Acne scar Treatments Home Remedies

Acne scar Treatments Home Remedies

Acne can be a very unpleasant condition for anyone that is unfortunate to suffer from it. Dealing with, and finding treatments for the pimples, and nodules is only one part of the battle; there is also the various scarring to contend with as a result of the lesions. Scarring is caused when the skin tissue becomes damaged as a result of the acne, and while some people are luckier than others when it comes to scarring and will only suffer from mild or temporary scars, other people will be affected by more serious and deep scars. Unfortunately for acne sufferers, some form of scarring is unavoidable however there are some steps that can be taken to avoid and reduce scarring, to do this there are various acne scar treatments, home remedies can be put to good use and can cost little or nothing to make using ingredients from around the home.

As an alternative to expensive laser and scar cream acne scar treatments, home remedies can be excellent although extended daily use will be needed to see results. Home remedies are also not suited to deep and serious scarring; if you have severe scars you should seek the help of a dermatologist as more extensive treatment and possibly surgery will be needed.

Homemade acne scar treatments

Tomatoes
Using tomatoes is one of the easiest items to use as an alternative to acne scar treatments, home remedies using a tomato simply requires the tomato to be sliced up and placed onto the scars. Tomatoes contain lots of antioxidants and Vitamin A which can help to heal damaged skin.


Sandalwood and Rosewater
A mixture of sandalwood and rosewater can be used as a facemask to help to soothe skin and leave a smoother appearance making scars less visible. The facemask can be made by mixing sandalwood with two of three drops of rosewater, the result will by a paste that can be placed onto the skin and left overnight.


Ice
Ice works well as a quick solution to reducing the appearance of scars and to soothe skin irritation; this is done by simply placing some ice on the affected area of skin. The ice will work to tighten scars and leave skin with a more even complexion.


Lemon
Blemishes and dark acne scars can be help by rubbing lemon juice into the affected area of skin. The juice should be applied using a cotton ball and left to soak into the skin for 10-15 minutes before washing away.


Homemade facemask
A face mask is one of the best acne scar treatments, home remedies such as face masks can be made easily in minutes and has good results in reducing the appearance of scars.


The ingredients for a homemade face mask are:

 

  • 1 tablespoon of sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon of oatmeal
  • 1 tablespoon of yogurt
  • Two or three drops of lemon juice

These ingredients mixed together will form a paste that can be applied to the whole face of just a specific area and left for 10 minutes.