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How We Can Remove The Acne and Acne Scars from the Face?

Acne is not only painful but also embarrassing. It is characterized by red pimples which usually occur on the face chiefly on teenagers. Even more embarrassing are the scars and pimple marks that are left behind after the pimples have healed. The scars will always remind you of the pain you went through when you were battling these pimples.

Pimples usually occur on the face, back, shoulders and neck. Pimple is nothing but a swelling on the skin which is filled with bacteria and pus. Excess sebum secretion by the sebaceous glands of the skin is the major cause of this problem.  Though it is not a critical condition, it can make one appear less attractive. Pimples generally look like a pink spot or blemish on the skin. In severe conditions you can see the white pus oozing out of the pimple. Normally, pimples dry out after a few days but the scar or the mark of the pimple continues to stay on the skin like. There are many ways to treat these marks effectively. There are lots of products in the market for erasing the pimple marks, but the preferred method should be to use home remedies because they come without any side effects and are extremely pocket friendly.


Acne                            Acne scar


Causes of Acne on face

 The sebaceous glands, which produce sebum, exist inside the pores of our skin. The outer layers of our skin are being shed continuously. Sometimes, dead skin cells are left behind and get stuck together by the sticky sebum, causing a blockage in the pore.

Is Acne A Skin Infection?

Acne is an infection of the skin, caused by changes in the sebaceous glands. The most common form of acne is called acne vulgaris, which means "common acne". The redness comes from the inflammation of the skin in response to the infection. Oils from the glands combine with dead skin cells to block hair follicles.

Home Remedies to Remove the Acne from face

1-Sugar scrub to erase pimple marks

This is a simple and easy scrub for healthy, pimple-marks free, glowing skin. It will work as an exfoliating agent and would help you to achieve a brighter skin tone. Take three table spoons of sugar, 1 tablespoon of milk powder and one tablespoon of honey, mix them together and scrub this mixture over the face for few minutes and rinse it off after 15 minutes.

2-Olive oil

Olive oil is best for our skin.It make your food taste better and reduce the acne scars.Apply olive oil to your effected area and leave it for 2 or 3 hours during this time message your face till it’s absorbed.Then wash it with lukewarm water.Repeat this treatment in every day and you will positive change.




3-Egg white to lighten pimple marks
Egg white works well to lighten the pimple marks and the pimple scars. Take a fresh egg and break the egg, separate the egg white from the egg yolk. Apply this egg white on the pimple marks. After 10-15 minutes, wash off with cold water.The white of an egg is filled with protein and vitamins which can be very helpful to regenerate new skin cells to erase the pimple marks.






Garlic is the main ingredients that is used in everyday.It is good to cure the acne also known as ‘Acne Killer’.Take a clove of garlic and cut thinly slice it.Rub the slice on the skin,particularly effected area,making sure the juice of the garlic is  applied on the area. Leave it for 15 to 30 minutes and then wash with water.




5-Ice cubes–

 Ice cubes will sooth your inflamed skin and also reduces the redness. Wrap an ice cube with a clean piece of cloth and hold it right against acne scars for about two minutes





6-Aloe Vera–

The sap of Aloe Vera can be used to treat many conditions including red pimples, burns, and wounds and so on. It is a natural moisturizer that helps to rejuvenate your skin. Using Aloe Vera sap will hasten the healing process of your acne scars. Apply the sap directly on the scars.




7-Use Baking Soda For Exfoliation–

 When baking soda is used to exfoliate your skin, it plays an important role in lightening the scars. Take one teaspoon of baking soda and mix it with two teaspoons of water to form a paste.

Apply the paste on your face and gently rub it in circular motions. Make sure that you take more emphasis on the areas that have the scars. After rubbing your face for two minutes, cleanse your face with clean water.




8-Lemon Juice –

 It has been established that lemon juice has bleaching properties and therefore can help to lighten the scars. Take lemon juice and combine it with an equal volume of water and then apply the solution directly on these scars. You are advised against applying the solution to the rest of the skin that is not affected by the scars. Leave the lemon juice on the scars for about 20 minutes before cleaning it up. Do not forget to moisturize your skin after washing the juice. Lime juice can also be used in place of lemon juice.






 Honey can be used to treat conditions including acne and red pimples. It is an effective antibacterial natural product that helps to reduce inflammation and also sooth the skin. Use raw honey to get rid of acne scars.

 Honey is probably the best treatment option even to people who have sensitive skins.

10-Neem Leaves

Having anti fungal and anti bacterial properties and these are very important in the treatment of many disease  which are realated to skin.Neem leave can reduce the acne scars.Apply the neem leaves to your acne scars directly and leave it for 15 minutes and wash with the water.





Vinegar can reduce the acne scars and prevent the skin from other damages.Apply the vinegar on the acne scars skin with the help of cotton balls and leave it for 30 minutes and wash with the cold water.Repeat this process twice in a week.






Cucumber has a power to light your acne scars  and remove them with the interval of time.Take a cucumber and cut it into pieces and rub these pieces  on your acne scars for 15 minutes then wash it with cold water.



Tomatoes are rich in Vitamin A and Lycopene, which helps in nourishing the skin while rejuvenating it. Vitamin A helps by healing the skin and by facilitating quick growth of the skin cells while removing the scars. Apply the freshly prepared pulp of a tomato on the face and leave it on for twenty minutes. Then, wash off with water.

You can also mix avocados or cucumbers with it. Make a paste of either avocados or cucumbers and mix tomato pulp with it.  Apply this mixture as a face mask. Leave it on for half an hour and wash it with water. Follow this treatment two days every week and observe the results.




14-Tea tree
Tea tree oil is one of the best options to go for, when you are suffering from acne scars. Tea tree oil is a strong yet natural anti-bacterial agent and can be helpful to reduce skin spots.Mix 2-3 drops of tea tree oil with few drops of carrier oil and apply this mixture gently onto the affected areas of the skin and leave it on for a few hours. Remove the oil by swapping with a wet cotton ball. Tea tree oil cures the acne scars and also restricts future outbreaks.




15-Orange peel
Orange peels can be very effective to lighten the marks and scars of pimples. Soak some fresh orange peels in raw milk overnight. In the morning make a paste of the peel with the milk and apply this pack on the pimple marks. If the marks are on the face, you can apply the pack on your whole face as well. Leave on for 30 minutes and wash off with plain water. Use daily to get best results.




16-Potato juice
Potato juice is very effective to reduce skin discoloration. So, if you are suffering from pimple marks, potato juice can be an effective remedy. Crush a potato and squeeze out the juice. Now simply apply this juice to the pimple marks. Alternatively, you can also make a smooth paste of potato and apply the paste onto the pimple marks. Leave the pack or the juice on the scar until it gets black. Remove the pack by rubbing the skin with wet hands and wash off with water.





17-Yogurt and cucumber
Yogurt has great moisturizing properties and the enzymes present in it helps in lightening any scar on the skin. Cucumber on the other hand soothes the skin and helps in skin rejuvenation. Crush some cucumber and mix it with 1 tablespoon of yogurt. Apply this pack directly onto the pimple scar or the total skin of the affected area. Leave on for 20 minutes and then wash off with water. Repeat thrice in a week and you can see results in 15 days.





Tips to take care of pimple scars

·Avoid using scrubs in case new pimples are coming out on the skin. This may cause severe pimple spots.

·After the pimples have receded remove the dead skin cells regularly so that new cells can be generated in place of the old skin.

·Drink plenty of water and eat fresh fruits, so that the skin remains

Don’t touch or squeeze or press the pimples when it is in an advanced stage

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