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Monday, February 27, 2012

Home Remedies for Scars and Pigmentation

Organic Olive Oil or Extra Virgin Olive Oil

The easiest way to get rid of scars and pigmentation is to apply Organic Olive Oil or Extra Virgin Olive Oil on the affected area and leave it overnight. Regular massage with olive oil helps curing discolorations, blotches and freckles. It tightens, rejuvenates  and gives your skin a healthy glow. Olive oil is the best skin care product you can ever use. If you have dry or Itchy skin or if you just want to improve your skin texture, you can use organic, extra virgin oilve oil straight from the bottle.

Aloe Vera Gel

Aloe Vera Gel is the extract from the aloe vera plant. Due to its various healing properties people have used it to treat different kind of skin conditions, burns and infections. Aloe Vera  has anti-inflammatory property that cut down the skin irritation. Aloe Vera gel penetrates deeply into the skin and moistures it. Regular application of  Aloe Vera Gel on the affected area can fade way scars and pigmentation. Try to use fresh Aloe Vera gel.
Warning: Please do not use Aloe Vera if you are pregnant without discussing with your doctor.

Sandalwood Powder and Rosewater

Sandalwood has  antimicrobial properties which gives it its healing power. Pure Sandalwood powder can do wonders to the skin such as it protects skin from ultraviolet rays of the sun, calms nervous system and leaves the skin clean and germ free. It's soothing effect helps in releasing stress and anxiety. Mix Sandalwood powder with few drops of Rosewater. Apply this paste on the affected area and leave it for 15 minutes. After 15 minutes, rinse with cold water. This will help in reducing the scars. Regular application of this will leave your skin glowing, flawless and clear.

Lemon and Cucumber Juice

Lemon and Cucumber juice helps reducing scars and pigmentation. Mix equal amount of lemon and cucumber juice and apply on the affected area. Lemon and Cucumber are full of vitamin C and antioxidants which help lighten your skin colour.You can do this twice a week. If someone is sensitive to lemon then just reduce the quantity of lemon in the mixture. Lemon had the drying effect, so in order to add softness to your skin you can add few drops of  natural moisturiser that is Honey.

Gram flour, Curd, Lemon and Turmeric

Another home-made remedy is Gram flour ( besan or chickpea flour) face mask. Take 2tsp of Gram Flour, 1tsp of Curd, a pinch of Turmeric and 5-6 drops of Lemon, make a paste. Apply this paste on your scars for 10 minutes and then rinse it off with cold water. When washing off the mask, use circular motion so that you can exfoliate your skin at the same time.

Raw Potato

Raw Potato is an excellent skin lightener which helps in removing suntan from the body, face, hands and feet. You can also use it to remove scars also. Grate a raw potato, squeeze out the juice and apply it on your scars, keep it for 20 minutes. Rinse off with cold water. Potato contains vitamin, anitoxidant, minerals which makes it anti-bacterial also.

Yogurt, Oatmeal and Lemon

Yogurt, Oatmeal and Lemon is another great combination for reducing scars. Take equal amount of yogurt and oatmeal and add 3-4 drops of fresh lemon juice. Apply this paste on your face for 10-15 minutes. Wash your face with cold water after 10 minutes. Oatmeal is commonly used for skin treatments because of it smoothing and healing properties. Lemon is a natural bleaching agent and contains a healthy acid that helps removing dead skin cell.
Green Vegetables and Fresh Fruits
Include fruits and vegetables in your daily diet to reduce acne scars. Vegetables and fruits contain powerful anti-oxidants should be consumed. Anti-oxidants help kill the bacteria and fight free radicals. Anti-oxidants also helps your skin stay youthful and prevent wrinkles also. Fruits rich in anit-oxidant are: Blackberries, Apples, Avocados and Asparagus. Other fruits containing vitamin C helps strengthen and rejuvenate skin from inside out. Fruits rich in vitamin C are Guava, Strawberries, kiwi and blueberries, oranges, lemon, pineapple and grapefruits. Vegetables rich in anti-oxidants are: Leafy green vegetables like Spinach and Kale. Vegetables rich in Vitamin C are Bell pepper, sweet potatoes, and Broccoli.
 Last but not the's water on the list. Water is probably the best available natural method and very important to treat the scars. One should drink plenty of water, as it helps in flushing out the toxins from your body and making it revitalized. It also helps in shedding out dead skin cells and  formation of new healthy skin. Best way to flush out toxins from from your body is to drink lukewarm water in the morning. Drinking good amount of water keeps skin hydrated.


  1. i loved this one ...thanks for sharing the tips ...

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    1. Hi Farzana...Thanks for appreciating and visiting my blog! Take Care :)

  3. Thanks for sharing these home remedies... I will try some of them, because I want to get rid of this problem once and for all.
    If not, I will follow a specialized Toronto pigmentation removal treatment about which I've heard that it's really good!

  4. Pls tell me. Dat i hv open pores on my cheeks can i apply oilive oil on my face overnyt ???????

  5. Wow, it is useful tips. Thank you for sharing the useful tips. I am looking for the remedy for the uneven Pigmentation. The information is useful to me.

  6. This is very helpful, proven to be effective treatment and safe.

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