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Acne Scars and Its Home Remedies

Acne Scars and Its Home Remedies

Woman Squeezing Her Pimples with Her Fingers

Acne is the most common condition in the world and suffers an estimated 85% of young adults. Acne is not itself only a problem, it also leaves scars that make your skin dull and pesky. Acne scars can affect your self-confidence, you may feel embarrassed due to scarring appearance. Some acne scars go with time, but some are stubborn, which does not remove easily. In that case, you need treatments. Many medical or cosmetic treatments are available that will help you to reduce the scars, marks, and blemishes. However, you can use some effective home remedies to minimize acne scars.

Fighting acne scars is difficult, but getting rid of them with natural remedies for acne scars will give a kick. Try these home remedies only after all your acne gets healed. 

Rice Powder Scrub
Add rice powder with curd and a pinch of wild turmeric powder. Use this mixture on your face and rub gently in small circular movements, especially on the areas with acne marks. Leave it for 5 minutes to dry and wash it with plain water.

But use this rice powder scrub when you don't have any pimples or rashes on your skin.

Oats and Egg Face Mask
This face mask is good to use twice a week to make the mosque mix 3 teaspoons of oats with 1 egg white and 1 teaspoon of curd and honey. Spread it on your face, avoiding the lips and the area around your eyes. Wash it off after half an hour. 

With oily skin, you can also combine powdered lemon or orange peel to this mask. In addition, if you want squeaky clean skin, then add ground almonds for extra exfoliation.

 Lemon juice
Try lemon juice to lighten the scars or marks. Mix a few drops of honey with lemon juice and use it only on the scars with a cotton bud. Leave it on for 10 minutes and wash it with plain water. If you’re not interested in honey, you can replace it with pure aloe vera gel.

Because lemon juice has a peeling action on the skin, prevent sun exposure after using this concoction.

Aloe vera gel 
Aloe vera gel is very beneficial for the skin. It helps to reduce scars and also enhances skin texture. You can apply the gel directly from the plant or buy an over-the-counter gel.

A papaya masque
Stir ripe papaya pulp with grated cucumber, tomato, and orange pulp. Try this masque on your skin daily and wash it after half an hour. This mixture will not only lighten the skin but get rid of dead epithelial cells.

Add 2 teaspoons of curd with a pinch of turmeric (Haldi). Use this daily on your face–washing it off after 15 minutes. It not only helps in softening the skin but also removes acne and marks.

Shea butter 
Shea butter has anti-inflammatory properties that aid in minimizing bacterial growth, which leads to acne. This will also reduce discoloration and acne scars.

Potatoes have healing properties. Its astringent and antibacterial qualities can help decrease excess oil, blackheads, and scars. Rub a potato slice onto the affected area. And leave the juice on your face for 15-20 minutes and wash it off with water. You can repeat once daily until you get the results.

Orange peel powder
Orange is a great source of vitamin C. Consuming it has really amazing health and skin benefits. The citric acid helps to lighten the marks and brighten the skin. Combine an equal quantity of orange peel powder and honey to be applied to the affected areas for a good result. Leave it for 15-20 minutes and rinse it well with lukewarm water. Repeat this method on alternate days.


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