These days, us girls are very much conscious about our looks. So we try to spend as much time as we can to look good. Having beautiful, healthy skin is the first and foremost step towards looking good. But our, rather our skin’s biggest foe is acne. Irrespective of our skin types, we all suffer from acne more or less. One single acne on our cheek is enough to ruin our entire look. Moreover, acne or pimples can be so painful too. Plus add those ugly scars left behind by acne!! Gosh.. it’s just horrible! Acnes are hard to get rid of! And that’s why we don’t hesitate to spend hefty bucks for acne-control creams or lotions or for all the expensive anti-acne treatments on salons. But most of these stuffs give us short-term solution. So, why don’t take a look at Mother Nature’s kitty? Nature has an amazing remedy for acne in the form of rose water. So check out my post on how rose water can help treat acne.
Acne is caused mainly because of two reasons : excess oil production & dead cell accumulation on our skin pores. Rose water has been used since ages to treat acne. Rose water not only helps to clear out acne, but also helps to clean the acne scars. Rose water’s antiseptic and antimicrobial properties are extremely beneficial to treat acne. Rose water is considered as one of the gentlest remedies for acne, hence can be used on all skin types, even on sensitive skin too. Rose oil in rose water can stimulate the activity of keratinocytes and this keratinocytes release certain inflammatory chemicals that kills the germs and unhealthy skin cells. Apart from using rose water as a toner, there are various other ways through which rose water can be used to get rid of acne. Read on to know more about how rose water can help treat acne.
Rose water and tea tree oil to treat acne
Take about 300 ml of rose water and add 2 ml each of hazelnut essential oil, tea tree oil and sweet fennel oil. Mix all the ingredients well. Store this in a glass bottle and apply thrice a day. Take some liquid on cotton pad and apply all over the face like face toner.
This liquid helps to clear out dirt and bacteria from face and thus preventing acne and other skin rashes.
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Rose water, honey and cucumber face pack to treat acne
Take 2 inches of fresh cucumber and crush it by putting it in a blender. Now add 2 tbsp honey with it and mix well. The paste should be smooth. Add rose water to it and your face pack is ready. Spread the pack evenly on skin and let it dry. Wash off.
The anti-bacterial properties of honey and rose water clear acne, while cucumber soothes the skin as well as hydrates it.
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Rose water and sandalwood paste to treat acne
To make this face pack, take 2 tbsp of sandalwood powder and 1 tbsp of rose water and mix them well to make a smooth paste. Wash your face with lukewarm water (it will open the pores). Now apply the face pack all over the face. Wait for 20-25 minutes until it dries and rinse off.
This face pack helps to prevent acne and at the same time, lightens acne scars.
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Rose water and sugar to treat acne
Take 2 tbsp of rose water and 2 tbsp of honey. Mix well and add some sugar and a few drops of vitamin E oil. Combine all the ingredients together. Gently massage it on the face for 5 minutes and let it dry. Wash off with lukewarm water. Pat it dry and wipe the face with plain rose water.
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Rose water and lemon juice to treat acne
Mix 1 tbsp rose water with 1 tbsp lemon juice. Now apply the liquid on acne affected areas. Leave it on for 10 minutes and wash off.
This is a super easy, yet very effective remedy to cure acne. This helps to dry out acne as well as fades acne scars.
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So if you are suffering from acne and pimple issues, don’t stress. Now that you already know the benefits of rose water in treating acne, simply include any of these face packs in your skin care routine and glow like a rose 🙂