Sunday, March 7, 2010

Homemade treatment for acne scars

Homemade treatment for acne scars

Homemade treatment is much better than medication because these types of treatments are free from side effects and are simple to make at home. Here are some homemade treatments for acne scars.

Homemade treatment for acne scars


  • Make a paste of oatmeal + yogurt + sour cream + few drops of lemon juice. Apply this paste on scars foe 15 – 20 minutes, rinse your skin with pure water
  • Mix sandal wood with rosewater to make a paste. Use it on the affected skin, once a day or every alternate day. This will also give you a beautiful skin glow.
  • Lemon juice is very effective in reducing acne scars. Lemon juice being natural bleach reduces the melanin buildup and fades the acne scars. Apply, lemon juice, with the help of a cotton ball. Leave it on for about 10 to 15 minutes. Do not use it on sensitive/ dry skin and while using always use a good quality moisturizing cream or a lotion after its application.
  • Make another mixture by mixing tomato and cucumber pulp and apply on the acne and the scars.
  • Lavender essential oil is a great remedy for scars. Consistent application of lavender oil on the scars will make the scars fade away, as well as, give you an even complexion.
  • Apply honey on your face and leave it on for about 20 to 30 minutes. This will moisturize the face, improve the texture of the skin and reduce the scars
  • Mix some date seeds in to the vinegar to form a paste, apply it on your affected skin. Leave it on for 2 to 3 hours. It is very effective for hormonal acne treatment.
  • In order to get rid of acne scars, drink lots of water daily.
  • Eat fruits, rich in vitamin C like pineapple, vitamin C acts as a natural bleach.
  • Pineapple contains vitamin C; therefore make a paste of pineapple. Apply this paste on your scars for 10 – 15 minutes, rinse off with fresh water, it will impart a brightening effect on the face, and help fade acne marks.
  • Go for diet rich in Vitamin E, as it is vitally important to prevent scarring from acne and in removing old scars.

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