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Home Remedies for Acne Scars

Home Remedies for Acne Scars

Acne scar is a layer of damaged skin that results when a cyst or a pimple is broken. It often occurs in the face and can wreck damaging havoc to your confidence. However, it is nothing that you should lose sleep for because there are a handful of things that you can do to get rid of any scar that you may have on your face presently. Natural remedies often work well, so if you have an acne scar, look for natural solutions to keep your facial skin clean and free from any form of discoloration that may be killing your confidence.



Pimples can be a pain especially the after effect it leaves on the face. Not only do they leave your face with a scar, but they also hurt during their formative period, and they often disgust and look awkward on the face. The aftermath of a pimple is somehow more damaging than the hurt and disgust during its stay on the face. The acne scar they leave on the face gives you something more to worry about than the pimple itself. The discolour mark of the scar is often crystal clear for people to see that you’ve had a blister. So what someone does to prevent the scar or treat it if it comes? Luckily as earlier mentioned, many home remedies will help in reducing or get rid of the scar on the face?

You don’t need to look far to get the ingredients that you need to get rid or reduce scar on your face, and you may have them right there in your kitchen. Managing outbreaks with primary skin care can go a long way toward reducing the occurrence of acne scars also, with some few ingredients that are around the corner in your kitchen, you will be saying bye to all your scars. Other methods are therapies that will involve a professional and the non-prescription treatment which includes visiting a local drug store to buy some beauty items.

Most scar treatments is a repeated procedure that needs to be continuously done over time, so in such scenario, patience is the best part of the whole process.

When treating acne scar, home remedies or natural cure should be the first point of call. This home remedies often work magic depending on the nature of the scar. One of such treatments is rubbing a slice of potato on the scar, then allow the juice from the potato on the spot for about fifteen minutes. For better result, the process should be repeated severally in a week. If you don’t have potato, tomato and cucumber are good alternatives; they are capable as a potato. You can also consider using ice. According to some specialist, rubbing ice on the face over a period minimises the occurrence of pimples as well as reduces the scar pimples leaves behind.

Aloe Vera, vinegar, lime or lemon juice, lavender seed oil, vitamin E, rosewater, olive, and tea tree are some other home remedies that have proven to be effective in reducing and getting rid of scars on the face. You just have to dab few drop on the spot where you have the scar for about 30 minutes and rinse, then repeat the process.

It’s never too late, before addressing any issue related to your smile, gums, teeth, and other oral or in general health issues, consult with Dr. Jean-Jacques Edderai. A dental prophylaxis or cleaning as previously mentioned including our check-up every three to four months will allow Dr. Edderai to keep a watchful eye on your oral health and prevent cavities or minor problem before they start. For answers to some of the most commonly asked questions, visit my FAQ page at


Remember the best advice from your Dentist “Unaddressed issues will never get resolved by themselves”.