A scar is the red, purple or even brown mark left by a previous infection (spot, blemish, pimple etc).
Treating Acne Scars On The Outside
- Scars can be helped to fade faster by applying Rio Rosa Mosqueta (rosehip seed oil) directly to them. Rosehip seed oil is great for reducing scar tissue because it is high in essential fatty acids. Apply straight on to the skin or add a few drops to moisturiser. Neem oil also has moisturising properties from its high fatty acid content that are great at reducing acne scars.
- Aloe vera juice and gels are also good both to apply topically and to drink for healing scars
- Lavender essential oil is also known for treating scars.
- Use a moisturiser that will help clear scars, but won't block pores causing more blemishes.
Treating Acne Scars From The Inside
The following supplements can help reduce scarring and help the skin heal more quickly:
(Buy from most good health food stores, or online - Google it)