Those who are trying or have already dealt with acne know that there are many pieces of advice out there. Everyone fancies themselves a skin doctor, ready with information that can help their ailing friend or relative fade the marks away. One lesson you learn when dealing with this problem is that what works for someone else may not work for you.
We often waste too much money and peace of mind fleeting from one “remedy” to another. It doesn’t help matters that most people are after a quick fix. Anyone who has dealt with acne appreciates the fact that patience is a virtue needed badly here.
A more permanent solution can be found in the kitchen.Turn to nature to fight acne and slowly fade away the scars. Apart from its budget-friendliness, it doesn’t contain the harmful toxic products packed in chemical creams.
Here are some suggestions:
Most of us are aware of lemon’s natural bleaching powers. Just squeeze out some lemon juice and apply on the affected region with your fingers or a cotton bud. Leave on the face for about 20 minutes and rinse off. If you have sensitive skin, dilute the juice with some water. It is better to do this at night as the skin becomes sensitive to light
As compared to lemon aloe Vera is much milder and has a moisturizing effect. It’s one of nature’s best medicines, helping to fade part spots and replenish skin. Take a piece of aloe, peel off the flesh and apply the gel on the scarred area. Wash off after 30 minutes.
Raw honey-not the processed store bought kind, works wonders on dark spots and scars when used faithfully for a couple of weeks. Simply smear a small amount on the area and rinse off after you have had enough.
You get a lot of benefits from this vegetable. It reduces skin inflammation, fades scars and its toning abilities give the skin a better feel. Place some thin slices over the scars, leave for thirty minutes and finally rinse off with cool water.
Yet another kitchen ingredient that has proven to be popular among acne sufferers. Mix a couple of teaspoons with water until a thick paste is formed. Massage into the affected area for a minute or two. Allow it to rest for a few minutes before rinsing off with warm water and applying moisturizer.