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Home Remedies For Acne (Based On Skin Types)

Learning from the internet or from trustworthy sources, we try many acne remedies. Yet most of the acne remedies do not work on the skin, and we blame the source for the same.

Actually, acne remedies only work on the skin when you know your right skin type. Based on your skin type, you have to pick the right acne remedy for yourself.

home remedies for acne

To clear the doubt, we bring to you acne remedies based on different skin types. All these acne remedies are home based and do not require chemical products whatsoever.

Therefore, on experimenting with these acne remedies on your skin, you can be rest assured that there will be no side effects on your skin.

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Check out this list of home-based acne remedies that you can try, based on your skin type.

Dry Skin Acne Remedies

If you are getting acne on your dry skin, then your skin needs a natural moisturizer.


One of the easily available natural moisturizers in your kitchen is buttermilk. Buttermilk contains lactic acid that repairs the damaged acne cells and initiates growth of new cells. You can just wash your acne-prone dry skin with buttermilk, up to three times in a day.


When using honey for skin care, try to go for the organic version only. Apply a drop of the honey only on the tip of your acne. If a big area is acne prone, just lightly massage the honey on that area.

Oily Skin Acne Remedies

If you are getting acne on your oily skin, then you need to reduce the extra natural oil content of your skin.

Baking Soda

When your skin is oily, then you need to pick natural acne remedies that can take off the extra oil content of the face. Here comes the role of baking soda as an effective natural remedy for acne that you can try at home. Dilute a pinch of baking soda with water and coat your acne with this paste, to see a change.

Egg White

Oily skin requires masking for the extra oil to go. Natural masking ingredient in the kitchen is an egg. Take only egg white in case of oily skin. Do not whisk or beat the egg white. Just stir the egg white with a spoon, apply a thin coat of it on your acne-prone zone, fan dry it and wash with cold water.

Sensitive Skin Acne Remedies

Coming to sensitive skin, you need to be extra-cautious when picking home ingredients for acne remedy, as your skin can react very easily. The suggested list of sensitive skin acne remedies surely come with no side effects.

Sandalwood Powder

An acne on sensitive skin implies your skin is heated up. Calm your skin with some sandalwood. Mix sandalwood powder with water and make a smooth paste. Coat on your affected acne zone and let it dry naturally. Repeat this for up to three times in a day.

Sliced Papaya

Take a fresh papaya slice and rub it on your acne. You can refrigerate the papaya for some time before applying it. When rubbing the papaya, the juice of it must enter your skin.

Normal Skin Acne Remedies

Just because you are blessed with normal skin, it does not mean you cannot get acne. Check the normal skin acne remedies that can be tried at home.

Cinnamon And Nutmeg Powder With Honey

For normal skin acne remedy, we have a homemade pack recipe that needs three ingredients - cinnamon powder, nutmeg powder and honey. Mix the three and apply coats of this on your acne-prone area. Repeat this for a week and you will see a vast change.

Lemon Juice

Lime is alkaline in nature and thus it reacts on the acne zone of the normal skin. Squeeze some fresh lime juice, mix it with some cold water and with a cotton pad, dab this solution on your acne-prone zone. Continuous repetition of this acne remedy will provide you a good relief.

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