Acne Scars and Mint Leaves

The 10 most effective ways to get rid of acne scars using mint leaves

Acne Scars and Mint Leaves
Acne Scars and Mint Leaves

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As a natural acne and scar removal agent, mint plays an important role in beauty and skin care. What does mint have to do with acne? Wondering how and why it helps? All of your questions are answered here. Find out what mint leaves can do for you! Scroll down to read all about them!


Getting Rid Of Acne With Mint Leaves

Due to these reasons, mint can assist in getting rid of acne:


1 Salicylic acid is found in mint

The use of salicylic acid is ‌for‌ ‌treating‌ ‌acne. Clogged follicles are treated with it as it is an anti-inflammatory. This ingredient is frequently found in acne cleansing and ‌peeling‌ ‌solutions. As a result, the skin does not become irritated as it does with retinoids. Ayurvedic practitioners have traditionally used mint extracts to treat acne and other skin problems.


2. Scavengers of Free Radicals

Flavonoids and phenolic substances are present in mint. Several studies have shown that they can inhibit free radical formation and have excellent antioxidant properties. The antioxidant activity of mint plants has been studied, and it was found that they can be helpful in treating skin disorders like acne and hyperpigmentation and reducing oxidative stress.


Therefore, mint leaves are beneficial for:

  1. Reducing microbial activity, unclogging pores, and causing acne to heal more quickly.
  2. It reduces inflammation (by decreasing‌ ‌oxidative‌ ‌stress)‌ ‌and‌ ‌acne‌ ‌scarring , As a result, your skin becomes brighter.
  3. Bacteria are prevented from growing, resulting in less‌ ‌outbreaks.
  4. Maintaining the softness and suppleness of your skin.

                                             

Mint leaves can be used to treat acne and acne scars in a number of ways.

For Acne & Acne Scars - Using Mint Leaves

  1. For acne: mint leaf paste
  2. Honey and mint leaves for acne
  3. Mint and rosewater acne treatment
  4. Face pack with mint and oats for acne
  5. Acne Treatment With Olive, Lemon, and Mint Juice
  6. Face mask with mint leaves, yogurt, and cucumber
  7. Multani Mitti And Mint ‌Face‌ ‌Pack
  8. Face pack with basil and mint for acne
  9. Using mint as an acne toner
  10. Face pack made with clay and mint

 

1. For acne: mint leaf paste

Acne Scars and Mint Leaves
Acne Scars and Mint Leaves


Here is what you will need

  • Mint leaves, 10-15
  • Some water drops


What‌ ‌You‌ ‌Need‌ ‌To‌ ‌Do

  1. Grinder‌ ‌the‌ ‌mint‌ ‌leaves.
  2. Make it into a paste by adding water.
  3. To treat the affected area, apply the paste.
  4. Warm water should be used to wash.


Do this on a regular basis. At least once every day.

 

What Makes This Work

There are antimicrobial properties in mint leaves as well as antioxidants that reduce oxidative stress and suppress acne-causing bacteria. Acne scars can also be reduced using this method.

 

2. Honey and mint leaves for acne

Acne Scars and Mint Leaves
Acne Scars and Mint Leaves

Here is what you will need

  • Mint leaves, 10-15
  • Honey (organic or Manuka) 1 teaspoon


What‌ ‌You‌ ‌Need‌ ‌To‌ ‌Do

  1. Grinder‌ ‌the‌ ‌mint‌ ‌leaves.
  2. Honey and mint paste should be added to a bowl.
  3. The mixture should be well blended before being applied.
  4. For a minimum of 30 minutes, be sure to leave it there.
  5. Rinse‌ ‌with‌ ‌water.


Do this on a regular basis. At least once every day.

 

What Makes This Work

If you have dry skin, then this treatment is perfect for you. The antibacterial properties of honey and mint are great for acne and blemishes. Additionally, honey, a humectants, prevents moisture loss from your skin, and this face pack does not dry out‌ ‌your‌ ‌skin.

 

3.  Mint and rose water acne treatment

Acne Scars and Mint Leaves
Acne Scars and Mint Leaves

Here is what you will need

  • Mint leaves, 10-15
  • Rose water, one teaspoon

What‌ ‌You‌ ‌Need‌ ‌To‌ ‌Do

  1. Ground  Mint leaves into a smooth paste.
  2. Add rose water and mix well.
  3. Apply it on‌ ‌the‌ ‌affected‌ ‌areas.
  4. 30 minutes is sufficient time for it to dry.
  5. Then, rinse it thoroughly‌ ‌with‌ ‌water.

If You Are Going To Do This How Often You Need To Do It? You should do this once daily until the acne disappears.


What Makes This Work

It helps keep the pH level of your skin balanced as well as control excess oil secretion. Natural astringent and keeps the skin hydrated. This combination prevents acne-causing bacteria from infecting your skin and protects it from ‌skin‌ ‌issues.


4. Face pack with mint and oats for acne

Acne Scars and Mint Leaves
Acne Scars and Mint Leaves

Here Are the Things You ‌Need

  • Mint leaves, 10-15
  • Rolled oats, one tablespoon
  • Cucumber juice (or pulp): 1 tablespoon
  • One teaspoon of ‌honey


What‌ ‌You‌ ‌Need‌ ‌To‌ ‌Do

  1. Using a food processor, grind the oats and mint leaves.
  2. In a bowl, combine all the ingredients. Then, add honey and cucumber (juice or pulp).
  3. Smoothly blend.
  4. Add a few drops of rose water if the sauce is too thick.
  5. Focus on the affected areas on your face and apply all over it.
  6. Allow it to dry.             
  7. It should be rinsed gently with water.

 

If You Are Going To Do This How Often You Need To Do It. 

Three time in a‌ ‌week.                    

                                      

What Makes This Work

Your skin will be rejuvenated and you'll be able to get rid of excess oil and bacteria with this face scrub.

A thin layer of oatmeal gently exfoliates dead skin cells, preventing them from building up within hair‌ ‌follicles. The hydrating effects of cucumber, honey, and mint are outstanding.

                       

5. Acne Treatment With Olive, Lemon, and Mint Juice

Acne Scars and Mint Leaves
Acne Scars and Mint Leaves

Here Are the Things You ‌Need

  • Mint leaves, 15-20
  • Half teaspoons of‌ ‌olive‌ ‌oil
  • (diluted with water or rose water) 1 tablespoon lemon juice

 

Getting Started

  1. Mix the olive oil, lemon juice, and mint leaves together.
  2. Smoothly blend.
  3. Apply the paste after cleansing your face with water
  4. You can either apply it to your entire face or just the affected area.
  5. Massage the skin gently and allow it to absorb for 20 minutes.
  6. It is best to wash with lukewarm water.

 

 If You Are Going To Do This How Often You Need To Do It.

Three time in a‌ ‌week.

               

What Makes This Work

All skin types can benefit from this face pack. Olive oil doesn't clog your pores or cause acne breakouts, as some think. As an antioxidant and oleic acid supplement, olive oil helps fight acne bacteria when taken in conjunction with mint and lemon.

 

6. Face mask with mint leaves, yogurt, and cucumber

Acne Scars and Mint Leaves
Acne Scars and Mint Leaves

Here Are the Things You ‌Need

  • Mint leaves, 10-15
  • Yogurt, 1 tablespoon
  • Grated cucumber (or cucumber juice): 1 tablespoon

 

What You Need To Do

  1. Mint leaves should be crushed.
  2. Apply the face mask after mixing all the ingredients.
  3. Once it is dry, wash it off.

 

When You Should Do This

Three times a week.

 

What Makes This Work

Face packs like this soothe inflammation and heal acne, sun damage, and hyperpigmentation. Skin hydrates and blemishes are minimized with yogurt. Cucumbers and mint soothe acne and scars and cool your skin.

 

TIP: Refrigerate the face pack for 15 minutes before using it to relax your facial muscles.

 

7.  Multani Mitti And Mint ‌Face‌ ‌Pack

Acne Scars and Mint Leaves
Acne Scars and Mint Leaves

Here Are the Things You ‌Need

  • Mint leaves, 10-15
  • Multitanni mitti, 1 tablespoon
  • Yogurt, 1 tablespoon

 

What You Need To Do

  1. Make a paste with the mint leaves.
  2. Make a well-blended mixture of multani mitti and yogurt. Make sure the consistency is correct. Add more yogurt if it is too thick.
  3. Combine this with mint paste and stir well.    
  4. Face and neck should be covered evenly with the mask.
  5. Allow it to dry.
  6. Wet the dry cloth with lukewarm water once it has dried.
  7. Use circular motions to gently wash off the pack when it is soft.

 

When You Should Do This

Two  times a week.

 

What Makes This Work

In addition to cleaning your face, multani mitti exfoliates and reduces acne swelling by unclogging your pores and removing dirt and oil. Your skin will glow when it is nourished with yogurt and mint. In addition to removing sun tan and pigment, this face pack is also good for exfoliating the face.

 

8. Face pack with basil and mint for acne

Acne Scars and Mint Leaves
Acne Scars and Mint Leaves

Here Are the Things You ‌Need

  • Mint leaves, approximately 10-12
  • The basil leaves should be about 10-12
  • A teaspoon of aloe vera gel

 

What You Need To Do

  1. Mint and basil leaves should be crushed together.
  2. Make a smooth paste with the aloe vera gel.
  3. Let this paste remain on your face for at least 20-30 minutes.
  4. Rinse it with water.

 

When You Should Do This

Two  times a week.

 

What Makes This Work

Mint and basil are the best friends for your skin. Herbs like these not only eliminate breakouts, but also keep your skin healthy, glowing, and free of infection.

 


9. Using mint as an acne toner

Acne Scars and Mint Leaves
Acne Scars and Mint Leaves

Here Are the Things You ‌Need

  • (shredded) mint leaves: 1 cup
  • One and a half cups of water

 

What You Need To Do

  1. In a container, fill with water and add the leaves. On low heat, boil for 5 minutes.
  2. Cover the container with a lid after turning off the flame. Let it cool  down.
  3. Fill a spray bottle with the solution.
  4. Refrigerate it.              
  5. Your face will feel refreshed after using the toner.


When You Should Do This

Every 2 to 3 hours.

 

What Makes This Work

Besides having astringent and anti-inflammatory properties, it contains salicylic acid (from the mint leaves), which helps prevent acne and scarring. In addition, it is your perfect companion over the summer since it refreshes your skin.

 


10. Face pack made with clay and mint

Acne Scars and Mint Leaves
Acne Scars and Mint Leaves

Here Are the Things You ‌Need

  • Mint leaves (10-15 crushed)
  • Add 1 tablespoon bentonite clay to the mixture (or another clay available)
  • Yogurt, 1 tablespoon

 

What You Need To Do

  1. Mix the ingredients together in a container.
  2. You can add more yogurt if the mixture is too thick.
  3. Spread evenly over your face (avoid the eye area) and allow it to dry.
  4. If the pack is not soft, soak your hands in water and apply them to your face.
  5. Massage the pack gently and wash it off.

 

When You Should Do This

Two  times a week.

 

What Makes This Work

Cool and rejuvenating, this face pack is easy to make. Clay and yogurt cleanse your face of dirt while mint and yogurt kill acne-causing bacteria and prevent breakouts without  stripping your skin of its natural oils.

 

What are you waiting for? Let these minty treats work their magic on your face and battle acne and acne scars. I'd like to hear which one(s) work for you today. Share your other acne-fighting tips in the comments section below if you have them. Stay glowing until then!

 

 

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