Acne is a skin condition that occurs when your hair follicle becomes plugged with oil and dead skin cells. Acne today, is the most troublesome and embarrassing problem for teenagers. But, here are some ways for you to cure your acne naturally, without harming your skin and that fits to your budget as well.

Honey Cleansing in the Morning:

Honey is known to be an effective antiseptic preventing the growth of infectious organisms. It also releases low level of hydrogen peroxide that disinfects the skin. Also, its acidic properties and higher sugar concentration does not allow the bacteria to replicate. As such, honey is the best natural treatment for acne.

How to Use:

Massage your face with about 1/2 teaspoon raw honey and then rinse it with luke warm water.

Aloe Vera Massage:

Aloe Vera gel is very effective in treating acne and reducing the redness caused by it due to its antibacterial properties. It also inhibits bacteria from infecting acne wounds and thus fastens the process of healing. Presence of Magnesium lactate in Aloe helps to get rid of the itching sensation caused by acne. Being an astringent, aloe Vera removes excess oil and dirt from the skin that prevents acne formation.

How to Use:

Take the gel from a fresh aloe Vera and rub it on the acne affected part of the skin twice a day for at least once week to get rid of the acne.


Lemon juice does have acne fighting qualities and is affordable.The acid present in it acts like an astringent that reduces oil penetration into the skin.The citric acid in lemon helps to kill or limit the number of bacteria, inside or on the skin. It is also believed that lemon reduces scars naturally. But it sometimes leads to dryness and cause your pimple to sting.

How to Use:

Dip a cotton ball into fresh lemon juice and dab it to the affected area. You can add water to reduce the acidic effect, if skin is sensitive.

Tea Tree Oil:

It is popularly used for mild and moderate acne. It has antimicrobial qualities that decrease acne causing bacteria. It is also known as non-comedogenic that will clear your pores.

How to Use:

Dip a cotton ball in the oil and apply it to the affected area. You can dilute the oil by mixing honey, water or aloe vera to avoid agitation.