Natural Ingredients that Help Clear Acne

NATURAL SKIN CARE/ Natural Ingredients for Acne Treatment

Every time you see a pimple on your face or when an acne breakout occurs, you just want to treat it as fast as possible. There are a lot of over the counter acne treatment products that are available in the market. But there are also natural ingredients or remedies that you can use that can help ease and treat those red bumps. Most of these natural ingredients can be found at the comfort of your home or can be easily bought at the market.

Here are the most common natural ingredients that can help clear acne:

  • Baking Soda
    Aside from cooking, baking soda has a lot of uses. It’s often used as a cleaning agent for different household things, a deodoriser and even used as teeth whiteners. When it comes to acne, baking soda is great to use as a face mask since it reduces skin inflammation as well as fight of bacteria because of its antiseptic property. It’s also a great exfoliator to remove excess dead skin cell that contributes to acne breakouts.
  • Cinnamon Extract
    Cinnamon extract can help address acne that is caused by bacterial skin infections since it has antibacterial properties that can stop acne-causing bacteria. It also has anti-inflammatory properties which reduce the inflammation caused by acne and its antioxidant property protects the skin from environmental toxins which are often trapped in the skin causing bacteria build up.
  • Willow Bark Extract
    Willow Bark extract contains Beta Hydroxy Acid (BHA) which is a natural salicylic acid that is used to treat acne prone sensitive skin problems. Salicylic acid in skin care products helps remove dead skin cells so that new skin cells can develop. It also has anti-inflammatory properties where it can help soothe swelling and lessen the inflammation of the skin.
  • Bearberry Extract
    Bearberry extract is a natural extract that is derived from the leaves of the bearberry plant. It’s known for its antioxidant and antibacterial properties that helps fight off free radicals as well as clear up acne breakouts. It is also often used in natural skin care products as an astringent to cleanse and remove excess oil and dead skin cells.
  • Witch Hazel Extract
    Witch Hazel extract is a popular natural extract in the field of medicine. It has antiseptic, antifungal and anti-inflammatory properties that helps reduce inflammation and clear up blemishes.
  • Aloe
    Aloe is a wonderful plant that also has the ability to soothe and ease inflammation. It is often used in mild burns as it can relieve redness and inflammation of the affected skin thus making it effective in acne breakouts. If you don’t have an aloe plant, you can purchase an organic aloe gel as alternative.
  • Vitamins A, E, and C
    Vitamin A is not only very helpful in maintaining a good vision but it is also well known as a good treatment for acne. In dermatology, Vitamin A or also known as retinoic acid helps regulate the sebaceous gland which is responsible for the production of the oil of our skin. Vitamin E is known for its antioxidant properties which help reduce inflammation. While Vitamin C boosts our immune system and has anti-inflammatory property that assist in soothing acne.

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  • Tea Tree Oil
    Tea tree oil is a wonderful essential oil that is well known for its antibacterial properties. This essential oil is often seen as a main ingredient for various acne treatment products. You can dab a small amount of tea tree oil directly on the acne or you can mix it with water and soak a cotton ball then gently apply it on your skin.
  • Lemon Juice
    Lemon juice or freshly squeezed lemon has natural antibacterial property. It can be used as an astringent that can assist in clearing up those pimples.

These are just some of the most effective natural ingredients that can be used to treat acne. There are also various natural acne treatment products that use and combine these natural ingredients as their main component of their product.

AQI Clear Acne Value Pack is an effective natural acne treatment product range as it makes use of cinnamon, bearberry, witch hazel and willow bark extract as part of their natural active ingredients to help treat acne breakouts.

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