Why use acne medications when you can use garlic or a mud pack? This article details why these two unlikely candidates can help to get clear blemish free skin without having to use traditional acne skin treatments. But be beware, using garlic on your skin could render you irresistible to the opposite to sex… then again maybe not!
If pimples and acne scars on the face are bothering you, try putting some garlic juice or a mud pack. Or if you are game for medical help, laser treatment and chemical peels are an alternative, say dermatologists.
The acne problem usually starts around the age of 10-13. Though many get rid of it by their 20s, for some it lingers.
“In teenagers, there are two things that trigger acne problem. First is hormonal changes in their body. In boys, it is the increased secretion of testosterone and in girls, the levels of both testosterone and oestrogen rises,” Chytra V. Anand, cosmetic dermatologist, Kosmoderma Clinics, Bangalore, said in an interview.
It’s important that you don’t rush for the kitchen grab a clove of garlic and rub it all over your face. Read this article to get the application details and how long you leave it on your skin for otherwise it could have some not pleasant effects besides smelling like a plate of French food.