Aloe vera is well known for its intense skin care properties. The powerful anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties help to treat pimples, scars and skin damage. It is also one of the most popular home remedies to help cure and prevent acne scars. Aloe vera is also a natural astringent which helps in keeping the skin pores clear and free from the sebum.
- Cut off a fresh aloe vera leaf and squeeze out the aloe vera gel or buy pure aloe vera gel.
- Apply the gel all over the face and leave it on overnight.
- Wash it off with warm water followed by cold water in the morning.
- Pat the skin dry.
Apply aloe vera gel to your skin regularly even after your acne heals as this will prevent further acne breakouts.
You can also add 1-2 drops of pure tea tree oil to 1-2 tablespoons of pure aloe vera gel and apply it on the acne or pimples. Tea tree oil is very potential ingredients which take care of not only the acne on the face but gives relief in acne marks and dark spots.
Caution: Before trying the remedy overnight, patch test during the day to check for any allergic reactions.