Home Remedies for Acne

Home Remedies for Acne

Acne is the major problem in the record. Acne is a sort of skin problem or infection the persons of every age goes through. Probably teenagers suffer this problem most while their body increases the hormones levels.

The most common causes of acne could be stress condition, unhealthy dieting routine, sleep withdrawal, etc. Acne can be occurring on face, chest, back and scalp. There is not a proper medication for acne treatment but it can be settled down through natural and pure home remedies that definitely works much better than medications.before and after acne after applying home remedies

1.  Baking Soda

Baking soda is also called as sodium bicarbonate. It functions like an exfoliating agent for your skin. The dead skin cells and pores can be removed through baking soda. It regulates pH levels of the skin, containing antiseptic properties. Due to these all properties, it is an amazing home remedy for clearing out the acne on the skin.
  • Make a paste by combining two tsp of baking soda and a little water.
  • Apply this paste on your face and let it dry.
  • Wash off your face with cold water.
  • Use this remedy twice a week.

2.  Oatmeal

Oatmeal is used for cleaning the pores and reducing acne due to its ability to absorb excess oil from the skin. Also, it exfoliates the skin.
  • Take a cup of cooked oatmeal and add one tsp of honey and juice of half lemon in it then mix them well together.
  • Rub this mixture gently on your skin.
  • Leave the mixture on your skin for half an hour.
  • Rinse it off with lukewarm water.
  • Do this remedy twice a week.

3.  Fuller’s Earth

Fuller’s earth is commonly called as “multani matti” that is easily available in the herbal beauty shops. It also helps in the absorption of excess oil on your skin and reduces the acne pores. It also helps in improving the skin complexion.
  • Take equal amounts of fuller’s earth, rose water, and sandalwood water. Mix them together and make a smooth paste.
  • Apply this mud mask of face pack on your skin.
  • Let it allow to air dry then wash it off with cold water.
  • Follow the method once a week.

4.  Lemons

As lemons contain acidic property so it is very beneficial in treating the acne problem. Lemon juice accumulates in the skin pores and hardens the sebum so it will help in cleaning the dirt from your skin.
  • Take a slice of lemon and then directly rub it on the areas where acne is.
  • Leave this for few hours.
  • You can also add equal amount of rose water in the lemon juice.

5.  Toothpaste

Toothpaste that you use regularly for cleaning your teeth is also effective to reduce acne. This is one of the simplest home remedies. Toothpaste reduces the swelling and dries out the acne pores.
  • Take a small amount of toothpaste on your finger tip.
  • Apply directly on the affected areas with acne.
  • Do this remedy before going to sleep.

6.  Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree oil is also beneficial for treating acne problem. It acts like an anti-inflammatory and antiseptic agent. It contains the ability to kill the germs that are responsible for causing acne.
  • Use three drops of tea tree oil to apply directly on the acne affected areas.
  • Do this remedy three times a day.

7.  Orange Peel

While eating the orange, do not throw the orange peels because the peels contain vitamin C and you can make a good remedy with this.
  • Take some orange peels and put them in the sun and let them dried out completely.
  • Grind the peels in the grinder until it becomes in a powder form.
  • Add water in the powder to make a paste.
  • Apply this paste to the skin where acne is present.
  • Leave it for 15 minutes on the face.
  • Wash your face with warm water.

8.  Aloe Vera Gel

Aloe vera contains soothing and anti-inflammatory properties that are useful for treating the acne. Aloe vera also reduces the scars formed by the acne.
  • Buy aloe vera gel from the market.
  • You can get the fresh aloe vera gel by cutting the aloe vera leaf and squeezing out the gel from the middle of the leaf.
  • Apply the aloe vera gel directly on the affected areas.
  • Do this twice daily.

9.  Fenugreek

Fenugreek is also named as “methi” can also be used in treating the acne problem because of its anti-inflammatory and antiseptic functions.
  • Take some fresh fenugreek leaves and mix them with a water to make a smooth paste.
  • Apply this herbal paste on the skin and leave for 15 minutes.
  • Wash out your face with warm water.
  • Repeat the process four to five days.

10.  Indian Lilac

Indian lilac is also called as “Neem”. It is an excellent remedy for the acne problem and other skin infections. It has antiseptic and antimicrobial properties that help in killing the bacteria that cause acne on the skin.
  • Take some Indian lilac leaves and add some water in it then mix them together to make a smooth paste.
  • Add some turmeric powder in the paste.
  • Apply the paste on the affected areas.
  • Leave it for 30 minutes then wash off your face.
  • Repeat this remedy for twice a week.

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  1. Definitely pointing my sister to this post. I think she would find it very helpful.

    Tracy @ Sunny Days and Starry Nights


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