Many people, both women and men deal with acne and acne scars. Thus, it is a common problem and sometimes it can get quite severe. It is mainly an aesthetic problem, but it also shows that there is an imbalance in your organism. A healthy and natural diet can help you get rid of the acne, but you must also act on the outside, so as to avoid the scars. For this, you must forget about the synthetic products and use natural creams and masks. One of the most effective natural solutions out there is the olive oil. It contains large amounts of vitamins, nutrients and antioxidants and can eliminate the toxins, help the acne scars disappear and prevent various other skin infections. It also has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties and it does not clog the pores. Here is how you can use olive oil for your acne breakouts.
Exfoliating the skin is an important step in getting rid of the acne. Mix olive oil (1 tablespoon) with baking soda (1 tablespoon) and apply the mixture on your face and rub it gently. Use it especially over the scars. Use circular motions while rubbing the mixture. Repeat the process for about 4 minutes and then use a wet cloth to remove the solution. The remedy will eliminate the dead skin cells and the acne scar tissues.
Your skin also needs some pampering from time to time. Use one tablespoon of the miraculous olive oil and massage your skin gently. Use it especially on the affected areas. Use circular motions and apply deep pressure. Massage your skin for almost 5 minutes. Use a washcloth to remove the excess oil. Repeat the procedure once again, but this time leave the olive oil on your troubled spots for up to 20 minutes. Use this remedy two times per day to see the acne scars disappear.
If you have managed to eliminate the acne, you know must maintain your clear skin. In this case, olive oil comes once again to the rescue. The natural product will prevent the further infections. Mix olive oil (5 drops) with tea tree oil (3 drops) and apply the mixture on your face by using a cotton ball. Both essential oils have antibacterial properties and can keep the infections at bay. The pH of your skin will be normalized and you will be less prone to acne.
Massage your affected areas with olive oil as presented above and after that get some facial steam. This will totally remove the acne scars. Fill a pot with steaming water and lean your head over it. Maintain a distance of 18 inches between your face and the water. Cover your head with a towel to maintain the steam and bend over the water for about 10 minutes. Remove the towel and use it to wipe your neck and face. This procedure will loosen the scar tissues and by exfoliating them with olive oil and baking soda, you will be able to eliminate them immediately.