How To ... Clear Up Acne Naturally
Acne sucks, especially when it's where everyone can see it. Instead of caking on the cover-up and hiding under hats, try this zesty orange mask that will exfoliate as well as knock out bacteria.
Oranges are rich in vitamin C, zinc and antioxidants, all of which help fight acne-causing bacteria. Oranges, like all citrus fruits, are rich in alpha-hydroxy, a natural exfoliant that helps unclog pores and dissolve dead skin cells. If you’re going to be out in the sun after applying this mask, be sure to wear a sunscreen with at least SPF 30, as citrus fruits have a photo-sensitizing effect that can cause your skin to burn more easily than normal. The green clay, which can be bought at specialty grocery stores such as Whole Foods, draws out and absorbs oils that cause breakouts and clogged pores.
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