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6 Kitchen Ingredients to Remove Acne Scars

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Nobody like scars and that too on the face! Getting rid of acne scars may be a little easier than getting rid of acne actually. Pimples can be easily and naturally treated with many ingredients abundance in nature. However, acne scars may be a little stubborn as they do not go away easily. It make take a lot of patience but you will be surprised at your regular efforts by using simple ingredients found within your kitchen as natural bleaching agents on your scars and gradually get rid of them permanently.

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According to American Association of Dermatology (AAD), acne is the most common skin disorder in United States. It is affecting 50 million Americans, where one in every five person develops skin cancer. Recent researches are blaming on benzoyl peroxide preparations used in the acne treatment. If you have been using such preparation and suspect something unusual with your skin, get yourself checked for sign symptoms of skin cancer by your doctor. Instead pharmaceutical and therapeutic treatments you should prefer natural acne treatment with home remedies.

Before we go on to share the 6 Kitchen ingredients to help remove acne scars naturally, there is something that all of you should know. “Do not play with your acne”. Yes, that’s right. Keep your hands off your acne, try not to pick them or squeeze them and just leave them alone while not applying any remedy on them. This is because when you get acne, there are intense inflammations of the facial skin cells and a great loss of collagen. When you squeeze or pick your pimples, it leads to further inflammation of the skin cells causing injury to your skin, as a result you start getting acne scars.

Below mentioned is a list of easily accessible 6 kitchen ingredients that you can apply on your skin to remove the acne scars from your face;

Olive Oil

Olive oil is known as the most friendly skin oil as it contains all the vitamins (A, E, D, B1, C and B2), antioxidants and iron. Moreover, the anti-inflammatory proprieties of this oil also help in treating the scars. All you have do is apply a little olive oil on your scars by a gentle massage  and then wait for one or two minutes until it is completely absorbed by your skin and then rinse your face with clean and warm water.

Baking Soda

Baking soda, yet another easily available kitchen ingredient is a popular remedy to remove acne scars through its many exfoliating effects. The smooth gentle coarse of the soda mixed with water when rubbed over your skin, removes the dead layer off your face without causing any further inflammation of the skin cells.

Just take a couple of teaspoons of baking soda and mix it with water to form a thick yet smooth paste and then gently massage this paste on your skin, focusing  more on your scars and then wash your face after one to two minutes of gentle massaging.

Raw Potato

A raw potato is known to do wonders in helping you to get rid of your acne scars, only if you allow it to work for days with patience.

Cut a potato into round slices and then massage these slices on your scars for about 15 to 20 minutes until the slice of potato goes dry. Then wash of your face with warm water and apply a moisturizer that suits your skin.

Raw Tomatoes

Raw tomatoes too can help you eliminate your acne scars. Rub the pulp of these tomatoes on your skin for about 15 to 20 minutes twice a week to observe clear effects of the skin healing.

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A fresh lemon or its juice is one of the mostly commonly used products to get rid of the cane scars. Lemon juice is a natural bleaching agent, acidic and anti bacterial that helps in removing the impurities of your skin. Lemon can be used in many ways, just slice a fresh lemon into two halves and then apply the juice along with two three drops of rose water on your scars and leave it for 40 to 45 minutes and then wash with cold water.


Honey is also one of the excellent and beneficial anti bacterial natural product to treat the acne scars as it is rich in minerals like potassium, magnesium, calcium, sulphur sodium chloride and iron essential for the healing process of the skin.

Treatments of acne scars with natural products found at home is the best as these ingredients spontaneously align themselves with the process of the body without causing any further harm or adverse effects.

These easy home remedies have been practiced for many years or we can say that these are old granny ideas to heal one’s body with nature.

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