Tips to get rid of skin blemishes

How to get rid of brown spots on face?

Blemishes on the skin are usually caused by clogged follicles. These are canals within the pores through which dead skin cells and oils are transported to the skin surface. When the pores become clogged they lead to all kinds of conditions including pimples, acne and skin infections, all of which can result in blemishes.

There are many treatments available to remove brown spots and blemishes on the face. Many are available at your local drugstore or can be prescribed by a dermatologist. There are also several home remedies that you can try that will help you to reduce brown spots on your face naturally. They are also much more affordable since they use produce from the kitchen and common supplements. However, if your condition does not improve or worsens, you should seek professional medical help.

Here are some home remedies for skin blemishes:

  • Crush an aspirin tablet and add a few drops of water so as to make a paste. Apply this paste to the blemishes after having cleaned your face with a mild soap. Leave the paste on for about half an hour and then rinse it off with warm water. Aspirin contains salicylic acid, a common ingredient of acne ointments.
  • Dilute apple cider vinegar with water in the ratio of 1:8 and apply it with a cotton ball to the blemishes prior to going to bed. Rinse it off in the morning with warm water. It helps to balance skin pH levels and clears blemishes
  • Apply fresh lemon juice with your fingers to the blemishes on your face. Leave it on for half an hour before rinsing it off with warm water. Repeat this 2 to 3 times a day. Over time you will notice your blemishes beginning to fade.
  • After cleansing your skin, use witch hazel as an astringent to absorb the excess oil.
  • Calamine lotion is also reputed to be an effective blemish remover and can be applied as required.
  • Protect yourself from the sun when you go outside by applying a sunscreen lotion of SPF 15 or more. This will prevent skin damage and and allow other anti-blemish remedies to work more effectively.
  • Eat a well balanced diet that is rich in antioxidants such as vitamins A, C and E. You can take a supplement containing these vitamins along with the minerals zinc and selenium if your diet is deficient in any of them.

answered by G R

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answered by S B

Blemishes mar the skin texture and appearence. They are contributed by pimples or acne. Apply a paste of honey, lime, and turmeric on the blemishes. Leave a mixture of tomato and lime juice over the blemishes for 15-20 minutes and wash it off.

answered by r k

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