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8 Natural DIY Acne Treatments

• Dec 17, 2015

Whether you are suffering from acne as a teen or as an adult, cutting down on sugar and drinking plenty of water doesn’t always bring about the results you’d like to see. When it comes to fighting acne naturally, trial and error is the name of the game. Take a look below to read about some of our favorite do-it-yourself acne treatments.
Epsom Salt

Mix two table spoons with warm water or simply add it to your favorite face wash. Follow with your favorite moisturizer.

Apple Cider Vinegar

Dilute with water and then apply to your face with a cotton pad after cleansing. Follow with your favorite moisturizer


Mix ground cinnamon and warm honey in a bowl, and apply to your face as a mask. Follow with your favorite cleanser and moisturizer.

Bentonite Clay

Mix with apple cider vinegar and apply to your face as weekly treatment. Follow with your favorite moisturizer.

Tumeric Powder

Mix a tea spoon of powder with honey and raw milk to create a mask. Apply with a makeup brush as tumeric powder can stain your fingers. Follow with your favorite cleanser and moisturizer.

Tea Tree Oil

Mix in few drops with honey or in your favorite mask and apply to your face. Follow with your favorite cleanser and moisturizer.


Crush about 5–6 pills and mix with with warm water or honey to create a paste. Apply to your face for 10 minutes and then gently rinse off, using your fingers in a circular motion to exfoliate. Follow with your favorite cleanser and moisturizer.

African Black Soap

Many women swear by black soap for clearing skin. It can be drying, so make sure you moisturize your skin afterwards.

Have you tried any of these treatments before? Share your experience below!

About Lisa Jean Francois

I'm a Lipstick-obsessed Journalist and Fashion Blogger. You can find me over on my blog or youtube channel swatching lippies and strutting around in 5-inch heels. I'm a also a brand coach, specializing in video marketing and digital brand development. Find me @lisaalamode.

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6 years ago

I love bentonite clay it’s rich minerals naturally detox my skin. I have eczema and my skin has changed along with taking vitamins. Plus this clay works wonders on hair!

Joan Fenty
Joan Fenty
6 years ago

That black soap dont look authentic. It should be brown a little grainy

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