As the largest organ in the human body and an external one as well, the skin is affected by numerous factors every day. Air pollution, UV rays from the sun, nutritional deficiencies, stress, unhealthy diet, hormonal imbalance and constant use of harsh skin-care products can all harm the skin beyond repair, resulting in minor and major health problems.
Acne, warts, clogged pores, moles, and blackheads are the most common skin problems we face nowadays. However, instead of paying big money for expensive skin-care products or treatments, you should know that all these problems can be resolved naturally.
Moles are usually triggered by either genetics or sun exposure. Although difficult to get rid of, they can be removed naturally. For example, you can rub a mix of castor oil and baking soda directly on your moles, leaving it to work overnight. Rubbing your moles with a bit of ACV works great as well, as long as you leave the liquid to work for about 8 hours.
Finally, you can rub your moles with a cut garlic clove, then put a bandage over them and leave the garlic to work its magic overnight.
Warts are caused by the HPV virus and appear in the form of small bumps on the skin. Fortunately, they can be removed with a variety of natural remedies. Here are some of the best:
Soak a cotton pad in ACV and apply it on your warts, then secure with a bandage and let the liquid work overnight. Do this every day and your warts should disappear soon. Just like with moles, rubbing a garlic clove on your warts works great for this common skin problems. Rubbing a banana peel on your warts has been known to eliminate them quickly, just like applying some honey on them directly.
Skin tags are most often caused by skin friction and usually appear on the neck, armpits, chest or eyelids. To relieve them, you can try rubbing a ginger slice on them every day for 5-7 minutes. ACV works great for skin tags as well – just make sure to dab a bit of the liquid on them every day.
A mixture of baking soda and castor oil can do wonders for your skin tags. Rub some on your warts, put a bandage over it and let it work for a couple of days before repeating the process. Finally, add a few drops of tea tree oil in a bowl of water, then soak a cotton pad in it and rub it on your skin tags. Repeat the process a couple times per day and the tags should soon disappear.
Besides being usually caused by excessive sun exposure, age spots can also be caused by an aging liver. Although most treatments don’t do anything to age spots, there are a couple natural remedies which do work.
First, try removing the spots with the help of Aloe Vera gel. Just rub some on them and leave the gel to work for 30 minutes. You can try the same with onion juice or lemon juice. You can also make a mix of ACV and horseradish and apply it on the age spots every day. Try all these methods and we’re sure one of them will work well in your case.
Clogged pores occur in cases of oil and dirt buildup. When the pores are clogged, the skin can’t breathe like it should, resulting in acne and similar problems.
To clean your pores and reduce the risk of acne, pimples, and blackheads, wash it with cold and hot water every day. You can also try steaming, which is a great and simple method of cleaning your clogged pores and keeping your skin clean and smooth. A paste made of lemon juice and sugar rubbed on the pores will clean them as well. Once you’re done, give your face a wash with clean water.
All these remedies will clean your face better than anything else and keep it flawless. Of course, you also need to take better care of your facial skin in order to keep it clean and smooth.
Drinking plenty of water is the first step towards a clean face. Water will keep your skin hydrated and reduce the negative effects of sun exposure. Always remove your makeup before sleeping as the skin needs to breathe overnight. To keep your facial skin hydrated and nourished, use natural face masks a few times per week. Of course, eating a healthy diet rich in fruits and vegetables also helps keep your skin clean and smooth.
When you’re going outside in the scorching summer heat, always make sure to wear a high-quality SPF lotion. Find a way to relax and reduce your stress, don’t forget to smile and your facial skin will look better than ever before!