Acne and acne scars are one of the most common problems we face in adulthood. Acne often leave behind scars if not healed completely and the scars can be quite stubborn and tough to get rid of. There are a lot of salon treatments that can help lighten your scars but they can certainly burn a hole in your pocket. Here is an easy and natural homemade face mask recipe that can gradually help fade acne scars-
Lemon juice- Lemon juice has great skin lightening properties due to its bleaching effects. It helps lighten dark acne spots, marks and scars.
Yogurt- Yogurt contains lactic acid that helps lighten dark spots and scars. It also helps smoothen skin texture gradually.
Honey- Honey is a natural humectant that hydrates skin. It also has great anti-inflammatory properties. Honey helps lighten dark acne spots, improve skin texture and blur out acne scars.
Turmeric powder- Turmeric powder is a well-known remedy for acne and acne scars. It helps prevent and heal acne and lighten scars overtime.
Things you need-
2 tsp of lemon juice, 1 tsp of yogurt, 2 tsp of honey and a pinch of turmeric powder
Mix it all well, with a cotton swab apply it on the acne scar. Let it sit for 30 mins and then rinse off with warm water.
You can also keep the pack overnight and store the left over paste for a week in the refrigerator.
Also, don’t forget to exfoliate using this gentle homemade tea tree oil face scrub, exfoliating helps to remove the top layer of the skin thus lightening the scar overtime.
The face mask will not only lighten the scar but will also help brighten the skin for a healthy glow.
Caution – Patch test before use.