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How To Naturally Remove Blemishes

You were an acne picker as a teen, and now you have dark spots lining your face. Or you had caught chicken pox as a kid and it left you a few souvenir spots as a reward for your troubles. Maybe you’ve spent one too many times at the beach without sunblock and you’re noticing red splotches developing permanently on your face. There are a number of ways you can find yourself with an unwanted blemish, but despair not - there are also a number of ways you can treat an unwanted blemish. The first thing to keep in mind is stress can aggravate acne and other common blemishes, so you don’t want to freak out. Most treatments require patience and repeated applications to see a result, so don’t expect any miraculous treatments. However, there are a number of natural remedies that can even your skin tone and smooth and spots.

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Moisturize your skin regularly

Moisturizing your skin can help accelerate the healing process for a number of blemishes, while dryness can cause irritation and flakiness that aggravate blemishes. Moisturizing also helps regulate oil production, which means it can help prevent future blemishes from developing. Even those with oily skin should consider a moisturizing routine to help control oil production and treat your acne.

Aloe Vera and Vitamin E capsules can also have a soothing and moisturizing effect on your face. Use these treatments to keep your skin supple and soft.

Raid your kitchen for spot treatments

A number of products in your kitchen can help you treat blemishes and uneven spots on your face. Turmeric is known for its ability to even skin tone, as is potato and tomato juice. Carrot peel and carrot juice can also help even your skin tone and reduce the visibility of blemishes on your face.

Apple cider vinegar can help balance your skin’s pH levels and reduce oil production in addition to treating blemishes such as Fordyce spots. Mix one part apple cider to three parts water and apply to your face, then rinse it off after ten minutes.

Cucumber is known for serving as a pore opener and an inflammation reducer. It can also help clear uneven spots, scars and other blemishes you might have on your face - that’s why you find it so often in spas.

Even banana peel rubbed against problem areas on your skin can reduce inflammation and even out your overall skin tone, serving as an effective spot treatment for unwanted blemishes.

Improve your overall diet

Cutting sugar out can help reduce oil production and inflammation, preventing blemishes from developing in the first place. Developing a healthy diet based on healthy fats, whole grains, lots of water and plenty of exercise can help regulate your hormones and clear your skin right up. Cutting saturated fats, junk food and sweets out of your diet is the first step in improving your overall diet.

Move on to adopting a regular exercise routine that gets you moving and sweating (sweat helps clear your pores and keep your skin cleaner). Eat plenty of healthy wheats and vegetables to round out your lifestyle change and keep your skin clear.

Making healthier choices and using topical, natural treatments can keep your skin blemish-free.

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