Home Remedies for Acne Scars
Acne is a very common
skin disorder affecting millions of people.
That's one reason why home
remedies for acne scars is something you might want to consider using.
Pimples erupt when the pores of the skin become
clogged. When the pores are plugged up, this keeps natural oils from being released to the surface of the
That's the way it works. Because of the clogged-up condition of the pores, bacteria multiplies. It's not that
there isn't bacteria present before this, but the plugged-up condition causes the bacteria to multiply and get out
of hand. In the case of cystic acne and acne that is scratched, tissues become damaged and scarring
The plugged-up condition
causes the bacteria already there to go berserk. When you scratch and pick your pimples, you create ugly scars that
ruin your looks. You need help!
Unfortunately when someone's face becomes scarred
because of acne breakouts, many of the scars are permanent and that's why you should do what you can to prevent
scarring. It's unlikely that all of the scars can be removed, but improvement of the skin texture can be
accomplished in a number of ways. Those ways involve medical procedures as well as home remedies for acne
Effective acne scar removal involves medical methods that are
very popular today, although they can be quite expensive. You'll want to visit your dermatologist to see what
options there are for you to get rid of your acne scars. Your doctor may recommend dermabrasion. Another popular
scar removing option is collagen injections. Laser treatment is also a choice you might want to consider. In the
case of dermabrasion that's done while you are under a local anesthetic. Some of your skin that's on the surface
will be removed by your dermatologist. This procedure usually is done more than once. One of the main disadvantages
of collagen injections is that some people may experience an allergic reaction. Also, any positive results coming
from these injections will only last for a period of time. If you would like to try laser treatment, medical
specialists are not quire sure what the long term results will actually be. One of the main problems of the
surgical methods of acne scar removal is that they are very expensive and many people just can't afford
The medical industry has come up with a number of ways to
diminish scars -- procedures that seem almost miraculous. However, no one really knows for sure what the final
outcome of using these type of chemicals on your face will actually do.
It's obvious that these methods of removing ascars come with a
risk involved and that's the reason a lot of people like to try acne scar home remedies to fade acne
Natural means of treating acne that can be done at home offer
other benefits as well. For example, these home methods can improve the health of your skin and give you a glowing
and fresh complexion. This can be the result even if you don't need to try to erase scars when using home
If you're looking for an inexpensive solution to try to help
your scars not to be so noticeable, there is no doubt that home remedies are cheaper and they're also
Home remedies for acne scars usually consist of minerals and
vitamins as well as herbal extracts and antioxidants. There are few or no side effects to these types of home
remedies for acne scars as in the case of surgical treatment.
However, these home remedies are usually not for severe acne
scars but for more milder ones.
Home acne remedies aren't new, but they've been around for a
long time – even for 50 years or so and some for even longer. They've been working all along and they still work
For example, if you're embarrassed by the red scars on your
face, you might want to try vitamin E.oil. This won't work instantly, but if you keep faithfully applying vitamin E
oil on your scars, they will probably fade over a period of time.
Some people have good results from using cucumber and tomato
juice mixed together on their scars. You can also apply lemon juice directly on your scars.
Some have found success by mashing garlic cloves into fine
pieces and leaving it on your skin for about 15 minutes before washing it off.
You can also apply a paste mixed with sandalwood powder and a
little rosewater or make a paste out of oatmeal and apply that to your face.
An inexpensive moisturizer that can also help treat acne scars
is honey that has been warmed up and massaged into your face.
You can also apply egg white to your acne
Several of these homemade facial masks can be left on for
about a half an hour before washing them off.
When you're using a natural acne scar remover like the ones
mentioned above, you'll need to be patient because you might not see any results for about six months or even
Once you've scarred your face by picking your pimples on an
ongoing basis, getting rid of acne scars becomes very difficult. That's why prevention is your best choice if you
want clear and beautiful skin.
So fight the urge to pick or put your fingers on your pimples
and live as healthy a lifestyle as you can.
If it's too late and you already have disfiguring marks, why
not consider using home remedies for acne