The Top 7 Home Remedies for Acne

Cure your breakouts with these at-home solutions.

The Top 7 Home Remedies for Acne

By Toni Gasparis

Do you suffer from frequent breakouts and adult acne? Try out some of these alternative home remedies to eliminate acne from your face. If your condition does not improve, you may want to seek professional help from a certified dermatologist.


More: Dr. Oz’s Top 9 Home Remedies

Oil Cleansing

Washing your face is the easiest way to prevent breakouts – a clean face means fewer bacteria to cause acne. However, sometimes it can be hard to remove things such as makeup and sunscreen from your face. Try using an oil – like jojoba or coconut oil – to cleanse your skin and remove everything. Make sure to rub the oil onto your dry skin instead of wet skin before rinsing off or removing with a wet washcloth.

More: 99 Amazing Uses for Coconut Oil

Drowning: How to Respond

It's critical to get the person breathing again as soon as possible.

Drowning can happen quickly. Three children die every day from drowning, and most fatal incidents happen from lack of appropriate supervision. Every minute that passes is critical in saving them or preventing serious injury. Here's what to do if you see someone drowning and you need to help rescue them.

Call 911

You should alert emergency responders as soon as possible. If there are other people around, instruct someone to make the call. If you are alone, help the drowning person until you can give CPR for one minute and then call 911 yourself (then continue life-saving measures).

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