Acne scars are a very serious issue and a lot of people suffer from it. If you are one of those people we understand how hard it is for you to get rid of them. You must have seen many brands over the internet, telling you how to get rid of acne scars. But did anything work that well?. No, right?. So let’s check out some ways we find work really well for fading acne scars.

What causes acne scars?

Acne scars are usually the result of inflamed blemishes caused by skin pores containing excess oil, dead skin cells, and bacteria. The pore swells which causes a break in the follicle wall.

How to get rid of acne scars?

There are many ways to get rid of them, some are product based and some are natural DIY home remedies. Many people don’t want to spend a lot of money on these expensive products which even do not have any guarantee.

Also, touching your skin with your hands or nails can make your acne worst. So avoid touching your face.

We have listed down some of the DIY home remedies that can help you in fading acne scars.

1. Lemon juice

Lemons are rich in vitamin C and helps in fading any type of scars on your skin. Lemon can be irritating on skin so before using it do a patch test on your hand.

How to use lemon for fading acne scars –

  • Take a lemon cut it into half.
  • With the help of a cotton bud apply the juice on your scar directly.
  • Leave it for 15 minutes.
  • Rinse it off afterward.
  • Do this 2 times a day.

2. Aloe vera Gel

Aloe vera has so many benefits one of which is fading acne scars. The plus point is it doesn’t cause any irritation on the skin unless you are allergic to aloe vera.

How to use aloe vera for fading acne scars –

  • Take an aloe vera and cut it.
  • Now apply the gel on your skin.
  • Massage for 2 -3 minutes with it on your skin.
  • Leave for 15 minutes and rinse it off.

3. Vitamin E

Vitamin E oil is an antioxidant that helps repair your skin faster. Vitamin E doesn’t have any side effects unless you have any vitamin E allergy.

How to use vitamin E for fading acne scars –

  • Take a vitamin E capsule puncture it and take out its gel.
  • Apply it on the scars directly.
  • Leave it overnight.
  • Wash your face the next day.

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4. Potato

Yes, you heard it correct! The same potato you use while cooking can do wonders for your skin as well. Applying potato to your skin help fade acne marks as well as lightens your skin color as well.

How to use potato for fading acne scars –

  • Grate 1 potato and strain it through a cloth to get the juice.
  • Apply this directly to your acne scars.
  • Leave it for 15-20 minutes.
  • Now rinse it off.

5. Honey

Yes, the sweet, delicious honey can do wonders for your skin. When it comes to fading acne marks honey can be your best friend. It helps in healing and repairing damaged skin. We think if nothing is working for you then you should give honey a try.

How to use honey for fading acne marks –

  • Apply honey directly on your scars.
  • Leave it for 15-20 minutes.
  • Wash it off.
  • Repeat this 2-3 times a day.

6. Turmeric Powder

Turmeric consists of a property known as curcumin that helps in repairing skin. Turmeric also consists of anti-inflammatory properties that are very beneficial for our skin. It can help really well in fading acne scars.

How to use turmeric for fading acne scars –

  • Take 1 tablespoon of turmeric powder squeeze a little amount of lemon to make a thick paste.
  • Apply the paste directly to your scars.
  • Leave it for 15-20 minutes.
  • Rinse it off and repeat 2 times a day.

7. Baking Soda

Baking soda is really helpful when it comes to fading acne scars. It has alkaline and anti-inflammatory properties. But remember to use it in a little amount only.

How to use baking soda for fading acne scars –

  • Take 1-2 tablespoons of baking soda and add some water to it so that a thick paste is formed.
  • Apply it directly to your acne scars.
  • Leave it for 15-20 minutes.
  • Rinse it off afterward.

These were some of the best and effective ways that can help you well in fading your acne marks. Trying all of them at once is not how it works just try the one or two of the remedies that you think will work well for your skin type.

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