There is an increasing demand for home remedies for acne as awareness grows about dangerous chemicals used in the cosmetic industry. Many types of acne related problems such as adult acne, cystic acne or acne scars are responding well to the treatment with home remedies for acne. How to get rid of acne? Use safe and time proved natural acne remedies.
Cystic acne is a more severe form of acne when hard, purple and tender lumps are formed deep inside the skin often fluid-filled and inflamed. They are truly embarrassing and often cause insecure and awkward appearance in public. But hope is still there; mother nature provides us fantastic home remedies for cystic acne.
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It might sound weird but the well-known old folk remedy, apple cider vinegar is one of the best natural acne remedies. It works wonders for both adult acne and cystic acne. Buy in your local health food store raw, organic, unfiltered apple cider vinegar with the ‘mother’ and use it both internally and externally. It is great home remedy for acne. How to get rid of acne with apple cider vinegar?
Mix 2 teaspoons of organic apple cider vinegar in a big glass of water and drink with a straw slowly the whole day or gulp the mixture at once. (The acidic drink might harm your teeth.) After one week of regular daily consumption you have to notice change of your skin acne if it works for you. It is worth to persist for 2 weeks with this acne remedy. This home acne remedy works wonders for many.
How to get rid of acne with apple cider vinegar? You might use apple cider vinegar onto your face or body acne various ways. BUT first make sure you are not allergic to apple cider vinegar. Put some apple cider vinegar onto your arm and wait a few hours for the reaction. If nothing happens you can use it for your face.
Simple Home Remedies for Acne
You can make lovely facial toner in a spray bottle: mix
Use this home remedy for acne after cleansing the face 2-3 times a day. Let it air dry.
Another great acne home remedy and topical astringent is a mixture of apple cider vinegar and green tea.
Blend in equal portions:
Both green tea and vinegar are safe natural acne remedies. Before applying this home remedy for acne shake the bottle well. Use twice a day after washing your face with lukewarm water and let it air dry.
For the treatment of body acne pour half a cup of apple cider vinegar in your bath water and relax in the bathtub for 10-15 minutes. It is a plain simple acne home remedy and helps with your body acne for sure.
Coconut Oil is a wonderful moisturiser and acne remedy; has antibacterial and antifungal properties as well. In some cases acne is caused by fungal infection and for those people coconut oil is extremely useful. How to get rid of acne with Coconut Oil?
After using apple cider vinegar as a toner apply some organic coconut oil on your skin as a moisturiser in the morning and perhaps bedtime also. Do not be scared putting something so oily on your skin. Your skin will easily soak up all the coconut oil and your acne clears up gradually. It also helps with healing acne scars; they become lighter and less visible. Coconut oil is great acne scar treatment.
Additionally you may also use coconut oil internally (1-3 tablespoons a day) perhaps cooking with it or adding to ready meals.
A lovely home remedy for acne scars is a mixture of Coconut Oil and Aloe Vera gel. Mix:
In a cool climate coconut oil is solid so warm the bottle in hot water or in a spoon above a candle flame first. Use the acne remedy mixture twice a day on your acne cysts and scars– morning and bedtime – after washing your face with warm water and perhaps toning with apple cider vinegar. Those are real natural remedies for acne.
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Acne scar removal: one great and natural acne scar treatment is the plant Aloe Vera. How to get rid of acne scars with Aloe Vera? If your acne scars are really bad use Aloe Vera both internally and topically. Either Aloe Vera Juice or Aloe Vera Capsules work well internally.
Combine the internal treatment with topical application of Aloe Vera gel 99% or the sap obtained from the aloe plant itself. The gel or sap is invisible has an initial odour which fades away quickly. Put the sap or gel directly on the scars 3-4 times a day for a week. Helps fading the redness of the scars, which minimise fast.
Aloe Vera works wonders not only for acne scars but for acne vulgaris and cystic acne as well. Feel free to use the gel or sap also onto your pimples, blemishes and red spots; it clears acne fast. It is one of the most valuable home remedies for acne scars.
You can mix Aloe Vera gel with organic Coconut Oil and make a wonderful acne scar treatment for removing acne scars as written above.
Another precious home remedy for acne scars is our good old lemon. How to get rid of acne scars with lemons? Squeeze the juice of half a lemon and apply the undiluted juice onto your acne scars. Let it air dry. Leave it on overnight. It reduces redness of scars and marks even after one application. It works as an effective whitening solution and acne scar treatment. Helps removing acne scars fast. Be cautious: do not use lemon juice all over your face as you will turn very pale.
Fine sea salt mixed with an egg white help to clear acne for delicate, sensitive skin that is plagued by acne spots. Apply as a mask and gently remove using circular motions. How to get rid of acne with sea salt and egg white?
Mix in a cup a:
After washing your face with warm water apply the mixture on your wet face and let air dry. When the mask dries and becomes hard wash away gently with warm water. Use the acne remedy twice a week.
Various vegetable purees are effective natural remedies for acne. Onions and garlic are great for reducing inflamed acne cysts and killing bacteria and fungi. How to get rid of acne with onions and garlic?
Make a puree in a food processor from:
a small yellow onion bulb and
Apply this smelly mask over your pimples, blemishes, red spots, acne cysts and leave on for 10-15 minutes. Wash away the acne remedy with warm tap water. Let your face air dry. Regular use of the onion acne remedy above clears acne quickly. BUT make sure your skin is not allergic to onions or garlic.
Carrot juice is one of the plain simple home remedies for acne. In order to alkalise and clean your body you can drink fresh carrot juice everyday. It also promotes your system sufficient pro-vitamin A, which is important for healthy skin. Make your daily juice with organic carrots (perhaps together with organic apples) in a juicer. It is better to leave the peels on. Stir the finished juice well and drink fresh immediately. It is great both as general toner and as acne home remedy. How tasty sometimes home remedies for acne might be.
Another time-proved acne remedy and one of our old and natural acne remedies is the humble cucumber: place one peeled, chopped cucumber in a blender and puree it. Apply the juice and some of the puree on your spots, blemishes and pimples; also drink a few cups of cucumber juice daily. After a week of doing so you should see results.
CAUTION: First make sure you are not allergic to any new substance you try on your skin. Apply the new acne remedy on a small skin spot first and wait a few hours for the reaction.
So, that was my collection about various home remedies for acne. Hope you could find yours among them; your individual home remedy for acne which works wonders personally for you. Best of luck with experimenting with natural acne remedies.
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