Are you looking for natural remedies for your acne? Well, fret no more. We have found the answer you have been looking for.

After several years of looking for a solution to your acne problems, you just want to give up. Do not do that just yet. There is a solution to your problem.

The answer you are looking for is coconut oil. You might ask, “How is it going to help?” Here’s a simple and easy guide to understanding how coconut oil might work.

What Is Acne?

Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States.

Acne vulgaris is a long-term skin disease that occurs when hair follicles are clogged with dead skin cells and oil from the skin. There are many kinds of acne – blackheads, whiteheads, pimples, etc. All of the mentioned kinds can result in scarring, anxiety, reduced self-esteem and sometimes, depression or thoughts of suicide.

What Causes Acne?

There are many causes we can consider. Here are some:

  • Genetics
  • Diet
  • Cigarette smoking
  • Hygiene
  • Sunlight
  • Hormones

Acne appears on the skin with more oil glands, including the face, upper part of the chest and back. During puberty, acne is brought on by an increase in hormones.

Treatments for Acne

There are many treatment options for acne. Lifestyle changes, medications, and medical procedures are some examples.

There are also other treatments or over-the-counter medicines available, like azelaic acid, benzoyl peroxide, and salicylic acid. Antibiotics and retinoids are available in both topical or mouth formulations. Taking less simple carbohydrates, like sugar will help.

However, there are other natural solutions to acne. Here is a list of common ingredients to curing acne:

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  • Green Tea
  • Honey
  • Mint
  • Chamomile
  • Aloe
  • Lemons
  • Apple Cider Vinegar
  • Coconut Oil           

How is Coconut Oil Beneficial?

Coconut oil is a surprisingly effective ingredient []. It is made up of Lauric acid and Capric acid. Lauric acid is good in fighting bacteria, viruses, and fungi. The fatty acids help destroy the bacteria on the skin, thus reducing the chance of a breakout. Coconut oil also cools down the skin and relieve the inflamed areas of the face. It contains vitamins E, K, and A.

Vitamin E

Coconut oil is a source of vitamin E. This helps keep the sebum glands functioning properly as well as clear of dirt, grime, and other acne-causing blockages.

Vitamin K

It creates a protective layer on the skin. This layer helps to protect the skin against bacteria from entering the pores and causing more acne.

Vitamin A

This helps with the overall skin appearance, smoothness, and strength.



Author Bio:

Nadine is a wandering writer and blogger []. She loves traveling and exploring new places, and finding hole-in-the-wall dining places. As a wannabe cook, she loves discovering new recipes and ingredients, like the versatile coconut oil (and yes, she uses it on just about anything and everything). On lazy days, Nadine is spending time at the beach with her fur-babies, Pepe and Pido.





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