How To Clear Up Acne Scars?

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The overproduction of sebum from sebaceous glands presents inside the outer layer of your skin resulting in acne problems. The trigger for this overproduced oil might include an unhealthy diet, genetics, hormonal imbalances, environmental factors, certain medications and various other factors. All these factors can result in causing acne problems and affecting the health of your skin.

Acne can be of various types and severity, and different cures are effective for each of these types. Acne can also be avoided by making a few changes in your lifestyle and food. If you follow healthy skin hygiene, keep your skin hydrated, exfoliate your skin regularly and avoid applying harmful cosmetics, then you can prevent acne problems.

Acne can also be triggered by consumption of certain foods which are high in calories and oily as well. In addition to that these simple tips can also help you have healthier skin:

Get enough sleep during the night.

Avoid sunbathing as UV radiations can have a negative impact on your skin especially if your skin is too sensitive.

Minimize the intake of carbohydrates in your diet. Also, avoid consuming too many dairy products as they can trigger acne breakouts.

Avoid applying makeup on your face when you face is damp after washing it. Dry it using a soft towel before applying makeup.

Smoking slows down the healing process of your skin, and you must avoid it to have flawless skin.

Try to avoid stress.

Keep your pillow covers and bedding clean and wash them on a regular basis.

Drink plenty of water to keep your skin hydrated and fresh.

Some acne types are severe and can leave behind scars on your skins which make your skin look bad and can sometimes take a long time to go away.

Acne appears due to the inflammation and infection of the skin and after the inflammation has been healed the skin area which was affected by acne contains dead and infected skin cells, and as a result of these scars, spots and discolored skin appears on your face and other body areas. Acne scars are of four different types which include ice pick scars, rolling scars, boxcar scars and Keloid scars.

Natural and home remedies for clearing up acne scars

The natural and home-based remedies which can help you clear up scars left behind by acne and help you have a clearer skin are mentioned below:

Aloe vera for clearing acne scars

Aloe vera is an amazing herb which has numerous health and skin benefits. The components contained in aloe vera are rich in anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties and applying this natural ingredient can greatly improve the health of your skin and make it clearer and flawless.

Ingredients

Fresh aloe vera gel

Method of preparation and usage

To treat your acne scars, you will need to pluck a leaf from aloe vera plant in your garden and then scoop out raw aloe vera gel from it. Then apply this gel on the acne scars using your fingertips and then massage it gently using soft hands. Leave it on for almost 30 minutes and then rinse it off. Repeat this activity twice or thrice on a daily basis for best results.

Aloe vera can also be used to clear acne scars by mixing it up with any essential oil. Our preferred choice is tea tree oil as it is known to do wonders for your skin and also helps you get rid of discolored and pigmented skin due to acne problems.

Ingredients

Aloe vera gel

Few drops of  essential tea tree oil

Method of preparation and usage

Take a teaspoon of aloe vera gel and add to it a few drops of tea tree oil. Mix both these ingredients well and then apply it directly to your acne scars and then rinse it off using cold water after leaving it on your acne affected areas for 10 to 15 minutes. Repeat this method once every day for effective results. If your skin is sensitive, then you can use diluted tea tree oil rather than using it in pure form for your acne scars.

Lemon for acne scar removal

Lemon is an amazing natural ingredient for fixing your skin problems and making your skin look fresh and clear. It works as a natural bleaching agent and also helps in the lightening of acne scars on your skin. It also helps in removal of dead skin cells, enhances new cell growth and improves the elasticity of your skin.

Ingredients needed

Fresh lemon juice

Method of preparation and usage

Fresh lemon juice s a powerful ingredient for removal of acne scars. Take a fresh lemon and squeeze its juice into a small bowl. Then apply it directly to the acne scars on your skin with the help of your fingertips. Leave it on for 10 minutes and then rinse it off using lukewarm water. Repeat this activity once or twice on a daily basis to get effective results.

Another method includes honey in addition to lemon juice for your acne scar treatment:

Method of preparation and usage

To prepare this mixture for acne scar treatment, you need to take a freshly squeezed lemon and mix it into a single tablespoon of honey. Then apply this mixture on the scars left behind by acne using a cotton ball. Leave it applied on your skin for 10 to 15 minutes and then wash it off with warm water. Pat dry using a soft towel. Repeat this process once every day for a few months to get effective results.

Lemon can also be mixed up with Vitamin E oil to prepare a mixture which can have amazing benefits for your acne affected skin and help in removing scars.

Method of preparation and usage

Mix one teaspoon of lemon juice into one teaspoon of vitamin E oil and then apply it to your acne scars before bedtime. Wash off this mixture in the morning and then apply a moisturizer. Repeat this activity daily for healthier and fresh skin.

Coconut oil for acne scars

This essential oil is a very rich source of vitamin E and fatty acids and helps in improving your skin’s health to an impressive level.

Ingredients needed

Organic coconut oil

Method of preparation and usage

To apply this amazing oil to your skin, you will need to rub coconut oil on the acne scars with the help of your fingertips. Massage for up to 5 to 10 minutes and then leave it on for an hour. Rinse it off using warm water. Do not forget to wash your hands before application of this oil.

You can also mix up coconut oil with lavender oil to enhance its effectiveness for removal of acne scars and have flawless skin.

Ingredients needed

One tablespoon of coconut oil

One tablespoon of lavender oil

Method of preparation and usage

Take a small bowl and mix one tablespoon of both virgin coconut oil and lavender oil into it. Apply it to the area where acne scars exist with the help of your fingertips and massage it in circular motions for a few minutes. Then leave it on for half an hour before washing it off using warm water. To achieve the best result, you must repeat this activity once or twice every day.

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Vitamin E oil for treatment of acne scars and dark spots

Vitamin E oil is rich in antioxidants which play a very important role in repairing the damage done to your skin due to acne problems.

Ingredients needed

Vitamin E capsule

Method of usage

The vitamin E oil is available in the form of small capsules and users can use them by puncturing these capsules and using the gel type oil inside them. Take a capsule and squeeze the vitamin E oil out of it then apply it directly to the acne scars of your skin with the help of a cotton ball. Repeat this process for two to three times in daily basis for effective results.

You can also use the amazing oil by combining it with castor oil which is also a very amazing essential oil with numerous health and skin benefits.

Method of preparation and usage

Take a small bowl and mix in it the contents of one capsule of vitamin E oil and a tablespoon of castor oil. Mix it well and then apply it to your acne scars using your fingertips. Then leave it overnight so that the mixture absorbs completely in your skin. Rinse it off in the morning with the help of warm water and repeat this practice on a daily basis to achieve amazing results for your skin.

Baking soda for treatment of acne scars and spots

Exfoliating your skin is extremely important as it helps you in the removal of dead skin cells and helps in improving your skin’s health. Baking soda is a natural exfoliate, and application of this ingredient will contribute towards fading your acne scars by affecting various skin layers and healing them.  Baking soda also acts as a bleaching agent and help in cleansing the skin pores and removing dirt and harmful bacteria from it.

Ingredients needed

Two tablespoons of baking soda

Water (as needed)

Method of preparation and usage

Take two tablespoons of baking soda in a small bowl and add water to it to form a thin paste. Then apply this mixture on your acne scars and spots with the help of a cotton ball. Leave it on for a few minutes and then wash it off using lukewarm water. Repeat this procedure on a daily basis to make sure that your acne scars fade, and your skin gets clearer.

Acne scar removal by apple cider vinegar

The apple cider vinegar is acidic, and it helps in lightening the acne dark spots and pigmentation and making your skin tone even. This amazing ingredient also helps in the stimulation of production of collagen and helps in repairing of acne-affected skin cells and removal of dead skin cells and make your skin scar free.

Ingredients needed

Two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar

Two tablespoons of water

Method of preparation and usage

Take a small bottle and mix equal unfiltered amounts of water and apple cider vinegar into it. Then dip your cotton ball into this mixture and apply on the areas of your skin where acne scars are shown. Leave it on your skin for 5 minutes and then rinse it off using warm water. Repeat this activity on a daily basis.

You can also use apple cider vinegar with honey to make it more effective for acne scar removal and make your skin look smoother and flawless.

Ingredients needed

Two tablespoons of unfiltered apple cider vinegar

The half cup of water

Two tablespoons of honey

Method of preparation and usage

Take a bowl and mix into it two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar, honey, and water to it. Mix it well and then using a cotton ball apply it to your acne scar. Leave it for 10 to 15 minutes. Then rinse it off using lukewarm water.

Potatoes for acne scar treatment

Potatoes contain a high content of starch which makes them very effective in fading of scars and blemishes. They are also helping in cleaning your skin and making it look smoother and softer.

Method of usage

To use potato for acne scars and then grate one potato and strain it through a clean cotton cloth to extract out the juice. Then apply this juice directly on your acne scars and leave it on for 20 minutes before washing it off. Repeat this activity on a daily basis.

Another method in which you can apply potatoes for acne scar treatments involves the following steps:

Take a potato and cut it into thick slices. Then rub these slices directly on your skin for a minute. Leave the juice on your face or other acne affected areas for 20 minutes and then rinse it off. Repeat daily.

 

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