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7 Home Remedies To Get Rid Of Blemishes on Face and Skin

Flawless glowing skin literally makes heads turn. Learn how to, with these simple, home tricks to get blemish-free skin.


They say a woman’s beauty comes from within. And a glowing skin reflects just that. But if you’re one of the many women who pray for blemish free skin, but still suffer from discolouration, spots or acne, this could seem like a faraway dream. 

Not really. Not when you have a range of easily-available ingredients right in your house, giving you quick home remedies for blemishes. 

Skin blemishes include discolouration, dark spots, pimples, blackheads and whiteheads. The reasons are many, but generally blemishes on the face are caused by hormonal imbalances, genetics, inadequate skin care, unhealthy food habits, sun exposure and aging. 

Instead of turning to chemical-infused off-the-shelf products, why don’t you try one of these home remedies? Everyone knows about lemon or tomato juice, but there are many other products that you can use.

How To Get Rid of Blemishes on Face

1. Apple cider vinegar

The anti-inflammatory properties of apple cider vinegar fight acne, while its acidic nature lightens dark spots and blemishes. 

Steps to use apple cider vinegar:

  1. Dilute the vinegar with three parts water, and apply on the affected area.
  2. Wash it off after 10-15 minutes.
  3. Use it 2-3 times a day for best results.

2. Potato

The starch in potato juice is a bleaching agent that reduces pigmentation.

Steps to use potato to get blemish free skin:

  1. Apply the juice of a peeled and grated small potato to your blemishes.
  2. Leave it on for 15-20 minutes and then wash off.
  3. Treat your skin this way daily for a month for best results.

3. Fuller’s Earth

Multani mitti, also called Fuller’s Earth, is perfect for exfoliating. Moreover, it absorbs excess oil and also lightens skin. 

Steps to use multani mitti for reduced blemishes on face:

  1. Mix two tablespoons of multani mitti with rose water/ green tea/ cucumber juice/ lemon juice/ plain water to form a smooth paste.
  2. Apply all over your face and neck.
  3. Wash it off after 15 to 20 minutes.
  4. Follow this treatment once or twice a week until you see a difference.

Also, check out 5 multani mitti face pack recipes for all your skin problems here.

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4. Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera encourages new skin cells growth while healing scars and blemishes. Its anti-inflammatory properties also help in controlling acne. 

Steps to use aloe vera as a blemish lightening agent:

  1. Get fresh aloe gel from a leaf. If you can’t find any, use extracted gel from the market.
  2. Apply it on your skin and wash off when fully dry.
  3. Treat your skin this way for a month.

5. Orange peel

A fruit rich in vitamin C and antioxidants must have some goodness in its peel too. Orange peel is good for bleaching and clearing acne scars and blemishes. 

Steps to use orange peel for blemish reduction:

  1. Mix two teaspoons of powdered orange peel with one teaspoon each of organic honey and plain yogurt.
  2. Apply all over your face and wash off after 15 minutes.
  3. Repeat this 2-3 times a week to get a youthful glow.

6. Cucumber

Cucumber soothes your skin and also works as an astringent, while clearing scars and blemishes. 

Steps to use cucumber to get blemish free skin:

  1. Blend half a cup peeled and chopped cucumber and three tablespoons of lemon juice.
  2. Apply this cool paste on your skin and wash off with cold water after 20 minutes.
  3. You can also dab on freshly-squeezed cucumber juice.
  4. Do this daily for a month for startling results.

7. Banana peel

A banana possesses unique anti-inflammatory properties that reduce inflammation and redness. 

Steps to use banana peel in blemish reduction:

  1. Gently rub the inside of a peel of a ripe banana on the blemished area for 5 to 10 minutes.
  2. You can leave it on without washing.
  3. Repeat 2/3 times daily until you are happy with the results. 

Don’t worry, if you don’t have time to make these face packs! You can still get blemish-free, young and radiant skin with Olay Total Effects 7 in 1 cream. This miracle cream can reduce wrinkles, dark spots along with balancing skin colour and tone.

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