Big changes to your diet
You may have tried adjusting your diet by eliminating dairy, fats, sugars, and maybe even meat. People have gone as far as cutting out all carbs, including nutritious fruits and veggies that are considered high in carb.
It’s never a bad thing to try and eat healthy for obvious reasons, and it may work (I’ve read a few success stories), but it’s important to talk to your doctor about inefficiencies you may have before cutting out certain nutrition. You can end up worse than before, dry skin, washed out complexion, and even hair loss.
Hoping this is more on the unlikely side. This one is bizarre and comes with a warning, its gross.
Having your male friend, boyfriend, or husband, share his semen as a facial mask.
I’ve read a lot about this, and it really does seem like wishful thinking. Without having seen any concrete scientific evidence that shows this works (if you have please share in the comments below), I personally would not take a chance but if I did, here is what I want to know.
The men who take a ton of crap to try an increase their testosterone levels, how is the pre-workout, creatine or protein powder or even testosterone injections processed in the body? If it were to solve your acne problem, will you end up with another, like a beard? I’m not a doctor here.
Lastly, it's important to understand how STI's are transmitted. According to an article published on the Cosmopolitan website, it's still possible to catch STIs like chlamydia from semen applied topically to your face. Read the full article here.
No matter if you saw your acne improve or not, keep drinking water, your body needs it and trust me your skin appreciates it. It replenishes cells (which are made up of mostly water), improves circulation, and keeps your skin looking radiant.
If water solves your problem, you’re lucky, it’s likely your acne was caused by something as simple as dehydration.
Apple cider vinegar
Many people swear by this and have shared their results. It is a natural anti-inflammatory and is suppose to help balance your pH levels.
I’ve also heard of people with sensitive skin have burns, or visible skin irritations. It’s a good idea to dilute this before trying and testing it on a small area of your skin first. If anyone reading this has had success please share below in the comments.
This may not cure your acne, but its an excellent way to draw out dirt and oil caused by pollution and toxins. It unblocks your pores and absorbs excess oil that can cause acne, especially blackheads. When excess oil sit on your skin, it can increase the size of your pores, and this can make your skin more prone to acne. I recommend Kaolin or Bentonite clay as it has antibacterial properties.
If you’ve tried one of the tips mentioned above please share your experience in the comments below.