There are a couple of things you can try. Firstly, teatree oil. This is one thing that is very effective. It is strong, so what I do is, rince my face with water and while my face is still wet I put this on with a cotton ball. Another good thing is lavender oil. 100% natural. Lavender has a wonderful smell and its naturally an a bacteria fighter. Most do not have to dilute with Lavender Oil, it is very gentle. Another is Eucalyptus oil. A natural bacteria fighter with a nice smell and no need to dilute. Just rince face with water and while still moist, just go over affected areas with cottonball. With these natural oils, you can also put a few drops into your favorite face, hand, and body cream and even your shampoo.