Garlic was once known to ward off Dracula and his buddies, but we’ve discovered cloves of this pungent cooking ingredient can also scare off the unfriendly visitors to our skin – zits! Ayurvedic healers believe the antioxidant properties in garlic can help heal acne scars and prevent new blemishes from forming. You can apply fresh garlic juice directly onto a newly formed pimple, or dilute with water and cleanse with a washcloth. If the smell offends you, simply soak peeled cloves in milk for an hour.
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