How to Clear Tween & Teen Acne Breakouts Without Harsh Chemicals! by Holly Budde

Skin Conditions
5 years ago
How to Clear Tween & Teen Acne Breakouts Without Harsh Chemicals!

If you have a teen or a tween whose face is breaking out with acne, you know how much angst there can be. If you'd rather try a homemade remedy rather than harsh chemicals, here's what I do: 

  • Make a simple homemade paste of baking soda and coconut oil, which helps clear the skin. 
  • Take the baking soda and coconut oil and mix a small amount together. 
  • Rub on face and rinse away. 

Coconut oil has the omega-3s needed for healthy skin, and baking soda exfoliates. We use it once a week. The paste can be stored in an airtight container for 30 days. 

Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil
Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil $10
Unrefined, extra-virgin, cold-pressed coconut oil. 16 ounces
Arm & Hammer Pure Baking Soda
Arm & Hammer Pure Baking Soda $4
For baking, cleaning and deodorizing. 8-ounce box

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Donna John
I use baking soda as a face exfoliant often, but have never thought to mix it with coconut oil. Going to try this! Thanks for sharing, Holly Budde!
Mei Marcie
For those with eczema, note that the prescription cream for eczema is not suitable for acne, and vice versa!

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