Simple ways to treat acne scars

: May 5, 2015
20 Simple ways to treat acne scars
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An unwanted appearance on your skin of acne scars makes your skin broken or feel rough and leaves behind a layer of damaged skin. However, there are many different remedies that can help you to get rid from these scars .Generally try to look for natural treatments that can help to reduce inflammation and exfoliate the dead skin cells .Acne can be painful and can embarrass you in public places. Below you can find some most common techniques and tricks used to get rid of acne scars at home.

You must find your individual skin type before using these methods.
1. In ancient times honey was used as an antibiotic to help heal the wounds. At present it is still considered as an effective antiseptic as it helps to prevent the growth of disease causing organisms. Honey also has anti-inflammatory qualities that helps you to prevent the redness and swelling that come from acne. Apply some honey and apple together to cure acne scars. This home remedy is the best for your skin and easily available to all.

2. Oats are very effective in fighting with dull and flaky dryness as they contain polysaccharides. These polysaccharides become gelatinous in water. After applying on the skin you would see a fine protective layer. This cereal is effective in treating dry skin symptoms like itching, rashes, scales, peeling etc. Prepare at home a mixture of oatmeal powder, olive oil, yoghurt, and 1 lemon juice .Leave it on your face for 15 minutes. Use this on a regular basis on your skin to treat acne and pimples fast.

3. Lemon juice has citric acid present in it. Citric acid acts as a natural exfoliate and it is helpful in removing the dead skin cells from the top layer of the skin. Apply a lemon slice on your face to reduce the oiliness of your skin and tightening of pores naturally. Lemon has been a good cure for acne and its scars.

4. Fenugreek leaves can be used in the prevention and the eruption of pimples and blackheads. Fenugreek powder is highly beneficial and helps in reducing blemishes and marks on the skin. Take leaves of fenugreek.  Wash them and then grind them and then apply on your face before you go to sleep. Leave this pack on your face for overnight .This is wonderful treatment for pimples, acne scars and blackheads at home.

5. Take hot Epsom salt bath twice a week to keep pimples away from you.

6. Turmeric or mostly known as 'halide', is one of widely used spices of India. It is used as a cosmetic and easily available in our kitchen.  Turmeric can help you defeat the signs of ageing and is an excellent exfoliating agent. We get flawless skin by using turmeric.
Take a spoon of coriander leaves and a pinch of turmeric and apply it on your face to cure acne naturally.

7. Sesame seeds are rich in amino acids, vitamin E, lecithin, and proteins. Sesame has all skin-friendly nutrients in it. Oil obtained from sesame seeds is virtually free of side effects. It is safer than the chemical products available in the market. The wonderful paste of sesame seeds is used for curing acne. This home remedy is used to fight the attack of acne naturally.

8. Rose water is very gentle on our skin. Rose water reduces acne blemishes. Lemon juice has healing properties. The mixture of rose water and lemon juice will give you flawless skin. Mix lemon and rose water in equal amount for 30 minutes. Apply it on your face to treat acne and its scars.

9. Pomegranate is rich in vitamin A, C and E. It acts as an anti-oxidant. Pomegranate juice can helps to cure ageing by reducing fine lines and wrinkles. It helps in regeneration of skin cells and avoid dark spots. Roast pomegranate skin, and grind it, you can use it with lemon juice .This cures pimples, acne marks, blackheads, and whiteheads also.

10. Apply ice on acne for about 30 to one minute a day. It will reduce the acne swelling.
11. Mint has anti-bacterial properties. Mint is easily available at every person home and is cheaper as well. Crush the mint leaves and take juice out of them. Then put mint juice on your face for removing acne and pimples. Mint juice contains anti- bacterial properties that helps us in excellent treatment for treating pimples, eczema, scabies, insect’s sting etc.
12. Vinegar has very strong anti-bacterial properties. Vinegar has powerful exfoliate properties. It is effective and affordable home remedy to treat acne scars. Take some vinegar and add a pinch of salt to it. Rub this mixture on the spot which you have on your face. Wash it off with warm water to cure acne and pimples.

13. Drum sticks have high anti-viral and anti-bacterial properties. They are high in calcium, vitamins and minerals. Blend drumsticks pods with lemon juice and apply it on your face for lightening acne spots and curing pimples.

14. Garlic is a very good anti-bacterial source to treat acne scars. It is strong healing properties. To get rid from acne and pimples rub garlic on the affected area. As garlic has the healing properties that cure acne naturally. You can also eat garlic to fade your acne scars.
15. Lemon juice has a very good property to cure hyper-pigmentation on skin that you get from acne. You can gain clear skin complexion by regularly applying lemon juice. Take 1 teaspoon of ground nut oil with 1 teaspoon of lemon juice. This mixture when applied on skin will help in diminishing acne and its marks.

16. Camphor has many medicinal properties. It has anti-fungal properties. Camphor’s this property helps in curing acne. When people are suffering from acne their skin gets itchy. To cure this, mix camphor with water and rinse your face with it. This will give you relief from itching of pimples. You can also try this another preparation to get rid from acne. Prepare a toner at home by mixing a pinch of camphor in a bottle of rose water. Wipe your face with this several times a day. This will help you in minimizing the eruption of pimples on your face.

17 One of the effective herbal extracts used to treat acne is Cinnamon. It is easily available both in powdered herb and as cinnamon oil in the market. Extracts of cinnamon can be applied on the skin to treat acne. It is also used to cleanse the scalp. The three main properties of cinnamon are-it is anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and has antioxidants effects. You can follow the below procedure to cure your acne.
Mix 1 spoon of cinnamon powder with 1 spoon of lemon juice and make a face pack for treatment of acne and pimples at home. It is not applicable for sensitive skin.

18. Castor oil is found many of the anti-ageing and wrinkle creams. It can be used as a best home remedy to treat acne. Crush a marigold flower with the castor oil to bring the zit of a pimple in the front, then press the pimple with of basil and sandalwood paste. Use this home remedy for minimizing the size of a pimple fast.

19. Oranges contain a high amount of vitamin C. It is also rich in calcium and folic acid which helps in the development of the brain and bones too. It moisturizes your skin and makes it glow. You may also use orange peel to cure pimples /acne, and scars pimples leave behind .Orange peel powder can be used with fuller's earth also as it is a wonderful skin lightening agent.

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