Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > Health-in-Motion 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. 0 NEXT ON HEALTH24X Why maintaining a healthy weight before 40 is important 2019-10-16 08:45 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical Mercury in creams, faeces in cosmetics: Beware bargain beauty products Diet and nutrition Would evocative labels like 'twisted citrus glazed carrots' get you to eat healthy foods more often? Medical Your personality as a teen may predict your risk of dementia later in life Medical Ageing population, unhealthy habits underlie expected cancer surge Lifestyle How giant dinosaurs evolved to stay cool Mental health What affects people’s brain function as they grow older? We sought answers in rural South Africa Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.