5 Naturally Awesome Home Remedies for Acne

You can’t rush clear skin with harsh and abrasive products. Those heavy duty products take no prisoners and dry the skin. See, the thing is- your skin needs just the right amount of oil to stay balanced and clear, and natural ingredients understand that balance. Check out these 5 natural remedies that some say, have worked wonders on their breakouts. View image | gettyimages.com Honey Cleansing Gently removes dirt and impurities without stripping the skin of healthy, natural oils. Contains natural antibacterial and probiotic properties to reduce acne breakouts. Good for people with sensitive skin, rosacea, and eczema. Balances oil and leaves skin feeling supple. Less expensive than traditional drugstore facial cleansers. Apple Cider Vinegar Toner Apple cider vinegar contains gentle exfoliating acids. Calms existing acne and discourages new breakouts. Balances the skin’s pH. Reduces red marks, and treats acne on both your face and body. To make toner, Mix 1 part one part apple cider vinegar, with 2 parts water. Apply to skin with a cotton ball. Keep in mind this toner may not be suitable for those with sensitive skin. Brewers Yeast Like the name implies, brewer’s yeast is used to make beer, but you won’t get drunk off these supplements. When taken orally, brewer’s yeast has been recognized in studies to help heal acne. Contains B-complex vitamins and protein, which helps sustain energy. Chromium and selenium aide in preventing cell damage, promoting healthier looking skin. Available in several forms, such a supplements, powders, liquid, and flakes. Brewer’s yeast may interact with some medications, so speak with your doctor before taking any new supplements or adding it...

Skin Care in a Cup: Chamomile Tea

Kicking off your day with a quality cup of tea may be one of the best ways to wake- up, not to mention the healthiest. There are hundreds of types of tea out there, each one with its own set of amazing health benefits. One type of tea that is exceptionally great for skin care is chamomile tea. You could call it “skin care in a cup!” View image | gettyimages.com   Check out these skin benefits: Instilled with healing, anti-oxidant, and cleansing moisturizing properties Can be used as an all-natural skin bleach, helping to lighten complexion Can promote and accelerate the healing process of minor wounds Antioxidants found in chamomile tea can help fight acne Soothes skin irritations and sunburns Tea bags can help reduce under-eye circles and puffiness Retains youth by protecting skin from free radical damage May help to reduce swelling and fight bacteria (for example, eczema) Aside from skin, there are a number of other benefits to reap: Treat the common cold by mixing chamomile oil with water to make a vapor Mild sedating properties for a good night’s sleep Muscle-relaxing properties (relief from menstrual cramps, upset stomach, etc.) Can help sooth pain associated with stomach ulcers (regular consumption) Has anti-bacterial properties, boosting the immune system Can be used to soothe and treat hemorrhoids (using cooled tea) Can reduce gas formation in the body May help rid of migraines So what are you waiting for? Pour yourself a hot mug of tea and enjoy these benefits today. Are you a tea drinker? Share your favorite cup with us – tweet...

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