When trying to get rid of acne you there is no absolute treatment that will guarantee successful acne reduction. One can use medical acne solutions that are available with prescriptions, acne treatment creams that are available on the market or homemade acne remedies that can be easily made at home.
Benefits of home remedies for acne
There are many homemade acne creams and remedies like baking soda or yogurt for treating acne that are highly effective when treating acne. Advantage of home remedies for acne is not only price and accessibility but also simple process of making them. To make your own remedy you do not need to be an expert and you do not need special medical supplies because most of the remedies can be made from the supplies in almost every kitchen.
Ways of using yogurt for treating acne
There are two ways of using yogurt to reduce acne. First is topical use where we can apply the yogurt mask on our face to heal our skin and reduce acne scars and second oral consumption where we provide our body with the much needed ingredients and vitamins that are in yogurt.
Usually oral consumption is preferred use of yogurt for treating acne as yogurt’s acidic character kills a whole range of harmful bacteria that cause acne. It also consists of vital nutrients of the kind of vitamins and minerals that play an active role in the health of our skin.
One can use yogurt for treating acne orally and topically at the same time in order to achieve better results. For topical use we prepared a short step-by-step guide on how to apply the yogurt mask properly.
How to use Yogurt mask for treating acne?
Step 1: Wash your face thoroughly with warm water to remove all the dead skin cells and dust particles from your face. After carefully washing the face dry it slowly with washcloth.
Step 2: Take the yogurt and mix it well with a spoon. Make sure all the fruits that normally fall to the bottom of yogurt cup are mixed and floating in the yogurt mixture. Most of the fruits have healing effects for the skin as they consist of salicylic acid which is highly effective in reducing acne scars and pimples.
Step 3: Apply the yogurt evenly on your face with cotton ball. On the damaged spots apply thicker layer of yogurt mask in order to achieve better effect.
Step 4: Leave the yogurt mask on your face for a while so the solution gets deep into the pores. It is recommended to leave it on for 5-10 minutes.
Step 5: After that rinse it of gently. Use water to rinse it off and then pat it dry with washcloth or soft towel.
You can repeat this process on the daily basis for a few days until you see the desired effect.
If this home remedy for acne does not help you to reduce acne there is a wide range of other homemade acne remedies that you can use to reduce and prevent acne.