Conventional treatments for acne include over-the-counter products, antibiotic lotions, low dose oral antibiotics, oral retinoids and light therapy. But, medications only mask symptoms and if you’re reading this article it’s highly likely you’re interested in a more alternative route.
If you suspect stress is a factor, learning relaxation techniques may help – eg: meditation, yoga, flower essences etc. Also, on a psycho-spiritual level acne may be a physical manifestation of suppressed anger and resentment. So, energy therapies such as body-work or acupuncture may be helpful.