In this post you will discover 23 homemade acne treatment methods for pimples and blackheads.
Home remedies for skin problems have been some of the best treatments on many occasions. These remedies have been passed down to us from generation to generation for a reason – because they really work. Here is a list of homemade acne treatment methods in adolescents and adults.
23 Homemade Acne Treatment Methods Are Listed Below.
1. Avoid Washing With Soap
Do not wash your face with soap and water, wash your face or the affected area with warm salty water, morning and evening. Soap dries the skin and can make acne worse, while the warm salt water can help remove fat without drying the skin.
2. Aloe Vera Juice
The Aloe Vera juice applied twice a day can be helpful in curing acne scars. Aloe Vera juice can be found in most health stores, it comes as a gel, but if you can apply a natural aloe vera directly from the plant, that will be better for you as it doesn’t contain any chemicals.
Cucumber is one of the easiest and most refreshing treatments used to treat acne and also to moisturize the skin too. Cucumber also gives our skin a youthful feel and appearance. Crush some cucumber into a paste and apply to the affected area. Leave it for 30 to 45 minutes and then rinse.
Sandalwood powder can be used on the skin to treat acne. For that, you have to make a paste with sandalwood powder and a little water, apply it and leave if possible all night. Then rinse with cold water the next morning.
The tomato can also be used for the treatment of blackheads and to open the pores of the skin and it also lightens the skin. Cut a piece of tomato and rub it on the skin. Leave it on for 15 minutes. Rinse with cold water. This will help reduce open pores and blackheads. This treatment is excellent for oily skin.
Another home remedy is nutmeg. For this, you have to make a paste by mixing some nutmeg powder with cold milk and apply on the affected area. This works as a wonderful ointment. Pimples should disappear without a trace.
Egg whites are also used to get rid of acne. Apply a mask of egg white on the face and leave for 30 minutes. Rinse off with cold water.
8. Neem Oil
Neem also called Lila India, is used for treating all kinds of skin problems. It contains Nimbidol and Gedunin, which have very good fungicidal properties. This plant has proven to be beneficial in skin disorders such as warts, scabies, psoriasis, eczema, and even dandruff. It is extremely effective in treating acne. For this treatment, what you should do is: crush the leaves into a paste, apply to the affected area and leave for 30 minutes, then the rinse area. Another option is to make a tonic. For the tonic you need to: boil the leaves in water. Use the water to rinse the affected area. You can save the tonic in the refrigerator in a tightly sealed container, preferably glass. If you do decide to keep the tonic however, be sure to let the tonic go cold before putting in the refrigerator.
9. Orange Peel
Orange peel is very effective in treating acne. For this ground the peel very well to make a powdery substance. Mix your orange peel powder with a little water until a paste is formed. Then apply the paste to the affected areas. Leave the paste on for 30 minutes and rinse. This is a really good homemade acne treatment.
10. Cinnamon Powder
Another very good remedy is to make a paste with 3 tablespoons of honey and 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder. Apply this paste on the pimples before sleeping and wash your face the next morning with warm water. Repeat for two weeks and your pimples should disappear forever.
11. A Pack Of Hot Water
A pack of hot water (not too hot because you can burn yourself) can be applied to the face to open the pores and help remove blackheads. After applying the pack, rinse your face with cold water.
Before going to bed apply ice to the face. This will reduce swelling and burning sensation in the skin caused by severe acne and also help get rid of acne scars.
13. Peanut Oil And Lemon Juice
Mix 1 tablespoon peanut oil, juice of half a lemon and 1 tablespoon honey to prevent formation of blackheads and pimples.
14. Fenugreek Leaves
Make paste by crushing up fenugreek leaves. Apply this paste to your face every night for 10-15 minutes and wash away with warm water. This will prevent pimples, blackheads, and wrinkles.
15. Lemon Juice
Cut a lemon in half and gently rub the affected area and leave it overnight and rinse your face the next morning. Or if your skin is sensitive, squeeze the lemon juice and mix it with rose water and apply it to the affected areas, just like you would with an astringent lotion.
16. Foods containing niacin and vitamin A
Foods containing niacin and vitamin A can be used to treat acne. It is recommended to take 100 mg of niacin, three times daily, and 50,000 international units of vitamin A, three times a day. Vitamin E is also recommended, 400 mg once a day. You should continue this treatment for at least one month.
Garlic has been used successfully in the treatment of acne because the antibacterial properties are high. Rub raw garlic on the affected skin several times a day, it will also help to remove the acne scars. You can also cure chronic forms of acne with this treatment.
18. Coriander Juice and Turmeric Powder
Make a mixture of coriander juice with a pinch of turmeric powder. This is a very effective homemade ointment for pimples and blackheads. The mixture should be applied to the face after washing. So, apply it every night before going to bed. Mint juice can also be used instead of coriander juice. This is another really good homemade acne treatment.
19. Papaya Juice
Papaya juice (including skin and seeds) can also be applied on inflamed pimples.
Mix cornstarch with a little water and apply it as a mask, it will help absorb the oil.
Apply a small amount of toothpaste (paste, not gel) on those pesky pimples before sleeping, it will help dry out those beans.
22. Lemon Juice And Warm Milk
fresh lemon juice mixed with a glass of warm milk can be applied to the face as a face wash for pimples, blackheads and cracked skin.
Drinking wheat grass juice every day, is also highly recommended to eliminate acne.
I hope you found these homemade acne treatment methods helpful. And I really hope you find one or some that will work for you.