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Ultimate Homemade Scrub For An Acne-prone Skin

Blockage of the hair follicles in the skin with excess oil and dead skin cells can cause the unsightly skin condition that goes by the name 'Acne'.

It could either be in the form of zits/pimples, blackheads or tiny bumps. Either ways, it can greatly affect your entire beauty quotient and make you feel conscious of the way you look.

The inflammation, redness and the discomfort that an acne causes in its wake are highly unavoidable. Even slathering cosmetics on your skin won't do you any good.

Also Read: How To Get Rid Of Acne Overnight?

In fact, people with an acne-prone skin suffer the most. Their skin is more likely to experience breakouts and pimples every now and then. And applying makeup to cover that can only worsen the condition.

That is why it is imperative to treat the underlying cause with the help of natural ingredients.

So, today at Boldsky, we're letting you know about a spectacular homemade scrub that will keep the acne breakouts at bay and also improve the overall health and appearance of your skin.

This homemade scrub requires just 4 ingredients, which would be easily available in your kitchen cabinet.

Also Read: How To Get A Clear, Smooth And Acne-free Skin

These ingredients are highly efficient in clearing the pores and removing the dead skin cells, which are the main culprits behind the formation of acne.

Read on to learn more about the recipe of this homemade scrub.

Ingredients Required:

2-3 teaspoons of lemon juice
2 tablespoons of sugar
1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon of honey

Method Of Preparation And Application Of This Scrub:

  • Mix all the ingredients together.
  • Stir them well to make a coarse paste.
  • Use a scrub pad to apply the mixture on your skin.
  • Gently scrub in a circular motion for about 5-10 minutes.
  • Leave it on for another 15-20 minutes.
  • Wash it off thoroughly with lukewarm water.

You can repeat this treatment at least 2 times in a week to treat your acne-prone skin. Not only will it prevent acne but also make your skin feel softer and appear cleaner.

Note: Always do a patch test to check how your skin reacts to the scrub.

Story first published: Monday, July 4, 2016, 11:15 [IST]
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