Sunday, March 2, 2008

Natural Acne Scar Treatments

no acne scars imageHaving an acne is a very upsetting condition for most teenagers out there. Our skin starts to produce acne during puberty period. At this stage, our body actively produces hormones that causes too much sebum in the skin. Thus it block the pores of our skin and pick up some dirt that worsen the condition. But this acne stage may pass but the scars it leaves is a whole different story. There's a lot of available treatments that you can try to get rid of your acne scars like some dermatological procedures which can probably cost you a fortune.

In general, acne scars can be classified into four different types.

types of acne scars image
1.Ice pick scars – A deep and narrow scars that are the most common and a classic sign of acne scarring.
2.Box car scars - Angular scars that usually occur on the cheeks, and can be either superficial or deep, these are similar to chickenpox scars.
3.Rolling scars - Scars that give the skin a wave-like appearance due to their wide and shallow depth.
4.Hypertrophic scars – Also known as keloid scars.

In order to treat, or fade acne scarring, a combination of treatments provides the best results for many people. Here i list some alternative ways which you can use to remove or at least helps fade acne scars in an natural and inexpensive way. Keep note that acne scar treatment still depends on the mildness and severeness of the scar.

Tip #1: The Lemon Juice – Water Treatment
Mix a 50% solution mixture(50% water/50% lemon juice) solution. Apply this mixture with a clean cotton swab directly to the old scar tissue left by the acne. It is important that for this to work properly that you leave this on for no less than thirty minutes, then wash off with clean, warm water.

Tip #2: Freshly Cut Garlic Treatment
Cut freshly cut garlic and apply it on acne scars every night before going to bed. Make sure your bed linen is fresh and clean as well as your face being freshly washed.

Tip #3: Drinking Water
It is one of the best natural methods to remove your acne scars and prevent acne breakouts. Drinking one liter of water in a day helps your skin to be healthy and have a beautiful glow to your face. It mainly helps your skin to peel those unnecessary dead skin cells.

Tip #4: Vitamin E oil on Capsules
Massage and apply Vitamin E gel which you can found in Vitamin E capsules at your affected skin area of acne scars. It helps fasten the cell regeneration of your skin.

There are some dermatological procedures which you can also try like, Laser Resurfacing, Dermabrasion, Subcision, Chemical Peels and Fillers. Just keep note that this natural methods is not an instant result. It can last for about a few weeks or even a month depending on the condition of the scars. Just be patient. As for my last tip, eat healthy and nutritious foods because the more nutritious foods you include in your meal, the faster the scar will heal. It helps in building the skin cells and gives a healthy skin glow as well. Hope this helps. Enjoy!

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