If you are suffering from body acne, using plain organic yogurt as a body acne treatment may work wonders for your skin. Yogurt is full of vitamins, applying it to your skin everyday can only benefit you. Using plain yogurt only, which is full of lactic acid, can help kill the bacteria causing you to have acne. Combine this property with zinc and vitamin b, it will go a long way nourishing your skin. It also maintains your pH balance, meaning not only will it work as a body acne treatment, it will prevent acne as well. Having yogurt as a part of your diet is very important too, the bacteria it contains helps strengthens your immune system, which is needed to maintain clear skin.
It’s very simple to apply it, using your fingers, spread yogurt all over your acne prone skin and massage it in until your skin absorbs it. Leave it on for 15 to 30 minutes and rinse it off. Depending where the acne is located, it is better to leave it on over night, without making a mess of course. After a few days you should notice the acne to start clearing up and your skin will be much smoother.
If you notice that your acne doesn’t clear up(which in most cases it does) this treatment still has it benefits on your skin. It will help exfoliate and moisturize your skin, helping dry flaky skin. The lactic acid can also improve any ugly scarring that your acne has left you with, just by applying it everyday to your skin.