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.


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[...]
Why You Should Not Be Afraid Of Benzoyl Peroxide – And My Experience In Quitting
Benzoyl peroxide has become somewhat of a boogieman in the natural acne treatment movement. And there’s no shortage of myths[...]
To Have Acne Is Human
Getting into natural health was one of the best things I did for my skin. Over time I learned how[...]
5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Take Antibiotics for Acne
For years dermatologists have shuffled most acne patients out the door with a prescription for antibiotics. While there’s no question[...]
Study: Green Tea Fights All 3 Causes of Acne
Are you using green tea to treat acne? Hot off the press from South Korea comes another study. And what[...]
Debunking The REAL Diet Acne Myth
Diet doesn’t cause acne. How often you’ve heard that? For several decades now dermatologists have scoffed at suggestions that diet[...]

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


Is Acceptance the Key to Dealing With the Emotional Pain Acne Causes?
Beauty is only skin deep. At least that’s what philosophy tells us. But when it comes to a particularly irksome[...]
Best sunscreen for acne prone skin
Unprotected sun exposure will make your acne worse… but using sunscreen can also do the exact same thing. Sunscreen and[...]
Caveman regimen for acne
Are you considering the caveman regimen for acne? Hundreds of people online report to have cleared their skin using this[...]
Find the right skincare products with this anti-acne ingredients guide
How many times have you waited, filled with hope, for a new product to be delivered, only to be disappointed[...]
Can a vaccine really cure acne?
Can it be true? Could there soon be an acne vaccine? Could a one off treatment rid you of acne[...]
The ultimate list of foods that cause acne
Do you ever get the feeling that something you ate made your acne worse, but can’t really put your finger[...]


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.