All of us pass a stage of puberty where our skin is prone to pimple and stubborn zits. With time they leave but what are hard to get rid off are their imprints “acne marks” or “scars”, they have the capability to stay and trouble you forever. You need to put in some efforts to eliminate them, though with time they will start fading but it won’t be sudden and very effective so you need to pull your socks up and start fighting these scars.
These methods are also recommendable to slow down the process of hyper-pigmentation further.
1. Lemon and its citrus content
Regular application of lemon juice over the area can prove fruitful. Lemon juice is said to be a natural skin bleaching agent that can help in further lighting of the complexion. Make a mix of lemon juice and water in equal proportions, water is added to reduce the over powerful effects of lemon that can cause temporary panic if you apply it directly.
Massage this lotion like mix over the area of scars. This can be used as a temporary and permanent mask. Depending on your skin type, use a moisturizer after washing it to prevent drying of the skin accelerated due to coming in contact with citric acid.
2. Apply baking soda as a natural scrubber.
Super powers of Baking soda come packed in form of natural exfoliation over the skin and reducing the scars. Take one teaspoon of baking soda along with two teaspoons of water and get that slurry paste. Apply this paste gently over the face or just the area you want to remove scars from.
Always while rubbing something over your face use upward circular motion technique, same goes for this natural scrub, follow it for about two minutes.
Start rinsing with warm water.
But since the acidic content of baking soda can harm some skin types, we advise you to apply it over a patch to begin with and observe the results, if they are not fruitful then drop this method.
3. Organic honey
Honey is a great skin healer. Pure honey mask are used to get rid of pimples and their marks. It’s the most common method in this field when you are home. The killer properties of honey like being antibacterial, anti-inflammatory makes it a perfect pick when you are suffering from acne or their marks. Simply dab organic or raw honey over the affected area. It can soothe irritation, bacterial issues along with removal of acne.
4. Aloe Vera.
Aloe Vera has soothing properties and its naturally extracted gel can be used to fix skin problems like that of itching and irritation, burn or acne marks. That’s the reason a lot of cosmetics are made up of it. It has natural moisturizer for the skin that can help in elimination of the scars. Always using the packed products is not very effective rather invest in a small sampling of Aloe Vera. It is a high yielding plant and you can easily break one of its branch each day without worrying about the growth. Take its leaf, peel off the thorns and take out the pulp for application. Apply it directly and say good bye to the scars and there is no need to wash off. For better and quick results drop only a few drops of tea tree oil (essential oils) to the pulp extracted from Aloe Vera gel before applying.