Natural Acne Treatments
If you're looking to avoid chemicals or medicines, check out this list of popular, time-tested, at-home pimple remedies.
Garlic: You can simply rub garlic on the pimple several times a day. Garlic is a powerful antibacterial and will help your pimples disappear without scars.Also, please note the majority of the remedies listed below are for use on a few pimples rather than over your entire face.
Lemon or Orange Peel: Just pound the peels into a paste and then add a little water. Apply to the infected area regularly.
Cucumber: Grate and apply over your face for fifteen minutes and then wash with water. This helps prevent pimples, blackheads, and over drying.
Honey, Camphor Lotion & Tomato Juice: You will want to mix 1 tsp. of honey with a 1/2 tsp. of camphor lotion and 1/2 tsp. of tomato juice. Apply to pimples for fifteen minutes, wash with warm water then follow with cold water. Also helps reduce the spots and marks left from pimples.
Salt Water: Add salt to boiling water and then let cool until the water is medium to hot. Apply directly to pimples. This helps kill the germs.
Tooth Paste or Vinegar: Apply on pimples. Simple as it sounds!
Fenugreek: Crush the leaves of this vegetable into a paste and apply to your face each night. Wash the paste off in the morning with warm water. Great for pimples and especially blackheads.
Hot Epsom Salt Bath: Taken twice a week will help ease pimples.
Coriander or Mint Juice with Turmeric: Just mix 1 tsp. coriander or mint juice with a pinch of turmeric powder. Apply to your entire face after a thorough face wash.
Vitamin E, Zinc & Niacin: Take 100mg of niacin three times a day. 400mg of vitamin E once a day. 50mg of therapeutic zinc in tablet or capsule form three times per day.