Chest acne gives us real headaches, because you can wear a deep cleavage dress or shirt. However, is not a great feeling in having it, just like acne on the face or on any other body part! It occurs due to the dilated pores filled with dirt and because of hair follicles clogged on the chest that can infect and inflame easily.
Besides the appearance of red dots of various sizes on the body, acne on the chest can be painful. If you scratch or touch a chest pimple, it can bleed and get infected.
But the following remedies are great in getting rid of this problem, and you can try the one that suits you best. Keep in mind, that like any other natural remedy, you have to be patient to solve this problem.
There are several reasons why baking soda is good for acne on your chest. First, it’s able to stop infection and inflammation. Second of all, it relieves the discomfort caused by acne.
- 2 to 3 tablespoons of baking soda
Mix baking soda with water (add water gradually) until you form a paste. Now, it’s easy! Apply the paste on your chest let it act for 10-15 minutes, and then rinse with cold water. Do this once or twice a day.
You can also apply a little lemon juice on the pimples to ease and heal. Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties can end the acne inflammation in a short time. Make sure you let the lemon juice act for 20 minutes before rinsing with water.
Aloe Vera Gel
If you’re prone to acne on your chest or any other part of your body, it’s a good idea to grow Aloe Vera plants in pots, because the gel inside each leaf is an effective remedy for acne, and not only.
Just cut an aloe vera leaf in half and extract its gel using a tablespoon. Now, apply the aloe vera gel as such, on your chest. Let it dry and then rinse it with cold water. Repeat this procedure 2-3 times a day for best results.
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