Acne Scars: Ways to get rid of them

Acne, the most dreaded nightmare of all the girls and mine too. And if it leaves behind a scar then the whole world becomes upside down and many tend to try all the remedies which are there.

So let us see the tried and tested remedies which I have tried and yes it has worked:

1. Honey and Lemon juice: One antiseptic and the other acidic which help revitalize the skin and kill the bacteria respectively.

You would need 1 teaspoon of Honey and 5 drops of Lemon juice. Mix this mixture thoroughly and apply evenly on the scars. Wash off after it is dried.

2. Rosewater and Sandalwood powder: 1teaspoon of Chandan powder or Sandalwood powder and 1 spoon of Rose water. Mix it thoroughly and apply it to the scars. Wash off after 30 minutes with normal water.

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3. Lemon Juice and Water: 2 teaspoons of lemon juice and mix it with 4 teaspoons of water. Apply it on the scars and wash off after an hour.

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4. Fenugreek: Soak a few fenugreek seeds in water overnight. In the morning make a paste of it and apply evenly on the face. Wash off after an hour.

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5. Mint Leaves: Crush the mint leaves. The juice what you get apply it on the face and wash off after an hour.

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6. Potato: Cut slices of Potato and rub them or take the juice of it and apply it evenly and wash off after half an hour.

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7. Baking Soda: A teaspoon of Baking soda and the required water for making a paste. Apply the paste on the scars and wash after 30 minutes.

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8. Aloe vera: Remove the pulp of the of the aloe vera and rub the gel over the scars and wash off after 10 minutes with cold water.

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9. Papaya Juice: The Juice of papaya is applied on the face and washed off after it has dried. It gives a glow as well as the scars vanish.

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10. Curds: Take a teaspoon of curd and apply it on the scars and massage in circular motion for about 15 minutes and rinse off with cold water.

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11. Gram Flour / Besan: 2 teaspoons of Besan and rose water make a mixture apply it evenly on the face and wash off after it dries with cold water.

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12. Cinnamon Powder and Honey: Make a paste and apply on the face and wash off after 1 hour.

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13. Tomato Juice: As it has Vitamins and Sulphur it helps in removing out impurities from the skin. Here’s what you should do:
Apply the fresh juice of 2 tomatoes and leave it for about 30 minutes and then wash off with cold water. You can add turmeric powder to this too.

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14. Eat Loads of Veggies, fruits and drink loads of water: Helps to flush out all the toxins from the all the toxins.

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Some points to remember:
• Wash your face at least 3 times a day. And dab the skin do not rub them.
• Do avoid applying any cosmetics on the Acne and the scars they might not suit your skin.
• And do not keep touching the acne or scraping the scars. It might leave behind a deeper scar which is very difficult to remove.

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