Acne is the most common skin problem in the whole world. It affects about 80 percent of all people, mainly teenagers and young adults. Breakouts themselves are frustrating enough but to make matters worse you are left with the evidence, acne scars! There are different kinds of acne scars due to different types of acne, therefore treatment and prevention is key in treating acne scarring. Because many of the acne scar treatment chemicals are toxic using natural acne scar treatments are best. Here are 3 natural acne scar treatments that you can easily do at home that will give you the best skin possible.
Using lemon as a natural acne scar treatment is effective due to the lemons acidic properties. Lemons contain AHA’s (alphy hydroxyl acids) and BHA’s (beta hydroxyl acids), which are conducive in removing dead skin cells. Simply get a lemon and squeeze out the juice in a bowl. Then take a cotton ball and absorb the juice into it. Then place it on the affected area. Allow it to dry on the skin.
Tomatoes are excellent for natural acne scar treatments because they also help the skin cells turn over more quickly. Tomatoes are rich in Vitamin A. Vitamin A is a very common ingredient in exfoliants like Retin-A and is very beneficial in anti-aging. Using a tomato is super easy. Just cut it in pieces and apply the tomato directly to your face. Then allow the juice to sit on there for 10-15 minutes. Remove with a warm wash cloth.
Potatoes contain so many benefits for the skin. Potatoes make for a good natural acne scar treatment due to the niacin amide content, which is part of the vitamin B complex group. This helps in lightening hyperpigmentation caused from acne scars as well as prevent new acne from forming.
To make a mask with it you will need to grate the potato to extract the juice, or you can blend it. Then just apply the juice directly on the desired area. You can leave it there for 10-15 minutes. You can do this every day until you see results. You can also make a mask out of the potato by grinding it up into a paste and leave it on the skin as well.