Acne breakouts can be frustrating and when they leave scars on the skin, they become more irritating and stressful. Acne is usually a temporary condition, but acne scars can be permanent. Acne is the worst, fortunately, some natural ingredients help to remove them fast without causing harm to the skin. Read this post to know How to remove acne scars at home with the best home remedies that are safe for all skin types.

What is acne?

Acne is actually a condition, it occurs when pores of the skin are clogged, due to excessive oil, dirt, and bacteria. It causes several skin problems, like whiteheads, blackheads, pimples, and more.

Read on for the causes, prevention, and four effective home remedies to get rid of acne scars at home.

Effective treatments begin with understanding the conditions and the main causes of it to prevent it. Read on for the causes of acne scars.

What causes acne scars?

When acne breakouts deeply penetrate the skin, they damage the skin and the tissue beneath it. As the acne remove, the body tries to repair this damage.

During the healing process, the body produces collagen, (a substance that gives the skin support). If the body produces too little or too much collagen, you will see a scar. The greater the inflammation on the skin, the more likely scarring is to occur. Deep breakouts that take a long time to heal also increase the chance of scarring

The type of scar depends on how much collagen your body makes.

Prevention Of Acne Scars

Although you can’t completely prevent acne scars, some of the preventions are mentioned below to minimize the chance of getting acne scars. 

Treat acne (as soon as possible)

Getting the acne under control as soon as possible is the best step. Quick treatment of acne helps to keep breakouts to a minimum and prevents acne from developing into a more deep and severe form. Prevent pimples immediately and you’ll prevent scarring as its own.

To remove pimples naturally at home, visit this site for a DIY cleanse, DIY scrub, and DIY moisturizer to get rid of pimples.

Home remedy for pimples.

Reduce Inflammation:

Large inflamed acne such as nodules and cysts tends to penetrate deep into the skin and leave behind a scar. Therefore, harsh skincare products should be avoided

A big NO to squeezing, picking, and popping acne:

Popping acne extends the healing time and causes a permanent scar to form. This increases inflammation and increases the risk of scarring.

Genetics:

Genes play a large role. Some people are prone to scarring, the reason is genes. See a dermatologist if any remedy does not show an effective result.

Effective treatment of acne scars

Acne scars take 3-4 weeks to fully repair with these effective natural remedies. They all are natural with zero chemical and harsh agents, they do not harm any type of skin.

Cucumber for acne scars:

Ingredients:

  1. Cucumber (1)
  2. Mint leaves (1 handful)
  3. Lemon juice (1 teaspoon)
  4. Ice cube tray

Method:

  • Wash the cucumber, peel it, and cut it into small pieces.
  • Wash the mint and leave it properly.
  • Blend them in a blender.
  • Strain it and add lemon juice.
  • Pour the mixture into an ice cube tray.
  • You can add 4-5 tablespoons of plain water if you want.

How to apply to remove acne scars?

  • Wash the face with the cleanser according to the skin type.
  • Rub this one cube on the scars.
  • Do not rub on the active acne, only on scars.
  • On the active acne, only put the ice cube for a few seconds. Do this again and again.
  • After rubbing, leave the face for 15 to 30 minutes.
  • Wash it with plain water.

How often to apply an ice cube to your face?

Apply daily, for the best result.

How long these cucumber ice cubes can last?

This can last up to 20 days in a refrigerator.

Cucumber and lemon is very effective for acne-prone skin, try this DIY serum of cucumber for glowing oily skin.

Neem oil or neem gel:

Ingredients:

  1. Neem gel or neem paste (1 teaspoon)
  2. Fresh aloe vera gel

Method:

  • Take fresh aloe Vera gel add neem paste or neem gel and mix well.

How to apply to remove acne scars?

  • Wash the face with the cleanser according to the skin type.
  • Massage with this.
  • Target the acne scars.
  • Gently push the fingers on the scars with this aloe Vera gel and neem.
  • Leave it for 15 minutes.
  • Wash it with plain water.

How to store?

This can be stored well in a refrigerator for 3-4 days. Fresh aloe Vera gel is more effective and can be last for 1 week in a refrigerator.

Make sure to do a sniff test before use.

How often to apply?

For acne scars, apply daily or on alternate days.

Baking soda for acne scars:

Ingredients:

  1. Baking soda (1 tablespoon)
  2. Water (½ teaspoon)

Method:

  • Make a thick paste of baking soda and water.

How to apply?

  • Wash the face with the cleanser.
  • Apply this on the acne scar.
  • Leave it for 15 minutes.
  • Wash it with plain water.

How to store?

This is very easy to make. Make daily.

How often to apply?

Daily for the best result

Cinnamon for acne scars:

Ingredients:

  1. Cinnamon powder (1 teaspoon)
  2. Honey (1 teaspoon)

Method:

  • Take the cinnamon powder and add honey.
  • Mix well.

How to apply to remove acne scars?

  • Wash the face properly.
  • Apply to the affected areas and pimples.
  • Leave for 20 minutes.
  • Wash with plain water.

How to store?

It is very to prepare, better to make fresh daily.

How often to use it?

Cinnamon may be harsh on sensitive skin, for this gradually increases your time.

Start from two minutes then increase gradually your time to 15 minutes. (In case of extra sensitive skin, skip this remedy)

Aloe Vera gel and tea tree oil for acne scars:

Ingredients:

  1. Fresh aloe Vera gel (1 tablespoon)
  2. Tea tree oil (few drops)

Method:

  • Take fresh aloe Vera gel, add a few drops of tea tree oil and mix well.

How to apply to remove acne scars?

  • Wash the face with the cleanser according to the skin type.
  • Apply this to the scars.
  • Target the affected areas.
  • Leave for 30 minutes or overnight.
  • Wash it with plain water.

How to store?

This can last for a week in a refrigerator.

How often to use it?

Apply this daily for the best result.

 

Tips:

  • Apply any one remedy at a time.
  • Follow a proper skincare routine.
  • If you are allergic to any ingredients mentioned in the remedy, do not use them.
  • For sensitive skin, do a patch test before.
  • Always do a sniff test before applying.
  • Drink a lot of water.
  • Get a night of proper sleep.
  • Keep your face clean and clear to prevent pimples.

Frequent Asked Question

Q. How do you get clear skin?

A. It is essential to know your skin type first, then follow a proper skincare routine.

Cleanser, toner, and moisturizer daily is the main step to getting clear skin. Exfoliator twice a week and facial twice a month is essential to get healthy and glowing skin.

For oily, acne-prone skin moisturizer, check this for the natural 4 types of moisturizer.

Q. Does ice help acne marks?

A. yes. Apply ice cubes rolled in cotton cloth daily on acne scars will reduce acne scars. It gradually decreases the size of the pimples, and scars and helps to shrink the pores of the skin.

Q. Can you permanently remove acne scars?

A. It all depends on the size of the scar. Surface scars may be completely removed with these home remedies but deeper acne scars may appear less noticeable.

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