Acne and pimples – such a common teenage problem, right! But these solutions are either complicated or expensive. Despite having easy solutions, almost every 1 in 3 people is affected by it.
Before we start talking about tips and tricks for reducing acne, let us try to understand a few facts about acne.
Acne can start appearing when one hits puberty, i.e., anywhere around the age of 12 – 13 and can still be there till the age of 50.
Women are more prone to cyclic acne; due to their menstrual cycle and hormonal changes, their bodies o through every month.
Stress, unhealthy lifestyle, and exposure to pollution can aggravate acne.
It is a myth that only people with oily skin are prone to acne and pimples.
Not consuming enough water can also lead to acne.
Coming back to getting rid of acne – well, first things first, stop worrying about them and STOP TOUCHING THEM! We all heard the phrase “WHERE THERE IS A WILL, THERE IS A WAY,” which means when there is a problem, there must be their solutions as well. So here are a few DIY home remedies to help you with your existing acne.
Honey and Cinnamon
Honey has been used as a DIY home remedy for many issues in our Indian households for ages. For skin, generally, it is used as a natural cure for problems with all skin types – from dry to oily. Its antibacterial properties help in reducing acne-causing bacteria and thus reduce the acne. Whereas Cinnamon contains antimicrobial properties, which helps adds to the benefits of honey and works on both bacterial as well as fungal acne.