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Wake Up Fresh with This Acne Fighter

By New You Editorial
Posted On Mar 02, 2015



You know it’s going to be a bad day when you’re promptly woken up from your newly acquainted acne resting on your face, the first thing that always comes to mind is, “I am going to need some cosmetics, pronto!” Unfortunately  many people have to deal with this unforeseen occurrence in order to gain that blemish-free skin we’ve come to love and adore. Yet, cosmetics can be such an expensive commodity, that many people would like to save those extra few dollars for something else. If you fall in this category then its time for you to meet your two best friends, lemon juice and cucumber.



With the combination of these two simple kitchen ingredients, you’ll have the catalyst to making a great toner for oily skin. But why cucumber and lemons? Well, cucumbers are great for soothing and softening skin due to their pH level, which happens to be kin to healthy skin. With the assistance of a cucumber’s hidden qualities, it will help tighten and tone your skin, remove unwanted dead skin cells, combat acne and give your skin that healthy glow you’ve been craving. Lemon juice contains citric acid which helps contain and control the oil secretion of our skin. In order to make this toner you will need the obvious:

  • 1 Lemon
  • 1 Medium Sized Cucumber

Pretty small list right? That’s the beauty of this toner! Now, gather your ingredients and mix them in a bowl using the pulp of 1 medium sized cucumber with 2tsp of lemon juice. If you would like to take an extra precaution due to acne prone skin then you can add a few drops of Tea Tree Oil. Tea tree oil contains terpin-4ol, an antibacterial agent that kills acne-causing bacteria. Apply your newly made product and use a cotton ball to clean your pores and eliminate the sebum excess from the surface of your skin. With these ingredients, you will have a natural astringent effect, repeat the process each day and make sure to refrigerate the rest of the mixture to see your wonderful results! If you would like to learn more about this magical mixture then follow the link to lookmojo.com