Methods of applying boric acid from acne on face and body

Boric acid is an affordable and popular treatment for acne. It helps if the problem is caused by excessive work of the sebaceous glands or by the activity of microorganisms living on the skin surface. With her help you can get rid of acne, both on the face, and on the body. There are a number of quality tested recipes with boric acid, from which you can choose the most suitable for yourself.

  • Useful properties
  • Recipes
  • alcoholic solution
  • talker
  • Co streptotsidom and
  • salicylic acid with zinc and erythromycin
  • C levometitsinom
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  • metronidazole with sulfur
  • Masks
  • spot with Trichopolum
  • Cucumber
  • From post-acne and blackheads
  • Contraindications
  • Side effects of

Useful properties of

Boric acid has the following properties that can improve skin condition:

  • Combats fungal microorganisms,torye of which can cause acne;
  • Destroys microbes and pathogenic bacteria, preventing their reproduction;
  • Penetrates deep into the skin and does not allow sebaceous glands to actively work;
  • Dissolves grease plugs in pores;
  • Has the property of accumulating.
If boric acid is purchased as an alcohol solution or diluted in alcohol alone, its drying and disinfecting properties are enhanced.

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Recipes of

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Alcohol solution

A ready-made solution can be bought at a pharmacy. It is made on the basis of 70% ethyl alcohol with the addition of boric acid in the following concentrations: 0.5, 1, 2, 3 and 5%.To treat acne, the concentration is selected individually, but with regular use should not be taken with an acid content of more than 2%.From a powder of boric acid it is possible to make an agent from spots on your own.

A solution of boric acid from acne is prepared by mixing ethyl alcohol( 70%) and boric acid powder. Powder is sold in different packing: 2, 5 and 10 grams. If you take the package 2 grams, then to get a 2% solution of boric acid, you need to pour the contents into 100 milliliters of 70% ethyl alcohol and shake thoroughly. Apply the drug pointwise: applied to each pimple with a cotton ball or wand. The solution is quickly absorbed and leaves no traces.

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Boltushki are mixtures of several components. As a basis, ethyl alcohol, vodka or filtered water is usually used. For convenience, often take ready boric alcohol. Applying these products sometimes in the form of lotions, wiping the entire face, but because of the risk of drying the skin, it is best to apply this method pointwise in small areas. Use the talkers 1 time per day, without flushing.

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With streptocide and salicylic acid


  • solution of boric alcohol( 2%) - 50 milliliters;
  • solution of salicylic acid( 1%) - 50 milliliters;
  • powder of streptocide - 7 grams.

A bolt with boric acid is used only pointwise, as it dries the skin severely.

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With zinc and erythromycin


  • solution of boric alcohol( 2%) - 50 milliliters;
  • solution of salicylic acid( 1%) - 50 milliliters;
  • powder of erythromycin - 4 grams;
  • powder of zinc oxide - 4 grams.

To achieve complete dissolution of the powders. To apply the pinhole pointwise, shaking before each use. The product perfectly eliminates acne, but requires an exceptionally point application.

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With levometitsinom


  • solution of boric alcohol( 2%) - 10 milliliters;
  • salicylic acid solution( 1%) - 10 milliliters;
  • Levomycetin - 1 tablet( ground).

This boric acid lotion is required to be applied pointwise, in no case, without rubbing large areas of the skin. Otherwise, it can cause skin peeling.

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  • salicylic acid solution( 2%) - 40 milliliters;
  • Metronidazole - 10 tablets( ground);
  • solution of boric alcohol( 2%) - 10 milliliters;
  • levomycetin - 10 tablets( ground).

The ground tablets of metronidazole and levomycetin must be dissolved in a mixture of salicylic acid and boric alcohol. Treatment can only be inflammation, use on large areas of the skin can cause severe dryness. It is advisable to use the product daily or alternate with other recipes.

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With sulfur


  • streptocide in powder - 7 grams;
  • solution of salicylic acid( 2%) - 50 milliliters;
  • sulfur - 7 grams;
  • solution of boric alcohol( 2%) - 50 milliliters.
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Dry ingredients thoroughly dissolve in a mixed solution. Apply point to inflammation 1 time per day.

Best face masks against black dots
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Masks from acne with boric acid are best prepared based on powder, not alcohol. Apply them 2 times a week, giving the skin the ability to recover. During their use, slight tingling may appear, but in no case is there a burning sensation. If such unpleasant symptoms are observed, the mask should be rinsed immediately, and the next time you use a lower concentration of active ingredients.

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Spotted with trihopol


  • boric acid powder - ¼ teaspoon;
  • trichopol - 2 tablets;
  • solution of hydrogen peroxide( 2%);
  • baby powder - ½ teaspoon.

Tablets crush, mix with powder and boric acid powder. The resulting mixture is diluted with a solution of peroxide to a thick slurry. Such a thick composition can be used locally on the pimples, it is contraindicated to the entire face. This inexpensive method is a good additional tool in the treatment of acne.

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  • boric acid solution( 3%) - ½ teaspoon;Fresh cucumber
  • - 1 piece.

On a small grater, grate the cucumber, squeeze the resulting gruel slightly and mix with a solution of boric acid. Due to low concentration, the product can be applied to the entire face. Apply once a week for 10 minutes. The mask helps to reduce the activity of the sebaceous glands.

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From post-acne and black dots


  • boric acid powder - 1 gram;
  • oatmeal flour( can be crushed in a griddle of Hercules) - 3 teaspoons;
  • soda - 1 pinch;
  • kefir.
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Kefir add so much that the mask had a state of thick sour cream. The composition should be applied to the face for 10-15 minutes. Then rinse with warm water without funds for washing and apply moisturizer. You can use the mask not more than once a week. It helps to remove black dots and remove traces from already healed acne. Use should be done during low solar activity, so as not to cause the appearance of pigment spots.

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The use of boric acid is contraindicated when:

  • pregnancy and lactation;
  • impaired renal function;
  • the presence of open skin lesions on those sites where acid is used.
Do not allow boric acid to enter the eyes, mucous membranes, or into the body.
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Side effects of

  • Dehydration of the skin .Due to the fact that boric acid is often diluted in alcohol solution, its application in large areas can lead to harmful effects. People who are naturally dry or sensitive skin, it is best to use the product in powder and dilute it with water. Apply various creams and talkers should be done locally for each pimple. At the time of treatment, it is necessary to use light moisturizers, and this applies even to the owners of oily skin.
  • Individual intolerance to boric acid may occur if the concentration of the agent is incorrectly calculated. Usually this is expressed in the appearance of a rash and a strong reddening of the skin. Sometimes such a reaction is caused by an increased concentration of acid in the composition of the remedy, so in case of any doubts, an allergy test should be done in advance. It is carried out as any cosmetic product: it is applied in small amounts to the inner side of the ulnar fold and looks at the reaction.
  • A slight intoxication of may occur with the regular use of boric acid. This is expressed in attacks of headache, dizziness and even mild nausea. There are local edema, general weakness of the body can be felt, women have cycle disorders, as well as vomiting and diarrhea. With these symptoms, you should wash off any remnants of the product with soap and immediately consult a doctor.
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