Effective Cystic Acne Remedy

This is usually the most painful type of acne we can get. Like any form of spots or skin infection, cystic acne will often appear on your face on your back. There are many proven and effective cystic acne home remedies that can calm down an infection and even cure it for good. Furthermore, natural treatments are better for your overall health as it holds many benefits over more invasive procedures.

Lemon juice can instantly lighten dark scars for its acidic property, making it a natural bleacher. You can use it alone by dabbing it over the area affected, or you can mix it with honey, which is a naturally occurring moisturizer. Because of the citric acid found in it, it also exfoliates the skin which is an important process in treating pimples. Just be careful when using lemon juice, especially when you have sensitive skin.

Egg white is also known as effective acne treatment. Just apply a small amount of egg white onto the infected area for about 5-10 minutes. You can also add small amount of lime juice to ease the infected area as well as adding a nice smell..

Eat plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables. At least 5 servings of fruits and vegetables should be included in your diet. All acne home remedies should include a healthy diet.

One of the well known acne home remedy is the baking soda. This prevents oil from blocking the pores of the skin. To use this you have to mix it with water until it looks like a gel. Apply it into the area where the acne is located then allow it to stay up to 10-15 minutes. It also makes a fantastic and cheap facial exfoliator, that effectively scrubs away the build up dirt and grim. Leaving your skin feeling silky smooth.

Mix together 1 or 2mls each of the following: witch hazel, tea-tree and sweet fennel essential oils, adding essential oil of geranium for women and essential oil of rosewood for men. Mix with 300mls of water. Shake before use, as the oils will float on top of the water during storage. Dab affected areas with cotton wool two or three times a day. The oils will clean and unclog giving antibiotic-like protection to the skin.

The fact is that if you truly want to have clear acne free skin you need to eat a diet that is more natural than anything else. Avoiding processed foods, packaged foods, artificial sweeteners, salt and dairy is really difficult. It took me years (yes, years) to get used to this diet and to realize that I cannot eat what other people eat because my skin will react to it.

Use a mask base powder, such as fuller’s earth or kaolin powder. Use distilled or filtered water to make a paste. Mix 1 heaped teaspoon of base powder to 3 drops of essential oil. Add approximately 2 tablespoons of the water in, to make a fluid yet balanced paste. Essential oils to add in the mask either separately or try smaller amounts together; cypress oil 1 drop, lemon oil 2 drops, sage oil 1 drop.


Author is an online medical researcher on acne treatment and skin care. Click read more on home remedies for acne, eczema treatment.

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