Natural ingredients for acne-prone and oily skin

Natural ingredients for acne-prone and oily skin

Acne is one of the most common and persistent skin complaints, affecting almost 95% of people at some point in their lives. Caused by blocked pores and oily skin, it can be a real hassle to deal with, sometimes persisting for decades.  

Fortunately, there are a range of new natural skincare ingredients that can help prevent breakouts, while soothing and nourishing an already inflamed complexion.

Unlike many of the standard treatment options, natural ingredients don’t contain harsh chemicals that can strip or damage your skin, leading to dryness and irritation. 

They’re the perfect solution for those with sensitive skin, or anyone seeking a gentler, sustainable alternative.

Here’s an overview of some of Beeautify’s best natural anti-acne ingredients.

 Jarrah honey

Our uniquely potent jarrah honey is the perfect remedy for acne prone and oily skin.

Acne occurs when your pores get blocked by excess oil or dead skin cells, creating an environment for bacteria to thrive. That’s why a natural ingredient that can both unclog your pores and eliminate acne-causing bacteria is such a great choice.

Sourced from native forests in Western Australia, jarrah honey is renowned for its exceptional antimicrobial properties and gentle viscosity, providing a soothing exfoliation that leaves your skin smooth and free of harmful bacteria.

Moreover, jarrah honey goes the extra mile with its naturally occurring alpha-hydroxy acids, which work wonders in enhancing skin tone by accelerating cell turnover.

Discover the acne-fighting properties of jarrah honey in our Gentle Honey Cleanser and Soothing Clay Mask as part of your complete evening skincare routine.


Our propolis extract, another natural ingredient produced from beeswax and botanical resin, is an excellent choice for acne-prone skin.

Enriched with native botanical extracts, our propolis is packed with over 500 bioactive compounds known for their antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties.

Working with the natural emulsifiers in our Purifying Oil Cleanser, propolis soothes inflamed skin, fights harmful bacteria and reduces oxidative stress. This gentle propolis-based cleanser will leave your skin revitalised, purified and free of excess sebum. 

Salicylic acid

Salicylic acid is a popular anti-acne ingredient originally derived from willow bark. Widely used as a traditional skincare remedy, it remains a highly effective solution to this day.

As a beta-hydroxy acid, salicylic acid possesses exfoliating properties that allow it to effectively cleanse your pores from within.

Its oil-soluble nature allows it to penetrate deep into your pores, targeting the oil that cause blockages. Additionally, it aids in loosening and removing the outer layer of skin in acne prone pores, providing a natural exfoliation and promoting a smooth, blemish-free complexion.  

Our Balancing Night Moisturiser harnesses the power of salicylic acid to cleanse and revitalise your skin while you sleep, ensuring you can confidently face each day with pure, perfect pores.



Niacinamide, a water-soluble form of vitamin B3, works wonders for acne prone and oily skin.

Naturally anti-inflammatory, niacinamide reduces the swelling and redness often seen with acne, while also promoting a more even skin tone and minimising the leftover hyperpigmentation (dark spots) that can occur after acne breakouts.

While helping to regulate the skin’s oil levels, niacinamide provides gentle hydration and protects against sun damage, heading off future breakouts.

You can find this versatile vitamin in our range of soothing moisturisers and night creams.

Evening primrose oil

Evening primrose oil, derived from a beautiful yellow flower found in Europe, Asia and America, has been used as a skincare remedy for centuries. 

Rich in gamma-linolenic acid, an essential omega-6 fatty acid, evening primrose oil possesses natural anti-inflammatory properties that help reduce inflammation associated with acne. 

Our Balancing Night Moisturiser incorporates this natural remedy to promote smooth and even-toned skin. 


Fragonia oil

Fragonia oil, extracted from the Taxandria fragrans shrub found exclusively in south-western Australia, offers valuable acne-fighting properties.

A relatively recent discovery, fragonia oil shows potential in reducing the levels of acne-causing bacteria and alleviating inflammation. 

We include fragonia oil as a component of our Balancing Night Moisturiser, completing its powerful anti-acne combination for optimal results. 

Now that you have a deeper understanding of natural skincare ingredients, you can feel confident in choosing the best products for your unique skin type and concerns. 

When you use these natural and sustainable ingredients in your skincare routine, you not only nourish your skin but also contribute to a healthier environment and support ethical business practices.

Natural Honey Skincare by Beeautify 


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