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Home Remedies To Fade Acne Scars

Acne is an embarrassing skin condition which is seen on the face, chest, shoulders and upper back. It is caused due to the accumulation of oil, dirt, and dead cells in the hair follicles of the skin. This blockage leads to pimples, blackheads, cysts, and whiteheads. This acne affects all the people from teenagers to adults. It is not a dangerous condition but the only worst thing is, it leaves scars on the skin. Hence, young girls and boys feel guilty to move in public with this acne marks. Chemical treatment for these acne marks further causes some side effects on the face. Hence, it is better to go with natural remedies. Here are few natural remedies which are effective in healing the acne marks without any side effects.

BESAN

Ingredients:

  • Besan flour – 1 tablespoon
  • Rose water – 4 tablespoons

Procedure:

  1. Take 1 tablespoon of besan flour in a clean bowl.
  2. To this, add enough quantity of rose water.
  3. Mix it well until you get a thick paste-like consistency.
  4. Gently apply the paste to your face.
  5. Concentrate more on the acne affected areas.
  6. Allow it to dry for 15-20 minutes.
  7. Wash off your face with normal water and pat dry the skin.
  8. Repeat this process thrice in a week to get better results.

Besan flour has skin lightening and exfoliating properties. Hence, it helps in reducing the marks of the acne.

ALOE VERA

Ingredient:

  • Aloe vera gel

Procedure:

  1. Gently extract the gel from the fresh aloe vera leaf.
  2. Then, apply the gel to the affected areas on the skin.
  3. Allow it to stay for about 30 minutes.
  4. Wash off your face with normal water.
  5. Pat dry the skin with a soft towel.
  6. Try this method daily for the best results.

Aloe vera gel contains natural healing properties because of the presence of polysaccharides and vitamins. It also has antioxidants which help in repairing the damaged skin. It also helps in moisturizing the skin.

LEMON

Ingredient:

  • Lemon – 1/2

Procedure:

  1. Take a fresh lemon and cut it into two equal halves.
  2. Squeeze one half of the lemon and collect the juice.
  3. Dip a cotton ball into the juice.
  4. Gently dab it on the acne affected areas.
  5. Allow it to dry for 10 minutes.
  6. Rinse it off with normal water and pat dry the skin.
  7. Repeat it thrice in a week for better results.

Lemon juice contains citric acid which has natural bleaching properties. It helps in fading of the scars quickly. Lemon juice also removes the dead cells from the skin and keeps it fresh.

TURMERIC

Ingredients:

  • Turmeric powder – 1 teaspoon
  • Lemon – 1/2

Procedure:

  1. Take 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder in a clean bowl.
  2. Squeeze half of the lemon into the turmeric powder.
  3. Combine the ingredients together to form a thick paste-like consistency.
  4. Apply the paste all over the face.
  5. Allow it to stay for about 30 minutes.
  6. Wash off your face with normal water and pat dry the skin.
  7. Repeat this method thrice a week for better results.

Turmeric contains antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties which speeds up the healing process. It fades the acne marks and improves the skin tone.

HONEY

Ingredient:

  • Honey – 1 tablespoon

Procedure:

  1. Take 1 tablespoon of honey in a small bowl.
  2. Gently, apply the honey to the affected areas with your fingers and massage it.
  3. Allow it to stay for about 20-30 minutes.
  4. Wash it off with water and pat dry the skin.
  5. Try this three times in a week for better results.

Honey contains antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties which help in the healing of the skin. Honey also acts as a natural moisturizer which keeps the skin hydrated and retain it soft.

EGG WHITE

Ingredients:

  • Egg – 1
  • Lemon juice – 1 teaspoon

Procedure:

  1. Take one egg and separate the egg white from the yolk.
  2. To the egg white, add 1 teaspoon of lemon juice.
  3. Combine the ingredients well.
  4. Apply the mixture all over the face with your fingers.
  5. Allow it to dry for about 30 minutes.
  6. Wash it off with normal water and pat dry the skin.
  7. Try this method three times in a week.

Egg white has natural healing properties. Hence, it fades away the acne marks on regular use. Egg white also helps in tightening of the skin which protects the skin from aging.

NEEM

Ingredient:

  • Neem leaves – Handful

Procedure:

  1. Take a handful of fresh neem leaves and wash them.
  2. Blend the neem leaves to form a thick paste.
  3. Apply the neem paste on the acne affected areas.
  4. Allow it to stay for about 30 minutes.
  5. Wash off your face with normal water and pat dry the skin.
  6. Repeat the process daily for best results.

Neem has a bundle of benefits. Its antiseptic and healing properties fade away the acne scars completely. It also keeps the skin soft and glowing.

BAKING SODA

Ingredient:

  • Baking soda – 2 teaspoons

Procedure:

  1. Take 2 teaspoons of a baking soda in a clean bowl.
  2. Add enough water and mix well to form a thick paste.
  3. Apply the mixture to your face and gently massage it with your fingers.
  4. Allow it to stay for about 10  minutes.
  5. Wash off your face with lukewarm water.
  6. Pat dry the skin with a soft towel.
  7. Finally, apply your regular moisturizer.
  8. Repeat this daily for better results.

Baking soda has exfoliating properties. Hence, it works deeply in the skin and removes all the impurities. It is one of the best ingredients to fade away the acne marks. Baking soda also maintains the pH level of the skin.

COCONUT OIL

Ingredient:

  • Coconut oil – 1 teaspoon

Procedure:

  1. Take 1/4 teaspoon of coconut oil into your palm.
  2. Apply it to your face and massage with your fingertips.
  3. Allow it to stay for about 30 minutes.
  4. The oil is absorbed by the skin.
  5. Wash off your face with lukewarm water.
  6. Pat dry the skin with a soft towel.
  7. Repeat the process daily for the best results.

Coconut oil has a wide range of benefits. The vitamins and other nutrients present in the oil will enhance the health of the skin. Coconut oil also contains antioxidants which help in the growth of the new cells in the skin. The anti-microbial property prevents the further infection in the acne scars.

 

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