Activated charcoal treats acne, detoxifies skin, lightens under your arms, and purifies clogged pores. It also removes dirt, oil, or any other impurities. Its antibacterial properties allow it to absorb toxins, brighten the skin, reduce inflammation, tighten pores, and smooth skin. Coconut oil is an antibacterial, anti-fungal, antioxidant, with microbial properties that help soothe the skin during itchy flare-ups and also fights acne. Coconut oil helps to combat wrinkles as it is one of nature's most powerful moisturizers. Glycerin is a humectant that is naturally derived from plant oils. This works to moisturize the skin by drawing water from the air into the skins most outer layer. It also forms a protective layer that helps prevent moisture loss. Raw honey has antifungal properties that help reduce eczema flare-ups, reduce inflammation, and help combat acne. It is also full of antioxidants which slows down the aging process, is extremely moisturizing and helps create glowing skin. Witch Hazel is one of the best remedies for acne. This natural astringent can help control acne by reducing inflammation, excess oil, and redness. It also lessens bacteria growth on the skin while speeding up the healing of scars, scabs, and infection. Tea tree oil contains strong antibacterial and antifungal compounds that are known to reduce inflammation that can lead to swelling of the skin. A study conducted by the Department of Dermatology at Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia’s Royal Prince Alfred Hospital found that when comparing the effectiveness of tea tree oil to benzoyl peroxide, a common acne medication, that “5% tea-tree oil and 5% benzoyl peroxide had a significant effect in ameliorating the patients’ acne.” It will dry out whiteheads, blackheads, pimples and other blemishes, as well as disinfect the pores too. Tea tree oil lightens those scars and also helps to restore the skin’s natural oil balance. Peppermint oil contains menthol that has a cooling effect and at the same time, works to brighten up the dull skin. Peppermint oil has a natural cleansing, pain relief, and anti-inflammatory properties. It’s a natural antiseptic, enabling it to inhibit fungal and antibacterial growth, as well as treat infections. Rosemary oil has powerful antibacterial, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and astringent properties that all work together to fight off acne and prevent more from showing up. Lavender oil is rich in antioxidants, natural antibacterial, research shows that lavender essential oil helps to prevent acne and its anti-inflammatory properties alleviate inflammation caused by acne flare-ups, bug bites, allergic reactions and skin conditions such as eczema.