Oily Skin Treatment – Remedies For Pimples And Acne Scars

By Patricia | November 11, 2009

I have oily skin with pimples and red acne scars all over my face, please suggest some treatment to remove red scars and pimples.

To fight oiliness of skin, the resultant acne along with blemishes, you need to minimize the amount of oil that comes up on your face. There are an exhaustive number of oil glands on our face and the skin. These oil glands perform the necessary function of lubricating the skin by producing oil, also known as sebum. However, when the quantity of sebum exceeds the normal limits, oiliness, pimples and other problems develop. All the three problems that you are facing are interrelated. Hence the first step you need to take is to curb oiliness. For that, you must avoid consuming excessive oily and fried food and opt for fresh fruits, raw vegetables, and green leafy vegetables. You must also wash your face with warm water thrice a day. An effective natural treatment that will help is combining the skin of a lemon and warm water, rubbing it on your face gently, keeping it on for 30 minutes, and washing it off with warm water. This remedy will bring down the amount of oil on your face considerably.

Remedies For Pimples And Acne Scars

Another effective remedy that you can opt for is making a face mask by blending gram flour, lemon juice and a little sugar. Apply it on your face, let it dry, and wash it off with water. Or, make a puree of fresh tomatoes and apply it on your face. Keep it on for 20 minutes and wash it off. The solutions given above serve a dual purpose to control oiliness also help lighten the blemishes since lemons and tomatoes are component of them, which act as powerful bleaching agents. A combination of cucumber juice and lime juice will also remove the red scars on your skin.

As for the acne trouble and to get rid of it, prepare a paste of grated apple by mixing it with some honey. It’s an effective and simple blend that also keeps your skin smooth. Or take a little garlic, crush it and rub on pimples. Regular use of it will also help you keep acne at bay. You can even use honey warmed a little and apply on pimples to get rid of them. Besides, please avoid touching the pimples with hands and wearing oil-based creams as well. Drink lots of water and occasionally squeeze a few drops of lemon into it. Also, stay away from pollution and dust as they harbor skin problems, and avoid oily and sugary food.

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