Getting acne at any age is common, but they leave behind marks, making skin appear dull and uneven. To keep your skin acne-free, it’s important to cleanse, exfoliate and moisturise to keep the pores clean and clear from make-up, dirt and avoid. Normal acne can easily be treated at home without any medical intervention. Instead of buying expensive creams, you can try a few effective home remedies which will keep acne at bay. Here are five ways you can treat acne at home
Tea tree oil
To prevent acne, you can add a drop of tea tree oil to your regular cleanser. This oil also works well to get rid of whiteheads and blackheads.
Green tea is known for its anti-inflammatory properties.
Add two tablespoon of green tea leaves to a cup of water and allow it to steep for 10 minutes. Dip a cotton pad in the tea and apply it directly on the affected areas and let it be for 10 minutes.
Egg helps tighten skin pores. Mix egg white with honey and apply it on your face, leave it on for 10-15 minutes and rinse it off.
Apple cider vinegar
Apple cider vinegar has antibiotic properties that destroy bacteria causing acne. Mix one part apple cider vinegar with two parts of distilled water. Use it as a toner on acne-prone skin.
For those angry zits, you can use ice cubes to soothe inflammation and reduce redness.