Home remedies for acne - natural recipes

Home remedies for acne listed here are very simple to make, and usually have very good results.

Optionally, you could try preparing home face masks that target acne - a good option for acne home remedy treatment.

One thing to know about acne is that the holistic approach to treating them is the best way to go. By holistic I mean being careful about eating processed foods, sugar and flour and paying attention to other possible causes of acne. You can treat the outside appearance of skin but that won't do much good unless you employ a fully holistic approach to treating acne and their causes.

Homemade acne treatment - vinegar solutionhome remedies for acne

Homemade acne treatment that consists of vinegar solution is the easiest of all home remedies for acne.This is what you will need:

20oz of water

1 tablespoon of apple vinegar

Let it cool down and add one tablespoon of apple cedar vinegar. Dip cotton balls in it and apply every night before going to bed. You can keep this solution in a clean plastic bottle in a dry, dark spot.

Using this solution should help reduce the redness and diminish the acne problem.

Tea tree oil acne treatment

Use pure tea tree oil. Dip in a cotton swab and gently dab on acne. Do this once or twice a day.

Tea tree oil is a strong antiseptic that cleans out the ongoing infection. It is gentle on the skin and leaves as little scarring as possible after the acne has healed.

Acne Skin Problem Lotion

This is a lotion, easily prepared.


2 teaspoons of lemon juice

2 teaspoons of honey

7 oz of water

Mix the ingredients. If the mass is too thick, try adding a bit more water. Pour into previously prepared plastic bottle or jar. They have to be clean, so make sure they are washed well. Shake it. Keep in dry and dark place and apply few times a day. Wash off with water.

Parsley face mask (for oily, acne skin)


1 teaspoon of chopped parsley

3 teaspoons of sour cream

Mix these two and apply to face. Wash off after 10 minutes using lukewarm water.

Often, aspirin ingredient, acetyl-salicylic acid is used as a base for exfoliating creams used for acne treatment and skin care in general. Read more about efficient aspirin face mask and its benefits.

If you are looking for more information on acne skin care, acne treatment, cause of acne etc., you can find it in this Acne booklet published by National Institute for Arthritis and Musculosceletal and Skin Diseases. Great read, full of information.

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