Chinese Medicine: Tips for Curing Acne and Pockmark

People often write to us and ask if there are any cures for acne/pockmar. To date we only know of the natural skin benefits such as detoxification and oily cleansing that teas provide. However, we would also like to share the knowledge we know upon this matter based off Chinese medical resources we often research.

Acne is one of the most annoying skin problems for girls. Once you are lucky to find the solution to it, the problem of pockmark is coming right after it. In fact, the earlier we cure the acne, the less likely there will leave a pockmark. There are two kinds of pockmark, black and red. Let’s talk about the formation of black pockmark.

If the acnes inflame, there will be black pockmark caused by the deposition of melanin. The black pockmark darkens our face and we all want to get rid of them as soon as possible. Here are some tips that we think are helpful to solve your problem.

1 DIY milk mask

Soak a paper mask in half a cup of milk. Put it on your face and wait for 15 minutes. Remember to do it every day.

2 Vitamin C

Pounded some vitamin C pills in a bowl. Mix and stir it with some pure water. Apply it on your face or the pockmark before you go to bed every day. Or you can use it as sleep mask and rinse it tomorrow morning.

What are the causes of red pockmark?

Red pockmark show up right in the position of acnes. When there is acne or skin inflammation, it will cause dilation of blood vessels. Even after the acne disappears, blood vessels will not constrict right away. There will be temporarily some flat and red spots. They become even more obvious when you are doing sports. Although they are not scar, it will take a long time for them to disappear. And we are going to introduce you a few way to get rid of it.

1 Orange mask

Slice oranges and put them on your face. Stop immediately if there is any allergic phenomenon.

2 Tomato mask

Smash some tomatoes and mix it with a small amount of almond powder. Stir and make it viscous. Apply on your face as mask and rinse it after 15 minutes.