2 Effective Natural Home Remedies for Acne

Natural acne remedies - virgin coconut oil or black tea

Accutane and other acne treatment products always bring along some side effects that make your skin super dry and cause rash, itching, cracking or peeling skin. Dizziness, dry eyes, joint pain etc may come along as well.

How about treating your acne without these undesirable effects? Then you got to try out these home remedies for acne. They're natural and easy to make and use.

1. Virgin Coconut Oil

Not all types of coconut oil benefit acne on the same level. Virgin coconut oil is particularly good for acne due to its stronger intrinsic antimicrobial properties and toxin-purging capability.

Make sure you get a real good quality virgin coconut oil (that smells aromatically like coconut) and you're ready to begin your natural acne treatment at home.

Each application you only need a very small amount so that a thin layer covers the affected area. Rub the oil gently until it gets absorbed into your skin. Leave it on for about 1–2 hours before you apply another layer. This is to prevent your skin from getting ...read more »

2 Methods to Store Virgin Coconut Oil Without Destroying Its Health Properties

You can't possibly finish off a jar of virgin coconut oil in just a day, so you must know how to store it to make sure its health properties (hence, health benefits) do not degrade over time like the best grade olive oil.

1. Cool or Warm Places?

Storing virgin coconut oil in a cool, dry place sounds good. But it may not apply to all people residing in different regions.

If you're living in countries like Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand or Indonesia where there is no winter, it's ideal just to keep virgin coconut oil in a cool, dry place since it will always stay in liquid form and ready to be used.

But if you're residing in regions where your room temperatures tend to fall below ...read more »