Skin has a good retaining power as whatever we eat in past, or wherever skin gets exposed to, the aftereffects are long termed. Be it tension, bad lifestyle and eating habits, acne once come leave marks on skin. Everyone wants to get rid of acne and its aftereffects.
A lot has been talked and discussed about acne but not about the marks it leaves. Let’s get to know some homemade remedies to get rid of acne scars and marks:
1. Supple sandalwood: Apply sandalwood powder daily as it lightens the scars naturally.
2. Honey: Honey’s moisturizing and anti-septic nature nourishes the skin and breaks down the scar tissue from acne scars. Antiseptic feature of honey prevents future breakouts. Apply honey on affected area and rinse out after sometime.
3. Oatmeal mask: Mix ground oatmeal, yoghurt and sour cream with many drops of lemon in it. Bacteria present in yoghurt and cream softens the skin and oatmeal works as a smoothening stuff. Apply the paste to marks and rinse out with warm water after 10 minutes.
4. Egg White: Egg whites also lighten the scars. Separate the yolk from egg white and then apply it on your face with finger or brush. Rinse out with lukewarm water after it gets dried.
5. Baking Soda: Mix one teaspoon of baking soda with two teaspoon of water. Rub it on your face and rinse it off with warm water. This works as micro-dermabrasion.