Top Seven Natural Remedies for Acne

Acne is one of the most irritating skin problems for 75% of women all over the world. Despite many efforts, they always leave an impact on faces and it blemishes dark spots often. If you are the one suffering, having clear skin would be your dream. I believe that this can be achieved with the natural remedies for acne.

I won’t say when acne pops up, run to your dermatologist. But yes if severe, you should take no chance as you may never know what is that particular thing destroying your skin.

Natural Remedies for Acne

Since natural remedies are both economical and free from any side effect, one must choose to apply it. This should only be given preference when your case is not so severe. Below are the effective ingredients that serve as a natural remedy to get rid of acne fast.

Apple cider vinegar

apple cider vinegar for acne

It is one of the most authentic natural home remedies for acne. Like other vinegar, it is also known for its ability to fight with different bacteria and viruses.  To use;  mix one part of apple vinegar and three parts of water. Then gently apply on your skin with a cotton ball. Sit for 15-20 seconds, rinse with water and pat with a towel. Repeat the procedure for 1-2 times in a day for a few days.

Honey and cinnamon mask

honey for acne

The antioxidant properties of honey and cinnamon make them wonderful ingredients. Many studies have proved that applying antioxidants on the skin is effective for acne and for dark spots than any other anti-acne product. To use, mix two tablespoons of honey into one tablespoon of cinnamon powder to make it like a paste.  After cleansing, apply the mask on the face and leave for 10 to 15 minutes. Once dry, rinse the mask off completely and pat the face with a towel.

Exfoliating

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Our skin is one of the best ways to remove the dead skin cells and helpful for acne and dark spots, but using scrubs can irritate already red inflamed skin. In place of it, one can use an active element as a home remedy for acne that is present in fruits like Papaya. It will not only clear pores but also gently remove the dark spots without further annoying red skin.

Use of Aloe Vera gel

Acne-prone skin

Aloe Vera gel is a good home remedy for acne and dark spots. It is a tropical plant and produces a clear gel. The gel is used for different skin treatments like burns, rashes, and so on. Moisturizing with aloe vera on skin help in healing wounds and fight inflammation. The ingredients of aloe vera contain salicylic acid and sulfur both of these are used for the treatment of acne and dark spots. To use it scrap the gel from the plant out with a spoon. Apply it directly on the face as a moisturizer. Repeat the procedure 2 times a day.

Green tea

Natural Remedies for Acne

It contains high antioxidants and recommended to drink for good health. Although not many studies have been done for its treatment for skin issues by drinking it, using it directly on face came with positive results for acne. To use this, simply boil it in water for three to four minutes. Allow it to cool down. Apply it on the face with a cotton ball or spray it by using a spray bottle all over the face.  Let it get dry and then wash the face with normal water. The remaining leaves can also be used in honey and cinnamon paste.

Yogurt

It is also a gentle natural home remedy for acne with its lots of antibacterial properties.  To use this simply take two tablespoons and apply it on in a thin layer. Let it get dry and then wash the face with lukewarm water.

Reduce stress

Natural Remedies for Acne

The hormones that are released during stress also cause acne.  Relaxation and stress reduction treatments have shown a clear impact on the reduction of skin problems like acne.

Acne is no doubt a common problem with numerous causes, but one should visit the dermatologist if the acne is severe

Tips from the dermatologist you can follow with Natural remedies for acne

Already had a visit, but no difference can be seen? Here are some of the dermatologist tips one must keep in mind prior to quitting the treatment.

Continuous 4 weeks treatment

No matter what acne treatment one chooses, it takes time and of course patience. According to AAD (American Academy of Dermatology), some people continue the acne treatment after the breaks, i.e.stops on the third day and continue on the fifth day when the breakout appears. This may appear useful, but it may also worsen the severity of the acne.

**Note that whatever treatment one chooses, the result starts appearing between 4-6 weeks.

Fight what causes acne

Still, if there is no difference seen, one of the recommendations is to add the next product with more favorable features in it. Before knowing what to add, it is beneficial to find out what can cause acne. Clogged pores, inflammation, oil and bacteria are the main causes of having acne. To protect the skin, it is beneficial to choose products that help one stay away from bacteria. The product can even be one from the ingredients chosen from natural remedies for acne.

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Wash your face not more than 2 times

Are you having an acne-prone skin? Is it sensitive enough that it cannot handle the enrichment of moisturizer within the face wash? If this is the situation, make sure that you do not wash away your face more than two time a day.

As recommended by the dermatologist, the best time for washing face are as below;

  • When you wake up
  • When having a sweat face during the day
  • Prior to going to sleep

Restrict yourself from scrubbing

If your skin is acne-prone and you are feeling the oil on your face, I am sure you may be thinking to scrub. But don’t you dare do this if you love your skin.

Wash away your pillow cases, bed sheets, etc. in order to prevent getting acne. Indeed, this makes a lot of difference.

Prevent from using products that causes acne

Choose to buy products that writes the following on their packaging;

  • Prevent clog pores
  • oil free
  • non- acnegenic
  • non-comedogenic

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