Alternatives to Treating Acne Without Taking Medication

Treating Acne Without Medication

Most people battle with acne at least once in their life. Puberty or hormonal changes in adolescence can render a person’s face acne ridden. Most individuals want to treat acne without taking medicines since medicines can meddle with a person’s health and may have some side effects. If you are bothered by acne and looking for treatments other than medication, we may have something for you. To discover best treatments for acne, it is essential to know the causes behind this issue. This blog will open various options of acne treatment for you.

What is Acne?

Acne is a skin condition in which pustules, pimples, blackheads, or whiteheads appear over the skin. Although acne usually prevails on the face, sometimes it can also appear on the back or chest. Sometimes, the pores of our skin get clogged by dirt, sebum, grease, or dead skin cells. This gives rise to bacterial infections which in turn produce inflammation. Due to this blockage and infection, our skin develops acne.

Causes of Acne:

Acne can be caused by several reasons.


Genetics are the real culprit for acne. This issue might just have been a result of genetics. In most cases genetics are playing the major part.

Hormonal Imbalance:

Since hormonal changes occur during puberty, our hormones can fluctuate. This fluctuation or imbalance. When our hormones are not perfectly tuned, excess sebum is produced in the pores, which causes acne to develop more and more.


Although stress does not initiate acne, it can certainly worsen the condition for you. If you have acne and you are under stress, the situation may worsen for you.


Sugary and dairy foods can contribute to hormonal changes which can further worsen or initiate acne. Although there is less evidence to substantiate the claim that acne can be caused by diet, all dermatologists agree that it does contribute to a certain extent.  

Remedies for Controlling Acne:

If you want to get rid of acne without having to take medication, which is usually suggested to individuals suffering from acne, there are certainly some remedies that you can try on your own to control the prevalence of acne.

Apple Cider Vinegar:

Apple cider vinegar has anti-fungal, antibacterial properties that can help you with acne. Although it is not a definite solution, most people have seen that it has a good effect over evidence. Scientific data to support this claim, however, is very little.

Honey and Cinnamon Mask:

Honey and cinnamon mask also has antibacterial properties that can aid you in combating acne. The acne that causes inflammation is significantly helped with this mask. You have to keep this mask over your face for 15 to 20 minutes.

Nutrient Supplements:

Zinc has detoxifying properties. Once free radicals are fought by zinc, you can see improvement in your acne.

While all these home remedies may temporarily help, none of them yield promising results. In some cases, or say rare cases, unfortunately, none of these home remedies may work. Therefore, you will need to consult a skin specialist in Dubai who can guide you towards a suitable solution for acne.

Treatments for Acne That Are Not Medication:

Some of the treatments that ensure removal of acne from your skin can be opted for at the clinics.

Laser Treatment:

Laser treatment is by far the best and most reliable treatment for acne. In this technique, high energy laser light is beamed at the upper layer of the skin to remove the damaged skin which comprises dirt and sebum. Once the damaged layer is destroyed, the skin starts producing healthy skin cells. Within a few sessions, you can see considerable betterment in your skin with respect to acne. Laser treatment is a permanent solution for acne and the patients who have opted for this are satisfied with the results.

Sometimes after one gets rid of acne, acne scars are left behind. To combat this, you can look for acne scar treatments in Dubai. Some of them are:

Chemical Peeling:

With continuous use of chemical peels on the acne scars-ridden skin, you can see the removal of acne scars. The acids trichloroacetic and salicylic are responsible for the removal of acne scars.

Punch Excision:

A blade like tool is employed to make an excision over the affected area. This invasive procedure has also been yielding very promising results when it comes to the removal of acne scars.

Cost of Acne Treatment in Dubai

You should trust the best dermatologists in Dubai if you want to treat acne. Acne is not something to be meddled with. The cost of acne treatment in Dubai can range from AED 500 to AED 1200. Price is determined by the treatment that you opt for. Acne scar removal through laser starts from AED 500, while chemical peels may cost you AED 599 to AED 999 depending upon their longevity.

Schedule an Appointment with Us!

Dynamic Aesthetic Clinic offers a free initial consultation to its clients. You can find some of the best dermatologists for acne at our clinic. If you wish to know more about acne treatments, their costs, or have more queries regarding the best suited treatments, we are at your service. All you have to do is fill out this short form or call us to get acquainted with our dermatologists.