Fenugreek Leaves and onion scrub for acne blemishes

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Fenugreek Leaves and onion scrub for acne blemishes at home

Facial scrubbing is the most important part of your daily skincare routine, without facial scrub your skin will get dull, patchy , with many black and white head , excess sebum production and even acne.good scrubs with no more than 2% salisylic acid or tea tree oils are good for acne prone skin. Over outermost layer of epidermis is called stratum corneum and it consist of many layers that are basically of dead cells.

Our skin keep producing it and it’s very essential to keep removing the out dead layers time by time to get rid of dullness and it brighten-up the skin as new and fresh skin comes out. So we fell fair complexion and soft and smooth skin after exfoliating. But remember overdoing of anything is bad. We should be very gentle with our skin in term of scrubbing as it might result in harm than good. There are some best ways to make facial scrubs at home.scrubbing once or twice a week is enough. Try not to over do it as it might irritate the skin and it becomes sensitive.

Here you can make a facial scrub by using following ingredients:




  • fenugreek leaves
  • Turmeric powder
  • Vitamin C tablets
  • Vitamin E capsules
  • Onion extract
  • Honey
  • Tea tree oil



Benefits of ingredients:

Fenugreek leaves benefits:

These leave are also known with the name of “methi” in some regions and it is quite famous for its many beneficial properties for skin and health.

Its leaves are also very good for other health problems like bowl problem, anemia, cholesterol, heart problem, blood pressure and diabetes.

Its best and main benefit for skin is that it treats acne blemishes or any kind of hyper pigmentation on skin. Which could be dark spot, under eye dark circles or freckles. It is worth giving a try for reducing your hyper-pigmentation or blemishes.


People usually use the pulp of these leave on their face just like that without adding any other ingredients. It also works wonder when applied on skin alone. But when other amazing ingredients are added in it so its functional properties get to maximum extent.

Vitamin C:

Vitamin c is the most amazing natural occurring and powerful antioxidant. Our body cannot synthesize it on its own like plants so therefore we need to obtain it from outside like citrus fruits and vegetables. Like strawberries, raspberries, papaya and vegetables, like leafy greens and broccoli. We don’t only get this from eating these type of foods but also we can get better results if we use it topically through some serum, creams or oils. There are a lot of products available in market but most of the good quality product are too expensive. So it’s the best way to make your own serum or creams at home.

Vitamin C is the source of very strong antioxidant that stop or reduce the production of free radicals that are formed by the oxidation process by UV rays of sun. When these rays hit the skin or hair cells for long, they produce havoc by even changing the genetic information. When any kind of error occurs in DNA so it fails to perform its normal function. This radical formation lead to dullness and premature aging on skin. So daily use of this vitamin will help use to improve the texture of skin and prevent the formation of fine line and wrinkles.

Vitamin E:

It is also a great source for an antioxidant and rich with hydrating contents. It protects the skin from damaging effects of sun rays and reduce the texture on skin by preventing premature aging. This vitamin lock the moisture into the skin and keep it hydrated for long hours.

Applying this vitamin E oil on textured and wrinkles skin will help a lot to improve it. It is blessed to heal any kind of wound or acne scars. This vitamin is rich with essential nutrients and it is quite great fat soluble with any anti-inflammatory properties. Furthermore which helps it to deal with any kind of infection or inflammation on skin.


Turmeric powder:

Turmeric powder is ant inflammatory and microbial which helps our skin from any irritation effect of bleach powder. Moreover its microbial properties prevent the skin from germs and infections.

Because of this very reason it is used to treat acne and its blemishes. This spice is very often use in DIY or home remedies like for making face mask etc.

This powder also give a very beautiful glow to your skin with golden hue which is temporary. It prevents the bleaching powder to irritate any sensitive skin patch or wound or cut on face. This powder will even help to heal the wounds as it has powerful microbial and anti-inflammatory properties.


Onion is very strong antiseptic and it keeps the bacteria and any other type of microorganism on bay. It is used a zit zapper as you can apply it on your pimples to get rid of its inflammation and gunk overnight. It is because it has also anti inflammatory properties.

Because of that it can also deal and heal the sting or any insect bites as it brings down the swelling and inflammation. Onion is use to treat acne because of it microbial and anti-inflammatory properties. Beside that it improves the brightening and glow of your skin as it is rich with vitamin C, E and A.

If you use its juice on your skin in your daily skin care routine then it cancel out the damaging effects of sun on your skin. Onion helps as sun protection by reducing the effects of free radicals on your skin. Furthermore, It reduce the blemishes and dark spots as well from your skin.




Method for making this Facial scrub:


You can make this mask by simply crushing or grinding it in a grinding machine. There is no such need to add water as leaves will have their juice while crushing them as shown in the picture.These smooth leaves will be used for exfoliation purpose in this mask. Then add one big tablespoon of these crushed leaves in a bowl and add a small pinch of turmeric powder in this. After that, add 2 crushed tablets of vitamin C in this also add 2 capsules of vitamin E in it.

At the end add few drops of tea tree oil, one teaspoon of honey and half teaspoon of onion extract. Mix this mixture well and your scrub is ready.



Try to make these fresh masks every time you want to use. Apply a thin layer of scrub on your face and leave it for 20 minutes. At the end you can sprinkle water and massage it as well in a gentle but circular manner. Then rinse it off with Lukewarm water. Apply some good moisturizer afterwards.

This is not a harsh scrub as it is doing chemical and physical exfoliation. These are the best ingredients to be used for anti-blemish purpose. You can use it every day or 3-4 times in a week. Keep using it for at least a month and you will sure notice the huge difference in fading of your scars.






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