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It’s Skincare Time: 5 DIY Recipes That’ll Help Fade Acne Scars Faster

Ayushi VermaAyushi Verma  |  May 6, 2021
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TBH the only thing that’s more annoying than a zit is the not-so-lovely parting gift it leaves us with. Yes, we are talking about acne scars. Many of us daydream about blemish-free skin thanks to social media ingraining unrealistic beauty standards into our heads. But here’s the thing- it’s completely fine to have acne or acne scars and you don’t have to change anything about your skin. That said, it’s also okay if you want to avoid discolouration and fade scars. We’ve got your back either way. 

While there are many over-the-counter brighteners with hero ingredients that help in fading scars, we’ve got some cost-effective DIY counterparts that will rival the abilities of expensive potions. If you’re looking for DIYs to fade scarring and prevent those zits from popping back up, keep scrolling.

 

The Best DIYs To Fade Acne Scars For Good

The Citrusy DIY

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You’ll need:

  • Dried orange peel powder
  • Milk

Method:

Step 1: Take 1 tablespoon of orange peel powder in a clean bowl and add one teaspoon of milk.

Step 2: Mix these two ingredients to form a thick paste. Apply this paste to your face and leave it on for 10 minutes before rinsing it off with water. You can use this mask 2 to 3 times a week.

The One With Skin-Tightening Benefits

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All you need is:

  • Tomato
  • Fresh yogurt.

Method:

Step 1: Take a raw tomato and remove the skin. Put it in a bowl and mash it well to create a paste. 

Step 2: Add 1-2 tablespoons of fresh yogurt to the bowl and blend it nicely. Use this mask on your face, and wash it off after 20 minutes.

For A Lit-For-Within Glow

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All you need is:

  • Gram flour
  • Lemon juice
  • Yogurt
  • Turmeric

Method:

Step 1: In a bowl, mix half a cup of gram flour or besan with 4 tablespoons of yogurt, 2 tablespoons of lemon juice, and turmeric pinch.

Step 2:  Mix it well to make a smooth paste. Apply the paste on your entire face. Keep it on for up to 30 minutes before gently scrubbing it off with lukewarm water.

For Quick Spot-Treatment

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You’ll Need:

  • Apple cider vinegar
  • Green tea
  • Sugar
  • Honey

Method:

Step 1: To a bowl, add one teaspoon of apple cider vinegar and two teaspoons of cooled green tea.

Step 2: Next, add five teaspoons of sugar and one teaspoon of honey. Mix all the ingredients well and voila, you have your miraculous mask. Apply this to your face and massage it in circular motions for a couple of minutes. Keep it on for 10 minutes before rinsing it off with cold water.

For Smooth, Supple Skin

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You’ll need:

  • Aloe Vera
  • Turmeric

Method:

Step 1: To a bowl, add 1 tablespoon of freshly squeezed aloe Vera gel in a clean bowl and one teaspoon of turmeric.

Step 2: Blend them well. Apply this mask gently onto your skin and leave it on for 10-15 minutes. Rinse it off with water and moisturize.

 

These DIYs will not only keep your skin blemish-free but also help in giving it a smooth and supple glow. To lock in the hydration, we recommend using the MyGlamm GLOW Iridescent Brightening Moisturiser for when your skin needs a quick pick-me-up!

We say it’s time to say good bye to these pesky spots!

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