Acne occurs when an oily substance called sebum clogs pores increase in our skin.It is not a serious health risk, though severe acne can cause permanent acne scars or acne marks or acne spots.
Apply any one from the following and leave for 15- 20 min and then wash off.
Remedies for Acne Spots & Scars
• Take 1 cup water, ½ cup oatmeal, 2 drops of lemon juice and 1 tbsp cinnamon powder. Pour water in a medium container and place on gas bring it to a low to medium heat. Add oatmeal and lemon juice. These help exfoliate your pores and cleanse your skin. Leave it to cool down a bit and then add cinnamon powder. And the mask is ready. Apply this to clean face and leave for 20-30 min. then wash it using lukewarm water and just pat dry the face using soft towel. Apply bit of moisturizer. Repeat these two weeks once for a month and then once a month for three months. This homemade mask will remove acne scars and blemishes.
• Make a paste of baking soda and water. This paste should be little thick. Then apply this paste on clean face and leave for 5 minutes then wash your skin using lukewarm water. Use this remedy daily to get rid of acne scars, acne marks, acne spots.
• Use Lemon juice to get rid of acne scars, acne spots, acne marks from the skin. Soak a cotton ball in lemon juice and gently apply the cotton ball on scars. The acidity will lighten the scars. Leave for 20 min then wash the face using water. Don’t go out in the sun with lemon juice on face as it may irritate the skin.
• Another best and easy remedy for acne scars is Egg white. Take one egg white, then use cotton ball to apply egg white on your skin. Leave for 20 min or until it gets dry then wash using warm water. It also helps to reduce oiliness and makes your pores tight. Apply this mask daily for 2 months to get best results.
• Take 2 tsp of honey and then add a pinch of turmeric powder, mix well then apply on acne scars leave for 15 min then wash it using lukewarm water. Apply honey daily for 3 months if scars are from long time.
• Use Fenugreek seeds to remove acne scars from skin. Boil Fenugreek seeds, also known as Methi seeds, blend them into fine paste and store it in a cool place. Use this mask on acne scars and blemishes, apply and leave for 15-20 mins and then wash it using cold water. You can store and use this paste for 3 days not more than that.
• The best oil which helps to get rid of acne scars is Olive oil. Regular application of Olive oil not just helps in decreasing acne scars but also helps from future breakouts and dryness. Daily massage the oil on acne scars and affected parts of skin. It has moisturizing properties that soften the texture of skin and reduce the prominence of acne scars. If your skin is oily apply olive oil weekly twice or else it may make your skin oilier.
• Make a paste of Turmeric powder and olive oil, take 1 tbsp of olive oil and add 1/2 tsp of turmeric powder, mix well to form a paste. Then apply this paste on clean skin or u can just apply on acne scars (to avoid the yellow tinge to stick on your skin or face) Then leave for 1 hrs then gently massage for 10 min then wash it using normal water. Apply this mask weekly twice.