I have an oily face. How can I get rid of pimple marks on my face

Oily skin is something that is most irritating to deal with. The problem of oily skin is mainly seen in teenager and those in their early 20’s. This however, does not eliminate the fact that anyone, no matter how young or old, or what sex could suffer from oily skin. Oily skin generally leads to the problem of pimples and acne. Though this is not a serious condition it is indeed one that could have a very negative impact on your teenage years.

Pimples are a result of the hormonal changes that take place in the body especially during puberty. The body secrets sebum which is a natural oil and this is secreted mainly in the facial area. Due to factors like dirt and dust particles the pores on the facial skin get blocked and the sebum flow is therefore blocked. This then leads to the formation of pimples. When these pimples break the come in contact with bacteria and cause dark spots on the surface of the skin. These spots are very visible and could also be very embarrassing especially when attending social functions.

One should remember that this is a passing problem and in time would heal on its own. There are however some measures that you would need to take in order to prevent spots from appearing as also lighten the already existing spots. Since this is an age old problem and also commonly seen in people, a lot of home remedies have been developed to treat the situation.

Firstly you would need to always keep your face clean. Therefore regular washing of your face with plain water would help greatly. Do this every time you return home from outside. Drink a lot of water as it helps in flushing out all the body toxins and also aids in blood circulation. Lime juice could be used to lighten the dark spots caused by the pimples. You could also make a paste using lime juice and sandalwood powder and apply it to your face. Avoid using soaps with harmful chemicals to wash your face as they would only aggravate the situation. Eat a lot of fresh fruits and vegetables to improve your condition. Avoid fatty foods and foods that are heaty, as they will only worsen the problem. You can also cut slices of cucumber and potatoes and place them on the affected area for some time. This would cool the face and help in eliminating any discomfort. Above all remember to keep your hands away from your skin as it would aid in providing dirt which would only worsen your situation.

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