All-Natural Acne Remedies

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Beauty expert Sandy Gold recently had a beauty revelation. After breaking out with a severe case of acne, Sandy decided it was time for a major makeup overhaul. She threw out all her makeup and skin care products and made the switch to holistic beauty. Here are her favourite all-natural acne fighting regimes.

All-Natural Acne Remedies

Natural Exfoliation

Most people are scared to exfoliate when they have acne, thinking it will make their acne worse by aggravating the skin. However, it's extremely important to exfoliate when you have acne because it helps to remove the dead skin cells that block pores. Exfoliating will smooth and soften the skin, helping to brighten the complexion.  Honey acts as the antibacterial which will destroy or inhibit the growth of bacteria. The coarse texture of the organic cane sugar will exfoliate the skin. Finally, the jojoba oil will moisturize without clogging pores, helping to bring your skin back to normal.

Natural Exfoliation Recipe
  1. In a bowl combine 1 tbsp organic honey.
  2. Add 1 tbsp organic cane sugar.
  3. Add 1 tsp jojoba oil.
  4. Apply gently to clean damp skin in a circular motion.
  5. Rinse with warm water, followed by a splash of cool water.

Spot Treat Blemishes with Oil of Oregano

Most of us have oil of oregano at home to help fight off colds. But did you know that it has incredible anti-bacterial properties and can be used as a spot treatment for acne? This oil is very strong and should never be used on the skin undiluted. Place oil of oregano on a cotton swab, run under water to dilute the oil, and then apply directly to the blemish.

Reduce Redness with Cool Chamomile Water

Chamomile has soothing and anti-inflammatory properties which can help to reduce the redness that often comes with acne. Use Sandy’s cool chamomile water to help reduce redness in a totally natural way.

Cool Chamomile Water Instructions
  1. Submerge one tea bag in boiled water, steep for 10 minutes.
  2. Place in the fridge for a couple of hours or overnight till nice and cold
  3. Apply the water with a face cloth or cotton ball to the affected areas
  4. The steeped cool tea can also be added to an ice-cube tray and placed in the freezer for future use.