Get Rid of Acne Scars Naturally

Acne affects millions of people around the world every single year and scars from acne can be embarrassing reminders of this unsightly condition. Scars often occur when you pick and prod at acne, forcing the dirt and bacteria out of the skin and often tearing the skin. Many will use chemicals to peel their skin and clear away the scars, but there are a number of natural treatments that work just as well without putting harmful chemicals on already damaged skin.

 

How do I know if have acne scars?

  • A small spotĀ  that’s a bit darker than the rest of your skin.
  • Sometimes looks like a bruise under the skin.
  • Reddish tint to the skin.
  • May look like small holes in the skin.
  • Skin may look dimpled like an orange peel.

 

How can I prevent acne scars?

  • Don’t pick at your acne, let it go away naturally through good hygiene.
  • Worry and stress less. Practice stress management to help control acne.
  • Drink lots of water.

 

How can I treat acne scars?

  • Witch hazel and lemon juice make a great face wash. They gently cleanse the skin keeping oily skin under control.
  • Drink lots of tea, in particular red and chamomile teas as they have antioxidants that help reduce acne.
  • Gently exfoliate to remove dirt, oil and other toxins. Make an exfoliant out of baking soda mixed with lemon juice, aloe vera or chamomile tea.
  • Make your own cleanser. Mix a tablespoon of witch hazel, lemon juice and green tea with a quarter cup of baking soda and gently scrub the face.
  • Make a raw potato mask. It will help to cleanse the skin, reduce inflammation and eliminate scars.
  • Use a good moisturizer with vitamin E to help smooth the skin.
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