"Potassium permanganate" is the name of the same substance: potassium permanganate or potassium permanganate. A weak solution of potassium permanganate is used, for example, for bathing newborn children, and its stronger concentration can be used as an antiseptic for purulent formations and inflammations on the skin. In addition, potassium permanganate is an excellent remedy in the fight against acne on the body.
Preparation of manganese solution
In the fight against acne, a highly concentrated solution of potassium permanganate is used. To prepare it, you need to warm up distilled water and gradually pour potassium permanganate into it. The substance should be added in small portions. The solution must be stirred all the time. Eventually, the manganese crystals will dissolve and the water will take on a brownish purple hue.
Potassium permanganate itself is a kind of dose indicator: it must be poured into hot water until it ceases to dissolve in it. An excess of powder in water will be evidenced by manganese crystals settled at the bottom. A properly prepared solution has a rich brown-violet (almost black) color with the smell of ozone.
The use of potassium permanganate in the fight against acne
For an effective fight against acne, the manganese solution is recommended to be applied to thoroughly washed and cleansed skin. Before using this product, you cannot pre-squeeze out acne, you cannot do peels and apply various creams and ointments to the skin. Do not steam the skin before and after the procedure.
It is advisable to use a solution of potassium permanganate to fight acne only on the back and on body areas. In no case should you use potassium permanganate to remove acne on your face! The fact is that the solution stains the skin in a characteristic brown color, which lasts up to several days, and the brown skin on the face looks, to put it mildly, unethical.
You can use a cotton swab to combat individual acne. It needs to be dipped in a manganese solution, then carefully remove the excess and press it against the pimple for a few seconds. To combat whole acne eruptions, a cotton swab is indispensable. Here you need to use a cotton pad. The skin is processed thoroughly and completely.
The treated skin should be allowed to dry for some time. After such treatment, you do not need to wear light-colored clothes, since the brown tint that appears on the skin will appear on the clothes. The procedure for treating acne and whole acne on the skin with a manganese solution is repeated in the morning and in the evening.
Manganese solution storage
Store the potassium permanganate solution in a tightly closed glass container. The most convenient container is a regular pharmacy bottle of small volume. Do not store the solution in containers for daily use.