Acne and acne scars are usually stubborn and tough to get rid off. Acne can be controlled with good skin care and diet but getting rid of acne scars is no joke! There are a lot of skin treatments and products available commercially but why spend when you can get better results at the comfort of your home? Here is a recipe for a homemade ‘burning’ face mask that can help you get rid of acne and lighten can scars:
Nutmeg – Purifies the skin and takes away toxins that reduces acne. It also improves circulation and increases collagen production thereby lightening acne scars.
Cinnamon- Cinnamon has great anti-microbial properties that heals and treats acne. It also increases blood circulation and helps lighten acne scars.
Honey- Honey works as a skin- calming and anti-irritant ingredient in the recipe. It also has great anti-microbial and humectant properties.
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Things you need-
- ½ teaspoon organic nutmeg powder
- 1 teaspoon organic cinnamon powder
- 1 tablespoon raw honey
In a bowl, add nutmeg and cinnamon. Add in honey and mix it well.
Apply the mask on cleansed skin avoiding area around the eyes. It will sting a bit.
Let the mask stay for 10 minutes and wash it off. Use the mask every 3 days for best results.
Note: As with any skin care regimen, always do a test patch first to see if your skin is allergic to any of the ingredients. Do not use the mask on already inflamed skin. Also, avoid using this if you have wounds/nicks or cuts on the skin or if you have sensitive skin. Please discontinue use if your skin does not react well to the regimen.