If you are one of those unfortunate who have seborrheic dermatitis on face you are looking for cure to your problem. In this article, we will look at the most popular reported seborrheic dermatitis face cures and let you know which ones working for you.
Sea Salt Water Soak for Seborrheic Dermatitis on Face
This is a popular solution to soak the effected skin in a solution of salt water. You only use 1/2 a teaspoon of a sea salt to about a litre of boiled or spring water. Once the solution is read you must then soak the seborrheic dermatitis effected skin in this water for about 5-15 minutes. Once you washed off the skin, it will be bright pink and very supple. The only downside for this way is the skin would become quite dry and pale. To combat this it is recommended to use an oil free moisturizer.
Apple Cider Vinegar
Many reports show that people having success with apple cider vinegar to treat their seborrheic dermatitis on face. The method used is a 1 to 1 dilution of apple cider vinegar and water. This solution is applied to your face and left from 5-15 minutes. Once rinsed the skin should be bright pink. Most people report a disappearance of seborrheic dermatitis symptoms after 4- 5 rinses depending on how bad the skin was to begin with.
Mild Glycerin Soap
There are also reports of people who completely curing their seborrheic dermatitis on face by switching to sensitive soap with glycerin. You need just to stop using regular store bought brands and switch to a natural glycerin soap.
For this method to work, your seborrheic dermatitis must be caused by a sensitivity to regular store bough soap ingredients. When switching to the glycerin soap you as a result avoid these irritating substances and your skin clears.
You may know that the seborrheic dermatitis honey treatment is the favourite method for most people. This treatment involves applying raw honey mixed with boiled water in a 5:1 solution and applying this to your face. This honey mixture should be left on for at least 3 hours. Once the times up, rinse the face off with more clean water and that’s it. Do not use soap or anything else when rinsing off, the honey is easy to rinse and leaves the skin clean.
This way left your skin moisturized and seborrheic dermatitis free. This allowed you to avoid moisturizers which often made the seborrheic dermatitis worse. The honey also gives your skin a much nicer appearance.
Some people have had amazing success with hydrogen peroxide that applied to the face. Typically the hydrogen peroxide is mixed in a 50/50 ratio with water and dabbed onto the skin on your face. Do not leave it on longer than 5 minutes because it will begin to burn the skin. Rinse off and let air dry. However, there are much safer ways to disinfect the skin than hydrogen peroxide. If you are trying to cure your seborrheic dermatitis with hydrogen peroxide, we strongly suggest you take a look at baking soda.
Baking soda is used to fight all sorts of fungus. When you apply it to the skin it cleanses and removes any micro-organisms that might be present. Use about a teaspoon per cup of water and apply to the seborrheic dermatitis on your face. Let it soak in for about 5 minutes and rinse off. Once you rinse it off, it is highly recommended to rinse the skin with the apple cider vinegar solution mentioned above to ensure that the acidity of the skin is quickly restored.
Anti-Fungal Shampoos, Soaps, and Creams
The medical community established a link between seborrheic dermatitis and a fungus called Malassezia Furfur. All of the commercially available dandruff shampoos and seborrheic dermatitis solutions are designed to this specific fungus. Once your skin is fungi free the normal skin cells begging to establish themselves and seborrheic dermatitis disappears. The biggest problem with this treatment is that it destroys your skin natural eco system, which helps to defend healthy skin. Without this defence system your skin starts to become dependent on external solutions.
There are many popular commercial products in this category work very well (thing head and shoulders, neutrogena t-gel, nizoral, etc.) The results were not very sustainable. After a few weeks of treatment, results faded away and seborrheic dermatitis returned. They also made the skin very pale and unhealthy looking, which may keep you away from long term use.
Green Tea Face Wash
Many people effectively controlling their seborrheic dermatitis on face by dabbing used green tea bags on the skin. This treatment is very simple and consisted of a daily morning and night regimen of steeping green tea, just taking the used tea bags, and dabbing them onto your skin. Once it is applied, it is left to soak in and air dry. This method problems uses a combination of the teas cell stimulating properties coupled with the ability to pull toxins from the skin. This method worked quite well. The only problem is that it is not effective if your seborrheic dermatitis is very active and your skin was quite damaged. In this scenario the green tea bags did little to alleviate the symptoms. However, once the symptoms of seborrheic dermatitis on face are controlled by other methods the green tea bags can be very effective as an on-going maintenance.
There are lots of reported seborrheic dermatitis on face cures available. If you take the time to read more about, you will notice that results vary from person to person. What works for one person does not work for others. Please also keep in mind that the above treatments are listed in order of popularity, so it may make sense to try them in that order.
If any of the above seborrheic dermatitis face cures work for you, please leave a comment below