Acne is a teenager’s problem. After a certain age they are bound to develop acne and look ugly for a while. But it is only a while. Acne in adults, on the other hand, is more uncommon and a cause to become more cautious.
While acne on teenagers go unnoticed acne on adults make it impossible for them to look good. Here are a few natural cures you might want to try:
Natural Cure For Adult Acne
Keep hydrated at all times. Drinking lots of water helps in washing out the toxins in your body, which reduces the acne developing on your skin. Cut down on your consumption of fats and carbohydrates. These breakdown to sugar and cause hormonal disbalance which is a leading cause for acne. Eat more proteins for energy.
Avoid too much of dairy products. Eat regular meals and maintain a balanced diet which includes large helpings of vegetables and fruits. If you have any food allergies make sure you identify and eliminate them. Drink herbal teas for better cleansing of your body and also to help your liver function better. Take green supplements. Use probiotics to improve the functioning of your digestive system.
Topical Herbal Treatment
Using herbs is the best treatment for acne. Research has shown that if you use thyme instead of that skin destroying benzoyl peroxide, you will observe far better results of improvement in your acne.
Studies show that use of thyme, marigold and myrhh kill bacteria that cause acne. Tea tree oil also goes a long way in reducing zits. Antioxidant vitamin A, C and E are also helpful. You may try using vitamin E supplements with lavender essential oil for this purpose.
Aromatherapy helps soothe nerves. Stress and tension often affects our hormone balance adversely, thus causing acne. So aromatherapy can go a long way in reducing your acne. Rose essential oils are the best for this kind of therapy. Rose essential oils have been found to reduce acne profoundly. Essential oils are very soothing.
They help reduce your stress, make you sleep better and thus, look better. You can use them anywhere and at anytime. Keep a bottle of oil at office or flower essence on your table. Make the environment of your home more tranquil with the use of the correct oils. You may put a few drops in your bath or even dab your pillow before going to sleep.
Treatment with steam clears your face of not only acne but also opens your pores and gives it a beautiful glow. Fill your bathroom sink or a big bowl with steaming water.
Add a few drops of tea tree oil or juniper oil and essential oils of your choice. Then use a towel to capture the steam and let it warm and heal your face.
Keeping Your Face Clean
The major cause of adult acne is hormonal disbalance. However sometimes the cause may be accumulation of excess dirt on your skin. So make sure you wash your face as many times as you can with cool water.
Also try not to touch or scrape the acne as that causes the infection to spread making a bad situation worse. When you dry your face, do it by gently dabbing your skin and not running the towel roughly over your face.