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10 Effective At-Home Acne Treatments


Anyone who’s suffered from acne knows how difficult this skin condition can be to live with. Not only are you self-conscious of your appearance but the little bumps that have taken up residence on your face and neck can be very painful as well. Luckily, there are several tried, tested and true at-home treatment methods that have proven to be effective for many sufferers.

We’ve found the most reputable home remedies for acne. The effectiveness of each of the treatment options in this list will vary for each individual. If you’re worried about the outcome, talk to your doctor first. If you’ve experienced reactions from any of the products mentioned in this list, refrain from using them again.

Here are 10 Effective At-Home Acne Treatments:

1. Honey, Cinnamon and Nutmeg Spot Treatment

This creative combination has helped many acne sufferers find relief. Mix raw honey with cinnamon to form a paste, then add freshly grated nutmeg. Store the mixture in a closed container and dab on your problem areas as soon as they appear. Leave the mixture on for a few hours for best results.

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