What do you think is the most emotionally distressing thing that comes a close second after acne? Acne Scars. They are traumatising and can exponentially decrease your confidence level. The most important thing that you should always abide by when dealing with acne scars is ‘Patience’. Don’t expect an ointment or a procedure to be a magic wand. Give it some time to show results. After all, slow and steady wins the race. There are many chemical procedures that one can opt for Acne scar Treatment. But like we always suggest, you must talk to your dermatologist because he/she knows the best for you.
How do acne scars treatment work?
The treatment methodologies reduce oil production, speed up cell renewal process of the skin, fights bacteria and infection and reduce inflammation. There are plethora of options of anti-acne creams and ointments available in the market. Consult your doc and choose a cream depending upon your skin type. You certainly don’t want to worsen the problem.
In some cases the doctor may also prescribe antibiotics and other medicines, depending upon the severity of the breakout or your skin condition.
Natural remedies to reduce acne scars
Acne scars are a matter of concern for many. But do you know that many natural ingredients and remedies work wonders as acne scar treatments.
Lemon is a rich source of Vitamin C and greatly helps in rebuilding the collagen. It also acts as a natural bleach for our skin. Start using lime juice on your acne scars and you would see them visibly reducing.
Take 1 tbsp. lemon juice, honey, almond oil and 2 tbsp. milk. Mix all the ingredients well and apply on scars daily for 8 – 10 days. You would see that the scars would slowly fade away.
But remember that lemon juice is quite strong. You must do a patch test before. If your skin is too sensitive, you can dilute the lemon juice by adding rose water.
Honey is a magical ingredient. It has the ability of reducing acne breakouts and treating acne scars as well.
Apply honey on your acne scars. Leave it overnight and wash off in the morning.
Mix 2 tbsp. honey in 1/4th cup of oatmeal. Apply the mixture on the scars and leave it for 20 minutes. Wash off with lukewarm water.
- Tomatoes and Potatoes
Using raw tomatoes and potatoes works wonders for reducing pimple scars.
Mash a ripe tomato and apply the pulp on your face. Leave it for 15 minutes before washing off with cool water. Use this face pack for 15 days for effective results.
Cut a potato into slices and rub it onto your face. Keep doing it until the slice becomes dry. Then take another slice and repeat continuous rubbing for 15 minutes. Let your skin absorb the potato juice before you wash it off with cool water.
Hoping that these simple and effective natural remedies are effective in your acne scar treatments. Do let me know in the comments below if you have a tip to add.
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