Remedies for Acne Scars

Following are few remedies to get rid of acne scars:

  • Try dermabrasion and chemical peels to diminish scarring.
  • You can also use retinol or alpha hydroxyl acid lotions or creams.
  • Creams like Mederma or rose hip seed oil also reduce scars.
  • Use Aloe Vera juice, gels and lavender oils.
  • Laser surfacing is another option, which may not last for long.
  • Collagen or ones’ own fat is injected under the scar to bring it to the surface in a process called Augmentation.
  • In a technique called “subcision,” the scar is detached from deeper tissue.
  • Apply the mixture of Sandalwood (chandan) powder with black gram (masoor dal). Keep it overnight and wash it with cold water the next day.
  • Try sandalwood paste with rose water and apply on the scars. Keep it overnight and wash it with cold water the next day.
  • Rubbing ice cubes on the face for 10-15 minutes will tighten up the pores.
  • Apply cucumber juice on the face.
  • Rub the raw tomato on the skin.
  • Wash your face with a gentle cleanser preferably a non-detergent pH balanced.
  • For oily skin , use a cleanser that contains benzoyl peroxide, glycolic acid, or salicylic acid.

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