Natural Acne Treatment Advice That Just Works

In the sea of conflicting advice it can be difficult to know what to do - or even where to start. My goal is to change that. By sharing science-based and reliable advice I hope I can help you to both make sense of and get over acne.

The good news is that science has already uncovered several natural treatments that do work. And you can learn all about them on this site.

Confused with acne? Frustrated that nothing works?

Use This Eye-opening Quiz To Discover Your Unique Acne Type And Pinpoint The Underlying Causes

Acne types refers to the idea that many different internal problems can cause acne. And, because the causes are different, each type requires a different treatment plan. It recognizes that not everyone with acne is the same. Knowing your acne type helps you to understand why you get acne and what you can do to get over it.


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Myth Buster for the Acne World


Seppo is one of my absolute favorite and most trusted resources on acne, the causes of acne, and how to overcome it. Implementing Seppo's advice has been some of the most powerful help I have ever achieved in my own acne journey,and that's saying something, considering I've spend thousands of hours over the last three years troubleshooting my acne.

Stefani Ruper
Author, PCOS Unlocked

Seppo Puusa's Acne Einstein is the web”s most reliable source on acne. If you struggle with acne, start with the basics – eat a healthy, balanced, nourishing diet like the Perfect Health Diet, and get exercise, sunlight, and good sleep – and read Acne Einstein. Seppo thoroughly covers the known causes of and treatments for acne to provide well-researched, scientifically-grounded advice for chronic acne sufferers.

Paul Jaminet Ph.D
Author, Perfect Health Diet


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Hi, I”m Acne Einstein (a.k.a. Seppo Puusa). I”m a bit of a science nerd who is also passionate about health. I enjoy digging through medical journals for acne treatment gems I can share here. You can read more about my journey through acne and how I eventually ended up creating this site at the About Me page.