Over the counter acne treatments is the most popular choice when it comes to acne treatment. Aside from the fact that this type of acne treatment is readily accessible, most acne victims love over the counter can products because it is easy to apply and does not cost much. However, if you really want to treat acne, are over the counter acne treatments your best option?
Though there are a lot of OTC products for acne, not all of these treatments are effective and safe to use. Some of these products cannot deliver what they promise. A lot of these treatments use harsh chemical compounds that can damage your skin and making you vulnerable to acne attacks.
So how do you treat acne? Why not try natural acne scrubs instead? Natural acne scrubs are not only cheap but are also effective. Most importantly, these acne treatments are safe to use. Because you only use all natural ingredients, it is unlikely that you will develop skin irritations and rashes. It is easy to prepare and you don’t even need to spend more than ten bucks.
Here are some of the best natural acne scrubs that I personally use.
For those with oily skin, I personally recommend sea salt. Sea salt can make the signs and symptoms of acne disappear, or if not, less apparent. It is a natural exfoliant and can easily remove dead skin cells, excess oil and dirt from your pores. It also has antibacterial properties that will specifically target the acne causing bacteria. It does not only help acne but can also improve your skin. To use sea salt as a facial scrub, you can mix it with honey or vitamin E. Simply combine your ingredients in a small bowl adding more honey or vitamin E oil as needed. Stir the mixture well and apply the scrub to the affected areas. Leave it for 30 minutes and rinse it off with water.
If you have normal skin type, using oatmeal acne scrub can do wonders. Simply cook the oatmeal as directed. Let it cool and apply it on your face. Gently scrub the oats to your skin. Oats contains a substance called beta glucan, a substance known to improve overall skin health.
For sensitive skin, a honey and sugar acne scrub usually does the trick. Honey is an all in one acne fighting ingredient. It has antibacterial properties and also has an exfoliating effect on your skin. Sugar on the other hand loosens the dead skin cells that clogs your pores and makes your skin smooth and silky.