Acne scars are the marks which are left after the acne is caused. These acne scars are more visible on the face and the major problem for the women’s concern.
There are different kinds of acne scarring: ice pick scarring, atrophic scarring, and hypertrophic scarring. Ice pick scars are deep pitted scars with steep edges. Atrophic scars are pitted but have smooth borders and are not as deep. Hypertrophic scar, more common on the back and chest, are thick lumpy scars that sit above the surface of the skin.
Home Remedies for Acne Scars
Another home method to help remove acne scars is to combine 1 teaspoon of powdered nutmeg with 1 teaspoon of honey and apply it to the scarred area. After 20 minutes, wash it off with cool water. Do this twice a week, and within a couple of months you will see an improvement.
Rosehip seed oil is also another home remedy which reduces acne scars. This oil acts as an anti-aging agent and helps in the reduction of wrinkles, regenerates the skin and reverses discoloration. It is mostly used in the cosmetic products and used for acne scarring, facial scarring, surgical scars, sun damage, premature aging, burn marks etc. This oil should be massaged twice on the acne scars daily.
Paste of sandalwood (chandan) powder with black gram (masoor) dal can be used on facial skin to treat the acne. Keep it overnight and wash it with cold water the next day.
Make a paste of fresh methi (fenugreek) leaves. Apply it over the face every night for 10-15 minutes and washed with warm water. This will prevent pimples, blackheads, and wrinkles.
Make a paste of nutmeg (Jaiphal) with raw milk. Apply on pimples and black heads leave on for 20 minutes or overnight. Continue for 10-12 days, till face is clear.
Another effective homemade remedy to remove acne scars is a paste of gram flour, turmeric, lemon juice and curds. Leave this mixture on for about ten to twenty minutes and you will see the difference.
Another great can scar home treatment is baking soda. Baking soda functions as a homemade microdermabrasion treatment. Simply mix one teaspoon of baking soda with about two teaspoons of mineral water and gently apply the mixture to your face and rub in circular motion. Rinse after sixty seconds. This will also leave your skin smooth and silky.
Take one-third of a cup of finely powdered Fuller's earth, and add a tablespoonful of fresh potato juice to it. This makes a good deep-cleansing mask. Wash it off with warm water and then splash cold water on the face. Another good Home Remedy for curing acne.
An effective remedy for acne scar removal is to apply the juice of cucumber and tomato over your face. Tomato is rich in antioxidants and can prevent skin damage at the cellular level. It also improves the skin tone and strengthens the immune system. Another advantage is that cucumber and tomato help in tightening the skin pores.
Put egg whites all over your face (like a mask)..egg whites are driers and will remove all the impurities from your face. Leave it on until every spot is dry (depends on the type of skin you have) it works so well. use for 2-3 days or continue use. It works wonders for curing Acne!!