10 Home Remedies for Acne on the Body

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Benzoyl peroxide – the last acne frontier… or not. Even though this is by far considered the most effective and well-known acne-fighting product, it’s rather aggressive for a lot of people with sensitive skin. And it’s a bit sad that most people still regard it as their last resort. However there are surprising substances you can take advantage of, found in regular and natural household products, especially in our kitchen. Nature has its say once again.

So here are 15 home made remedys for acne on the body. The great thing is that having some natural cures at hand, you can prepare as much of the magic substance as you need, so using them on other areas of your body different than your face comes in really handy. For instance we will be looking at home remedies for back acne or home remedies for acne scars, among other things. So stay put for a counter-clock experiment towards your long lost baby skin.

1. Tea Tree Oil and Aloe Vera

Tea tree oil is not like all the other oils. It has anti-sebum properties, in unblocks your pores and cuts off dead skin cells. It has amazing bacteria fighting properties, and moreover, it is believed to be demodex folliculorum’s most feared enemy. Just remember that tea tree oil is not for internal use and you must always dilute it before applying it on your skin.


Tea tree oil – 3-4 drops

Clean water

Cotton balls or Q-tips

Aloe Vera – 3-4 drops


Mix the ingredients together. Keep in mind the fact that the tea tree oil must be diluted by mixing 9 parts water to one part oil.

How to apply?

Just pour the mix on a wet cotton ball. Don’t forget to add some drops of aloe vera if you want. However it’s optional, the tea tree oil will definitely do its job. Apply the cotton ball on your problematic areas only, not all over your face, back or chest. The aloe vera option is for all the sensitive ones out there. It’s best to leave it overnight. And apart from this, aloe vera is an amazing healing agent.

Note – Avoid eye contact. The tea tree oil really burns. On the other hand, feel free to use tea tree oil among your home remedies for cystic acne or nodular acne.

2. Tomato Slices and Cucumber Juice as a 2-step Treatment Home Remedy for Acne Scars

Tomatoes are loaded with vitamin A and carotenes (the ones that give tomatoes their nice red colour), which are really powerful antioxidants that are also involved in healthy cell regeneration. In the meantime, cucumbers are great skin toners that reduce inflammation, redness and soothe the skin. So just make a face treatment out of a great salad combination.


Tomato – ½

Cucumber Juice – ¼ cup


Well there’s not much you can do about this one, just slice the tomato and juice ½ a cucumber. But don’t mix them up.

How to apply?

Gently rub the face with the tomato slices. Try to leave them on for 10 minutes. Then rinse. And then apply the cucumber juice using a cotton ball. Leave it there for 10 minutes as well. Wash it with warm water.

3. Baking Soda Helps you get Rid of Cystic Acne

Baking soda not only pulls out the excessive oil from your pores, but exfoliates the skin really well in order to get rid of dead skin cells as well. It also fights bacteria to get rid of the infection, too. It tightens your pores, leaving your skin nice and smooth.


Water – 2 spoons

Baking soda – 2 spoons

Cucumber Juice – optional, in case your skin is really sensitive.


Mix the baking soda and the water until you get a nice paste. Add the cucumber juice if you want to.

How to apply?

Apply the mask on your face and wait for 5 to 10 minutes before removing it. Try to cover your cyst(s) really well. Rinse it with water and repeat for twice a day.

4. Coconut Oil Clears Acne During Pregnancy

Apart from being absolutely delicious and healthy, coconut oil has anti-fungal and anti bacterial properties. However the tricky thing with pregnancy pimples is the fact that it is mostly caused by hormonal imbalance. So there’s nothing substantial you can do in order to fight that. But coconut oil is smooth and pleasant to use once a day. It can also be used for a baby’s skin problems, including on his/her butt or scalp. Coconut oil is gentle and mellow, so it’s harmless for their skin and does not leave it oily.


Coconut oil at room temperature


Make sure you don’t keep it in the fridge, because it will get really hard to handle. It it’s left at room temperature, its texture becomes perfect for instant use.

How to apply?

Apply a thin layer at least once a day, as a moisturizer.

5. Cinnamon Masks can Fight Blackheads

Cinnamon is famous for its ability to fight and also prevent blackheads, those pesky intruders that are so good at covering up your T-area (forehead, nose and chin), in spite of your age.


Cinnamon – 1 teaspoon

Lemon Juice – 1 teaspoon

Turmeric powder – 1 pinch (optional)


Mix all of the above ingredients to get your facemask. Keep in mind that the turmeric is optional, so you’ll get successful results even though you don’t include it in this mask.

How to apply?

Spread the paste all over your face and leave it to rest for 15 minutes. Rinse it off with warm water. Moisturize your face afterwards if you feel it to dry. Follow this remedy for at least 10 days.

6. Garlic: the Best Home Remedy for Acne

All at home remedies for acne should contain garlic at some point. Because this vegetable is the most powerful antibiotic nature can offer. And since acne is an infection, applying garlic on pimples can really make them disappear.


Raw garlic


Just cut a piece into slices

How to apply?

Rub the garlic onto the affected skin for as many times a day as you can.

Note- Remember that garlic is also great at reducing scars, so don’t hesitate to use it for this condition as well.

7. Incredible Home Remedy Mask for Back Acne

Home remedies for back acne should include this magical paste, too. It works wonders for any type of acne, but everyone who used it against the back acne got cured.


Green tea – 1 bag

Sea salt – 1 teaspoon

Cinnamon – 1 teaspoon

Coconut oil


Cut the green tea bag open and get the content out. Mix it with the salt, the cinnamon and the coconut oil until you get a thick paste.

How to apply

Just coat your acne with it, or have someone do that for you in case you can’t reach all your acne areas. Now you can either sacrifice an old t-shirt and leave it on overnight, or wait for 15 to 20 minutes and then hit the shower. However the first method is good and fast.

Note- The salt disinfects the pimples and rubs dead skin cells off, the green tea has amazing healing properties due to the antioxidants it contains, cinnamon fights and dries your acne, while the coconut oil hydrates your skin and also kills harmful bacteria. Definitely include it among your home remedies for acne overnight secrets.

8. Yogurt and Oatmeal Mask to get Rid of Adult Pimples

Full fat yogurt not only contains lactic acid, but live cultures that nourish and help fight harmful skin bacteria. As far as the oatmeal is concerned, keep in mind that cooked oatmeal reduces inflammation and redness of the skin, while raw oatmeal only helps with your skin’s exfoliation.


Cooked oatmeal – 2 spoons

Yogurt – 2 spoons

Honey – 2 tablespoons


Cook the oatmeal just like you’d do for breakfast. Let is get to room temperature, and then mix it with the yogurt and honey (you probably have to heat up the honey as well, so that it can blend smoothly with the rest of the mix).

How to apply?

Gently apply the mix on your face, spreading it with your fingers. Leave it there to rest for about 15 minutes before rinsing it up with lukewarm water.

9. Apple Cider Vinegar Rules at treating all Types of Acne

You probably know by now that apple cider vinegar is good for about anything from enhancing digestion to replacing hair balm. Why would pimples make a difference?


Raw, unfiltered cider vinegar – 2 teaspoons

Clear water – 4 teaspoons


Dilute the vinegar with water.

How to apply?

Using a cotton ball, spread the mix evenly on your face on whatever affected area. Allow it to work on your face for at least 10 minutes before rinsing.

10. Egg White Acne Mask

Egg whites are great at reducing the harmful oils produced by your skin, they minimize your pores, thus taking the impurities out. After removing the mask you’ll notice the amazing glow that your skin will get.


1 Egg White


Separate the yolk from the white and keep the latter in a small bowl.

How to apply?

Using a cotton ball, or just your fingers, spread the egg white all over your face. Put up with it for 30 minutes or so, keeping in mind the fact that the egg white really stretches your skin, so it’s not the most confortable mask one can think of. After the 30 minutes expire, rinse the egg white off with some lukewarm water and apply moisturizing cream.


Getting severe and quick breakouts one of a sudden can be a devastating thing. So this home remedy for acne bird’s eye view can also be used as a prevention device. Apply some of these masks without restriction, there’s no bad side effect they can have. They are by excellence the best home remedies for acne one can find.

Acne scarring, dark spots, marks or severe facial spotting are just some of the symptoms these natural remedies fight. Whats great about them is they are cheap, easy to make and absolutely delicious. And although pimples are really common, there’s no point in acting as if this issue didn’t matter during an obvious breakout, unless you are going through your teenage years as we speak. What can I say; adolescence really has its ow

Tooth Paste is a simple Home Remedy you can try for clogged pores.  

You need

Place toothpaste on your finger

directly put toothpaste on pimples before you go to bed.

In the morning wash off the toothpaste with a soft washcloth and warm water. Continue to use the toothpaste on pimples until they are gone.

Try Lemon as a natural astringent for acne because it has 

vitamin C, which is a natural or critic acid

This cleans the pores deeply when applied. Lemon also naturally whitens your skin.

mix lemon juice and rose water well

apply it on your affected area

leave it on there for at least 20 minutes

rinse off with warm water

Do this regularly for best results

wash your face and wait for a few minutes to dry

groundnut oil and lime juice in equal amounts

mix them well to get a liquid texture

apply it on your affected area

allow it to sit on the affected area a couple of minutes

rinse it off with fresh warm water.

Mix chickpea powder in a bowl with lemon juice, milk or bowl to make a fine paste.

apply this paste on your affected area

Leave on for a few minutes.

rinse your face with warm water 

apply your moisturizer regularly

use natural home treatments for acne scars

Fenugreek seeds and warm water

1 teaspoon of fenugreek seeds

A little warm water

Indian Lilac Turmeric Powder

many skin issues can be treated with Indian lilac

Honey and strawberries wash

2 teaspoons of honey

3 fresh strawberries


 wash your face gently 

pat dry

smash the strawberries

add honey with the mashed strawberries

blend them into a paste

Put the paste on your face

leave it on there for 25 minutes

wash it off completely with warm water

Allow it to dry naturally.

apply regular moisturizer

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