Wellness - General Health | 13-18 yrs

8 Homemade Remedies To Treat Acne


Madhu's daughter Rashi, who is in her late teens, points at her pimple and pleads with her mom to do something about it. Rashi was excited about her birthday, which falls the next day,  but now the pimple had taken away all her joy, leaving her devastated. Madhu applied garlic juice on Rashi's pimple while she was asleep. Rashi jumps on the bed out of joy the next morning to find that her pimple is gone. What had done the trick?

Teens easily fall into an emotional frenzy during this phase. Acne is a stubborn yet curable issue that at least one in three teens face. Sometimes medical remedies and chemical cleansers are not of much help. In fact, they are harsh and disrupt the natural acid mantle of our skin. This acidity is known to protect the skin from breakouts, germs and bacteria.

Did you know that your kitchen is the secret place that has all the magical ingredients to cure your child's acne? Read on ClipBook to know more. 


Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree oil is the best remedy for acne. It has antimicrobial properties that reduce the swelling, redness, and inflammation of pimples. Apart from using tea tree oil directly on your skin, you can use it in face wash, moisturizer and toners of y...

Aloe Vera

Aloe vera is one of the oldest remedies for acne. For ages, people have used aloe vera gel for infections, moisturizing, itching, acne and many other skin disorders. It is a plant that does not need any attention to grow. Aloe vera is known to gro...


Honey is added in many of our face wash and moisturizers as main ingredients as they have properties to treat acne. It is known to kill the acne-causing bacteria. It is a natural cleanser and heals acne scars in time.

Green Tea

Green tea has health benefits from heart attacks to weight loss. But have you ever wondered that it can help you combat your struggle with acne? Green tea has properties to heal skin damage and is filled with antioxidants. It refreshes your skin a...

Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has lauric acid that helps fight and kill acne-causing bacteria. It is an easy-to-find remedy that can reduce acne scarring and swelling of pimples. However, it is not recommended for people with oily skin. This may result in clogging ...

Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider kills bacteria and cleanses your skin of excess oil, dirt and makeup. Excess oil opens pores in your skin, which is easy for the dirt to enter. This is the main reason behind clogging of pores leading to breakouts. Apple cider vinegar ...


Aspirin has some amazing properties that can shock you. No, you don't have to eat it! Applied tropically on your acne, it is proven to reduce the itching sensation and redness of painful pimples. It's anti-inflammatory properties soothes the skin ...

Lemon Juice

Lemon juice is the magical ingredient in your kitchen that can work miracles on your skin. It is a natural cleanser and fades away scars caused by acne. It is an antiseptic that kills bacteria giving you a soft and pimple free skin.


Raw garlic is not only a key to tasty food but also a great remedy for acne. Garlic is a magical ingredient that flattens or reduces redness of pimples instantly. For some stubborn pimples, it works all night and clears it out by the next morning....


Oatmeals has the ability to soak up the excess oil in your face. The excess oil is the main reason for acne development. Oats are also a great scrub. It polishes the skin and removes the dead skin cells easily.

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