Acne is an inflammatory disease that affects the sebaceous gland of the skin and is characterized by pustules and papules.
It occurs on the face, shoulders, back or chest and result in scar formation.
These scars may take long time to disappear and impairs the appearance of a person. Hence it is necessary to get rid of these acne scars for ever. There are several treatment methods available for scar removal and before adopting those costly chemical and cosmetic treatments one can also try the natural methods. Natural ingredients do not cause any harm to the skin and instead nourish the skin.
Following natural methods for scar removal is not at all a heavy task. Most of the ingredients are easily available in the market or even at home and the preparation is quite simple.
- Water is an ideal solvent that has immense cleansing properties. Drink enough water and keep the body hydrated. Water helps to rejuvenate the skin because the hydrated skin surface allows the dead tissues to shed off easily from surface and allows the new cells to grow faster. This helps to throw away the scared tissues and regenerates the healthy tissues beneath.
- The sap obtained from pure aloe vera plants have immense healing properties and is considered as an ideal natural remedy for scars. Aloe saps when applied on the scars reduces the infections and boosts the regeneration of cells and rebuild the scarred areas with healthy skin. Aloe juice is now readily available in the market.
- Olive oil improves the skin condition if used continuously. It penetrates deep in to the skin and moisturizes the skin and makes the skin soft. The nutrients in the oil restore the elasticity and suppleness of the skin which is lost due to acne scars and slowly replaces the scar tissues with healthy new tissues.
- Lemon juice contains citric acid than can fade acne scars. It promotes the shedding of dead tissues and regeneration of new cells beneath and improves the elasticity of the skin. Apply lemon juice on the scarred areas and it may produce stinging or burning sensations which is a clear indication of its action. Drinking of lemon juice every day is also ideal for accelerating the scar removal.
- Besides the above mentioned natural ingredients tomato puree, papaya puree, honey, rose water sandal wood paste, pure yogurt, jojoba oil, tea tree oil etc can also improve the skin conditions and assist in getting rid of those ugly acne scars.