DIY Acne Cream 1. fresh, organic strawberries chop the rest up until you have 1/4 cup. 2. 1/4 cup of plain organic yogurt to your strawberries and mash together until a paste. 3. Spread onto face and let the mixture sit for up to 15 minutes before rinsing your face off with warm water. This mask is amazing for acne strawberries a natural source of salicylic acid. Only this way you are keeping it green and staying away from any additional ingredients that may be added to those products.