a try. The mixture should last for about few days if kept in a refrigerator.
#2 – Aspirin and apple cider vinegar toner – mix together 50ml of water, 15ml of apple cider vinegar and 5 uncoated aspirin tablets. Crush the aspirin tablets with mortar and pestle first before mixing with water and apple cider vinegar, otherwise the toner is going to be quite grainy as the aspirin doesn’t dissolve completely. Although even when it’s grainy it should still work, just make sure you shake it every time then before applying. You can use it at mornings and evenings as a regular toner after washing the face. The aspirin is good in treating pimples because it contains salicylic acid and the apple cider vinegar balances the pH of the skin, plus it has antibacterial and antiseptic properties. This mixture should last for about 1 month if kept in a refrigerator.
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