Acne is bad enough, acne scars could be worst! They are stubborn and insist on staying around. Nobody wants acne, let alone scars! What is the best way to treat them? Over the counter products? Not really, over the counter products usually contain harmful chemicals and toxins that can either do more damage to your skin or even do nothing at all. Your best option to get rid of acne is by trying out these deep scar removal home remedies:
Lemon juice can be used by itself or in combination with other natural ingredients to treat acne scars. Choose any one remedy and try it regularly to reduce the appearance of acne scars. Lemon juice may dry out the skin, so apply moisturizer.
Studies have shown aloe vera has antimicrobial properties, this means that it combats acne bacteria, and also other potentially harmful microorganisms such as viruses, protozoa, fungi, yeast, and some algae. Of course, aloe vera is not that strong to eliminate them all, it can help you deal with them and stop its spread.
Baking Soda has excellent exfoliating properties that dry out the skin by removing the dirt, dead skin cells and oil which is trapped in the pores. It also balances the pH level of the skin that helps to prevent bacteria from clumping. You can use Baking soda for acne scars as it is a great home remedy that helps to speed up this process and prevent hyperpigmentation. The best part is that the ingredient is readily available in most households.
Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar dries out the oily skin. It scrapes off all the dirt, old and dead skin cells on the skin pores and regenerates the skin’s tissue for the growth of healthy new skin. It contains malic and lactic acids which help exfoliate and soften the skin to reduce the red marks. It also helps for indented scars.
Raw Tomato Slices
Tomatoes have iron, potassium, and other nutrients that support general health. It closes pores, preventing bacteria, dirt, oil, and dead skin cells from clogging them. As a natural astringent, tomato keeps the skin wrinkle-free.
Cucumber juice or any raw cucumber can acts as a toner. It helps to clear up acne and prevents the possible growth of acne.
Olive oil is rich in vital vitamins, which quickens the healing process of acne scars. It is loaded with antioxidants in the form of phenolic compounds like oleuropein and squalene which keep oxidative damage at bay.