Having an acne eruption is difficult enough but, unfortunately, it does not stop there. One of the toughest issues that come with acne breakouts are acne scars and skin discoloration that are left after the breakout has stopped. But not to worry, the good news is, there are now numerous and easy ways that you can chose from when dealing with acne scars. Read on and get a few of these effective and easy tips right now!
Aloe vera. This plant is well known for its healing power on wounds. It is not only effective at reducing the swelling and redness but is especially great at scar removal. To get the best results use the fleshy part of the plant and apply it to the affected area at least twice a day.
Tea tree oil. This oil is great for reducing the swelling, skin irritation and redness associated with acne. Apply twice a day to the affected area.
Sandalwood and black gram. A great combination for reducing the darkening of the affected area. Mixing with milk or rose water produces a powerful anti-scar remedy.
Rosehip Seed Oil or Lavender Oil are high in essential fatty acid content and are known to accelerate scar fading on the skin. They can be used separately or as a combination in equal amounts.
Garlic. Rubbing crushed garlic on the pimple and leaving overnight is a great and effective way of getting rid of the redness and the swelling.
Honey. Making a honey mask not only removes acne but also reduces the formation of scars.
There are also over-the-counter medicines in the form of gels and ointments at your local drug store. However, check them out thoroughly for their side effects. You may end up suffering from other skin conditions.
The key to any remedy is to find the most effective treatment. Try the natural remedies and you will quickly find one that works well for you. And the wonderful thing is, it won’t come at great expense.