Banish Acne Right Away With These Diy On-The-Spot Treatments

Written by Sanya HamdaniMay 16, 2019
Banish acne right away with these DIY on-the-spot treatments

Staring at the huge red zit on your face in the mirror isn’t going to calm it down. We know you have an important event coming up and you would do anything to make it disappear, only if it were that simple! Before trying everything that your girl gang recommends on the group, remember that what works for them may not necessarily work for you. Therefore, we are about to suggest some time-tested, DIY solutions that will banish your acne and blemish like magic!

 

Manuka honey

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For example, for acne-prone skin you can try Dermalogica Retinol Clearing Oil with salicylic acid and phytoactive lipids. It helps not only to clear your skin, but also to reduce hyperpigmentation and fine lines. To optimize skin recovery, or get acne spot treatment, how to use this product? Apply a few drops overnight on acne spots or over your whole face and neck, avoiding the eye area. 

 

Tea tree oil

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Simple Daily Skin Detox SOS Clearing Booster is a skin purifier with witch hazel, zinc, and thyme, that controls oil production and acne breakouts. This product has three options — how to use: the spot acne treatment needs to be applied directly on skin inflammations and irritation; you can also apply it as a primer on oily T-zone; otherwise, it can be an effective moisturiser for oily skin type. 

If you don’t have any acne spot treatment at hand, you can try these DIY skin remedies to deal with adult acne. But before using homemade recipes, do a patch-test on a small skin area, or consult with a dermatologist. 

 

Apple cider vinegar

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Tea tree oil  

If there’s one natural ingredient your acne hates, it’s tea tree oil. This essential oil is an effective treatment formula that reduces inflamed pimples, blackheads as well as whiteheads. Research shows it has the same effect on skin as Benzoyl Peroxide minus flaking skin, redness, and irritation. Also, tea tree oil is perfect for use on oily skin. 

How to use tea tree oil for acne spot treatment? If the concentration level of your tea tree oil is more than 15%, dilute it with water and then apply on the acne spot. Repeat twice daily until it vanishes completely.  

 

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Apple cider vinegar  

Apple cider vinegar is a must-have ingredient in your kitchen. It detoxifies your body and gives you clear and flawless skin by killing bacteria. Whether you drink it on an empty stomach in the morning or apply topically, ACV offers a lot of benefits. For example, you can use it as a toner to rebalance your skin’s pH level.  

If you need a spot acne treatment, how to use apple cider vinegar? Just soak a cotton ball or Q-tip in ACV and apply directly on your acne. Be careful while doing this DIY treatment on irritated skin and don’t apply it to open wounds. 

Sanya Hamdani

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Sanya Hamdani is a skincare enthusiast and lipstick hoarder, she truly believes no two red lipsticks look exactly alike. With a Master's degree in Communication & Journalism and 5+ years of digital writing experience up her sleeve, Sanya has some of the biggest beauty experts in the country on her speed dial. When she's not swatching products or writing about the latest trends in beauty, you will find her watching F.R.I.E.N.D.S. or cooking up a storm in the kitchen.

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