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At Home Treatments Baking Soda and Acne Baking soda may be slightly antibacterial, but it is also abrasive and can cause skin irritation, which could lead to breakouts. Also, it is alkaline, and the skin is acidic, which is not a good match. Therefore, baking soda is likely not a good idea for an at-home acne treatment. September 29,2018
At Home Treatments Acne Home Remedies Most home remedies for acne do not approximate the benefit of proven over-the-counter or prescription acne medications, and can potentially be dangerous if used incorrectly. Proceed with caution when using "kitchen" remedies for acne, and keep your expectations realistic. September 05,2018
At Home Treatments Visualization Visualization can help prime the subconscious to see opportunities when they arise in everyday life. While imagining clear skin will not be enough to achieve it, it can help you feel better along your journey to clearing up your acne. August 23,2018
At Home Treatments Can Witch Hazel Help Acne? Witch hazel comes in two forms: (1) witch hazel water, and (2) witch hazel cream. Witch hazel water is the witch hazel most people are familiar with that is sold in drugstores. It may be anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial, both of which could potentially help with acne, but don't expect miracles. September 29,2018
At Home Treatments Alternative Therapies for Acne Meditation/yoga, acupuncture, eating healthy, and exercise all help reduce inflammation in the body. Since acne is at its core an inflammatory disease, these "alternative therapies" might help reduce acne symptoms. September 15,2018
At Home Treatments Can an Egg White Mask Help Your Acne? Egg whites are antibacterial, and acne is in part a bacterial disease. They might also help heal the skin to some degree. For these reasons, when applied to the skin, egg whites might hypothetically help reduce acne, but this is yet unproven. September 05,2018
At Home Treatments Zinc and Acne Overview Research shows us that low levels of zinc may be linked to acne. Both oral zinc supplementation and topical zinc application may prove beneficial for... September 15,2018
At Home Treatments Urine Therapy for Acne Urine contains some compounds that have potentially positive impacts on acne bacteria, but contains other compounds that may contribute to skin inflammation, which could make acne worse. Overall, urine is very dilute, so any positive or negative effects it may have are muted at best. September 05,2018
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