Whether it is acne scars, hyperpigmentation, dark or even sunspots, having discoloured scars is completely normal. We all have them. However, if you do feel underconfident with them then we totally have your back.
Unless you're dealing with pit scars (caused by severe whiteheads or boils), getting rid of scars isn't that difficult, to begin with. With a simple skincare routine in line and a few effective ingredients, you can surely fade them away.
The best of the lot, niacinamide is an excellent ingredient to introduce to your skincare routine. It not only helps reduce scars effectively but also helps repair the skin, minimises redness, pores & the appearance of wrinkles and treats hyperpigmentation.
Apply it twice a day, in the AM and PM for best results. Since it is a facial acid, introduce it to your skincare regimen slowly and once your skin gets the hang of it, we bet you'll be hooked to this like the rest of us skincare fanatics.
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Coconut oil has amazing skincare loving properties and fading away scars is one of them. Whether it is a sunburn, acne scars or sunspots, you can count on your coconut oil to help you get rid of them effectively.
After taking bath, pour 2-3 drops of coconut oil into the palm of your hands, rub them together and then pat it into your skin. Do this daily and we bet scars will be long gone. You can also add a few drops of essential oils such as tea tree, rosemary or lavender to maximise the benefits.
Massaging a vitamin E capsule is the oldest (and easiest) trick in the book to get rid of scars. Take a pair of scissors and cut open a capsule and gently massage it into the skin. Since it has a thicker consistency, it's advisable to mix it with some type of moisturizer so that you can spread it evenly on your face.
If you are only applying the capsule, then make sure to wash your face after 20-25 minutes to avoid clogging of pores.
Incorporating vitamin C into your skincare regimen is the best gift you can give to your future self. A potent antioxidant, Vitamin C helps reduce redness and the appearance of acne scars. It also has healing properties that help to rebuild your skin's structure in no time. Either use a vitamin C serum daily or a vitamin C infused moisturizer to slowly fade away scars
You can also mix a few drops of any vitamin C serum with your daily SPF to boost your skin's barrier levels.
Honey is brimmed with healing properties, probably why it played such an important role in ancient ayurvedic medicine. Even today, honey is one of the best ways to get rid of facial scars. Yes, it can be really sticky to use on your face, especially overnight, so here's how you can use honey on your face.
Option 1: With the help of a Q-tip, use honey as a spot treatment on your acne or acne scars and wah after 30 mins,
Option 2: DIY it using 1 tbsp honey with 1 tbsp curd and 2-3 drops of lemon juice. Use this mixture twice a week for optimum results.
Facial scars for life? Definitely not!
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