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Facial acne can be very irritating and stressful and may even affect your self-esteem and confidence. Acne is caused when your pores get clogged with oil and dead skin and get infected with bacteria.
It is important to try to control your acne and not touch your face or pop your pimples because this will eventually lead to scars and may irritate your acne break-out even more.
Even though it may seem like getting rid of acne is impossible, applying natural home remedies to your face can help clear up your acne and give your face the glow you have always wanted.
Top home remedies to improve your acne:
- Tea tree oil
- Zinc supplement
- Green tea
- Apple cider vinegar
- Jojoba oil
- Aloe vera
- Coconut oil
Tea tree oil
Tea tree oil is known for being a natural antibacterial and anti-inflammatory which may help improve your acne and any swelling. Always dilute tea tree oil before using it on your face.
Studies have shown that people with zinc deficiencies are more prone to developing acne. Zinc is known to help with cell growth, hormone, production, and improving immunity.
Apply green tea on face
Green tea is known as a great antioxidant for your body. Because it fights inflammations, rubbing your face with a soaked cotton ball in green tea will help improve your acne breakout.
Apple cider vinegar
Apple cider vinegar contains organic acids that are beneficial in healing acne. Applying it to your face will help dry up your skin and heal the acne. It is extremely important to dilute it with water before applying it to your face to prevent any skin irritation.
Applying jojoba oil with a cotton ball on your acne will help reduce inflammation and treat any redness or soreness caused by your acne.
Because it’s filled with antioxidants, honey is great to treat any inflammation caused by your acne. It acts as a skin cleanser and removes any dirt and impurities from your face.
Aloe vera gel
Using aloe vera gel will soothe your skin and reduce any inflammations and will prevent any future acne breakouts.
Coconut oil is great for sensitive skin and it is also a great antibacterial and anti-inflammatory. Rubbing your face gently with coconut oil will help reduce your acne and treat any redness or irritation caused by it.
Further reading: Top 10 Skin Care Products for Women in Their 40s