Last Modified on May 11, 2014
Natural acne scar home remedies includes the popular oil cleansing method. Lemon juice is said to be an even more effective method for getting rid of acne scars! Acne sufferers not only have to face their acne flare ups, but they also must deal with the scars left behind when the acne has cleared up. Acne is caused by a variety of factors and occurs when pores become clogged and inflamed. Improper hygiene, a hormonal imbalance or fluctuation in hormone levels, stress and diet have all been proven to cause acne. Whether acne is a present struggle or a thing of the past, it can feel like an uphill battle when trying to get rid of acne scars.
Home Remedies to Get Rid of Acne Scars
Acne scars can be treated with effective home remedies. One of the most popular acne scar remedies is using the oil cleansing method when washing the face. The oil cleansing method involved applying a mixture of olive and castor oils to the face, steaming the skin under a wet, hot washcloth, then gently removing the oils with the wet washcloth. Skin is left clean and moisturized and scars will begin to heal thanks to the healing properties of the oil. The best treatment for acne scars is the use of lemon juice on the skin. Lemon juice not only lightens red marks and areas of discoloration, but it also helps to remove dead skin to reveal fresh, healthy skin underneath. The acids that are naturally present in the lemon are a great remedy for acne scars.
Read on to learn the most successful remedy for acne scars as reported by our readers, Fresh Aloe Vera!
Aloe Vera Treatment for Acne Scars
Home Remedy Ingredients
- Aloe Vera Gel (Fresh if Possible)
Rub pure (especially fresh) aloe vera gel into acne scars 2-3 times a day. The antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties of aloe can reduce and eliminate the appearance of acne scars. It may reduce the occurrence of breakouts too!
[YEA] Applying Aloe Vera gel to acne scars is a gentle and effective way reduce their appearance. Aloe contains a concentrated mix of enzymes, anti-inflammatory fatty acids, and compounds that boost the immune system. It encourages cellular regeneration, speeding the healing process, while reducing any lingering pain cased by swelling and irritation. For more info and a DIY aloe facial mask check out: www.aloeplant.info/see-spot-disappear-with-aloe/
[YEA] You might want to try Aloe Vera gel as a treatment for the after-effects of acne. It's anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory and it speeds cellular regeneration making it a great remedy for sensitive skin with acne scarring. I found a recipe for a DIY aloe mask here:
Hope it helps!
[YEA] I have been using fresh aloe juice/gel/flesh topically overnight on my chest and back to try to heal scarring due largely to acne. I had been dealing with acne and scarring for months now. Just two nights of applying aloe liberally and directly onto my skin, letting it dry a bit, and then putting on a pajama top overnight has produced surprisingly good results. I am so relieved and amazed. I recommend this very simple, inexpensive, and natural method to everyone.
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