Clear Up Acne The Natural Way

There are tons of over-the-counter acne creams, lotions, gels, and washes that you can buy to help clear up your acne and most of these products do work well.

The problem is that most of these products contain chemicals that can irritate your skin and skin irritation is one of the causes of acne!

Why would you want to put anything on your skin that you cannot even pronounce? A product that is expensive isn’t necessarily better at clearing up acne.

There are some natural products that you can find around your house that can be used to clear up your acne.

Baking soda makes a great skin scrub. A scrub is used to exfoliate the skin, remove dead skin and can eventually unclog your pores. To use baking soda for acne, make a paste with the baking soda and a little water.

Gently massage the paste onto your skin for ten to fifteen seconds and then rinse the baking soda off with clean water and pat your face dry with a clean towel.

Use eight parts water to one part vinegar. Clean your face and pat it dry, then using a cotton ball soak the ball in the vinegar solution and apply it directly to the problem areas, leaving it on. If you have stubborn acne you can try a stronger vinegar

You can also use apple cider vinegar to help clear up your acne. You can also use plain vinegar. The reason vinegar works is because it kills bacteria. Bacteria on your skin cause acne. The vinegar also balances your skin’s pH and absorbs oil that can cause acne.

Use eight parts water to one part vinegar. Clean your face and pat it dry, then using a cotton ball soak the ball in the vinegar solution and apply it directly to the problem areas. Rinse your skin after ten minutes.

You can make a stronger solution for stubborn acne by mixing 2 or 3 parts of water to 1 part vinegar), then apply it directly to troubled areas of skin and rinse off after ten minutes. You can also substitute lemon or lime juice in place of the vinegar.

The citric acid in the juices acts as a exfoliate and also halts the growth of acne spots and fades the ones you already have.

You can make a natural mask for your face using egg whites. The egg white mask will heal and rebuild your skin as well as absorb excess oil from your face. To make the mask, crack and egg and remove the yolk. Beat the egg whites, and apply them directly to your face. Wait fifteen minutes, and then rinse your face.

Use oatmeal to remove excess oil from your face. Cook oatmeal in the normal fashion, let it cool. Rub the cooled oatmeal over clean skin and let it sit like you would a mask. After it dries, rinse it off. Doing this on a regular basis should yield noticeable results.

Keeping your digestive system working smoothly can help your acne from the inside out.

Using these non-chemical ways to clear up acne is gentler on your skin and less costly too.

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