Home Remedies To Get Rid Of Acne Scars


Pimple scars are like Little Miss Stubborn. The actual acne may be easier to get rid of than the scars they may leave! But there are many products out there which have anti-bacterial properties that can reduce scars. However, most often these products blow your budget out of the water. So let’s look at the age-old home remedies that are most often equally effective.

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Lemon helps to treat acne scars

Lemon helps to treat acne scars

This natural bleach has Vitamin C that helps in rebuilding collagen. Rubbing lemon juice on your acne scars can make it lighter every day. However, never step out in the sun with the lemon juice on your skin as this can cause skin irritation and blisters.

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Honey has always been known for its anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. It can also be used to treat acne scars. You can apply honey on the scars and leave it overnight. Wash off in the morning.

Aloe vera

This wonder herb not only soothes swollen skin but also repairs damaged tissue, thus helping the healing process of acne. You can apply aloe vera on your skin twice daily and see results within a month’s time.

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Olive oil

Olive oil is rich in nutrients and has anti-inflammatory properties

Olive oil is rich in nutrients and has anti-inflammatory properties

Olive oil contains a whole bunch of vitamins that are good for you. With vitamin A, D, E, C, B1 and B2, iron and antioxidants, its anti-inflammatory properties also help remove acne scars.

Baking soda

We can never understate the uses of this household item. Baking soda granules can make a great facial scrub to clean the pores and lighten acne scars.

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Raw potato

Raw potato has cooling properties

Raw potato has cooling properties

Take a potato, cut it into slices and rub a slice gently over your affected area. This is a great remedy for acne scars and it cools off your skin on a hot day as well.


This fruit… umm… vegetable… umm… vegetuit is a great remedy for acne scars. Apply tomato pulp on your skin and leave it for 15-20 minutes. Then wash off your face to leave it feeling refreshed and at the same time, treating your scars!

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