Best Natural Skin Care Products for Acne Prone Skin (To Buy or DIY)
Need help getting your acne under control? Then you’ll love this collection of the best natural skin care products for acne prone skin! Whether you choose to buy or DIY your own anti-acne treatments, these natural skin care products help to treat and prevent acne.
Darn Those Wacky Hormones
When I was a teenager I always assumed that I would grow out of my acne. Sadly, that was not the case. I had terrible acne flare ups throughout my thirties. Some of which were hormonal. Others were due to stress. I figured that in my forties I could finally kiss acne goodbye. Well, no one told me about perimenopause.
It’s like my entire life since I turned twelve has been plagued by hormone changes. And now I’m stuck with yet another bout of insane hormone surges. Surges that not only cause worsening acne, but also ridiculous mood swings, fatigue, hot flashes, worsened premenstrual syndrome and tender ta ta’s.
Lucky for me perimenopause only lasts an average of four to ten years. (Please insert sarcasm here.) After that, without some type of hormone therapy, it’s completely plausible that I’ll be able to grow a beard. But hey, at least they have contests for that!
(Incidentally, if you are also struggling with perimenopause, I’ve found several natural supplements that work for me. Ashwagandha root, a B-complex with ginseng and evening primrose are great for increasing energy, preventing hot flashes and improving stress response.)
For the most part I’m able to prevent most of my acne with the right skin care products – with one hold out. My chin seems to be completely immune to nearly everything I’ve tried. And with summer here, I feel like I constantly have a volcano erupting somewhere on my face. Especially since I sweat like a teenage boy.
Best Natural Skin Care Products for Acne
Luckily there are a lot natural skin care products for acne prone skin that I can turn to. These natural, anti-acne skin care products not only help treat and prevent acne, but they also help calm and soothe inflammation. Following are some of the best natural skin care products for acne prone skin that you can either buy or DIY!
Best Natural Skin Care Products for Acne (To Buy)
This is my collection of the best natural skin care products for acne that you can buy. These natural skin care products not only prevent and treat acne, they can also help calm and soothe the inflammation that accompanies it. These products get to the source of your skin issues to prevent acne before it even starts. So you can finally ditch that irritating benzoyl peroxide spot acne gel. After all, who needs dry flaky skin on top of everything else?
It’s Tamanu Thyme Oil Cleanser
Formulated for normal-to-oily or acne prone skin, this natural cleansing oil from Crunchy Betty naturally cleanses skin by removing excess oil. Not only does it help to balance oily skin, it also deters acne and removes makeup! Buy it here.
Also be sure to check out Crunchy Betty’s ebook, Food On Your Face for Acne and Oily Skin. More than just a natural beauty book, you’ll discover a complete system designed to clear your acne prone skin. This ebook contains 35 natural skin care recipes for acne prone skin including all-natural cleansers, steams, masks, moisturizers and more. Buy it here.
Mother Earth Mask (Turmeric & Matcha Facial Mask)
You can naturally get glowing summer skin with this turmeric and matcha face mask! Enriched with manuka honey to tackle acne scars and promote skin health, this facial mask from Ballernia Botanicals also brightens and evens out skin tone. So your skin is left feeling smooth and revitalized. Buy it here.
Veil of the Earth Detox Face Mask Powder
This natural detox face mask from Cattail Apothecary is gentle enough for all skin types, but is especially beneficial for acne prone skin and blackheads. Charcoal and bentonite clay combine to create a powerful team that draws out and absorbs dirt, bacteria and other impurities. While calendula and lavender flowers promote healing and soothe irritated skin naturally. Buy it here.
Brightening Gel Moisturizer
This brightening moisturizing gel from Naturally Beautiful is a perfect light weight vegan moisturizer for all skin types. However, it is especially helpful for acne prone skin. Formulated with organic ingredients, including pineapple extract, this lightweight moisturizer is an excellent choice for your summer skin care needs. Additionally, this gel also works beautifully as a moisture boosting serum for maturing skin when used under another moisturizer. Buy it here.
Or try the Vitamin B3 Retinol Serum from Naturally Beautiful. Crafted with watermelon extract and sea kelp, this natural moisturizer works to balance balance, smooth and tone maturing skin. It also calms topical inflammation, speeds cellular turnover and boosts collagen production. Buy it here.
Organic Anti-Blemish Acne Spot Treatment
Just a dab of this acne spot treatment from Teava Skincare fights troublesome blemishes without drying out your skin. Formulated with salicylic acid, white tea and tea tree oil, this potent pimple potion exfoliates pores to remove acne causing clogged dirt, oil and bacteria. Additionally bearberry is also included in this natural skin care formulation to lighten blemish scars by inhibiting melanin production. Buy it here.
If you’re a fan of makeup you’ll also love the Organic Matte Facial Mister and Setting Spray from Teava Skincare. Made with orange blossom and white tea, this natural skin care product for acne controls oily skin all day long while also reducing the appearance of pimples and preventing new ones. Buy it here.
Moscato Glow Bentonite Clay Face Mask with Red Wine
Blended with bentonite clay to detox skin and anti-aging superstars antioxidants, this natural bentonite clay facial mask from Dab & Dabble helps you find a balance with your oily, combination or acne prone skin. While naturally astringent citrus fruit extracts and red wine promote clearer, brighter, blemish free skin. Buy it here.
Strawberry Exfoliating Facial Toner
This powerful tonic from Leaf Seed Berry is so much more than just a toner. It’s a natural way to experience fewer breakouts and brighter looking skin. Not only will pores appear smaller with use, but naturally sourced salicylic acid (from willow bark extract) gently exfoliates skin to promote cellular turnover and deter blemishes. While the addition of strawberry fruit water and chamomile extract soothes skin to reduce both inflammation and redness. Buy it here.
Discover more of the best natural skin care products for acne that you can buy in addition to my other favorite makeup, beauty and natural skin care recipes here. Or try one of these amazing natural home remedies.
Best Natural Skin Care Products for Acne (To DIY)
If you love holistic skin care products but can’t always afford to buy your favorite luxury brands, then why not make your own? Following you’ll find my collection of the best natural skin care products for acne that you make at home!
DIY Herbal Facial Steam
This easily customizable DIY herbal facial steam is so easy to make and it’s a great way to naturally reduce acne breakouts, boost circulation and remove toxins. Learn how to make it.
Activated Charcoal Detox Face Mask Recipe
This activated charcoal detox mask recipe draws out impurities, clears up blackheads and removes excess oil for reduced breakouts and faster healing times. Formulated with natural ingredients that include kaolin clay, mineral salt, calendula and activated charcoal, this dry powder mask has an incredibly long shelf life. Learn how to make it.
Essential Oils Anti-Acne Roller Ball Recipe
This amazing natural essential blend is perfect for spot treating acne. Formulated with black cumin seed oil in addition to an anti-acne blend of essential oils, this natural acne remedy also targets inflammation to reduce swelling and promote skin regeneration and health. Learn how to make it.
Moisturizing Facial Toner Recipe for Acne Prone Skin
This moisturizing facial toner is formulated with natural ingredients that help to remove excess oil and dead skin cells, while also balancing your skin’s PH levels to help prevent dryness and breakouts. Made with rooibos tea to soothe a variety of skin conditions including eczema and acne. Learn how to make it.
Natural Activated Charcoal 2-in-1 Facial Scrub & Cleanser
This two-in-one cleanser and activated charcoal facial scrub recipe is a Soap Deli News fan favorite. This anti-acne recipe combines a gentle Castile based soap with natural carrier oils, activated charcoal and a blend of organic essential oils proven to fight tough acne. While natural fine grain white sugar gently exfoliates facial skin to slough off dead skin cells for brighter, smoother looking skin. Learn how to make it.
Activated Charcoal Melt and Pour Soap Recipe
This easy homemade activated charcoal melt and pour soap recipe is made with four simple ingredients to help control acne, soothe skin and promote healing. Learn how to make it.
DIY Exfoliate & Detox Face Polish
This dry face polish is crafted from all dry ingredients for a long shelf life and to enable you to customize it with every use. Sugar, activated charcoal, bentonite clay, coconut milk powder and natural botanicals gently exfoliate skin and help to draw out impurities. So you can say goodbye to acne for good. Learn how to make it.
Classic Lavender & Tea Tree Soap Recipe
This classic lavender & tea tree soap recipe also contains acne fighting activated charcoal to deep clean pores and fight acne at its source. Learn how to make it.
You can discover more of the best natural skin care products for acne that you can DIY by following my DIY Bath & Body Pinterest board.
I Want to Hear from You!
Do you have a favorite natural product or remedy for your acne? I’d love to hear about the products that work best for you. So be sure to share your story in the comments.
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January 13, 2019 at 5:32 pm
Hello, I am new to this website and was wondering id if there is a starter/sample kit available to purchase to sort of test out the products, (since there are so many), and see what works best for my skin type? Please let me know at your earliest convenience please @ Thank you!!
Rebecca D. Dillon
January 13, 2019 at 5:40 pm
I don’t sell any products that I make. I just create recipes to share. However, you’d have to contact each seller individually for the products for sale to see if they have sample products for sale.
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