How To Lighten Acne Scars?


Lighten your acne scars

How to lighten pimple scars
How to lighten acne scars? Can we get rid of acne scars or at least lighten it? This is the question everyone who’ve been through acne would always ask. They would pay you a million dollar just to get the right answer. Who wouldn’t want to get rid of acne scars anyway? Acne scars are things in the past that are probably the most difficult to get rid of. Scars left by pimples or acne would always remind you of those bad skin days. On the brighter side, it is a sign that the battle is over and the good thing is….scars are indications that you’ve won your war. Acne scars have different forms. Some are too deep that it already caused damage to the skin tissue while others only left a discoloration that would disappear with time.

Ways to lighten acne scars

How to lighten acne scars

Depending on the nature of your acne scars, different ways and products can be employed to help lighten acne scars. There are commercially available products that would help you with this. Bleaching agents such as hydroquinone would lessen melanin production on discolored areas thus would even out your skin tone. You can also use peeling agents like glycolic acid or alpha hydroxy acids that are mostly incorporated into creams and toners available in lesser strengths. Higher concentrations of these acids are mostly available in derma clinics supervised by a licensed dermatologist who would do the entire process under strict standard procedures. You can also use whitening products like alpha arbutin.
Antioxidants like vitamin C and E also help the skin against free radical damage giving you a healthy glow.

Other effective way that helps lighten acne scars is by using facial scrub. Scrubbing your face with mild facial scrubs once or twice a week will help lighten your acne scars.
Both drugstore and high-end products are ubiquitous and you can choose anything according to your budget. However, little care should be observed in choosing facial scrub because some are heavily scented and perfumed which might cause allergies to your sensitive skin.

In severe cases of acne scarring, laser treatment might be considered. Multiple sessions of laser treatment which is carried out by covering the acne scars with healthy skin.

DIY Acne Scars Lighteners

If you are the type who always want to use natural products for your skin, you’ll never be disappointed because numerous ways can be done to lighten your acne scars. You can make your DIY mixtures to lighten your acne scars using all but natural ingredients. Are you ready?

Lighten Your Acne Scars DIY 1
How to lighten acne scars

Ingredients:

Lemon juice ( 1 tbsp.)
Yoghurt ( 4 tbsp.)

Preparation:

Mix and apply to your face for about 5-10 minutes. Rinse. Pat dry.

Lighten Your Acne Scars DIY 2

Ingredients:
How to lighten acne scars

Granulated brown sugar (2 tbsp.)
Honey (1 tbsp.)

Preparation:

Mix and apply to your face for about 5-10 minutes. Rinse. Pat dry.

Lighten Your Acne Scars DIY 3

Ingredients:
How to lighten acne scars

Oatmeal
Milk

Preparation:

Soak oatmeal with milk until softened. Mix to form a paste. Apply as mask. Let it sit for 10 minutes then rinse off.

Lemon is known for its bleaching and whitening effect but because it has the ability to dry the skin, it is recommended to use moisturizer afterwards. Baking soda and corn flour can also be used as facial scrubs to help lighten acne scars.

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