Scars can be an embarrassing skin affliction. It may seem harmless but scars can affect not just your physical appearance but also your emotional well being and mental outlook about yourself.
Treatments to get rid of scars can sometimes be a challenge, but with consistency and patience, it is possible to reduce the appearance of stubborn blemishes.
The following are natural remedies for lessening and eliminating scars:
Vinegar reduces scar’s redness. First, apply vinegar directly to the affected area and massage until it is absorbed into the skin. Leave on until it dries, then repeat the process.
2. Baking Soda and Oxygen Peroxide
Baking soda is a good abrasive agent that exfoliates the skin. Mix 1 part baking soda and 3 parts oxygen peroxide until you make a paste. Apply it directly to your skin.
3. Lemon Juice
Lemon juice contains antioxidants and vitamin C. Apply fresh juice directly to the affected area, leave it on for 30 minutes then wash the area.
4. Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera helps reduce inflammation, maintains the moisturized and reduces scars. Clean the area with warm water then apply fresh Aloe Vera gel to your scars.
Apply fresh honey to the scar and massage the area lightly.
Apply garlic oil to your scar and let it work for 10 minutes, then wash thoroughly.
7. Lavender Oil
Lavender oil strengthens your skin cells and prevents the appearance of new dead cells. Apply lavender oil directly to your scar and massage for a few minutes.
8. Mustard Oil
Mustard oil has powerful antifungal properties. Apply it to your scar three times a day.