The effects of acne can last much longer after they disappear. It is clear that acne are frustrating, but the marks and scars as a result from acne are even more annoying. Eliminating acne scars is not that easy, however, it is not impossible.
These following 5 natural skin care remedies can be used to remove any kinds of marks and flaws of your skin and to lighten it in a natural way. Moreover, choosing one of these natural skin treatments can improve your skin tone, fight acne or pimples and prevents any future breakouts.
1. This is the most effective and powerful face remedy to remove dark marks, scars and lighten skin. You will need 2 teaspoons of cucumber juice, 3 teaspoons of wheat flour or ground flour and tulsi leaves paste. This tulsi paste is prepared by blending tulsi leaves and adding a little water.
Mix all the ingredients until you get a smooth paste. Wash your face with lukewarm water and then apply a thick coat. Let it sit until it dries completely and then remove it by gently rubbing in a circular motion. Finish by rinsing your face with cool water.
2. This second remedy looks like a toner, and you will need only 2 natural ingredients: Apple cider vinegar and half a lemon. Mix 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar and the juice from half a lemon in a cup of water. Stir the mixture well and pour it into an ice tray. Freeze it and take one ice cube daily. Rub it on your face for 1-2 minutes and let it sit for 5 minutes. Wash off with cool water. This remedy works as a natural toner for your skin and gives it a refreshing glow. Also, it eliminates dark marks, pimple marks or any scars, controlling skin pigmentation. For best results, use it twice daily.
Vitamin C in lemon acts as a bleach and it has the ability to boost collagen and stimulate skin healing.
3. You will need 1 tablespoon of sandalwood powder, 2 tablespoons of neem leaf powder and rose water. Combine the first two ingredients and add rose water enough to make a paste out of the ingredients. The first two ingredients are good for acne prone or oily skin, including their ability to lighten skin. Apply a thick layer and wash it once it is completely dried off. Both neem leaf powder and sandalwood powder contain anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and anti-bacterial properties that aid in reducing acne formation and pimple marks. Moreover, sandalwood acts as a natural skin lightening agent, giving you a clear and fairer skin tone. For best results, use the remedy daily for up to 7 days.
4. For this skin care remedy, you will need cucumber gel and olive oil. Add around 1 teaspoon of cucumber gel and then mix 1 teaspoon of olive oil. All you have to do is combine these ingredients and then add a teaspoon of the mixture to your favorite moisturizer or night cream. What’s left is to massage it into your skin. Using it regularly gives your skin a terrific glow, lightens scars and marks and also removes dark circles and dark patches from the skin. Use it regularly to achieve the best results.
5 . The final skin care remedy includes 3 tablespoons of curd, 1 teaspoon of turmeric and 2 teaspoons of honey. Mix all the ingredients and apply the paste to your face after washing it off with lukewarm water. You need to apply 2-3 layers of the resulted paste and let it sit until it dries completely. Remove it in an upward direction using a cotton ball soaked in lukewarm water.
Using this remedy regularly will give you a mark and pimple-free skin, and also fairer and clearer skin tone.