Updated 11 December 2017

Faced with an acne problem?

Are you faced with an acne problem, but don’t want to expose your delicate skin to harsh chemical creams? There are several natural remedies you can use to battle pimples. Try tea tree oil, which has proven anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. Alternatively, apply some green tea or diluted apple cider vinegar. Home remedies that are supposedly effective against acne but which you should avoid include toothpaste, rubbing alcohol, lemon juice and honey. They’re ineffective at best and may just make matters worse.


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