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STRAWBERRY SCRUB

Strawberries are a natural source of salicylic acid, which is found in a lot of anti-acne products. To make a zit-busting scrub, simply mash together ½ cup of fresh strawberries, 1 tablespoon of honey, a teaspoon of olive oil, and a few drops of lemon in a bowl. Apply the mixture onto clean skin and leave it on for 15 minutes before rinsing off with water.

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OATMEAL-ONION MASK

Onion acts as an inflammatory agent to block the overproduction of collagen, which can lead to acne scarring. Oatmeal, on the other hand, penetrates deeply into clogged pores to eliminate excessive cell buildup. For an simple mask, puree a medium-size onion in a food processor and add it to ½ cup of cooked, unsweetened oatmeal. Apply the mixture to a clean face and allow it to dry for 15 minutes. Rinse face, then pat dry with a towel.

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CINNAMON SPOT TREATMENT

This natural antiseptic mixture isn’t just quick to make, it really works wonders for getting rid of pimples. Mix 2 tablespoons of organic honey with some cinnamon powder (enough to make a paste), dab it onto the offending zit, and leave on for 20 minutes. Rinse off with lukewarm water.

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CHAMOMILE TEA COMPRESS

Chamomille tea is a natural anti-inflammatory that can reduce acne flare-ups. Here’s a trick that couldn’t be easier: Soak a chamomile tea bag in water and apply to skin for one minute. Repeat as often as needed.

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TEA-TREE OIL

Used as traditional medicine for centuries, tea-tree oil’s innate antimicrobial properties destroys the bacteria that cause acne. Dab a couple of drops to the affected area but remember that a little goes a long way.

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ALOE-AND-CUCUMBER MASK

Mollify inflamed, stress-aggravated skin with a restorative, easy-to-make mask. Puree one large aloe plant leaf, washed and chopped, with 1 cup of diced cucumber in a blender. Apply the mixture to a clean face and leave it on for 30 minutes. Rinse off with cool water.