If you’re worried about your pimples leaving behind ugly acne scars, you need not purchase expensive gels, creams and face washes anymore. The best treatments to diminish these scars are available  in your very own home. While top dermatologists and skin doctors recommend the Latest botox treatment to solve skin problems for immediate results, a pinch of patience is required when using natural products. Natural ingredients will help improve your skin, leaving no marks on your face. Here are 6 home remedies you can rely on whenever that pimple pops up.

6 Home Remedies For Acne Scars

1. Olive oil

This vitamin enriched oil (vitamin A,B2,C,E) contains iron, antioxidants and plenty of other properties that make it extremely skin friendly. It’s anti inflammatory properties control acne and helps reduce other marks on the face. Olive oil can be used by applying it to acne scars, leaving it to be absorbed by the skin and then rinsing it off with warm water.

2. Sandalwood

Sandalwood - Home Remedies For Acne Scars

Sandalwood is an excellent cooling and soothing agent which helps in the reduction of acne scars. Sandalwood can be used in many different ways to create pastes or masks for the face. You can dip a piece of sandalwood  in water, letting it soak for a while. Remove the wood and store it for later use. With the help of a small cotton ball, dab the sandalwood water on your acne scars. You can also mix sandalwood  with rose water, creating a paste which can be put over scars and left overnight. Rinse it off in the morning with cold water. You will surely notice the difference in just 7 days.

3. Lemons

lemon - Home Remedies For Acne Scars

Rich in vitamin C, lemons are an important for the skin internally and externally. It keeps your skin radiant, healthy and scar free. Lemon juice can be applied to the face with a cotton ball, dabbing it on the scar areas. Leave it on the scars for a while and rinse it off with room temperature water. Keep in mind that lemons can work as bleaching agents but if the skin comes in contact with sunlight immediately after,it can darken the skin. Another recipe includes  combining lemon juice with honey, almond oil and milk.

4. Aloe vera

Aloe - Home Remedies For Acne Scars

Aloe Vera’s magical  gel, which can be obtained from its leaves, contain healing properties that can help skin problems. You can use the inner jelly by applying it to your scars. Do this twice a day and leave the gel on for about an hour. Rinse it off with regular water. Your scars will lighten, leaving you with glowing, tighter skin in just a couple of days. Aloe Vera suits all types of skin from oily, dry to combination skin types.

5. Apple cider vinegar

Apple cider vinegar - Home Remedies For Acne Scars
Vinegar contains the ability to scrape off old, dead cells on the skin surface. Along with this, its antiseptic properties help fight acne scars. You can dilute apple cider vinegar in water and apply it on the scars with a cotton ball as direct application may irritate sensitive skin.

6. Honey

Honey’s anti bacterial properties are excellent in the treatment the acne scars. Honey is rich in calcium, potassium, iron, magnesium, calcium and other minerals which are required in dealing with skin problems.
With the help of these recipes and other dos and don’ts like reduction in oily food, cutting down on oil based hair and skin products, stress management, general hygiene and avoiding pimple touching and breaking, you can control your acne outbursts and avoid their scars too.

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Dr Vihang Sharma MBBS DACCO (Monash University), is a skilled and well respected Cosmetic Doctor. He writes regularly for various media outlets and his own personal blog, sharing his experiences and knowledge as a cosmetic doctor. Dr. Sharma is an unbiased practitioner is devoted his life to patient care in the field of aesthetic medicine at SKIN CLUB. With many years of experience in Cosmetic Surgery, Dr Sharma is an innovator in his field, providing only the safest, most effective and the latest botox treatments available in Cosmetic Surgery. With a well honed sense of facial and body aesthetics, he utilises an artistic flare to create and uses his artistic flair to create natural classic beauty with his patients. His passion and devotion to natural beauty of his clients have made a well renowned doctor in the city of Melbourne."