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Traces of mosquito bites may persist for several or even several days. To get rid of them, it is best to buy special ointments from the pharmacy that will soothe skin irritations. Red stains and blisters from mosquito bites will also help to remove aloe leaf juice or potato pulp. Check what other home remedies for mosquito bite marks are there.
After a mosquito bite , skin inflammation develops: erythema and blister-like swelling, usually accompanied by itching, pain and burning. These types of symptoms disappear on their own after a few days. However, if the healing process is not going well, numerous marks may appear, e.g. red spots.Check how to get rid of traces of mosquito bites.
How do I get rid of mosquito bite marks?
- Gels for irritated skin
Long-term traces of mosquito bites may be a symptom of an allergic reaction. In this case, ointments containing dimethindene maleate-an antagonist of histamine receptors will work. Thanks to this type of ointment, we will quickly reduce itching caused by mosquito saliva, thanks to which the traces of bites will be less visible.
Lime - effervescent or in syrup - is used to help heal skin inflammations. Lime applied "from the inside" will reduce swelling and allergic reactions, thanks to which you will quickly get rid of red mosquito stains.
- Aloe vera juice
The juice of aloe leaves very quickly penetrates deep into the skin tissues - it is absorbed faster than water. As a result, it maintains proper hydration of the skin, thoroughly cleans it and accelerates the regeneration process of the epidermis. In addition, aloe juice activates fibroblasts (connective tissue cells) responsible for skin healing .
How to use: put a gauze pad soaked in the juice on the skin. After 15 minutes, mosquito marks on your skin will quickly fade.
- Potato pulp
Potatoes have lightening properties due to the content of potato starch. To find out about it, it is enoughapply the potato mash on the traces of a mosquito bite for 15 minutes.
- Cucumber slice
Cucumber not only makes the skin firm and elastic, but also gently brightens redness.
How to use: put a slice of cucumber on the mosquito traces and leave for 15 minutes.
- Lemon juice
Lemon contains large amounts of citric acid, which belongs to hydroxy acids - chemical compounds that accelerate exfoliation and regeneration processes. Thanks to this, the lemon will brighten the stains caused by mosquito bites.
How to use: soak a cotton ball with a few drops of citrus juice and rub the discoloration.
- Capsule with vitamins A and E
Vitamin A protects the epithelium of the skin, therefore it is necessary to maintain its proper condition. In turn, vitamin E, or "vitamin of youth", prevents the oxidation of vitamin A and improves the appearance of the skin, e.g. reduces redness and swelling and rebuilds the lipid layer of the epidermis.
How to use: cut the capsule in half and rub its contents into the traces of mosquitoes.
- Rose water
Rose water contains sugar compounds, tannins, flavonoids, vitamins (including vitamin C) and mineral s alts, thanks to which it quickly removes all redness.
How to use: use rose water as a tonic, i.e. soak a cotton ball and rub the skin.