7 Effective Ways To Remove Acne Scars Fast


Acne is a painful and bothersome skin condition that leaves behind unattractive and stubborn scars, seemingly difficult to fade away with skin creams and ointments available in the market. Though it is not possible to remove these scars overnight, but there are certain natural ingredients which can fade away these scars fast. The trick is to find the right ingredient and right method according to your skin type which can produce noticeable change within a short period. These natural ingredients will not leave any side effects on your skin, moreover their antiseptic, antimicrobial and antibacterial properties will help to reduce the appearance of acne.

Here Are The Top 10 Ways To Remove Acne Scar Fast:

1. Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera gel obtained from the leaf of aloe Vera is a magical gel rich in vitamins and contains anti-bacterial, anti-microbial, anti-viral and disinfectant properties which help in regeneration of the skin at cellular level. When the gel is applied topically, it penetrates deeply into the skin, which heals damaged tissues and moisturizes the skin while mending the skin and lightening the scar. Extract fresh gel from an Aloe Vera leaf by removing the green peeling and apply on the acne scars.[1] Allow the gel to work for at least 25-30 minutes and then wash off using lukewarm water. Repeat the application twice a day to get convincing results. Fresh gel is best to use; but if you don’t have access to fresh leaves, you can purchase Aloe Vera gel from any drug store.

Aloe Vera

2. Fenugreek Seeds

The antioxidant properties of fenugreek has been found beneficial for treating many skin and hair issues like dandruff, itchy scalp etc. It also contains compound like diosgenin and is also rich in vitamin C, proteins, iron and fiber. It has been used for years as home remedy for treating acne inflammation.[2] To lighten the pesky scars that the pimples have left behind after disappearing, boil 2 tbsp of fenugreek seed in water for 15 minutes; allow the liquid to cool and then apply with cotton ball on the scars after straining the liquid. Wash off with plain water after 15-20 minutes. To get impressive result, follow this process every day for at least a week. You can store the solution in refrigerator also and use later.

Fenugreek Seeds

3. Baking Soda

Baking soda mixed with water is a good remedy for lightening the acne scar because of it gentle exfoliating properties. The coarse granules of baking soda mixed with water will remove the dead skin cells and remove the acne scars with its shedding impacts and stimulate the skin repair. Take 2 tsp. of baking soda and add a tsp. of water to make a thick paste. Apply on the scars and massage with your finger. Leave it for 2-3 minutes on your skin and wash off using cool water.[3] Apply moisturizer. Do not apply this treatment more than twice a week as it can dry off your skin.

Baking Soda

4. Apply Lemon Juice

Acne scars form when our body does not produce enough collagen. Lemon is high in vitamin C, which is natural stimulant for producing collagen. Additionally, fresh lemon juice contains L-ascorbic acid, a natural astringent that can dry out inflammation.[4] Lemon juice is an effective treatment for lightening acne scars and you can either use plain lemon juice or blend it with other natural ingredients like honey, glycerin, rose water, almond oil etc. which makes potent facial masks for not only lightening the scars but also improving the skin texture.

Apply Lemon Juice

5. Honey

Honey rich in vitamin and minerals helps to heal the skin naturally and its antioxidant and anti-bacterial properties aid in repairing the damaged skin and bleaching away the scars naturally. Simply applying honey on the scars can help to lighten the acne scars; but honey mask in conjunction with oatmeal or cinnamon powder can give more impressive results. Just mix 3 tbsp. of oatmeal with 2tbsp of honey.[5] Apply on the scars and leave it on your skin for 10-15 minutes. Wash off using a wet cloth. It will speed up cell regeneration and allow acne scars to heal fast.


6. Cucumber And Yogurt

Yogurt is naturally rich in alpha hydroxyl acid which is great for evening out the complexion. Cucumber is high in vitamin A, B1, and C and very hydrating that brings great relief from inflammation and redness of the skin. Combination of these 2 ingredients will work effectively to lighten acne scars. Blend both ingredient and apply on the scars, allow the mask to sit for 15-20 minutes and wash off with plain water.[6] Regular use for a week will remove the scars and help you get soft glowing skin.

Cucumber and yogurt

7. Egg Whites

Egg white is packed with proteins and amino acids which can help tighten the skin pores, recuperate scarring and spot new breakouts.[7] Whip 1 egg white, apply on the affected areas, hold up until it dries and wash off using mild warm water. For best result, repeat this treatment 2-3 times a week. Apply moisturizer after the treatment.

Egg Whites