Scars can be embarrassing especially when they are on your face. These scars can be caused by acne during the teen years or even injuries. One may try hiding them with makeup but some people just love going natural. Sometimes the scars can be so bad that they affect one’s self-esteem. Are you struggling with scars on face? Do you want to get rid of the constant reminders of teen acne? Here are some remedies for you!
These remedies make use of the locally available natural products. It is important to note that the scars don’t disappear immediately. They just become lighter and considerably less noticeable. If you have a preference for natural remedies then here are some for you!
Honey has both moisturizing properties and the ability to stimulate tissue regeneration. You could either mix it with cinnamon or baking soda to create a face mask. This mask should stay on for the night and be rinsed off in the morning. For best results, you should apply daily and use raw honey. The darker the better.
Its soothing and moisturizing properties work wonders! You could use aloe Vera extracts but finding the plant is even better. All you have to do is peel off the top layer and gently lather it on the scars. Cover with a plastic wrap before rinsing it off. Applying it is messy and sticky but the results are worth it!
Coconut oil generally has a glowing effect on the skin. It is the fatty acids and moisturizing properties that help heal scars. Daily application on the affected area is recommended. Four times a day for about an hour should do the trick!
Apple cider vinegar
Always on the frontline for skin care remedies, apple cider vinegar works wonders. You could either mix it with honey or dilute it with water. Once you have an even mixture, use cotton to apply it on the scars. It is advisable to do this before sleeping and rinsing off in the morning.
Lemon is sometimes referred to as natural bleach. It has the ability to lighten skin, making the scar less noticeable. Rubbing a lemon wedge on the scar and squeezing juices into it yields better results. You should do this for approximately 10 minutes daily.
These are usually used to achieve an even skin tone through exfoliation. Chemical peels mostly work on shallow scars by removing the outer layer. It is their acidic properties that lighten the skin, making it smooth. Depending on the type of car and chemical peel used, you may experience redness or swelling.
Laser treatment is said to be the most effective scar treatment option. It involves using a laser beam to remove the outer skin layer. The number of sessions varies, with a type of laser being dependent on the scar. You may take some days to heal, depending on what type of laser was used. This remedy is mostly recommended for stubborn scars.
This is the use of a high-speed brush to even out the skin. It is highly effective in the removal of scars but takes several days to heal. Micro-dermabrasion is a milder option of this scar removal option but requires more than one session.