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Know any home remedies for acne? ingredients for facial mask? for exfoliating? etc
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- Besides the common egg yolk / egg white
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Aspirin (uncoated) Aspirin contains salicylic acid, used in many d prescription acne treatments
Apple Cider Vinegar
Vitamin E

Use: For Acne and scars:

Aspirin Mask

· pulverize 5 aspirin and add a few drops of apple cider vinegar and water
· apply the paste as a facial mask
· leave for 10 minutes,
· rinse with cold water to close your pores
· apply vitamin E (burst open the vitamin E pills)
· note: Apply a good moisturizing lotion to your face - the aspirin mixture can be drying
· use 1x - 3x a week


· 1/2 cup water
· 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
· 6-8 aspirins
· shake the mixture
· apply with a cotton ball
· apply moisurizer
· Use 2x per day


Baking Soda

Use: Exfoliation

· add baking soda to your daily cleanser


Basil Leaves (fresh)

Use: Acne and scars

· Simmer 1 small handful of fresh basil leaves in 2 cups of water for about 15 minutes
· put it into the refrigerator to chill
· apply the mixture to the face with a cotton ball (apply to the troubled area, or the whole face)
· 2x a day for 1 wk



Use: Acne cleanser and pore remover

· add a small amount of honey, lemon and salt
· mix to a paste consistency
· apply to the face
· leave for 30 minutes
· rinse


Oatmeal and honey

Use: Exfoliate

· wash face with mild soap
· mix honey and oatmeal
· apply to the face
· leave for 15 minutes
· rinse with COLD water cold water (reduces any swelling)


1 whole egg

Use: Rejuvination skin treatment

· pour ½ cup oatmeal into small bowl
· add a tablespoon of salt
· mash the berries and add to mixture
· add 2 tablestoons of venegar
· add one egg and mix
· stir to make a paste
· wash face with and exfoliating scrub
· steam the face
· apply mixture thickly to the face
· leave for 30 minutes
· rinse with cold water


Oatmeal and water

Use: acne

· blend 3 tablespoons of oatmeal and a small amount of water in a blender
· blend to a thick, not watery consistency
· apply to the face in an upward motion
· leave for 15-20 minutes
· rinse with lukewarm water and a washcloth
· rise with cold water



Use: Acne and oily skin

· cut the potato in half
· rub the insides of it all over the face
· leave overnight
· wrap potato with plastic wrap and a rubber band
· store in the refridgerator for the next night’s use


Salt and Hot Water

Use: Painful large blemishes below the surface. Causes blemish to come to a head

· dissolve two teaspoons of salt in 1/2 cup of hot water
· saturate a cotton ball in the hot water.
· hold compress on blemish until it becomes cold
· repeat with a new cotton ball
· repeat procedure for 15 minutes


Shave Gel "EDGE”, active care gel (the one marked"Clean")

Use: Acne prevention facial cleanser

· Before first use, steam face over some hot water with a towel draped over the head for a few minutes
· Repeat for 2-3 days
· Rinse face with very warm water to loosen dirt and oil and open up the pores
· Lather face well using only your fingers
· Massage into face about 30-40 seconds
· Leave face lathered for 5 min
· Rinse with warm (not hot) water


Toothpaste (plain, non whitening)

Use: Acne

· dab a little toothpaste onto the affected area
· leave on overnight
· wash with a mild cleansing soap



Use: Shrink pores and puffiness, acne

· peel a cucumber
· cut into slices (not too thin not too thick)
· rub one slice all over your face or infected area
· apply 3 slices to your face where you need results the most
· let dry and then wash with cold water.
· add remaining slices to your blender and save in a bottle
· apply to the face in the morning and at night
· rinse with water



Use: Acne, rejuvenates skin and damaged hair

· Mix an egg and rub it on your face
· Leave overnight
· apply to hair before washing for haircare


Egg yolk
Toothpaste (non-whitening)

Use: Acne

· mix egg yolk, basil and salt together to form a mask
· apply to the face
· let it dry
· cover with a hot washcloth for one minute to open pores
· wipe off and rise with cool water
· apply dots of toothpaste on and around acne
· leave overnight



Use: Acne or to seal any small wound from infection

· Apply to the affected area
· Leave on overnight


Hemeroid cream

Use: Acne, painful ingrown blemishes. Also shrinks tissues to reduce puffiness around the eyes

· apply to the affected area
· let it absorb


Milk of Magnesia

Use: Acne and rejuvenates skin

· coat entire face with milk of magnesia
· leave it on overnight
· Ingredients: Powdered milk


Powdered milk

Use: Draws out irritation and cleans skin

· add water to the powdered milk and stir it
· apply to face
· let dry
· wash with warm water


Hydrogen Peroxide and Hot Water
Vitamin E or Aloe Vera (optional)

Use: Acne and extraction

· saturate a washcloth with hot water
· apply to affected area repeatedly until blemish forms a head
· apply Peroxide to the affected area
· press firmly down on blemish with a cotton ball soaked in peroxide
· apply vitamin E or pure aloe vera juice, if desired, to promote healing


Toothpaste (non-whitening)
Hydrocortizone cream

Use: Acne

· soak a cotton ball with Visine and hold to the blemish for about 15 min
· apply a fingertip sized amount of the Hydrocortizone cream to reduce swelling
· leave for 30 minutes
· apply toothpaste to affected area
· let it dry
· wash your face


Asprins (uncoated)
Warm water

Use: Acne, removes dead/dry skin, redness/irritation, skin softener

· Disolve aspirin in a small amount of water
· Apply to the face
· Let it dry for about 5 minutes
· rinse


Hot water

Use: Acne

· mix 3 soup spoons of Basil with 1 cup hot water
· dab on face with cotton ball


Ketchup – 1 cup
Toothpaste (non-whitening) – 2 tablespoons

Use: Acne, skin irritation

· mix ingredients in a blender
· rub mixture onto face
· leave for 15 minutes
· rince with Purified water
· use before going to bed


Likas bar soap (made from papaya)

Use: Lightening skin and acne

· rinse skin
· apply Likas soap and work into skin
· wash with warm water and follow up with cold water
· may use up to 3 times per day



Use: Clear up bumps on the skin

· dissolve salt in vinegar
· apply to the affected area
· saturate a wash cloth with the solution and rub the area
· leave for 20 minutes
· rinse


Toothpaste (optional)

Use: Acne care when blemish is popped

· fill sink about 1/4 full with warm water and add salt
· soak cotton ball in the water and apply to blemishes (if it doesn’t sting, add more salt)
· apply a drop of honey to the area with a toothpick
· leave for 15 minutes
· wash with warm water
· dab toothpaste on the area and leave overnight (optional)


Tea Tree Oil

Use: Acne healing

· apply Tea Tree Oil to acne with Q-tip (cotton Swab)
· let dry



Use: Acne (antibacterial)

· wash face with a mild soap
· rinse


Lemon (fresh)

Use: Acne. Oily skin, and dark spots

· leave overnight
· use 2 times per week


Vanilla extract

Use: Cold sores, acne, wounds that need drying effect

· apply Vanilla extract to effected areas
· let dry


Oatmeal (about 3/4 cup)

Use: Reduces swelling and redness, and has a slight drying affect

· blend oatmeal and a small amount of water in a blender
· apply paste to face
· leave for 15 minutes
· rinse


Papaya (unripe)

Use: Acne

· extract the milky juice from Papaya
· apply to the skin


· Olive Oil - 4 tablespoons
· Salt - 3 tablespoons
· Use: Exfoliant, skin softener
· Mix ingredients in a bowl
· Saturate a washcloth or use fingers to scrub the face


Oregano dried

Use: Acne for face or body treatment

· crunch up some dried oregano and put it into a bottle
· add warm water (make sure there is enough Oregano to color the water)
· shake
· apply to the skin with a cotton ball


Eye drops

Use: Acne

· apply drops with cotton to the affected area


Hydrogen Peroxide
Baking soda
Milk of magnesia

Use:: Acne

· wash with a mild soap twice a day
· wipe face with a cotton ball soaked in hydogen peroxide
· exfoliate with baking soda twice a week
· use a mask of milk of magnesia once a week"

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