10 Home Remedies For Acne

Acne does not only occur in adolescents. Dealing with it as an adult can be very frustrating. Here are 10 easy remedies to get rid of acne.

YouTuber Ela Gale, talks about acne and 10 very easy home remedies that you can use to get rid of it.

Acne is usually caused by hormones. This is the key reason to as why we see them mostly in teenagers. But other reasons that do cause acne can be poor hygiene, eating junk food, being inactive, and intolerance to some foods.

1. Cinnamon & Honey Spot Treatment

What you need:

Cinnamon and Honey

1 tbsp Honey

1/2 tsp Cinnamon


Mix the ingredients up nicely.

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And use it on the required spot with a cotton swab or the back of a spoon.

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Leave it on for 20 min and wash it off with some warm water or a clean face cloth.

Make sure it doesn’t come in contact with anything else though.

2. Toothpaste Spot Treatment

This is a popular one.


Dab a little bit of toothpaste on to your pimple. That’ll dry it up (because of the baking soda in it).

It’s a quick fix but very helpful if you want to get rid of something overnight.

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3. Garlic & Nutmeg Spot Treatment

Garlic has antibacterial properties and nutmeg helps in blood-circulation.

Cut up a clove of garlic or crush it.

Put 1 tsp of nutmeg in it and very little water.


Mix this up and use a cotton swab to put it on your pimples.

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Leave it on for 20 minutes and wash it off with warm water.

4. Tea Tree Oil Treatment

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Use a cotton ball to apply some tea tree oil on to the desired spot and leave it overnight.

5. Aloe Face Mask

If you can get your hands on the plant, it would be great. But aloe vera gel works fine too.

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All you have to do is apply this to your face, and leave it overnight.

Aloe Vera helps in sealing the skin after you’ve exfoliated it and removed all the junk from it.

6. Exercise: Release Toxins

Exercising helps you release all the good hormones (like serotonin) and curb the release of bad stress hormones (like cortisol) that cause outbreaks on your skin.


7. Egg Yolk Face Mask

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Crack an egg, and separate the yolk.

Whisk the yolk gently and apply it on your face and leave it for 15 minutes. Wash it off with some warm water.

Egg yolks are high in sulphur. This helps break down blockages in your pores.

8. Cut Dairy With Hormones


It is common to find dairy products with added hormones in them. Many dairy products in the US have hormones in them.

It is unnatural to use such products as these added hormones mess with your body’s hormones, which will cause outbreaks.

9. Tone Skin With Apple Cider Vinegar

Before bed, make sure your skin is all washed up and clean.

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Then pour a little bit of apple cider vinegar on to a cotton swab and apply it on to your face.

This basically balances your skin’s pH.

10. Clean Skin Morning & Night

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Use a clean face cloth or any other apparatus to clean your face morning and night. You can even use a cleanser.

But don’t over do it since that will mess with the natural oils on your face.

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Also, try to avoid touching your face too often. Your hands come in contact with a lot of things throughout the day that contain bacteria.

Follow these remedies and tips for clearer, acne-free skin in no time!

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