What's the most natural way to treat stubborn acne and acne spots?

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Answered by Bella MD Laser Vein and Aesthetic Center

If the stubborn acne you are talking about is cystic acne, there aren't really any "natural" remedies, especially topically. I was actually a victim of this in my late 20's, and it can be tough. My best recommendation is to get on an antibiotic and the acne should clear up quickly.

When you talk about acne spots, if you are talking about "scars" left from breakouts, then I would recommend the Dermapen microneedling treatment. It breaks up the scar tissue and encourages collagen production. We have had good luck with this, but you may need several treatments.

Published on Jun 23, 2016

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Answered by Bella MD Laser Vein and Aesthetic Center

If the stubborn acne you are talking about is cystic acne, there aren't really any "natural" remedies, especially topically. I was actually a victim of this in my late 20's, and it can be tough. My best recommendation is to get on an antibiotic and the acne should clear up quickly.

When you talk about acne spots, if you are talking about "scars" left from breakouts, then I would recommend the Dermapen microneedling treatment. It breaks up the scar tissue and encourages collagen production. We have had good luck with this, but you may need several treatments.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by Smooth Solutions Medical Aesthetics

Tea tree oil is a great way to treat existing acne. This product can be found at virtually any health food store or beauty supply. If you're looking to reduce the discoloration from old acne scars, you can try squeezing fresh lemons into a dish and applying the juice to the spots or entire face. That is the most natural, non-chemical way of reducing acne and acne scars.

Published on Jun 21, 2013

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Answered by Smooth Solutions Medical Aesthetics

Tea tree oil is a great way to treat existing acne. This product can be found at virtually any health food store or beauty supply. If you're looking to reduce the discoloration from old acne scars, you can try squeezing fresh lemons into a dish and applying the juice to the spots or entire face. That is the most natural, non-chemical way of reducing acne and acne scars.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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