- Posted 03-13-2013
- By Patricia Conte
Take acne into your own hands
You can combat acne at home with ingredients you probably already
have in your cupboard. These DIY at-home acne remedies are gentle and
You don’t have to be a teenager to experience the angst-inducing
effects of acne. Thankfully there are several at-home remedies you can
easily put together to help soothe your skin and combat a dreaded
Dr. Agnes is the founder of AcnEase,
a unique provider of alternative and complementary health care
solutions in the U.S and global marketplace. According to Dr. Agnes,
scientists have found that cocoa can contain more antioxidants per cup
than red wine or green tea.
There is also data suggesting that regular eating (or drinking) of
dark chocolate without sugar (or strong dark chocolate-based cocoa
[without sugar]) can calm skin that’s been irritated by sun exposure,
and in general, improve skin texture, hydration and appearance. Cocoa
butter is actually a familiar additive to many cosmetic products such as
body butters, creams or scrubs.
She notes that, in general, chocolate and chocolate-based products
are good natural choices to improve your skin. It will act as a
moisturizer (makes skin smoother and more supple); calm irritated, dry
skin; promote rejuvenation from inside out and help detoxification.