- Homemade face wash
Mix gram flour (Besan) and turmeric powder (Haldi) in the ratio of 3:1 and put it in an air tight jar. When required, take 1 tbsp of this mixture add little water to mix then apply and rinse it off. For acne prone skin, add some drops of lemon juice, mix it well and apply – this will serve as a gentle cleanser.
- Natural moisturizer
Put in a bowl4 tbsp of organic coconut oil (in solid form) and squeeze juice of 2 lemons into it. Whisk it, until the mixture becomes light and fluffy. Keep this mixture in a jar and store in the fridge. Use this moisturizer after cleansing or a face wash.
- Blackheads removal
Mix 1tbsp of white toothpaste with 1 tbsp of baking soda and a little of water. Apply it on affected area, gently rub it with a clean, soft toothbrush for 2 minutes and then rinse it off.
- Green tea toner (best for acne prone skin)
Boil ½ cup of water, put in one green tea bag and let it sit until cool. Remove teabag and squeeze it out. Pour the tea into a bottle, add 1 tbsp of apple cider vinegar (unpasteurized is preferred), screw lid on tightly and shake the mixture. Your hydrating facial toner is ready! Use cotton pads to apply on skin after cleansing in mornings and at night time. Apply moisturizer when dried.
- Aloe Vera acne treatment
Take extract (transparent pulp) of 1 leaf of Aloe Vera. Now, take a small amount of it and rub it on your face. Leave it on the face for 10-15 minutes. Wash it off with cold water. Repeat this process daily to prevent and reduce acne.
Compiled by Hira Naqi