Friday, March 16, 2012

Natural Ways to Remove Acne Scars

Acne scars are left behind the skin when the acne is cleared. In today's world, several number of people, especially teens suffer from acne due to the excess oil secretion by the sebaceous glands. Acne is also caused due to dirt, pollution and other natural disturbances. When the oil in the skin and the dirt reacts, it clogs the pores and forms the angry acne. Sometimes, acne might have caused by bacterial infection due to the lack of cleanliness. Always remember, prevention is better than cure. So, let we protect your facial skin from acne for being suffered with these stubborn scars. Preventing acne is much more easier than clearing out these spots left by them. Acne scar removal procedure, that too with home remedies might be a little slower but the results will be good and natural enough. In this article, we are going to look about some interesting home remedies to vanish away these acne scars. 

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Lemon Juice for Oily Skin
Lemon? A very often heard remedy for acne scars? It actually works if you use it in a proper way. It has citrus properties and anti oxidants which are very very essential for our skin. Usage of lemon juice in skincare, improves the texture of our skin and brings out the flawless complexion. Lemon also has natural bleaching properties which fades away the dull spots and scars left by acne and other bumps. So, let us take half a lemon. Squeeze the juice from it and mix it with besan (Gram flower) This paste should be applied over your acne scars, remember not the whole face, before going to bed at night. Wash off your wash with cold water in the morning. This eventually helps in fading the acne scars and also makes the action faster with it's natural bleaching properties.

Tea Tree Oil for Dry Skin
What if you have dry skin type? Go for lemon? Hmm I won't recommend. Lemon juice is something citric which may harm you already dry and moisture less skin. So, go for tea tree oil. It heals the scars by unclogging the pores. Mix 2 drops of tea tree oil with 2 teaspoons of olive oil and heat this mixture. When its heat is skin bearable, apply over your face and neck. Give circulation massaging strokes with your finger tips and relax for 20 minutes. Wash off with clean water and wipe with a towel. Regular use of this tea tree oil not only removes the stubborn scars, it also improves the overall complexion of your skin and provides moisture. 

Tit Bits to Remember
  • Vitamin E oil can be extracted from a capsule and applied over your scars every night before going to bed. This helps effectively in fading out the spots and scars. 
  • Drink Plenty of water and maintain a healthy diet in order to remove the body toxins which results in a scar free glowing skin.
  • Do not use plain lemon juice on your face anytime! It will harm your skin. Lemon juice should be diluted with water or rose water before using it on your skin.
  •  Wash your face as many times as day with fresh cold water to prevent clogging of pores.
  • A good oil control face wash is needed for oily skins to prevent excess oil secretion which leads to acne and scars.
Read my another post about acne scar removal using vitamin E oil here