Thursday, December 15, 2016

Home Remedies For Acne Scars

Acne Scars

It is estimated that 3 million people in the U.S.A suffer from Acne Vulgaris. Acne is the most common skin disease found in teenagers between the ages of 13-18, young adults 20-30, and older
adults 31-40.

What Is Acne Vulgaris?

Acne Vulgaris is a common skin condition that can appear on the face, chest, and back of your body. It involves hair follicles that become clogged with oil from the skin and dead
skin cells.

Acne Treatment

Acne is treatable with a prescription, over the counter medication, or home remedies.
When battling with acne, it is vital to have a customized skin care routine. Sometimes, after you have treated your acne, you are left with dark spots or otherwise know as acne scars. New acne scars are easy to fade compared to older acne scars.

When it comes to treating your acne scars, sometimes home remedies are the best. When treating acne scars, home remedies are far cheaper, and you can find most of the ingredients in your kitchen.

Here are some remedies you can try;

1. Lemon Juice: Lemon juice is rich in Vitamin C. Therefore, it is helpful in lightening your acne scars.

REMEDY: Lemon Juice And Raw Honey
1. Mix two teaspoon of raw honey with one tablespoon of fresh lemon juice.
2. Use your fingertips to massage gently into clean skin.
3. Leave on until dry, rinse with cool water, and pat dry.
4. Repeat twice a day until scar fades.
*Use SPF 30 when you are going outside.

2. Baking Soda: Baking soda has amazing exfoliating properties. Exfoliating helps to remove dirt, dead skin cells, and oil that is trapped in the skin. Using baking soda can help fade your acne scar.

REMEDY: Baking soda with Olive Oil
1. Mix baking soda and olive oil into a paste.
2. Apply on the scars and massage it for 5-7 minutes.
3. Wash off with lukewarm water.
4. Repeat twice a day until scars fade.
5. Apply your favorite moisturizer.

3. Aloe Vera: Aloe vera is a natural skin lightener that can get rid of your hyperpigmentation.

REMEDY: Aloe Vera
1. Extract the gel from the aloe vera plant.
2. Apply the gel to the clean affected skin.
3. Leave on overnight.
4. Wash in the morning.
5. Apply your favorite moisturizer and use SPF 30 when you are going outside.
6. Store the remaining gel in the fridge for future use.

4. Honey: Raw honey is great for fading acne scar. Honey is a natural antibiotic and an anti-inflammatory agent. It is a natural moisturizer and therefore great for healing your acne scars.

REMEDY: Honey with Nutmeg Mask
1. Combine two teaspoon honey and two teaspoon nutmeg powder in a small bowl.
2. Apply the paste to a clean face.
3. Leave on for 10-20 minutes.
4. Wash off with cool water.
5. Use your favorite moisturizer.

5. Almond Oil: Almond oil helps remove pigmentation and dark spots from your skin. It contributes to soothing and nourishing your skin.

REMEDY: Almond Oil with Coconut Oil
1. Mix equal parts of almond oil and coconut oil.
2. Apply to cleansed affected area and massage for 2 minutes before going to bed.
3. Leave on overnight.
4. Rinse in the morning with cool water and pat dry.
5. Repeat process until acne scar completely fades.

6. Bentonite Clay: There are soo many fantastic benefits to using bentonite clay. It helps to reduce blemishes, tones and tightens the skin, draws out toxins, and exfoliates the skin to reveal younger, healthier, and glowing skin.

REMEDY: Bentonite Clay Mask
1. Mix two teaspoon of bentonite clay with water.
2. Apply clay mask to your cleansed face.
3. Leave on your face for 20 minutes.
4. Wash of clay mask with lukewarm water, pat dry, and apply your favorite moisturizer.

7. Olive Oil: Olive oil is an excellent solution for removing dark spots.

REMEDY: Olive Oil
1. Before bedtime, apply a small amount of Extra Virgin Oil to the cleansed affected area. Massage oil into the affected area for two minutes.
2. Leave on overnight.
3. Wash off in the morning with lukewarm water, pat dry, and apply face moisturizer.

8. Apple Cider Vinegar: Apple cider vinegar has Malice Acid which contains antibacterial, antiviral, and antifungal properties. Apple Cider Vinegar has amazing exfoliating properties.

REMEDY: Apple Cider Vinegar
1. Mix equal parts of apple cider vinegar and water.
2. Using a cotton ball, apply the solution to the affected area.
3. Leave it on for three minutes, and then rinse off with lukewarm water.
4. Pat dry and apply your favorite moisturizer.
5. Use this apple cider vinegar remedy twice a day until scar fades.

These home remedies are inexpensive and easy to make. Using them daily can help fade your acne scars. Remember, Consistency is key.



  1. Thanks for sharing! Ive tried most of these & they do work. Have a fabulous 2017!

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