How to Get Rid of Redness From Acne Fast

By Suzanne Alicie

Acne is a problem for many people, and one of the side effects of acne is redness. Basic redness from a forming blemish to a healing blemish can be alleviated somewhat by using some basic skin care products.

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How to Get Rid of Redness From Acne Fast

Get Rid of Acne Redness Fast

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How to Get Rid of Redness From Acne Fast

Step 1

Exfoliate with a facial cleanser and rinse well. This will remove dead skin cells and help unclog pores. Pat dry.

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How to Get Rid of Redness From Acne Fast

Step 2

Apply pure honey to the affected area or areas. Honey is a natural antioxidant moisturizer and will absorb impurities.

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How to Get Rid of Redness From Acne Fast

Step 3

Soak a washcloth in the hottest water your face can stand. Wring it out and lay it over your face for 5 minutes. The steam and heat from the cloth will help loosen whatever is clogging your pores and will allow the honey to penetrate and do its job.

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How to Get Rid of Redness From Acne Fast

Step 4

Wipe face gently with the washcloth, rinsing off all the honey.

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How to Get Rid of Redness From Acne Fast

Step 5

Splash your face with ice water. The cold will help "seal" your skin after the treatment, and within minutes any red spots should disappear.