Acne is a common problem thanks to factors like hormonal imbalance, genetics, improper skin care, poor diet, sun exposure and aging. 8 out of 10 people suffer from acne which also goes hand in hand with scars! It is the best to treat and prevent acne at the first place.
Using home remedies can work out to be much cheaper and effective than chemical based products and many would agree to this! Below is an easy oatmeal acne scrub along with its benefits:
Oatmeal has skin soothing and healing properties that calms down acne and heals them gradually. Oatmeal also has anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that work against acne.
Honey is anti-bacterial and also has anti-inflammatory action. Honey also has bleaching properties that makes your skin look brighter and healthy.
Peppermint essential oil has anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and skin cooling properties that treat acne over time. This cooling oil also inhibits acne-causing bacteria and fungus.
RECIPE FOR SMOOTHING FACE SCRUB AND MASK –
Things you need: To make this scrub, you need-
- 2 tablespoons of rolled oats
- Few drops of peppermint essential oil
- Rose water as required to adjust consistency and to enhance its skin beautifying properties
- 1-2 tablespoons of raw organic honey
Method: In a bowl, take 2 tablespoons of rolled oats and add honey to it. Mix it well and add in rose water as required. Once a paste is formed, add in few drops of peppermint essential oil. Mix everything well and use it as a face scrub every day.