Benzoyl peroxide is an organic compound in the peroxide family. Benzoyl peroxide is used as an acne treatment ,for bleaching hair an teeth and many other uses.
Benzoyl peroxide works as a peeling agent. It is clearing pores and reducing the bacterial count as well is acting directly as an antimicrobial.
Benzoyl peroxide is a topical antibiotic that kills the bacteria that causes acne( Propionibacterium acnes)and also reduces inflammation. Containing benzoic acid and oxygen, benzoyl peroxide kills P acnes (the bacteria that contributes to acne).Benzoyl is powerful treatment that can penetrate deeply into pores.
- apply benzoyl peroxide before going to bed on the affected skin area.
Benzoyl peroxide is also a keratolyc, providing exfoliating benefits in the pores to prevent clogging. Benzoyl peroxide may decrease the skin oil production.
You can use benzoyl peroxide as a cream , gel or lotion and it can help you getting rid of acne.
Be careful because the substance that reduces oil production you can observe dry skin as a side effect, but it can be treated with a non-oily moisturizer.
Tea tree oil or maleluca oil is taken from the leaves of the Maleluca alternifonia, a native tree of Australia.
Tea tree oil has antibacterial, antifungal and antiseptic qualities, also has cosmetic proprieties. With his antiseptic proprieties tea tree oil can help you to get rid of acne.
Tea tree oil is effective against acne. In the treatment of acne, application of 5 % of tea tree oil has shown an effect comparable to 5 % benzoil peroxide.
- mix few drops of tea tree oil with water, apply with a cotton ball on acne affected skin and leave it.
Apply tea tree oil as a homemade acne skin remedy in the morning and before going to sleep after cleaning your face.
Also tea tree oil cleans your pores and eliminate the dirt inside your pores that cause acne and blemishes.
Tea tree oil is used to heal burns and infections. Using a cotton ball, apply on the light burns to help in the healing process.
Tea tree oil is known as an antifungal agent. Shampoo with 5 % tea tree oil has been shown effective in treating dandruff.
Drop 4-5 drops of tea tree oil into a whole bottle of shampoo to help your scalp to get rid of dandruff, do no put the oil directly onto scalp.
Few days ago i wrote about few natural remedies which are effective in treating acne scars. Because is a common problem I’ve thought that I could continue about this issue, natural remedies that have been extremely effective in treating acne scars for many people.
Apple cider vinegar is an efficient remedy for getting rid of acne scars. Our skin needs to keep an proper PH in order to stay healthy and free of bacterial infections. Apple cider vinegar helps your skin health because stabilizes the skin ph and helps your skin to heal itself.
- dilute apple cider vinegar with water, then apply with a cotton ball on your acne scars, leave it for 30 minutes then rinse with cold water. You can apply daily ,in the morning and evening until you have the expected results.
Sandalwood is a natural remedy used for acne scars removal. Sandalwood’ s main component beta – santalol has antibacterial properties, due to this antibacterial activity can be used to clear skin and treat acne scars .
- mix sandalwood with rosewater, apply the paste on your acne scars affected area and leave it as much as possible(at least an hour), then wash with water.
Fenugreek is an effective remedy in treating acne scars. You can boil fenugreek seeds in water and apply the solution after it cools down on acne scars.
The best thing to help your skin to resurface is encourage new skin to appear , so exfoliate your skin 2- 3 times a week.
Olive oil has a long history of being used as a home remedy for skin care. It can be used as cleanser, moisturizer and antibacterial agent for skin, also can help in treating seborrheic dermatitis, acne or psoriasis.
Olive oil containing antioxidants as Vitamin A, Vitamin E , hydroxytyrosol, can prevent free radical damage on skin cells. The olive oil has more natural antioxidants that most beauty products. It can be used in treating aging skin or wrinkles.
Olive oil can be used as eye makeup remover, just few drops of extra virgin olive oil on a cotton pad, can gently remove eye makeup without irritating the skin around the eyes area. Used frequently, olive oil can soften the skin around the eyes and smooth the wrinkles.
You can exfoliate your face: rub skin with olive oil, then scrub with sugar and rinse.
The olive oil will help clear up your blemishes and leave your skin smooth:
- mix 1 tablespoon of castor oil( good for pores) with 2 tablespoons of olive oil, massage your face, leave on for 10 minutes, then wash with hot water, you will observe a clean skin, olive oil will help you to remove the impurities of face.
Olive oil as skin moisturizer to face and body ,it will keep your skin smooth and supple.