2. Yogurt for yeast infections
Ideally, the live cultures in the yogurt will contain acidophilus that will help rid your body of the “bad bacteria”.
Unfortunately, most yogurt on the market today has too much sugar and not enough bacteria-fighting acidophilus.
“It’s not clear if these live cultures will actually flourish in the vagina, the sugary flavored yogurts can lead to more infections, says ob-gyn Mary Jane Minkin, M.D., clinical professor at Yale School of Medicine.
3. Doctors Do Not Recommend Nut Scrub Home Remedies
“One of my clients came in and her face was bloody due to a nut scrub,” says board-certified dermatologist Whitney Bowe, M.D.
This DIY remedy called for crushed pistachio shells, walnuts, and almonds. They were then mixed with olive oil and rubbed all over her face.
“The problem here is that you’re getting a lot of jagged edges if you make a scrub with shells and nuts. Those edges create microtears in the skin. It’s really bad!”
4. Doctors Say Toothpaste Acne Treatments Are Not The Best Home Remedies
This is a very logical DIY treatment, as the baking soda is thought to dry out the pimple.
The issue with this is that toothpaste is made of more than just baking soda. The additional ingredients wreak havoc on your skin.