How to Get Rid of Acne Scars

Acne scars can be a tough problem to eliminate. Not only are these scars unattractive, they are also very irritating. If they become unbearable then the best solution is to consult a doctor; however there a quite a few effective home remedies you can adopt to treat yourself.

Consume lots of water: the cleansing and rejuvenating properties of water help shave off dead skin cells and replace them with new ones much faster. The new skin glows and grows faster.

Have fruits and vegetables in your diet: they provide the body with the essential vitamins and mineral required, which help your skin attain its former beauty. The juices in them hydrate your body.

Increase lemon juice intake: the citric acid is very effective in reducing and removing acne scars. Drinking a few glasses of lemon juice every day will help add elasticity to your new cells and boost your body’s vitamin C.

Use honey: this sweet substance brightens up your day as well as your face. You can either apply honey on the effected parts of your skin or orally consume it to attain younger looking skin.

Ice cube rubbing: rub your acne-scarred areas with ice cubes daily for about 10 to 15 minutes. It reduces skin inflammation and helps it become smooth.

Homemade face mask: mix one tablespoon of sour cream, oatmeal and yogurt together with a few drops of lemon juice. Apply it on your acne scars and stay still for approximately 10 minutes. Rinse it off thoroughly and dry your face gently.

Tomato treatment: rich in Vitamin A, it stops the over production of sebum, the substance responsible for causing acne and acne scars in the first place. Skin is rejuvenated by its antioxidant properties. Slice up a tomato every day and put it over your face for 10-15 minutes. This is a very quick way to eliminate the scars.

Eating a healthy diet and having an active life is the best way to avoid these scars. Exercise regularly to wash off the toxins and be patient with home remedies.

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Ridhi Rajpal