I got 3 scabs that are annoying help! Anything but lemon juice
Get Rid of Acne Scabs Fast Overnight
Acne can be an unsightly, embarrassing outbreak of inflamed, infected follicles that generally occurs on the face, chest, back and neck. Once acne is treated and begins to heal, the skin forms small scabs on the follicles to allow them to heal from within. Unfortunately, while the redness and swelling are fading, the discolored, raised scabs can be just as unsightly as the acne was. There are, however, ways to get rid of acne scabs quickly without disturbing the healing process.
Wash the affected area twice daily with an antibacterial soap or acne cleanser, available at your local pharmacy. Use a clean washcloth to cleanse the skin gently, using a circular motion. Rinse away the soap with warm water and pat dry with another clean washcloth. Always use a clean washcloth, because bacteria can be transmitted by one that has already been used and can cause new acne to appear.
Avoid touching or scratching the affected or surrounding areas. According to AcneNet, picking at or scratching acne scabs can delay healing and can cause the spread of acne-causing bacteria. If you have an itch you can’t resist, take a clean dry washcloth and gently dab the area that itches. Keep in mind that scratching of any kind can cause trauma and make the skin become red and irritated, so use the least amount of pressure with the washcloth.
Apply a topical acne cream to the affected areas twice daily, 10 to 15 minutes after cleansing. Be sure to use a cream that contains either benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid. Both help accelerate healing and keep the areas dry. Using topical cream will also dry out the scab faster, making it fall off quickly. Always wash your hands thoroughly before applying acne cream, as dirty hands can transmit bacteria and dirt.
Apply a warm moist compress to the scabs for 10 minutes twice a day. Use a clean washcloth that has been dampened with hot water and hold it gently against the scab. The moisture and heat help to soften and loosen the scabs and also draw blood to the affected areas, which aids healing.
Apply a topical antibiotic cream, available at a local pharmacy, to the scabs twice daily. Wait at least 30 minutes after you have applied the acne cream, and apply a thin layer of antibiotic cream to each scab. According to MayoClinic.com, antibiotic cream helps heal existing acne and prevents new acne from appearing. In addition, the cream will soften the scabs, getting rid of them faster.
I used to be like you thinking I need to use 21727127 products on my face to get rid of my pimpley face back when I was going through puberty in gr 6, 7 and 8.
I am in grade 10 now.. Pimple and acne scar free.
What worked for me? Apple cider vinegar, olive oil, sugar and honey! Yep! You heard me!
A lot of the products they sell in the stores always made me break out more and dried my skin out. When I heard I could use natural ingredients on my face, I figured.. Hey why the heck not?
After a few weeks of using natural ingredients, my face started to look better and better.
So you want to know how I do it?
PIMPLES & ACNE SCARS.
Whenever I have a pimple, I ..
1) Soak a cotton ball in apple cider vinegar. It’s recommended that you dilute your apple cider vinegar if your skin is sensitive.
2) Hold the soaked cotton ball onto pimples GENTLY (don’t press hard) for at least 5 minutes!
3) Dab apple cider vinegar on your pimples through out the day.
Results: By night time or the next day, your pimple should shrink or disappear.
IF PIMPLES POP
I use poleysprine on popped pimples to help with healing and reduce scarring. Sometimes pimples pop by themselves.
I do the same thing with my pimples. Throughout the day, I dab apple cider vinegar on scars. For acne scars, it will take a while to see results depending on how deep the acne scar is. I recommend you see a dermatologist if your acne scars are REALLY deep.
CLEANING & MOISTURIZING MY SKIN
1) SUGAR SCRUBS
Mix olive oil, honey and sugar together. Once a week, I rub this scrub on my face in circular motion in the morning. It makes my skin very soft and extofilates my skin. I only do this once a week because I don’t like to stress my skin too much with a lot of product. If you use more then 3 products on your face EVERYDAY.. Your skin will break out more and dry out.
I ALSO USE THIS SCRUB ON MY BODY!
I wash my body everyday with soap and water, then rub this scrub on my body in circular motion. I also change my shirt everyday. If you do this, you will see a dramatic decrease in body acne. (Provided you also use apple cider vinegar on body acne as well.)
2) Olive Oil Moisturiser and Cleanser
I have an oily face and I use olive oil! You’d think olive oil would make me break out more.. But it really doesnt! Olive Oil doesn’t clog pores, it gets rid of makeup (yes, even waterproof mascara and eyeliner) and cleans your face of dirt.
For a makeupless face:
-I put a few drops of olive oil in my palms
-I rub it on my face in circular motion for a few minutes.
-I rinse it out.
Feel your skin, it should be smooth!
For a face with makeup
-Put a few drops of olive oil in hands.
-Put the liquid on your eyelashes with your eyes closed (im assuming you are wearing mascara and eyeliner.) and rub your finger that is soaked with olive oil GENTLY. You may need to put more olive oil if your makeup is stubborn. In the end, you should win this battle as olive oil is a great warrior when it comes to makeup removal.
-Rinse it off.
-Rub olive oil on face (if your wearing foundation and whatever crap is on there, but you really shouldn’t if you have acne problems) for 5 minutes.. TWICE.
-Rinse it off
Done! Feel how soft and nice your skin is!
And there you go! That’s how I do it.
Like I said, I used to have a really pimpley face and now my face is flawless.
I hope this works for you. Please give it a few weeks before you say it doesn’t work!
Want to know what other natural methods I use?
1) Natural Body Odour Fighter
I have really bad B.O. Like REALLY BAD. How did I counter attack my bad odour? LEMON JUICE! After showering or in the morning, I rub a lemon slice on underarms and let it dry.
You can wash it off, but i prefer not to (to be on the safe side.)
Ever since I have started using lemon juice, my mother doesn’t complain about my stinkiness filling up her van every day after school.
Lemon juice will leave a weird scent behind if you don’t rinse it off with water, but don’;t worry! No one else can smell it unless they stick their hand on your sweaty armpit and sniff their finger. (I know this because my mom would tell me 100% if she could.)
2) Sugaring (Hair removal)
Sugaring is a different form of waxing. It is ALOT less painful then normal waxing. It’s made out of sugar and water. There are tutorials on how to wax AND make this wax. It’s so natural, you can eat it!
The pain is a 6/10, and this is coming froma girl who falls to the floor when she stubs her toe!
Google for a local sugaring salon near you.
3) I use olive oil when shaving legs
When I need to go somewhere and I don’t have time for sugaring, i use olive oil as a substitute from shaving creams.
When I don’t shave my hairs.. I like to let it grow until I get it waxed again. I hate shaving my legs too much because shaving makes skin darker and gives you ugly stubble
Hey. Anyone know quick fix to acne?
Home Remedies to Treat Acne Quickly
There are a number of ways to go about treating your acne quickly in about 3 days. Let’s begin with home remedies. There are many things in your home that you can use to get rid of acne. For one, there’s the humble toothpaste. Used to clean your teeth, who knew you could also use it to remove acne? All you need to do is to apply a thin film of toothpaste on inflamed areas of your skin, then leave it overnight. Wash it off first thing in the morning. Do this several times, until your pimples disappear.
Another effective home treatment for acne is eggs. Eggs are already known for giving people clear skin, but egg white can also be used as a mask to remove acne. Apply egg white on the affected areas of your skin, leave it on for 20 minutes, and then rinse it off. See the positive results on your acne after a few days.
Or how about a cool way of getting rid of acne? You can use ice on the inflamed areas of your skin. That will both help ease the inflammation and relieve you of the pain, especially in cases of nodules and cystic acne.
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Since May 1st i have been using AcneFree Severe Acne Treatment System. It doesn’t expire ’till June of 2009. When i use it,it makes my skin burn and turn deep red,and i’m not sure if that‘s supposed to happen? So far i’ve seen only a little improvement in my skin but i’m still willing to try it a little longer to see if it actually works,have you or do you use this?
You could be describing an allergic reaction to one or more of the ingredients of the product. Call the 800 number on the package and describe to them when you are experiencing.
I am a 15 year old male and i think i have tried almost every acne treatment. I use the treatment medicine on my face and everything night and day as it instructs. And it barley works. I actually keep getting more. I take care of myself. Good diet and hygiene. How can i treat my acne to actually go away. Its getting to the point where i feel like when im hanging out people think its gross and stuff. and i feel that way to
Niacinamide face cleansing pads are an effective and simple way to keep acne away. Just place a pad on the pimple and watch it fade away. Lavender Oil helps prevent skin drying. Niacinamide also helps diminish skin-hyperpigmentation (acne scars)
Niacinamide pads are also known as Vitamin B3 pads or Nicotinamide pads. Works on body acne too.
Give them a try and you will be pleasantly surprised.
I have severe cystic acne all over my face. It seems to have gotten worse over the last year when I’ve purchasing more acne treatments such as tea tree, zinc, benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, ect. I know it sounds gross but before when I had acne I didn’t even wash my face, like ever! Obviously it got washed when I had a shower or washed hair by some of the water hitting my face but I never actually washed my face as a routine. Do you think I should go back to doing this just for a week to see if I get any results? It did work back then haha
I had a lot of acne before and i still have some now, i stopped putting on acne products because it was pointless, i would try leaving it for a bit and then see if it gets better or not. I got an anti blemish stick and that helped some of the redness! Just wash your face everyday and try not to touch your face during the day hope this could help
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ok listen im tired of having acne..like i dont having really bad but it covers most of my face(cheeks,forehead)…i really need help…..popping them dont do no good..and i stoped eating fast food, candy,pop, all i drink is water….i eat good food.i have redness to..i just want it gone..anybody can you help..email me at firstname.lastname@example.org…also do you think not brushing your teeth everyday might cause breakouts cause of bacteria?? and will getting in my pool help(has clorhine)?
almost forgot..i dont have dry skin but flaky..how do i cure that
Get any kind of face wash that has 2% (or higher) salicylic acid (ex. St. Ives, aveeno, equate, neutrogena’s acne fading peel) and a moisturizer (no oil in them except for safflower oil, which is rare to find) for your skin. Wash your face with water that has 1 or 2 lids of rice vinegar or apple vinegar (that’ll get rid of the redness immediately – if you have any). Also, use eggs to fade scars (if you have any) and reduce breakouts. One more thing, for discoloration that occurs because of pimples, mix white toothpaste with a drop or two of rice or apple vinegar. It needs to be creamy and not liquid like. This will get rid of the discolorations in a few days if its new and a week or so if it’s old.
Also, try not to sleep on the side of your face because you can spread more bacteria from the pillow sheet to your face (if you sleep with the same pillow sheet everyday) causing more acne. If you need to sleep on the side of your face, put a towel over your pillow sheet every 1 – 3 days.
The egg treatment is very effective in getting rid of pimples very fast (usually in under 15 minutes).
Absolutely remember to moisturize or lotion your skin to prevent the flakiness.
Also, there’s one more secret to a very fast clear skin that I recently discovered. If you want to know that secret, then email me. I would put it on here but most people would think I’m crazy.
I feel really pathetic for turning to yahoo for this, but I’m sick of it. I’ve had acne since elementary school, and my skin is just naturally oily and sensative. It runs in the family. I don’t usually wear much makeup and I wash my face 2 or 3 time daily. I’ve been to the dermatologist many times, and have gotten stuff to use, and I do. But after it goes away it just comes right on back. I know all that teenage stuff is making it worse, but I’m asking for some quick things to do to make it go away fast. Please! Thanks soo much
If you honestly want your acne gone, for the most part, it wont happen “fast’ this will take time. You can start with eating. Cut out all sweeteners, synthetic stuff, carbonated beverages. Stick to teas, not only will teas help your acne, but it will help you lose some unhealthy weight/fat. I suggest green teas, rooibos tea, chamomile, and pretty much any tea that is healthy. You should by a juice, and juice carrots, dark leafy greens, and anything with vitamin A and lots of antioxidants. Exercise daily, Im pretty sure your school makes you do this already, but this is a key element in getting rid of acne. Get rid of any medications you really dont need, and try to be as natural as possible. Stick to mainly veggies and fruits, and healthy meat, like chicken and fish, no dark red meat. Also wash your face with Burts Bees, or any other NATURAL face things. I found eating ginger once a day helps alot. Get rid of any stress by meditation, or chamomile tea for relaxation. Get enough sleep, and get outside for at least 15 minutes or more, a day. Hope this helps.
Ok so i am starting to get huge pimples and my forehead is now filled with pimple and acne like really filled with pimple how do i get rid of them fast i hate my bangs covering my forehead because i dont look nice with bangs and i only do bangs because of pimples and school btw im in the 8th grade
Is there any routine i should do or tips
Acne episodes are generally something that I’m convinced many people are acquainted with or has been afflicted by at some point in life. I’ve been dealing with skin difficulties ever since I was only ten years old, and so it’s not surprising that I have a relatively hard period sympathizing from buddies who have got just one single pimple, whereas I had a face stuffed with full-blow cystic acne. Nobody wants to feel like they’re the ugly duckling of their friends, however I do know I was – I never had dates or dances, whilst my girlfriends seemed to be getting boyfriends continuously. It really caused myself truly feel left out, and I was confident it was due to my skin and awful pimples.
And so, recommended by my older sis, that had also addressed very severe acne in high school, I sought the online solution nevertheless I was wary – I had tried many solutions, I wasn’t sure that I’d have any significant outcomes. It wasn’t till one morning hours when I woke up and was basically amazed at the condition and surface of my skin – it had become smooth, much less reddish, along with only some small blemishes on my cheeks. It had only been two weeks, and I couldn’t have been happier – until the end of the 4 weeks when my skin was entirely clear. It is surely awesome, taking into account the acne scar tissue has also absolutely disappeared.
Almost certainly this program can help you also. I could truthfully only give you a hint but not the direct link. I am scared that yahoo might misinterpreted me as spammer and banned my yahoo account. If you ever interested in regards to the plan, merely do a yahoo or google search for the term ‘powerful remedies’, surf on the first webpage, and click the menu ‘Acne’. Best of luck.
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My skin is fairly clear, but how do I clear up acne scars, or acne that seems like it is under the skin and won’t come up even after everything else is cleared up?
Thanks for your time.
There is so many skincare products out there that could benefit you. It sounds like you need an acne blemish control. I am not aware of any drugstore blemish control products but I do know some higher end products that do work from personal preference, however I can only highly recommend these products as everyones skin is different, but I know so many people who use these products and not one of them has had any problems so (: The first one is kiehl’s acne blemish control daily skin clearing treatment, its around $30 or £25. It is so amazing, you notice a difference almost immediately after the first time you use it. Or another good one but not as good, is the clinique anti-blemish solutions post blemish formula, its around £10 or $15. (Heres the link to it if your in the UK http://www.clinique.co.uk/product/1672/4894/Skin-Care/Acne/Treatment-Specialists/Anti-Blemish-Solutions-Post-Blemish-Formula/index.tmpl ) This one is equally as good but not as fast working. So I do highly recommend both these products although personally I lean towards the kiehls one mostly. Although if you are not interested in high end or cannot afford it etc, then just walk into any drugstore and ask a consultant or anyone working there for a blemish control product and they should be able to advice one for what you are looking for. Hope I helped Good luck, hope it clears up soon!
Anyone please help me. Recently my face is becoming dull and pimples are coming. How to prevent it? I want my skin smooth and clear skin and fairer. Pls help me soon.
I’ve had incredible results massaging with natural oils. It quickly and permanently got rid of my long lasting blackheads, pimples, scars and all my many severe skin conditions and I now have a totally blemish free, healthy, even complexioned, tight and firm glowing skin.
The secret is to massage over and over quite vigorously and they will reduce day by day. Do with a forward and back motion using finger tips and front and sides of fingers and sometimes palms depending where you massage. So as not to pull/stretch skin, first tighten by partially opening mouth and pulling lips firmly back against teeth. Circular massage is not effective. Try to do 20 to 30 minutes a day(can be in two or more sessions) for best and quickest results. You will see clearing of skin and reduction of pores in as little as 2 to 3 days.(See happy users comment below).Focus on scars and they will diminish day by day. See clear diminshing in a`week or two (depends on how vigorous/how long you do it)
Olive, almond and grape seed and lavender have been used by specialists to treat and cure acne. They do not clog or cause breakouts and they actually reduce skin’s oil production.
You will not need to use any other product or treatment ever again – not even moisturizers. Oils are perfect and safe, natural moisturizers. Mukunda.
REPLY FROM A USER -wannabeblue28 : Hi Mukunda M. “Omg, I’ve been following your advice and massaging my face vigorously with oil for the last three days and I see results already! Thank you ever so much..this could be the solution to my all my skin problems.. I have just been rubbing my face and neck with the ridges of my fingers and hands.It has made a HUGE difference in my complexion after just one night….. My skin looks so much tighter and i no longer have bags under my eyes! …Thank you so much for your post, I have been suffering with acne and under-eye circles since i was young.”
SOURCE(S): 20+ years research safe, natural treatments/cures for skin conditions, skin enhancement and anti aging/rejuvenation treatments.
I have bags under my eyes and I’m only a teenager! I feel weird having them because I feel slightly self concious and appear tired just because of the bags. I’ve tried some products, like the “anti-puff roller” but they’re still there. Please, any recommendations or at-home-remedies are welcome!
Please see this question/answer. And see ### below – a response from Wannabeblue28 who says treatment gave her a greatly improved skin and got rid of under eye bags/circles after one night’s treatment:
Question “How can you get your face really smooth and clear, free of all blemishes and even toned and lessen or get rid of under eye bags/circles?”
.”…..I’ve had incredible results massaging with essential oils.They are safe. Oils such as almond, olive, grape seed are good. Almond and grape seed are suitable for every skin type. Quickly and permanently healed ALL of my many skin conditions, rid face of all blemishes and even scars, gave me an even skin tone and a clear, healthy and radiant skin. It’s best to vigorously massage into skin. In just two days you will get dramatic results. Massage will tighten skin a lot in eye area and thus greatly diminish or completely get rid of bags. The key is vigorous massaging. See this answer for more massaging,skin tightening info:
### wannabeblue28: “Hi Mukunda M. I have just been rubbing my face and neck with the ridges of my fingers and hands. It has made a HUGE difference in my complexion after just one night. …… My skin looks so much tighter and i no longer have bags under my eyes! Thank you so much for your post, I have been suffering with acne and under-eye circles since i was young.”*
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SOURCE(S): 24 years researcher – consultant. Safe natural treatments/cures for skin conditions and antiaging rejuvenation treatment
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i had acne for 6 years now i just can’t get rid of it the creams work but as soon as i stop using them my acne come back even more powerful and i can’t keep buying cremes i don’t have no money!! and home remedies don’t work either i drink water every day and i go running i also have scars now to and i don’t have money for those commercial products so if you guys know a way i can’t get RID of my acne FOREVER please tell me thank you
Sorry to break it to you. There is no easy way to get rid of acne forever. I have had acne for about 16 years and I have tried just about everything. I just stick with what works best for my skin. There are lots of creams that work for acne. There are also diets that work as well if you have the patience and determination to stick with it but the fact is none of them come cheap. The cheapest remedy that worked for me is benzoyl peroxide gel 2.5%. I used it twice a day. It’s pretty cheap and kept my skin clear as long as I used it.
You can’t see them but if you get close you can see small ones. They aren’t red or black or white. I don’t think it’s realated to acne that much but I want them gone. Should I put some product on a facecloth and scrub on my face? I’m currently using Clean & Clear Advantage Acne Control Kit. I works for my big ones but the smaller ones aren’t leaving.
Those are probably called comedones. As a teen who went through those myself (Yeah I’m 17 and I’m already through with it), I don’t recommend you scrubbing it excessively. It could only cause more harm by irritating your skin. If you could, I highly recommend you to see a dermatologist. Also, gentle skin exfoliants should help. Your skin should start peeling, but it will not be forever and it will take those pimples with it.
Also, try to avoid eating food loaded with fat, specially dairy and chocolate. Sleep on time and get enough of it and drink a lot of water. What helped me the most though, is to not worry about it too much. Do your treatments, but do not worry about it.
Had acne for a year and a half.
FINALLY cleared my skin. No miracle treatment or anything. Just used benzoyl peroxide (Clearasil) but I believe it was just thru being patient and persistent.
However the minute I stop using benzoyl peroxide, face breaks out immediately. I don’t want to have to use benzoyl peroxide forever. I’ve heard it ages the skin b/c it dries it out so much. And my skin actually does look as if it’s aging prematurely (lines, wrinkles, dull).
What can I do to keep acne away once I all cleared up?
To get rid of your pimple use a mixture of equal parts organic apple cider vinegar and distilled water or water that you have boiled on the stove and allowed to completely cool. Put the half and half solution on the pimple with a clean cotton pad two or three time a day.
In a few days the pimple will be almost not even there. After the pimple has cleared, use a milder solution of one table spoon of organic apple cider vinegar mixed with one care of pure water. Keep the solution in the refrigerator in a clean sterilized container and try not to put the cotton pad directly on the container and always use a clean cotton pad. Apply the solution with a cotton pad after your cleanse your skin.
Do not use the clear white vinegar on your skin because it it not made with the care that the organic vinegar is made with. And, when you see the slime in the bottom of the organic vinegar is really a natural sediment — that is the true sign of raw, unfiltered vinegar.
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I have bad acne and I have tried everything to get rid of it. I am currently using ProActive and It just doesn’t seem to work. I have been to the Dermotologist and there prescriptions do not work. I am frustrated because these bumps and scars are ruining my self esteem. I am now shy around people and I no longer want to talk face to face with anyone.
First Q is how old are u and of course male or female and which nationality u have?
-The acne treatment depends on what kind of acne u have…we have many differen treatment for therm…
-First Step is avoid sun shine…u can use some protection cream which has the SPF over than 25%…then if u are a smoker have to decrease the number of them….decrease the fat food u take(oily.fast food.chips…)….drink enough water (more than 2 lits a day)….wash ur face with no bacter soap(at least twice a day)…if u are a girl dont use bad brand of make up stuff and wash ur make up as soon as possible(even if u use removal cream )…..if u start any mild sport like areobic or even jogging it will make ur skin better….take good nutrition and vegetable….
-secound we have some locolize solution …they are antibactrial like erythromycin 1% and ….u can use them once every 2 nights on ur acnes(avoid 2 cm around ur eyes and 2 cm around ur mouth including ur nasolabial lines)….
-third u can use systemic antibiotics like tetracyclin or doxi by the order of ur G.P or dermatologist….
-if non of them work or u have cystic acne with scar u have to use a drug calls Actane its full of Vit A , it has his own order and u just can have it by a dermatolog …
-we have some other treatments like Microdermabration(its usefull for black spots),pilling(deep and superficial) for make the acne and the scar of them goes….
Its better if u visit a dermatologist.
P.S:proactive is just a comercial brand …not very useful
I have some acne scars on both of my cheeks how do i get rid of them? Im using Clinique Acne Treatment and it got rid of some but I still have a few, what should i do..
Use honey like a mask everyday, they will start to fade (old scars will heal faster)
Looking for a fast yet working acne treatment, any advice?
Mix some honey, cinnamon, nutmeg, and a tad of lemon juice together into a paste and wear as a mask for as long as you can handle. Also try exfoliating your face with lemon juice, canola oil, and sugar (It helps clear your face of oils and dead skin) also wash your face everynight. I use grapefuit face wash.
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…..Not to say that if you have oily skin proactive will not work.
Here are some real answers on skin conditions. Remedies at the bottom. Cleansing the body of toxins is the key. Especially a colon cleanse! Educate yourself on detoxifying the blood.
Judyth Reichenberg-Ullman N.D. – “What is your skin trying to tell you? Often the skin is a metaphor for deeper issues and a way for your body to send up a red flag to warn you that all is not well underneath. When our skin is unhealthy it is usually a reflection of the internal state of our bodies, and is often a sign of poor elimination of toxins and waste products. Most of us are embarrassed by skin problems such as rashes, rosacea, boils or acne, especially in places where others can see our imperfections. The skin is the body’s first line of defense against the environment. It has to deal with the effects of weather, sun , cold, heat, dryness, humidity, scrapes, bumps, soaps, detergents, chemicals, perspiration and dirt of all kinds. It is a wonder that our skin stays healthy most of the time! We can help our skin deal with this onslaught by optimizing our general health and by protecting our skin from harsh environmental exposure. Western medicine generally treats skin eruptions with either antibiotics, cortisone, or antifungal preparations. These medicines may alleviate the skin problem temporarily, or occasionally for good, but do not address the source of the problem. Putting a lid on skin symptoms without getting to the root of the imbalance may even result in suppression, that means the imbalance may be driven deeper causing more serious health problems later without ever strengthening the underlying vital force of the person. Fortunately, naturopathic medicine offers a wide vareity of effective treatments for skin problems.”
Judyth Reichenberg-Ullman N.D. – “Your skin is a reflection of how well your body is eliminating the toxins that build up on a daily basis. Chronic skin conditions such as acne, eczema and psoriasis stem from a combination of genetic factors, immune stress, dietary deficiencies or sensitivities, and the accumulation of toxins in the body. For our skin to be radiant and clear, it is very important that the other organs of elimination (kidneys, liver, lungs, and colon) are cleansing the body effectively. If not, the skin will be overtaxed, pores will become clogged, and eruptions of one sort or another will result. Here are a number of steps you can take to improve your body’s overall elimination wtih specific emphasis on your skin.”
Detoxification is a normal body process of eliminating or neutralizing toxins through the colon, liver, kidneys, lungs, lymph and skin. Juice Fasting is the world’s most ancient and natural healing mechanism. Fasting triggers a truly wondrous cleansing process that reaches right down to each and every cell and tissue in the body.
Learn more about Therapeutic Fasting and Detoxification – Colon Cleansing is the main step. Must remove the toxins from the colon, so the toxins dont get in the blood and cause illness and disease.
1. Fruits and Vegetables for Acne: Carrot & spinach, celery & watercress, grapefruit juices are all useful to combat acne.
2. Unwholesome Foods: Acne, a prevalent problem among teen-aged boys would not be possible in our society if our foods were wholesome. A most sad and disgusting sight is the pus-filled pimples due to inner toxicity — wastes trying desperately to escape through the face. This condition often turns a gentle face in the blossom of youth into a waste dump of pimples, pus and subsequent pock marks which can be prevented. The tons of acne medications and prescriptions sold annually act only on the effect of the harmful food, and not the cause of the disease, malnutrition. The traditional teenage meal, a grease burger, french fries and a milk shake or cola simply does not provide enough nourishment for anyone, let alone a boy going through puberty to adulthood. Our highly processed foods are devoid of hormones found in fresh fruits, vegetables, grains, nuts and seeds. Must do a colon cleanse to rid of all the toxins in the body, which eventually get into the blood and cause acne and all other diseases.
3. Cabbage: Apply a lotion of freshly prepared cabbage juice preceded, if desired, by the application of leaves. The eating of cabbage leaves or juice is also helpful.
4. Lemon Juice: Skin problems such as acne… Will often respond to a treatment of lemon juice. For blackheads rub lemon juice over them each night.
5. Black Walnut: Externally, Black Walnut is nearly a miracle worker in cases of …acne, dandruff, boils, itch, shingles, ringworm–we could go on, but you can see that you can use Black Walnut whenever a skin disorder appears! The tincture is an excellent first-aid remedy for wounds.
Best of health to you
So I’ve always had acne prone skin, but lately I’d been eating better, excersizing, and using a good face wash. My skin had started to clear up and show some big improvements. Then I went on a short vacation, where I ate a lot of greasy food and went swimming. I heard that chlorine and fast food have been linked to acne, and now I have a bunch of big, red pimples around my mouth and chin. I’m going to start eating healthy again and see if that helps, but are there some other tricks I can try? My breakout is horrible, and prom is just a week away. Any and all advice would be appreciated.
Although there is no overnight solution for acne, hopefully understanding acne will help you decide the best treatment option for you.
Your face is covered in tiny holes, called pores, which produce oil to help keep your skin moist and supple. As your skin creates new skin cells the old ones die, mix with your skin’s natural oils and fall off. Sometimes the process doesn’t happen evenly or fast enough causing the dead cells to become sticky and plug the pores. As your pores and skin continue their natural process, the trapped oil swells up in the clogged pore. This creates the ideal environment for the naturally occurring bacterium, propionibacterium acnes, to thrive and multiply rapidly. Your body’s natural defense mechanism sends a swarm of white blood cells to attack the unwanted bacteria causing inflammation and the often painful, red and swollen pimples. This process takes approximately 2-3 weeks; so while it may feel like you get a pimple overnight, it’s actually the final stage of a much longer process.
Antimicrobials, like benzoyl peroxide, can kill the P. Acnes bacterium that causes acne blemishes and is available in many over-the-counter treatments. If you acne is sever and doesn’t respond to over-the-counter treatments, it might be a good idea to see a dermatologist. Your dermatologist can perform more aggressive treatments like laser or blue light therapies and prescribe antibiotics or topical drugs. Another thing to keep in mind is that since this the natural process and cycle of your pores and skin there is no “cure.” So once you find a treatment that works for you, you should stick with it to maintain your results.
So while a good diet and healthy lifestyle will promote your overall wellbeing it isn’t enough to prevent breakouts and maintain clear skin.
Back in my junior year of highschool I had pretty bad CYSTIC acne on my face cheeks, and along jawline. I made the dumb mistake of picking them now I have scars on my cheeks that appear dark red and under the skin.. I heard lemon juice works is this true? If not how can I get rid of these?
There is some truth/common consensus on lemon juice but not by rubbing it on the skin. There are also many other natural ways to diminish acne scars:
Drink lots of water: Water has amazing cleansing and rejuvenating properties. Some experts believe that the best way to treat acne scars naturally is to drink lots of water. Dead skin cells are shed off easier when your body is hydrated with enough water. New skin also grows faster and smoother when you have lots of water in your body.
Eat fruits and vegetables: Fruits and vegetables contain lots of vitamins and minerals that can help your skin restore its former beauty. They also contain juices which keep your body hydrated every day. Eat lots of fruits and vegetables to make your skin grow healthier and heal acne scars.
Load up on lemon juice: Lemon juice is a kind of citric acid that’s very effective in reducing or getting rid of acne scars. Drink several glasses of lemon juice each day to help your dead skin cells shed faster. New skin cells will also grow healthier and add elasticity to your skin if you load up on lemon juice.
Maintain a balanced and nutritious diet: You can’t simply get rid of acne scars by applying natural substances on your skin. A large part of the healing process consists of maintaining a balanced and nutritious diet that aids in the growth of new, healthy skin. Also, eating a healthy diet gives you the essential nutrients that you need to fight against infections and other types of diseases that might complicate your acne scars. Make sure to include tofu, chicken, soy, and fish in your diet as these foods are rich in protein which aids in the healing of your skin.
Try rosehip seed oil: Another amazing home remedy against acne scars is rosehip seed oil. The oil has anti-aging properties that reduce wrinkles, rejuvenate the skin, and bring back its original color. Rosehip seed oil is widely used in commercial cosmetic products that are used to treat burn marks, premature aging, sun damage, surgical scars, facial scars and acne scars. Purchase rosehip seed oil from a department store near you and massage it twice a day on areas of your face that have acne scars.
Apply Aloe vera gel or juice: Aloe vera gel or juice helps get rid of acne scars and makes your facial skin healthier. There are many brands of aloe vera gel or juice available on the market today. Read product reviews of each brand on the Internet to find out which one is the best. Read the instructions on the label carefully before applying on affected areas of your skin.
Treat your scars with tomato: Tomato is rich in vitamin A, making it effective in stopping the overproduction of sebum that causes acne and acne scars. Tomato also has antioxidant properties that rejuvenate damaged skin. Slice up a tomato every day and place it over your face to quickly reduce your scars.
Heal them with olive oil: Olive oil is truly a miracle substance. It does not only make your food taste better, it also improves the condition of your skin and reduces your acne scars. Massage the oil on affected parts of your skin every day. It has moisturizing properties that soften the texture of your skin and reduce the prominence of your acne scars.
Use honey: Honey is a sweet substance that brightens up your day but it can also brighten up your face. Massage honey on affected parts of your skin or take it orally to reduce your acne scars and make your skin look younger.
Lather with lavender oil: Lavender oil is another natural substance that is widely used in many commercial cosmetic products. Apply lavender oil on your acne scars and gently massage your skin. The oil has regenerative properties that will make your skin look cleaner, fresher and younger.
Rose water and sandalwood: Make a paste of rose water and sandalwood and gently apply it on your acne scars. Leave the paste on your skin overnight then wash it with cold water the next morning. Do this regularly together with other natural treatments for acne scars to get rid of the scars as quickly as possible.
Rub them with ice cubes: Lots of people use ice cubes to get rid of their acne scars at home. Wrap an ice cube in a piece of cloth and rub it on affected areas for 10 to 15 minutes every day. This should lessen the inflammation on your skin, making it look smoother.
Make your own face mask: Mix one tablespoon of sour cream with one tablespoon of oatmeal and yogurt, then add a few drops of lemon juice. Apply the mixture on your acne scars and leave it there for about 10 minutes. Thoroughly rinse it off and pat it dry.
Multani Mitti paste: Mix some garlic cloves, carrot juice, honey and Multani Mitti powder and turn the mixture into a paste. Apply it on your acne scars for 20 minutes every day to reduce the redness and swelling. You may combine this home remedy together with other natural treatments to get rid of the scars faster.
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