9 Effective Home Remedies To Get Rid Of Blemishes

By: Bindu Gowda

Blemishes are generally the result of acne breakouts. Acne leaves scars on the face which creates imperfections on the face thereby diminishing the looks. Few factors which contribute to blemishes are hormonal imbalance, poor diet, overexposure to sun-rays and improper diet. Blemishes are is caused mainly because of excessive oil production and clogged pores.

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Blemishes on skin can be embarrassing and lowers one's confidence level. And here comes the need to take care of your skin. In order to attain clear and glowing skin, we almost try all the products available in the market. But sadly, only few products works out and we will end up losing money.

We can treat blemishes at home easily. There are few home remedies which can efficiently cure blemishes and recover your skin.. In this article we will share some easy home remedies that works wonders in treating blemishes. Try it out and you will be amazed with the results.

Lemon Juice

Lemon juice is an excellent skin lightening agent that removes dark spots and blemishes. Applying lemon juice on the skin for 20 minutes and rinsing off later makes the skin visibly fairer due to its bleaching properties.. It also exfoliates the skin and minimizes the appearance of large pores.

Apple Cider Vinegar

The alpha hydroxy acid present in apple cider vinegar effectively lightens the dark spots and blemishes. Prepare 1:3 mixture of apple cider vinegar with water.. Dip a cotton ball into this mixture and dab it on the skin evenly. Repeat this procedure once in a week for the best results.


Potato is known to lighten the skin tone. The starch in potato reduces the pigmentation and blemishes and is also great at treating dark circles under the eyes. Grate a potato and extract its juice. Apply this juice on skin. Leave it for 20 minutes and rinse with water.

Aloe Vera

The anti inflammatory property of aloe vera helps to eliminate the blemishes and stimulates the growth of new cells. Extract the fresh aloe vera juice and apply it on he skin generously. Leave it on the skin until it dries and rinse off later with normal water.

Fuller's Earth

Fuller's earth aka multani mitti works great in treating blemishes. It removes the dead cells and makes the skin look fresh and radiant. Apply multani mitti with rose water for the desired result..


Tomato is the best remedy to get blemish free skin. The lycopene present in tomato also treats sun tan effectively and nourishes the skin, which will give you a glowing skin. Massage the pulp of fresh tomato and rinse after sometime.

Vitamin E Oil

Applying vitamin E oil also helps to eliminate blemishes. It nourishes the skin by providing a youthful look.


Garlic is also a good remedy for blemishes. Just apply the paste of garlic on skin and rinse later.

Sandalwood Paste

Mix sandalwood paste with rose water and apply on the skin. This face pack not only reduces the blemishes but also makes the skin look visibly fairer.

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Story first published: Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 13:00 [IST]
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