How To Use Garlic For Acne

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3. Garlic with Yogurt

The lactic acid present in yogurt dissolves the dead skin cells, gently exfoliates and rejuvenates the skin.

Process 1: Topical Application

  • Wash the face and pat dry.
  • Blend 4 garlic cloves to make a fine paste and add 1 tablespoon of yogurt.
  • Stir well and apply all over the affected area
  • Gently massage for a minutes and leave it on for another few minutes to dry.
  • Rinse the area with clean water and pat dry.
  • Repeat this process regularly.

Process 2: Internal Consumption

For added benefits, you can consume the garlic infused yogurt to treat the pimples from inside.

  • Combine ½ teaspoon of honey, few crushed garlic pods and 2 tablespoons of yogurt.
  • Stir it well and apply the mixture as a mask on the affected area.
  • Wash it off with water after 20 – 30 minutes.
  • Repeat the process regularly for best results.
  • Note: You can add garlic oil (2 – 4 drops) or garlic powder (1/2 teaspoon) instead of garlic.

4. Garlic with Vinegar

The acidic nature of vinegar balances the pH level of the skin. Its anti-inflammatory properties will reduce the swelling and pain.

  • Crush few garlic cloves and squeeze to extract its juice.
  • Add an equal amount of vinegar (preferably apple cider vinegar) and stir well.
  • Dip a cotton ball in the solution.
  • Apply on the acne affected areas of the skin.
  • Let it dry for about 5 – 10 minutes.
  • Rinse with lukewarm water.
  • Repeat the process daily.

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