Acne is common among people of all age groups and genders. There are a number of causes of acne which include genetic reasons, diet, hormonal imbalances, reaction of certain medicines and several other reasons. Getting rid of acne can be carried out by using a number of natural home remedies as well medications. In addition to that a healthy lifestyle and a good hygiene also contribute towards getting rid of your acne problems and have a clearer skin.
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Acne occasionally leaves behind scars and marks which do not look good at all and steps must be taken in order to remove these scars and marks. A variety of naturally occurring components are proven to be very helpful in getting rid of your acne scars without any side effects and have a clear skin tone. The best remedies among these are mentioned below:
Aloe vera gel is rich in vitamins which are very effective in healing skin and fade scars and marks caused due to acne. Aloe vera gel is gentle and soft and it can be responsible for healing out skin issues without damaging it or causing any kind of irritation or inflammation. Aloe vera is also an amazing moisturizer and applying it on your skin makes it look softer, healthier and glowing.
Aloe vera can be applied in fresh form by directly extracting it from an aloe vera plant and it can also be bought from any drug store or pharmacy. But you must prefer using it in organic form in order to receive best results. It’s very easy to grow an aloe vera plant at your home as these plants do not need any special maintenance or fertilizers to grow. In order to use fresh aloe vera just break off a small piece of aloe vera leaf and peel away its outer flesh and expose the gel inside. Take this gel and massage it gently on the acne scars and marks on your skin. Leave it to completely soak into your skin for at least 30 minutes and then wash it off. Apply aloe vera gel on daily basis to get best results.
Baking soda is a commonly used household item which has amazing benefits for your skin as well as several other health benefits. Baking soda is also very effective in getting rid of acne scars. It contains sodium bicarbonate crystals which are responsible for exfoliating the skin gently and cleanse it from dirt and other inflammatory factors.
You can use it by mixing a few teaspoons of baking soda into water and form a thick paste which is then massaged into the acne affected areas of the skin. Leave this mixture on your skin for a minute or two and then wash it away. The soda is an amazing cleaning agent and results in cleansing skin pores and avoid future blemishes.do apply a good moisturizes after removing baking soda like rosehip seed, jojoba oil, coconut oil or olive oil. Repeat this activity on regular basis in order to achieve maximum effectiveness.
Coconut oil is undoubtedly one of the best natural moisturizers for our skin and it has amazing healing properties as well. You have to take a quarter teaspoon of organic coconut oil into the palm of your hand and wait till it melts and reaches your body temperature. Then massage the oil directly on your acne scars and marks and wait till it soaks in completely. You do not need to wash away the coconut oil as the essential fatty acids and vitamins which are present in this oil continue to work on your skin and improve its health. If you feel greasy due to the presence of oil you can remove it after 30 minutes.
Cucumbers are very popular ingredients in treatments related to skin. This amazing vegetable is rich in hydrating components in addition to vitamin A, C and magnesium which is great for your skin. In order to remove acne marks from this amazing vegetable you have to pick up an organic cucumber and cut off a few slices from it. Then lay over these slices on your acne prone skin. Discard these slices and putting them on for almost thirty minutes and then rinse your face with cold water. Repeat this activity on daily basis.
Honey is rich in moisturization properties and it is very effective in treating the acne scars and marks. It’s highly recommended to use raw honey but the other one can also be quite effective. You can apply it on your skin by massaging a small amount on your acne scars. You can also use it by mixing honey in fine ground cinnamon powder and use it as a cleansing agent. You must apply this on regular basis for effective results.
The lemon juice naturally contains alpha-hydroxy acid which is very useful in fading acne marks and speed up the healing process in addition to revitalize your skin. You have to simply squeeze a lemon into a small bowl. You can also mix it with water before applying it in case your skin is sensitive. Then dab this juice over scars using a cotton ball and leave it to dry. Rinse your face with cold water and apply a moisturizer afterwards. Repeat this activity every two to three days. Avoid going out in sunlight immediately after applying this on your skin.
Potatoes are rich in vitamins and minerals and have great effects on your skin health in addition to amazing healing properties. Potato juice can be used for fading acne marks effectively. Slice a potato into thin slices and apply them directly to acne affected areas or massage them over your skin. In order to achieve best results you must leave potato juice on your skin for at least 30 minutes and then wash it off with warm water. Repeat this activity once every day in order to achieve best results.