Acne Home Treatment - Treat Acne Naturally

Published: 11th May 2011
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The truth is that acne is not simply a condition that teenagers face. While it is a common time for teens to develop acne, 25% of men and nearly 50% of women will suffer from adult acne. In this article I will discuss some natural acne treatments because natural remedies are less likely to cause a reaction and they are better for your skin.

Eliminate excess oil by washing your face three times daily with natural tea tree and green tea soap. This natural antibacterial soap treatment will control acne breakouts.

Using lemon juice to treat acne naturally at home is extremely effective and inexpensive. Simply cut a lemon into small pieces and rub onto the acne-affected area. Leave for 30 minutes to completely dry and soak in then rinse off (leave the juice on if possible but remember it will make your skin sticky!) Repeat this once or twice a day until your skin has cleared up. Lemon juice is so effective because it contains citric acid which not only dries out the pimples but also has a mild antibacterial effect.

Make a paste of tomato pulp and leave it on the acne. Tomato is rich in anti-oxidants and it helps in cellular growth and repairs the damage done to the skin due to acne. Another great property of tomatoes is that it can tighten the open pores and actually prevent acne, giving you a natural clear skin.

Steam clean your face with natural herbal sauna. Place lavender, red clover, echinacea, lemon balm and strawberry leaves into a tea ball. Place the tea ball in a saucepan. Fill the saucepan with three cups of water. Allow the water to come to a full boil. When the water boils, turn the heat down to medium. Lower your face so that the steam will penetrate your acne breakouts. This treatment will kill germs and heal your skin.

Grind neem/margosa leaves to mix with turmeric to treat pimples, and severe acne .This home remedy is excellent for lightening pimple/acne marks naturally.

Carrot juice is an extremely effective way to treat acne naturally at home. Simply juice up five medium sized carrots each morning and enjoy the delicious sweet taste! Carrots are so effective because they contain beta-carotene which helps keep the skin healthy and fights acne. Juicing the carrots increases the concentration of beta-carotene and is also more practical than eating five whole carrots each morning.

Cinnamon and honey have great anti-acne properties as they cool the skin and close the pores thereby treating acne. Make a powder of cinnamon and store in a bottle. Take out a teaspoon of the powder and mix it with 3 tsp of honey to make a paste that can spread easily all over the face. Let the paste dry and then wash off.

Author is an online medical researcher on acne treatment and skin care. Click read more on acne treatment, eczema treatment.

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