Scars are the patches that are left over on the skin by many reasons.Some of them are burns, pimples, chicken pox, hormonal changes, exposure to sun. Some scars are permanent while others can be treated. Scars are prominent on the skin and look bad.
Following are some of the home remedies with which you can get rid of scars:
Applying Aloe Vera gel on the fresh wounds will prevent the formation of scars.
Sludge the oil of Vitamin E capsules onto the scars by cutting the capsules. This is an effective remedy for removing scars.
Smear honey directly on the scars and leave it overnight. Honey should be applied frequently so as to get rid of scars.
Maintain a high-protein diet for removing scars. Include green leafy vegetables and fresh vegetables.
Application of lemon juice directly on the scars helps in lightening the scars. It acts a natural bleach.
An effective home remedy to remove scars is to apply cucumber on the scars. Leave it for 15 minutes and then wash the face with cold water.
Take some sandalwood powder and black gram. Make a paste of it. Apply it over the scars and keep it overnight. Wash it with cold water next morning. This is a natural remedy for lightening scars.
Olive oil also helps in lightening the scars. Apply it on the scars.This is a good home remedy for scars.
Extract juice of mint leaves and soak it in a cotton ball. Apply it all over the face. It will reduce the scars.
Take some ice cubes. Rub them on the face for about 10-15 minutes. This will lighten the scars.
Applying tomato by extracting its juice or cutting it into two halves is another cheap remedy for reducing scars. This remedy is good particularly for oily skin.
If you are having dry skin, then apply almond and grape seed oil on your face for reducing scars.
Another simple remedy for removing scars is to peel and mash a banana and smear the pulp on the effected area for 5-7 minutes. Wash it off with cold water.
Apply egg whites all over the face. It will act as a mask. Egg whites act as driers and will help in getting rid of the scars.
Avoid strain and try to sleep for at least 8 hours every night.
Take 1-2 cloves of garlic, cut them and apply them on the effected area several times a day. This will help in healing the scars.
Application of Aloe Vera on the face twice a day is another good remedy for removing scars.
Take food that is rich in Vitamin K. These include spinach, broccoli, turnip greens and dairy products.
Avoid washing your face with soap. Instead wash your face with Luke warm salty water. Soaps make the skin dry and hence worsen the acne.
Apply juice of Neem leaves on the scars. It will lighten the scars as it contains Nimbidol and Gedunin which have fungicidal properties.
Avoid eating chocolates and products that contain excessive amounts of sugar. Drink water and juices but avoid sweetened drinks.
Take a tablespoon of sour cream, one tablespoon, a tablespoon of ground oatmeal, yogurt. Add few drops of lemon juice to it and make a paste of it. Apply this on the face for 5-7 minutes and wash it off. Apply this four times a day. This remedy is very effective. If you have oily skin, then use low fat sour cream. One of the effective home remedies for scars.
Boil one tablespoon of methi seeds in one litre of water. Use it as a face wash, cleanser. It helps in reducing blackheads, acne and wrinkles.
Make a paste by taking two teaspoon of multani mitti(Fuller’s earth), two teaspoon of lemon juice and little amount of rose water or simple water. Apply it on the scars and let it dry. Wash it off using cold water.Apply this paste till the scar goes away. This is one of the useful home remedies for scars.
Apply tea tree oil onto the effected area several times a day. With this, the scar will reduce and then vanish.