Natural Remedies for Acne

From mild to severe, acne can cause painful and unsightly outbreaks on the face and if left untreated, it can lead to scarring. Fortunately, there are many safe home remedies available for acne. Some of which are;

Apply Apple Cider Vinegar

How to Use It:

Mix 1 part apple cider vinegar and 3 parts water (use more water for sensitive skin).

After cleansing, gently apply the mixture to the skin using a cotton ball.

Let sit for 5–20 seconds, rinse with water and pat dry.

Repeat this process 1–2 times per day, as needed.

It is important to note that applying apple cider vinegar to your skin can cause burns and irritation, so it should always be used in small amounts and mixed with water.

Make a honey and cinnamon mask

How to Use It:

Mix 2 tablespoons honey and 1 teaspoon cinnamon together to form a paste.

After cleansing, apply the mask to your face and leave it on for 10–15 minutes.

Rinse the mask off completely and pat your face dry.

Spot Treat with Tea Tree Oil

How to Use It:

Mix 1 part tea tree oil with 9 parts water.

Dip a cotton swab into the mixture and apply it to affected areas.

Apply moisturizer if desired.

Repeat this process 1–2 times per day, as needed.

Moisturize With Aloe Vera

How to Use It:

Scrape the gel from the aloe plant out with a spoon.

Apply gel directly to clean skin as a moisturizer.

Repeat 1–2 times per day, or as desired.

Apply Green Tea

How to Use It:

Put green tea in boiling water for 3–4 minutes.

Allow tea to cool.

Using a cotton ball, apply tea to skin or pour into a spray bottle to spritz on.

Allow to dry, then rinse with water and pat dry.