Home remedies for acne scars consist of using common ingredients easily found in everyone’s kitchens, gardens or the backyard. Unlike expensive treatments like Laser acne removal or tissue filling, home remedies erase acne scars effectively without blowing a crater in your budget.
Acne removal is achieved completely and marks or scars are not visible any more.
What are the common home remedies for acne scar removal?
- Herbal face packs and Face masks
- Citrus fruit juice
- Green leafy vegetables and vegetable peels
Green leafy vegetables are a must for removing acne marks totally. A balanced diet is a sure winner when it comes to the removal of these marks. You must drink plenty of water to flush out toxins from the body along with opting for any of these home remedies.
Removal using herbal face packs and face masks
- Sandalwood paste
Mix a few drops of sandalwood paste with a few drops of rose water and dab on the marks gently. Keep for at least an hour or two for the skin to soak in the oils. With a cotton ball wipe away the paste. And splash water on the scars.
- Yogurt and Oatmeal mask
With 2 tablespoons of yogurt mix a couple of tablespoons of Oatmeal. Make into a thick, smooth paste. Apply over affected areas on the face or anywhere it appears on the skin. Leave it undisturbed and let it dry on the skin. In about 30 minutes, the paste is ready to be removed. Again, use cottons balls or a moist cloth to wipe it off. You will see visible acne scar lightening in just few uses.
- Neem Paste
Neem is of the universally praised herbs. In several home remedies for skin problems, Neem paste often has the last word. Boil Neem leaves or bark and apply the water after cooling it on the affected region with the help of a cotton ball. Alternatively, make the leaves or bark into a paste and apply on the scars. Leave it to dry for some time. Splash water to remove the paste and marks with it.
Home remedies for removal using citrus fruits
- Lemon Juice
Lemon juice is very effective in lightening acne scars, pimple marks, tanning and wounds. Fresh lemon juice daubed on scars regularly should show good results.
- Tomato Slices
Cut a tomato into thin round slices. Put then over the closed eye lids. This, along with other citrus fruits like oranges contains Vitamin C and helps repair skin. These work on acne scars quickly, erasing them and with regular use gives a clean and clear skin.
Drink at least 10 glasses of water every day for best results. Rub the affected region with ice cubes to shrink affected skin pores. Make sure you avoid spicy food and get plenty of rest. Along with using home remedies, acne scars are also removed by lifestyle changes. Acne is temporary. There’s no reason why scars should remain.