How to get rid of Acne

Get rid of Acne at home: Steps to get a clear skin

Acne is the worst nightmare for any teenager especially for girls. The tricky thing about acne is that we don’t really know how to avoid or how to get rid of acne. We did some research how to reduce acne and have a marks free skin.

Benzoyl peroxide

It is found in most of the face washes and is one of the most effective items to reduce acne. Wash your face once when you wake and once before going to bed. Use a facewash that contains exfoliating particles which will open your skin pores for proper cleansing. This will help keep your skin smooth and soft. If you have acne on other body parts rub them twice with the same cleaner.

Remove makeup

Never forget to remove makeup before going to sleep. Sleeping with makeup on will increase your pimple count and will make it even difficult to get rid of acne. Use an oil free makeup remover before using the regular cleanser to make sure your face is makeup free.

Benzoyl Peroxide gel

The gel is a great way to fight acne, you can purchase the gels from any grocery store or drug mart. Just make sure the benzoyl peroxide percentage is less than 3%, otherwise it might cause skin irritation.

Non-Comedogenic moisturizer

Acne products can dry out your skin which can cause irritation. You can counter these effects by a moisturizer but make sure it’s non-comedogenic which means it won’t cause acne. Most common ingredients of a non- comedogenic moisturizer are aloe vera, glycerin and hyluronic acide.

Sulfur masks

Sulfur is great at killing acne, usage of sulfur masks can help you in getting a smooth acne free skin. It would be a great idea to look for products that sulfur content.

Oil Cleaning Method

Asia has given us many great things, this is one of them. Cleansing your skin with castor oil, olive oil or emu oil can give you softer and acne free skin.


Exfoliating can remove the dead cells from your skin and which are usually responsible for causing acne. Most of the face washes now come with exfoliating particles. Honey can be used as an exfoliater as it has a acidic ph which can remove the dead cells. Oatmeal mixed with honey can help you fight off acne and is a completely natural way. Just mix these and rub on your face for 2-3 minutes. Wash with warm water to get a soft and smooth skin.

Follow all these steps and you will acne free forever.

Dipinder Kathuria
Poet in the body of an engineer. In Canada since 2015, right now working as a supply chain professional at a hospital. Travelled most of India, lived in the UK for some time. Lived in an engineering hostel for 2 years so have a lot of fun stories.

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