Conventional acne treatments like salicylic acid, niacinamide, or benzoyl peroxide are proven to be the most effective, but they can be expensive and have undesirable side effects.

Each pore is connected to a sebaceous gland, which produces an oily substance called sebum. Extra sebum can plug pores, causing the growth of a bacteria known as Propionibacterium acnes, or P. acnes.

How to Use 1. Mix 1 part apple cider vinegar and 3 parts water 2. After cleansing, gently apply the mixture to the skin using a cotton ball. 3. Let sit for 5–20 seconds, rinse with water. 4. Repeat this process 1–2 times per day, as needed.

How to Use 1. Mix 1 part apple   cider vinegar and 3   parts water 2. After cleansing,   gently apply the   mixture to the skin   using a cotton ball. 3. Let sit for 5–20   seconds, rinse with   water 4. Repeat this process   1–2 times per day

How to Use 1. Mix 1 part tea tree oil    with 9 parts water. 2. Dip a cotton swab       into the mixture and      apply it. 3. Apply moisturizer if   desired. 4. Repeat this process   1–2 times per day.

How to Use 1. Mix 2 tablespoons    of honey and 1    teaspoon of    cinnamon to form a    paste. 2. After cleansing,    apply the mask to    your face and leave it    on for 10–15    minutes. 3. Rinse the mask off     completely and pat    your face dry.

How to Use 1. Steep green tea in    boiling water for 3–4    minutes. 2. Allow the tea to    cool. 3. Using a cotton ball,    apply the tea to your    skin or pour it into a    spray bottle to spritz    it on. 4. Allow it to dry, then    rinse it off with water    and pat your skin dry.

How to Use 1. Scrape the gel from     the aloe plant out    with a spoon. 2. Apply the gel directly     to clean skin as a    moisturizer. 3. Repeat 1–2 times per    day, or as desired.

Ways to reduce stress 1. get more sleep 2.  engage in physical          activity 3. practice yoga 4. meditate 5. take deep breath