The hormonal changes taking place during adolescence is the main cause for acne. It is only a small fragment of the population that escapes the onslaught of acne. Teens are very troubled by acne, to the extent that they resort to barbaric treatments like pinching and squeezing the pimples to make them less visible. What they do not realize is that though the eruption does not appear bulging, there are more chances of infections setting in and resultant scarring for life.
Teens who have suffered a bout of acne and are laid up with scars want to know how to get rid of acne scars. When the scars are mild, natural remedies can be adopted to make your skin blemish free. Here are some remedies that can be used without any possible side effects.
Coconut water and milk are the magic ingredients to a clear skin. By rubbing them on the acne marks with cotton balls, the visibility of the acne spots and marks are reduced. Mint is a wonder herb for skin care. In fact, recent studies have proved the use of mint in preventing skin cancer. Such a wonder drug works miracles on your acne scars too. Grind the mint leaves to form a paste. Retain for 30 minutes and wash off with water. It’s effective in removal of pimples and acne marks, apart from leaving your skin fresh and beautiful.