Skin care: Say goodbye to acne with these amazing kitchen ingredients
Your diet does play an important role in managing most of your skin problems. Here are some kitchen ingredients that can help you get rid of pimples and magically turn them away.
Pimples and acne are probably a girl's worst enemies. At one moment you are so excited to put your favourite dress on and step out and in the next you would rather not step out of your house till that pimple goes away! They can occur anytime and totally ruin your day and sometimes days.
Acne and pimples are very common skin problems faced by people of almost all ages. It is generally caused by inflammation in the skin or toxicity in the stomach.
Ayurveda experts share that acne is the result of high pitta moving under the skin and breaking out in pimples. The possible pitta-provoking causes are many, which may include emotional stress, premenstrual hormonal changes and exposure to chemicals or even too much sunlight.
Your diet does play an important role in managing most of your skin problems. Dairy should be avoided as it triggers insulin response leading to hormonal acne. Refined carbohydrates and all kinds of sugar are inflammatory causing skin disorders and acne. Also. get your vitamin D checked as this nutrient is critical for metabolic processes, cell functions and healthy skin cells. Include a lot of good fats in your diet that may include ghee, coconut oil, nuts and seeds. Here are some kitchen ingredients that can help you get rid of pimples and magically turn them away.
Lemon: Lemon has long been touted as a miracle cure for pimples. The acid in the lemon juice has mild astringent qualities. The astringent works by compressing the body tissues and pushing the oil out of your skin. The citric acid in the lemon acts as an antiseptic. Lemon juice helps to reduce the number of bacteria on the skin further helping you get rid of pimples.
Honey: Using raw honey can help you get rid of pimples as it has effective antiseptic properties which further helps in preventing the growth of bacteria. Honey also has anti-inflammatory properties that help prevent redness and swelling that are common with acne and pimples. Honey releases low levels of hydrogen peroxide that help disinfect the skin.
Tomato: Tomatoes are rich in lycopene, which is an enzyme that loosens up the upper most dead layer of the skin and helps prevent dark spots created due to pimples. It also contains antioxidants that help restore the natural moisture of the skin by getting rid of free radicals which eventually cause cell damage in the skin.
Aloe Vera: Aloe vera has anti-bacterial properties and can effectively treat any scars or pimples on your face. Its antifungal properties are useful in treating inflammation on the skin. The magnesium lactate content present in the plant helps to curb the itching sensation caused by pimples.
Turmeric: Turmeric has long been used to treat pimples and acne as it has medicinal and therapeutic properties. It is the presence of curcumin compounds that helps in getting rid of pimples. It contains antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties which help in preventing the growth of bacteria. Turmeric also regulates sebum secretion by restricting the sebaceous glands.
NOTE: Asianet News humbly requests everyone to wear masks, sanitize, maintain social distancing and get vaccinated as soon as eligible. Together we can and will break the chain #ANCares #IndiaFightsCorona