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Home Remedies for Removing Scars on the Face

Facial scar michael kors canada ring can be a result of acne and genetics. According to the American Academy of dermatology (AAD), dermatologists have realized that family history plays a big role in whether an individual develops acne scars. Other facial scars can result from accidents or surgery. For scar removal, dermabrasion methods may give some individuals an effective option; however, this method can be expensive and invasive. Experimenting with home remedies and kitchen cupboard cures may yield surprising results for minor scarring. More severe scars, however, may require the assistance of a dermatologist.

Lemon Juice

Lemon juice has been used in the kitchen for both cooking and cleaning. Its naturally acidic qualities make it a perfect and potent mixture to tackle a host of tasks. Apply the juice of a lemon (not an imita michael kors canada tion product) to the face with a cotton ball and dab lightly after regular washing. For those with sensitive skin, however, this treatment maybe too harsh.

Aloe Vera

According to the National Center for Complimentary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), aloe vera has been used for approximately 6,000 years and was known by the ancient Egyptians as the “plant of immortality.” Today it is a popular ingredient in many over the counter skin formulations and even cosmetics. The NCCAM maintains studies have proven it to be effective for healing burns and abrasions. According to the Mayo Clinic, th michael kors canada e dried latex from the inner lining of these leaves has also been used as an oral laxative. To use the healing properties of this plant on your face, you can purchase a plant and apply the clear gel from the leaves directly on the affected area. The plants are widely available in the garden section of home improvement stores and even some supermarkets.

Green Tea

Green tea is not just a soothing beverage, its abundance of antioxidants make it a natural cure. According to the NCCAM, green tea and its extracts, such as its component EGCG, have been used to prevent and treat a variety of cancers. In addition, green tea has also been used to boost weight loss, lower cholester michael kors canada ol and shield the skin from sun damage. While its effectiveness at healing scars has not been proven, it is believed that its anti inflammatory agents make it a good remedy for reducing the appearance of scars (see Resources). Brew and sip, or apply the damp tea bags to the face daily.

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Home Remedies For Redness

Cheap and easy itch reliefIt’s the season of the itch: rashes, allergies, bug bites, and prickly, peeling sunburns. Fortunately, the soothing scratch you seek is as close as your nearest supermarket. These four versatile basics won’t break the bank and are home remedy must haves.

Noniodized kosher salt for allergiesA saline nasal wash can reduce cold or allergy symptoms by 50%. Pour 8 ounces boiled water over 1/4 teaspoon noniodized kosher salt and 1/8 teaspoon baking soda. Pour into a neti pot (a container for rinsing the nasal cavity). Stand over a sink, tilt your head to one side, and gently insert the spout into your top nostril. Water will flow out the other nostril. Refill and repeat on the other side. (Still sneezin’? Say bye to allergies for good.)

Oatmeal for itchingCall it the medicine porridge. Oatmeal’s avenanthramides block the release of inflammatory compounds, dramatically reducing itchiness. Grind 2 cups uncooked oatmeal into a coarse powder in a blender. Add 1/4 cup baking soda, mix, and store in a jar. Add 1 cup to a warm bath to soothe sunburned skin, or mix a handful with water until thick, and then apply the paste to relieve poison ivy.

Baking soda for odor and itchingThis leavener is your go to itching and odor treatment. To neutralize all thing michael kors canada s smelly (underarms, feet, sneakers, and gym and beach bags), dust on liberally. (Also check our tips on how to prevent smelly feet.) For bug bites: Mix 1 teaspoon each baking soda and water into a dab on paste.

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Extra virgin coconut oil for eczema Perspiration, sunscreen, and even sunlight can cause eczema flare ups, so cozy up to coconut oil. It contains lauric acid and its derivat michael kors canada trong> michael kors canada ive, monolaurin, which kill bacteria. Staph bacteria is common michael kors canada in people with eczema, perpetuating the redness, itch, and inflammation. Apply coconut oil twice a day to the affected area for at least 4 weeks. Find it at many supermarkets and natural food stores.

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Home Remedies for Razor Bumps

Razor bumps, also known as pseudofolliculitis barbae, occur when shaved hair regrows, curls around and grows back into the skin. According to the University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System, razor bumps appear most frequently in African American men and others who tend to have curly beards. Curly hair increases the chances of developing razor bumps. In most cases, michael kors canada the bumps will go away on their own after the hair grows out. Home remedies can help to diminish their appearance by reducing the inflammation around razor bumps, which releases the hair from the skin. If home remedies and time do not yield results, however, consult a dermatologist for further treatment.

Baking Soda

An old fashioned home remedy for razor burn, baking soda, may also help get rid of razor bumps. In the book Uses for Ordinary Things, the Reader’s Digest Association recommends dabbing the skin with a cotton ball soaked in a solution of 1 cup water and 1 tbsp. baking soda to relieve razor bumps. Allow the mixture to remain on michael kors canada the skin until dry, usually about five minutes, and rinse with cool water. The stinging and redness should disappear. Known for their soothing and healing properties, these essential oils micha michael kors canada el kors canada reduce redness and irritation on the skin’s surface. Before applying to the skin, dilute six to eight drops of essential oil in 1/4 cup ice cold water to prevent further irritation. Never apply undiluted essential oils directly to the skin.

Honey and Vinegar

Known for its antibacterial properties, honey may also help to treat razor bumps, according to Michael DeJong in his book Cures. To use, lightly cover the affected area with a layer of honey, and rinse with cold water after about five minutes. Follow with apple cider vinegar, which also reduces inflammation and cools the skin. Pat the skin dry after rinsing away the honey, splash full strength vinegar onto the area, and allow it to air dry. Razor bumps should subside shortly after this treatment.