The majority of us have suffered a skin problem, such as skin tags, moles, dark spots and clogged pores at least once. The chemical treatments to solve this issues are time consuming and expensive, and at the same time, they can be toxic and harmful to the skin.
Fortunately, the folk medicine offers numerous natural remedies that will help you deal with the common skin problems.
Dark spots occur due to sun exposure or aging liver, and the most often appear on the face, hands or forearms. However, there are natural ways to eliminate them easily.
According to Mind Body Green, the lemon has natural bleaching effect. Soak a cotton ball in lemon juice and rub it on the dark spot twice a day.
Apply fresh aloe on the dark spot and leave it act for 30 minutes. You can also use the inner gel of fresh aloe.
Vitamin C Serums
You can successfully treat dark spots with Vitamin C serums, for they contain active vitamin C which has natural bleaching effect. Also, it can help with damaged skin.
Combine horseradish with vinegar and apply on the affected area. The dark spot will slowly disappear.
Mind Body Green also promotes that onions can be very effective in treating dark spots. Juice or blend the onion and apply on the affected area. Allow it to act for 10-15 minutes and then wash it. This method should be done daily, until the dark spot completely disappear.
Moles are a common type of growths on the skin, and they are small, dark brown spots. They come as a result of clusters of pigmented cells ad they can occur in both children and adults.
Apple Cider Vinegar
Dip a cotton ball in apple cider vinegar and apply it on the mole. Cover the cotton ball with a bandage and let it act for 8 hours.
Boil water on the stove and place your face, previously washed, over the pot. Cover your head with a towel so you get as much steam as possible, and stay thus covered for 10 to 15 minutes. Then, wash your face with warm water. Finally, apply vinegar to remove the extra debris.
Live Strong suggests that garlic or garlic juice can effectively remove moles. Firstly, protect the skin around the mole with masking tape or petroleum jelly or a petroleum jelly alternative and then apply pressed garlic or garlic juice on your mole. Cover with bandage and allow it to act for 4 hours. For best results, repeat this method daily.
According to Remedies and Herbs, the method with sugar scrub is the best way to clean clogged pores. Mix sugar and lemon to prepare a paste and rub your face with organic cotton cloth in a circular motion. Finally, wash your face with warm water.
Clearing Out Clogged Pores
If left untreated for too long, clogged pores can be infected. They are caused by oil buildups in the skin pores.
Castor Oil and Baking Soda
Live Strong claims that skin moles can be effectively eliminated by the combination of baking soda and castor oil. Mix castor oil with baking soda into a gummy paste and apply it on the mole. Cover with bandage and leave it act overnight. In the morning, remove the bandage and wash the area. You should repeat this procedure every night.
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