Top 5 Home Remedies For Acne Scars

Acne Scars

Every one of us dreams of having a flawless and pristine skin. Even after spending high amounts on these procedures, the results may or may not be satisfactory. In addition, these procedures cause early ageing and wrinkles.

So does this mean that one should bow head in front of acne scars? The answer is NO. With the help of countless home remedies, one can discover scar free, beautiful skin.

Natural Remedies For Acne Scars



Lemons are a rich source of vitamin C. They not only improve the skin texture but also lighten the skin tone. When applied on scars, lemon juice lightens the marks and blemishes. It also acts as an disinfectant and kills bacteria that may cause acne later.

Applying lemon juice is very easy. Just wash your face with cold water. Once the pores are closed, apply lemon juice on skin with the help of cotton. Keep it for 10 minutes and later wash with water. Lemon juice makes skin photosensitive, so avoid applying it during day time, if you are suppose to step out in sun.

Sandalwood Paste


Sandalwood is an essential element for maintaining a glowing skin. It has anti bacterial properties that help in fighting against acne and cysts.

Sandalwood also enhances the skin tone. Apply a mixture of sandalwood and rose water on face. Let it set for 20 minutes. Follow this regime daily to see visibly glowing skin.

Skin Toning

Apple Cider Vinegar

Toning helps in maintaining the skin texture and complexion. It also shrinks the pore size by closing them. If applied on daily basis, this beauty regime leads to flawless and clearer skin. You can make your own skin toner at home. Apple cider vinegar when diluted with 4 parts of water, forms an excellent toner. Cucumber juice also acts as a skin toner when refrigerated.

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Fuller’s Earth

Fuller’s Earth

The benefits of fuller’s earth have no end. It acts as an excellent face pack. It soaks oil from skin and works on acne marks and scars. You may apply it alone or add other ingredients to it.

You can add a pinch of turmeric and 1 tablespoon of skimmed milk to it. Apply it on face and neck. Let it dry and later wash with cold water. Rose water, tomato juice and lemon juice can also be added to fuller’s earth to form an excellent face pack.

Fruits And Water

Citrus Fruits

Other than the face packs, a healthy diet also helps in maintaining even skin tone leaving no room for scars and blemishes. Drink 8 to 10 glasses of water a day. Eat fresh fruits like papaya, water melon and pineapple. Citrus fruits like oranges, grape fruit and leech lime also help in shedding acne scars as they have a significant amount of vitamin C.

While some are naturally blessed with alluring skin tone and texture, others have to work well on their skin. Acne is one of those problems, which worsens the skin tone leaving behind scars and blemishes. Many acne sufferers resort to cosmetic procedures like chemical peeling and derma abrasion. However, are they actually worth it? I highly doubt.

Top 5 Home Remedies For Acne Scars