There is a common battle that many people fight when it comes to skin care. One of the most prominent causes for lack of confidence is acne scars and other skin pigmentations. In many cases acne can leave very noticeable scars, scars that people are very conscious of.
Dark acne scars are a result or the body trying to heal itself. It is trying to rebuild the collagen fibers and blood vessels that have been damaged. This process is referred to as PIH, or post-inflammatory hyper-pigmentation, which occurs usually one year after the skin has been damaged.
Here are the 5 natural steps you need to take to get rib of confidence shattering acne scars quickly.
Use a cotton ball and dab it into freshly squeezed lemon juice. The lemon juice’s citric acid will help clean any bacteria; it’s also good for fading dark scarred tissue. Then apply the cotton ball to the scarred area for several minutes. When you are done make sure you rinse the area with cold water.
Next you want to open your pores by using steam. Hold the scarred area; let’s just say your face, do this for several minutes. Opening your pores will help to cleanse your face and absorb any natural remedies. This is a very important part of the whole process.
You then want to mix together a paste for the scarred area. Use 2 parts sandalwood powder and 1 part rose water. Mix the two together until you get a sticky and pliable texture. Apply this to the affected area, and make sure you leave it on for several minutes. Then wash with cold water. This acts as a natural deep cleanser with antibacterial properties. The rose water is very good for rebuilding collagen by stimulating blood flow. Make sure you use this mixture with caution.
The next step is to apply honey to the scarred area for roughly 30 minutes, or overnight if possible. The honey, preferably unprocessed manuka, has enzymes that help rebuild tissue. You can find this in almost any health food stores, and it is very good for a number of different reasons as well.
Massage olive oil into the scarred area to be soaked up by your pores. Olive oil acts as a natural moisturizer for your skin, I’m sure you have heard that before. It helps you skin regain suppleness that can be lost because of scarring. Items like this can be found in nearly every home across the country.
Using this natural process can be very beneficial for you. First off, you can save a fortune on skin care products that may not even produce results. It will also save your skin from any future damage that may be cause by skin care products.
If you follow these 5 easy steps you will have a natural way to get rid of acne scars. This proven method is very beneficial for the skin and also for regaining confidence and a vibrant look. You know the saying; look good, feel good and you’ll do good.