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Homemade skin care for college students: Natural remedies, home remedies for acne and other skin conditions

Winter conditions damage your skin, unless you properly take care of it. (Credit: cezary korpal)

Winter conditions damage your skin, unless you properly take care of it. (Credit: cezary korpal)

Winter weather in the U.S. typically means cold, dry conditions that can aggravate your skin. You need homemade skin care, which include natural remedies for every skin condition. Here are just a few ideas that are easy and affordable to help you create home remedies for acne and other skin conditions that you may find yourself dealing with.

Affordable skin care

Taking care of your skin doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg. There are plenty of remedies you can find right in your own kitchen or at the nearest grocery store.

  • Acne: According to SkinCareAllWomensTalk.com, actress Scarlett Johansson swears by an apple cider vinegar face wash as a remedy. “Ladies with normal skin can dab some ACV on the blemish before going to sleep and those with sensitive skin can mix one part ACV with one part water.”
  • Pore minimizer: Blend half a tomato with a tablespoon of plain yogurt, apply to skin and rinse off after 5-10 minutes. Follow up with a moisturizer. Read more