When you have acne prone skin, you have to be very careful in putting products on your face. You need to steer clear of all the harmful chemicals that can be harsh and can aggravate your skin further. In such circumstances, it is best to resort to natural ingredients. We have A DIY mask that uses only 3 ingredients but will soothe your skin by cleaning the pores, reducing inflammation and fighting acne bacteria. Keep on reading to know more about it.
This mask requires tomato, honey and kefir, all of these ingredients work really well with the skin and provide immense benefits. Kefir is basically fermented milk made form different varieties of milk, it is similar to yogurt but has more advantages, it is not widely available in Pakistan yet but there are online platforms or home based businesses that sell it. Kefir is packed with vitamins & calcium that improves the skin’s ability to fight bacteria that causes acne. It also has anti inflammatory properties that helps to soothe the skin.
Honey also has anti inflammatory properties that helps in the reduction of swelling and redness of the skin. It also has the ability to draw in retain moisture to keep the skin hydrated. It is best to use raw, organic honey.
Tomatoes have load vitamin A which is good for skin and which helps in fighting acne bacteria. They also have vitamin C that helps to brighten up the skin and make acne scars look light. Tomatoes also help control the excess oil your skin produces that leads to blackheads, whiteheads and acne.
Ingredients & method
Take 1/2 ripe tomato, 1 tablespoon of kefir and 1 teaspoon of raw organic honey. Mash the tomato and add kefir and honey to it, mix it well and apply it on your face. Leave it on for 10 minutes and rinse. Apply moisturiser after the mask.
If DIY not your thing, try out this BeautyHooked Recommended mask:
SALINA COSMETICS CLEARGLOW ORGANIC ANTI ACNE FACE MASK (Rs.1,100/-)
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Do you have a special mask, you use for acne? Let us know!