With hectic work cultures pressuring us, pollution all around, unpredictable climatic changes, and other similar problems and challenges throughout the day, one of the most common problems that occurs to most people is that of skin damage. It is worse for those people who have a sensitive skin right since birth.
Skin damages can be of many types. Those who have had a clear skin all their life might start getting acne suddenly. Others might get sunburns or blemishes, and still others may start to develop blackheads or whiteheads. Then there are also various kinds of skin diseases and allergies that can happen due to various things such as an unclean skin, or excessively oily or too dry skin, or extreme exposure to sunlight etc. Depending on what kind of environment a person stays in the entire day, the kind and extent skin damage may vary from person to person.
However, there are some basic home remedies that help to deal with all kinds of skin damages. Following these not only helps to cure the existent skin problems, but they also help to avoid getting the problems worse.
The best tried and tested home remedy for most skin problems is that of application of coconut oil. Those suffering from dry skin and those suffering from any kind of fungal skin diseases are often advised to apply coconut oil on affected area, as it has properties that helps to keep bacterial problems away, and keeps the skin clear and clean. Besides, it leads to replenishing of the skin's moisture levels and gives and added glow.
Next, homemade face packs can solve almost any problem. Different ingredients can be used in different combinations to get great face packs that help reducing skin damage. The most common ingredients are curd, milk, honey, oatmeal, papayas, rose water, turmeric, lemon juice etc. Honey and lemon juice together act as a very good skin whitening agent, reducing sun burn and giving a whitening effect. Curd is also very good to reduce sunburn and should be applied frequently on the face in summers. It has a cooling effect, and the cool skin eventually saves you from problems such as acne or blackheads etc. Regular cleansing with rose water should be carried out irrespective of the season, as it is very good for keeping the skin glowing, and also keeps it away from skin problems.
Papaya face packs are again very healthy and help to fight against a number of skin damage problems ranging from acne to bacterial problems. Orange peels squeezed on the skin lead to removal of tan, as well as dirt. Tomatoes also help to reduce tan.
Apart from these, basic skin care regime steps should be followed. One must keep the face clean at all times by washing it frequently, and should drink a lot of water. Avoiding touching your face with your hands, as the dirt from the hands can lead to worsening of skin problems. This is especially important for those who are suffering from acne.