Epsom salts are made of the mineral magnesium sulphate which draws toxins
from the body. Epsom Salts is an excellent emollient (softens and smooths the
skin), and also an exfoliator (removes dead cells from the surface of the skin).
Apple Cider Vinegar
Wash your face with water and pat dry.
And then as one of our very popular acne home remedies, Use a ratio of 1 part apple cider vinegar to 3 parts water, dip a cotton ball into vinegar and apply it directly to the blemish.
Leave on for at least 10 minutes, or overnight.
Re-apply several times a day, washing face thoroughly after each time.
Use a moisturizer afterwards if you feel like your skin is feeling dry.
Why is Apple Cider Vinegar good for Acne?
It kills off the bacteria that may be causing all the trouble.
It becomes alkaline and balances the pH of your skin, which makes it harder for the bacteria to thrive.
It is an astringent and will help dry up up excess oil, but don't overdo and dry your skin out too much.
Tea Tree Oil
Wash your face with water and pat dry.
Dilute tea tree oil by mixing 1 part oil to 9 parts water.
Dip a cotton swab in the mixture and apply to problem areas.
Never apply it undiluted.
Apply a light moisturizer afterwards and there you have it, another one of our simple acne home remedies.
Why is Tree Tea Oil good for Acne
Tea tree oil is not like the oil your skin naturally produces, it is more like a solvent that cuts through the extra sebum and dead skin cells, and unblocks the pores
It's antibacterial properties also kill off the acne-causing- bacteria and helps prevent further outbreaks.
Honey and Cinnamon Paste Home Treatment for Acne.
Mix 3 tablespoons of honey,
and a teaspoon of cinnamon powder into a paste and rub into your face.
Relax and leave on for at least a ½ hour. Rinse your face.
Try this for 2 weeks and just wait and see what happens.
Why Honey and Cinnamon?
Cinnamon and honey have been used through the centuries as acne home remedies as well as for healing and
improving skin in general.
Honey contains anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties and
cinnamon has anti-microbial and antioxidant properties which all help
in controlling acne.
We always have to look after our skin because of the dangers of developing cancer from too much exposure to the sun. So even when your pimples go away, always protect your face from the sun
Lemon Juice to help prevent Acne Naturally.
Cleanse face with water and dry off, use some swabs dabbed liberally in lemon juice to sponge your face.
Repeat this action 3 times a day and particularly before going to bed.
Why Lemon Juice?
lemons are an excellent source of vitamin c which helps reduce the damage
toxins do to the cells and is also a detox which helps remove toxins from the skin
Very importantly though, it is an astringent which will cause a contraction of body tissues, and will dry out the blemish itself.
It is also a natural whitener, which helps reduce redness.
Rinse off any lemon juice before going out in the sun, as it may make your skin more sensitive to sunlight.
The Humble Potato and Acne
Wash your face with water and pat almost dry, leaving the skin a bit damp.
Grate 1 raw potato and rub the pulp and juice and onto your face in a circular motion for a few minutes.
Let it dry for 15-30 minutes, and then rinse off completely with warm water.
Why Potato's for Acne?
Potato's are full of potassium, sulfur, phosphorus and chloride, all components that can help reduce bothersome blemishes.
They also have antioxidants to nourish your skin and encourage the healthy growth of new skin cells.
What is the Best Home Remedy for Acne?
Mix a heaped tablespoon of Epsom salts, a tablespoon of Cream of tartar and a pint of boiling water.
Allow to cool and take a table spoon every morning before your breakfast.
Why Epsom Salts and Cream of Tartar?
Epsom salts are made of the mineral magnesium sulfate which draws toxins
from the body.
When used as a face wash it is an excellent emollient (softens and smooths the
skin), and also an exfoliator.
Cream of Tartar is a by-product of the wine industry and is the common
name for potassium hydrogen tartrate.
Potassium helps lower uric acid in the blood which then ensures that
waste is not purged through the skin, but rather through the kidneys.
Red Pepper - an amazing spice for help in healing Acne naturally.
Mix a teaspoon of cayenne pepper into a glass of water, add some honey to improve the taste and drink.
Do this 3 times per day.
Why Red Pepper?
Red pepper is a source of Vitamin C which will help fight any
possible infections caused by the blockage of the oil-producing