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Homemade Acne Treatments – Health Space Clinics

You don’t need a bunch of harsh chemical washes and creams to treat your acne. In fact, those chemicals can do more harm than good when they build up in your system over time.  Instead, why not make your own acne treatments with your own simple recipes with natural ingredients including:

  • Olive oil — a powerful antioxidant, antibacterial agent, and anti-inflammatory
  • Honey — another strong antibacterial agent with lots of soothing anti-inflammatory properties
  • Cucumber — cucumbers have the same pH as your skin, so they can help you stay balanced
  • Baking soda — a mild exfoliant
  • Apple cider vinegar — kills bacteria and restores the proper pH to your skin
  • Parsley — speeds up skin’s healing and reduces redness

Try these three recipes!

Natural acne face wash

Ingredients

  • 1/2 tbsp Olive oil, organic
  • 1/2 tbsp Honey, raw, organic
  • 1/4 Cucumber, organic, diced
  • 1/4 cup Baking Soda, non-aluminum organic

Instructions

  1. Put olive oil and honey in a small bowl
  2. Add cucumber, then baking soda
  3. Blend until smooth with an immersion blender or standard blender until smooth
  4. Use a few tablespoons to wash face
  5. Keep in the fridge and use in 3-4 days

Homemade apple cider facial toner

Ingredients

  • 8 oz of filtered water, boiled
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar

Instructions

  1. Mix apple cider vinegar with boiled water
  2. Place into a small ball/mason jar or small glass spray bottle
  3. Apply toner with cotton ball (or spray light layer of toner) to clean face

Parsley Tea

Ingredients

  • 1 cup filtered water
  • 1/4 cup organic parsley, chopped

Instructions

  1. Heat water to almost boiling
  2. While water is boiling, chop parsley and place in tea strainer
  3. Pour hot water into mug, add tea strainer and steep for 5 minutes
  4. Remove tea strainer and drink (1 cup max/day)
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