Everyone wants a clear and glowing skin. However, one may have acne, blackheads, pimples, dark spots, blemishes, scars and bumps on the skin which stand in the way of clear skin. One should first determine what are the problems that are preventing a clear skin condition. Then one should target each one of these conditions using home remedies for them. For example, if you acne, then use home remedies for acne. These constitute specific remedies for clearing up things that form on the skin. Now, some general remedies for clear skin can help in all of these conditions and help the person in getting the smooth, clear and nice skin that they have been longing for.
Human skin can have various kinds of road blocks in the way of clear skin.
- Scars of various kinds.
- Spots, like age spots.
- Fine lines and wrinkles
- Different amount of sun tan in different places .
Although one should target the patches using specific remedies for that condition. However, these remedies are all round good for achieving clear ” blemish free” skin.
Home remedies for clear skin.
1. Exercise and sweat
Once we sweat after exercise, it makes the skin better. Regular exercising and sweating in exercise helps in getting clear and glowing skin.
2. Mint and lemon
Crush a good amount of mint leaves and soak them in lemon juice. Then mix the solution well and apply the crushed leaves and the liquid on the face and the body. It makes the skin clear. Lemon in the mixture helps in lightening dark spots or blemishes that stand out on the skin. It makes the entire skin look more even and regular, free from spots. Use it only at night before sleeping.
3. Olive oil
This is by far the best remedy for getting clear skin. Olive oil nourishes the skin and makes it look clear and nice. Olive oil promotes healthy and glowing skin. It adds its own element to the skin.
4. Turmeric and Sandalwood paste
This mixture is well used in India as a traditional remedy for dry skin and unevenness. Turmeric and sandalwood paste can be applied easily and quickly helps in getting clear skin. This remedy has been used in India for many centuries and is still in use. Sandalwood is helpful in dealing with skin diseases that involve eruptions, like boils, pustules, papules, acne and the scars left behind by them. 
Another alternative is to use sandalwood essential oil. Put about 5 – 6 drops of sandalwood oil in an ounce of carrier oil, like grapeseed oil. Use this oil to massage the pigmented skin. Doing this daily can help to clear out the blemish.
5. Rice flour and yogurt
A mixture of yogurt and rice flour can be applied on the entire skin. It is to be kept for a few minutes and then it can be washed off. This reduces hyper pigmentation of the skin.
Take some papaya cubes and crush them to form a paste. Apply this papaya paste on the entire skin to get clear skin in a few weeks. It is better to apply refrigerated papaya.
7. Rose water : The water of rose is an infusion of rose petals. It has a wonderful fragrance. Take some rose water on cotton balls and then rub it into the skin. One would find that it leave the skin clean and clear. The oil from rose hips, that is rosehip seed oil is also a fantastic remedy for getting clear skin. 
Do not use essential oils, like sandalwood oil, or rosehip seed oil directly without diluting in a carrier oil. They can lead to more scarring and dermatitis on the skin.
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