Clear skin is something that we all want, well teens especially, want more than anything - many try to seek out the latest and greatest cosmetic products to help with this. But what if there was a way you could get your hands on all-natural ingredients and make some of your own unique concoctions for some inexpensive, home-grown solutions to clear skin? It turns out that this is all possible with these recipes! Discover them in the article below.
Inexpensive tea tree oil is great for acne coverage. In a small bowl or container, mix 1-2 teaspoons of tea tree with water and stir thoroughly. Too much tea tree, and the mixture will leave streaks on the skin. Apply to face with a cotton ball or fingers in gentle circular motions, then rinse off in a circular motion in an upward direction toward your face.
One of the recipes for a homemade face wash is a lemon clay mask. The method of using this product sounds so very simple. You’ll need to mix together the following: 1 tablespoon of bentonite clay, 1 tablespoon of coconut oil, and 3 tablespoons of powdered green tea leaves in a bowl. Once they’re mixed together, use your finger to spread them together on skin like you would an acne treatment.
You can make a cucumber honey face wash by combining a tablespoon of natural yoghurt, a half teaspoon of filtered water and a good chunk of cucumber. Then, add one tablespoon of cool pasteurized honey and stir until the cucumber is well blended into the mixture. Whip two eggs with two tablespoons of lavender oil and add that into the mixture as well. Stir all together for an even consistency before you apply to your face.
In Chinese society, people also believe honey can be used as a natural beauty treatment to moisturize the skin. In the past, many wealthy women would eat high amounts of honey daily to keep their lips soft and plump. Likewise, you can apply a mixture consisting of ¼ cup mashed pineapple, ½ cup oatmeal, 4 tablespoons honey and mix well the combinations, then pop the mixture into the microwave for 10 seconds before carefully smoothing the product generously all over your face and neck if you feel like it too.
Citrus ingredients like lemon and vinegar have high acidity levels and which are also commonly found home ingredients that work well for cleaning. With just the right amount applied to your face won’t burn your skin. 14/3 oz. honey/8 oz. white vinegar, mix equal amounts of white vinegar and honey, in a small bowl, then use a cotton pad to gently wipe off any excess oil or dirt on your face.
This syrup is a potent substance that regulates blood sugar, balances hormones and poses as a good skin cleanser. Mix two tablespoons of honey and one tablespoon of cinnamon in a bowl and heat up the ingredients for at least 30 seconds. Remove and make sure it is not too hot for your face then apply the syrup gently all over with your finger in circular motions to even distribute the active ingredients into your skin. Leave it for at least 10 minutes before rinsing to leave a smooth and minimized pore feel after.
You can make a simple homemade mask by mixing ½ cup green clay for a green tea overdose, tablespoon olive oil, 1 tablespoon white sea salt and baking soda. Mix well till a paste like texture is formed then apply and leave this concoction on your face until it dries and then wash off with warm water.
Acne is usually caused by oil build up in our pores. When your pores are clogged, acne-causing bacteria grows. It can also be caused by stress or heredity. You can take steps to control acne before it flares up by washing your face twice daily, avoiding over drying it with harsh scrubs, and using homemade face washes, like these simple recipes seen above.