How to Remove Scars and Acne Scars

Scars are fibrous tissue which replace normal skin after the dermis, which gets deteriorated following a wound or sore. A skin usually appears in the brownish, blackish or pinkish color. Scars though ugly looking are a natural way of the skin to repair itself from injury. The word scar owes its origin to the Greek word eschara’ which means fireplace. An injury becomes a scar only after the sore or wound is completely healed. Let us see how you can treat and remove scars and acne scars from your body:

  • Apply vitamin E oil directly on the healing tissue two or three times a day. Vitamin E is used to help the skin regenerate, and the gentle massage that you do will help the tissue grow smoothly. You can even use Vitamin E capsules. Break the capsule and smear the oil of these capsule in the area which has scars. – Aloe vera paste can be combined with the oil of vitamin E capsules to remove the scars effectively

  • Massage scars with water and little baking soda to gently shed off the dead issue on the top layer of the skin. Massage the scat with baking soda for atleaset one minute, twice daily. Rinse with warm water and apply some olive oil to revitalize the tissue.

  • An expensive yet permanent form of scar removal is by using laser scar removal. The cost of the treatment will depend on the size and the area where the scar exists.

  • Sandalwood paste can effectively get rid of scars. Soak sandalwood in night overnight. The next morning apply the paste on scar affected areas and you will find improvements in your skin tone.

  • Olive oil or aloe vera gel can also reduce the scar from intensifying.

  • Apply lemon juice on the area where scars are present. Otherwise you can also trying rubbing lemon on the affected skin areas, by cutting the lemon into two halves. The citric quality of lemon helps in not only cleansing the pores but also removing the scars.

  • Apply fresh tomato juice on the affected areas of skin to remove the scars.

  • Rub your skin with ice-cubes to pale the scar. This is the simplest way to reduce scars on the face or other areas of skin.

  • Fuller’s earth can also be used well to remove scars. Take two tablespoons of fuller’s earth and mix it with lemon juice. Mix them well, add rose water to the mixture. Apply the paste on the scars and the scars will reduce considerably. Allow it dry for 15 minutes before washing the area with cool water. If you do this twice a day, the scar will be completely cured.

  • Gently massage almond oil on the affected skin area to remove scars effectively.

  • Fenugreek seeds are also useful in scar removal treatments in a herbal manner. Take fenugreek seeds and dissolve them in a glass of water. Let it boil for about 5 minutes or so. Then let the solution cool and wash the affected area of scar with this solution. Washing the face with fenugreek water solution can also work wonders to add glow to your face.

  • Mash a ripe banana and apply the resultant paste on the scar. Leave on for ten minutes and then was the skin with cold water. You will be able to remove scars naturally this way.

  • Apply an extract of cucumber on the scar affected area and leave it like that for 15 minutes. Rinse your skin with cool water after 20 minutes. This method can remove the darkest of scars.

  • Applying honey directly on the scar area can also completely remove the scar. You must apply honey regularly on the scar affected area, till it goes away.

  • Dab some green tea on a cotton and massage it on the scar affected area.

  • Oils like olive oil, coconut oil and the aforementioned almond oil , if regularly applied on the skin several times a day can reduce scars effectively.

  • If the scar is due to an acne or pimple, do this: Mix a tablespoon of yoghurt, sour cream , a tablespoon of ground oatmeal and a some drops of lemon juice and mix together thoroughly. Apply this paste onto the face for ten minutes. Then rinse off with cold water. Do this several times a day. Se low fat sour cream if you have an oily skin.

  • Cut a clove of garlic into two parts and massage it on the acne or pimple area. This helps to cure the scar and its traces effectively.