Acne Einstein – Rational Advice on Natural and Alternative Acne Cures

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.


FODMAPs: How Healthy Foods Can Cause Acne
An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but only because it gives you such bad gas that no[...]
Proof That Topical Antioxidants Are The Key To Naturally Clear Skin
If you want to clear your skin naturally – and to make sure it stays clear, then you absolutely must[...]
New Evidence Shows Drinking Green Tea Has Direct Skin Benefits
Drinking green tea is one of the easiest and the most effective ways to hack acne out of your life.[...]
The Gut-Skin Axis
One cause of acne is about as far away from the skin as we can get: in the gut. There’s[...]
Does Sugar Cause Acne – 3 Ways Sweet Tooth Can Ruin Your Skin
Sugar and spice and all things nice may be what little girls are made of. But we can equally say,[...]
Acne Types – Why Nothing Works For Your Acne
Does it feel acne treatments are like a box of chocolates? You never know whether you'll end up happy or[...]

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


Does Drinking Water Help Acne?
I’m sure you’ve heard the typical advice of drinking eight glasses of water a day. It’s thrown around so frequently,[...]
Post birth control acne
Whether you are taking birth control pills to fight acne or to prevent pregnancy, going off the pills can lead[...]
Reality check: Do comedogenic ingredients cause acne?
If you have ever been plagued by acne, chances are that you are now extremely conscious of the products you[...]
The Ultimate Guide To Birth Control And Acne
Have you ever been prescribed birth control pills to help fight your persistent acne? If so, you are not alone[...]
Coffee Cause Acne? The Schizophrenic Effect of Coffee on the Skin
Everyone loves a cup of coffee in the morning, right? Whether it’s a straight shot of espresso from your home[...]
Acne Types – Why Nothing Works For Your Acne
Does it feel acne treatments are like a box of chocolates? You never know whether you'll end up happy or[...]


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.