The majority of people in the world have some sort of scar, whether it be from surgery, acne, or from an unfortunate accident. Whatever the reason, even though the scar may not be too visible, we don’t want to have it. We are always searching for an easy remedy to erase these undesirable marks, though we don’t want to spend very much on treating our skin, nor do we want to expose our skin to treatments that may leave our skin in a worse condition.
As we don’t want to keep suffering from the problem of unwanted marks on the skin, let us present you with some recipes for home remedies that can help you eliminate or diminish scars a little.
You can make a natural form of microdermabrasion with baking soda, and to do so, following these simple steps:
- Dilute five parts baking soda with one part water, mix well to form a paste with which you can gently massage the area with the scar, and leave a little to dry on the skin for at least five minutes, and then you can rinse with warm water.
You can repeat the treatment twice a week.
Lemons contain citric acid, which is a special component for erasing scars. To begin making the treatment, first wash the scarred area well, then wet a cotton ball with lemon juice and apply to the scar, leaving it to work during ten minutes, and then rinse with warm water.
An important point to take into account is when you do treatments with lemon you have to be careful not to expose your lemon-treated skin to too much sun, as it can bleach your skin and worsen the problem. It is recommended that you only apply it at night.
Aloe vera has great hydrating properties, which help generate skin elasticity, helps it reduce swelling, reduces the size of scars and softens their appearance. This plant is one of the most well-known as a home remedy for erasing scars, and it is also easy to obtain, as it is widely cultivated in many places in the world.
Cocoa butter is ideal for naturally diminishing scars, and along with its great potential for treating and erasing scars, its one of the best natural moisturizers we can find in nature, and so it helps begin deep healing the skin quickly.
Quality extra virgin olive oil does not clog pores, it cleans the skin by ridding it of dead cells. To begin the treatment, you should massage the affected zone with a little olive oil, and you can leave it overnight and rinse it with warm water the next day, and in this way, you will erase the sacr and leave your skin very soft and silky.
Something very important you should take into account is that you cannot use all these treatments at once, as it is very possible that they would irritate the treated area. Just choose the method that is to your liking or which you think will be the most effective for the scar you have.
Remember that although you are using natural treatments you have to be very cautious and follow the the recommendations to the letter, since if you don’t, and perform one of the treatments incorrectly, you can create an effect opposite of the desired outcome. Be cautious, and take precautions, and everything will turn out well.