It is possible to erase acne marks or scars left by poor skin care when you suffer from acne in puberty, all thanks to the properties of these natural ingredients that can restore the skin, helping to rejuvenate your face as well.

The acne appears in different parts of the body and for various reasons, does not cause discomfort but rather is an aesthetic that may affect up our self – esteem because they are pimples or bumps filled with pus appear on the skin and disappearing leave some scars very marked. The marks of post-acne sometimes are like holes in the skin and can also be dark brown spots . In the case of spots, they can be eliminated or concealed either with makeup or natural products, but in the case of acne scars , it is almost impossible for us to disappear or at least hide them.

How to take care of your skin to avoid post-acne marks

Before telling you how you can eliminate or hide acne marks, we want to teach you how to protect your skin so that you do not even have to fight against pimples on your skin.

The best advice we can give you to maintain a healthy complexion is: exfoliate the skin.

Exfoliating the skin means that we eliminate dead cells, it should be noted that our skin exfoliates itself every maximum of 30 days, but as we already know, as the body ages it does not perform its functions as it should, so we have to help it. So we must exfoliate our skin on both the face and the whole body once a week. Remember that exfoliation will leave you a visibly healthy complexion, thus helping you to significantly reduce any stains or damage that we may have.

How do we do it?

We add a tablespoon of sugar to the moisturizing cream that we use daily, apply very gently and in circular movements. Then we remove it with plenty of cold water.

Many of the most effective products for removing acne marks are natural products that can be found in our own home or in the market closest to our home.

Some of them are: Honey, Olive oil, Fruits, Aloe vera or Zabila and Milk.

Care with homemade or natural products are effective but you must bear in mind that you will not have immediate results. Although you should try it anyway because they are easy to follow and will give you incredible results.

Natural remedies to erase acne marks

We show you below 4 tips with home and natural remedies that will help reverse acne-marked skin :

1. Áloe Vera o Zabila

Aloe vera has an infinite number of well-known properties, both moisturizing and regenerative. Therefore, it is an ideal natural product when it comes to wanting to erase the marks that acne produces .

Natural Mask:

Ingredients :

  • 1 Zabila or aloe leaf.

Preparation :

Cut the aloe leaf in half with a knife, remove all the pulp that is inside it, which is a slimy and transparent gel and then reserve it in a bowl or container.

How to use it :

  1.  Place the pulp you extracted from the aloe leaf directly where you have acne marks.
  2. Let it dry for 15-20 minutes, then rinse it off with plenty of cold water. You can do this daily since it does not have any type of contraindication.

2. Honey and Sugar

Honey is a natural moisturizer and also works to remove  acne blemishes as it helps balance skin color. You can apply a layer of honey on your face daily for 15 minutes and then rinse.

 Honey and sugar scrub:

 When we mix these two ingredients, we obtain a natural exfoliant that helps us eliminate dead cells .

Ingredients :

  •  Two spoons of natural honey.
  •  Two spoons of sugar.

Preparation :

Place the two ingredients in a container and mix very well until you get a paste.

How to apply it:

  1.  Pass the paste that you obtained by the affected area with circular movements very gently to avoid scratching the skin, always remember to avoid passing it through the eyes.
  2. The area that is always most affected by acne is the forehead, nose and chin. So there you should emphasize attention. Remember that it is also the area where blackheads usually appear .
  3. Leave it for 10 minutes and then rinse it off.
  4. In a matter of weeks you will see the improvement.

3. Tomato

Tomato has a large amount of vitamin A which helps to repair and rejuvenate the skin , helping to eliminate acne marks.

Preparation :

Take the peeled tomato, cut it in half and crush it until you get a paste with everything and seeds, in this way you will get a simple mask that you can apply on your face.

Use:

  1. Apply the paste obtained on the face and leave it to act for 15 minutes then remove it with warm water.
  2.  This treatment is not recommended for people with dry or sensitive skin because tomato acidity could cause discomfort.

4. Lemon

Lemon has lightening properties for the skin that is why it is one of the most used home remedies when it comes to reducing blemishes or removing acne marks.

How to apply it :

It is applied overnight. Squeeze half a lemon and moisten a cotton ball, then apply it to the affected area by pressing gently. Remember to never use it before exposing yourself to the sun as you will only darken the stain even more and make the marks on the skin noticeable.

By Dr. Eric Jackson

Dr. Eric Jackson provides primary Internal Medicine care for men and women and treats patients with bone and mineral diseases, diabetes, heart conditions, and other chronic illnesses.He is a Washington University Bone Health Program physician and is a certified Bone Densitometrist. Dr. Avery is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

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