Homemade Natural Acne Mask
Acne is a long-term skin disease that occurs as a result of inflammation of the skin glands and hair follicles. Namely, when the hair follicle becomes clogged with oil and dead skin cells, acne appears. Acne usually appears on the face, neck, chest, back as well as shoulders and the pimples and bumps heal really slowly.
There are many different acne treatments and in today’s article we are going to present you a homemade acne mask that is completely natural and efficiently fights acne.
The mixture of honey, cinnamon and nutmeg is powerful and completely safe for use. How these ingredients work?
Honey possesses potent antibacterial, moisturizing and anti-aging properties. Namely, at most cases, acne is caused by bacteria, and acne will prevent the bacteria to go underneath the skin and cause inflammation. In addition to that, honey will prevent the occurrence of fine lines and wrinkles and will moisturize your skin.
Cinnamon is a natural astringent, antiseptic and anti-fungal agent and it is perfect for drying out the acne and pimples. This powder has the ability to go underneath the skin surface and thus destroys the bacteria. Additionally, cinnamon will exfoliate your skin and will make it soft and look glowing.
Nutmeg is anti-inflammatory ingredient that will reduce the acne scars and dark spots. This ingredient often is used as a natural remedy for rosecea and eczema.
- 1 teaspoon honey
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
Method of preparation and use:
Put the needed ingredients in a plastic bowl and stir well until you get a homogenous paste. Next step is to cleanse your face and then apply this chocolate-like paste on your face and neck and leave it act for 15–30 minutes.
Note: you might feel your skin a bit tingly and you might experience a prickling.
Take a wet and soft washcloth and carefully remove the acne mask. Then, apply a moisturizer.
In order to get best results, it is advisable to use this mask twice a week.