883279 tn?1244102594

natural cures for acne scars?

ok. i have scars on my forehead which are stubborn enuf not to go away. i had them pretty long already. its time i start taking care of my face. is there anyway i can lighten the scars?  its so embaressing when i see people with nice faces. my skin is oily. i tried many skin care produx!! like Clean and Clear, Garnier, Clearasil, it did help.. like a li'l bit.. not completely. Garnier only made my skin lighter. and pimple cream makes the spot REALLY dry. for first timers like me, pls gimme gmme gimme all the advice u got!!
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1100874 tn?1257695103
Hi, if you would like to use a natural product to help fade acne scarrring or repair sun damaged skin, then look for an oil that has Vitamin E (or even break open a Vitamin E capsule and smear it into the damaged skin).  My favourite is Jojoba Oil which is high in Vitamin E and suitable for all skin types.  Don't be put off by the word 'oil' and fear that it will make your acne worse because Jojoba oil is a very balancing oil that resembles the natural oil produced by our skin (sebum) and therefore will regulate sebum activity.  I have been using Jojoba Oil for 3 months now and i have less breakouts, plus old and new acne scars are fading and my skin's texture is smoother and feels and looks soft and supple.
Another natural oil i have introduced to my skin is Rosa Mosqueta Rose hip oil.  It should be avoided on active acne but is very good for scarring, wrinkles and very dry skin areas.  This is known to be good for any sun-damaged or traumatised skin.

Remember to give any new skin product at least 2 weeks to show results.  Consistency is the key.  You will have to wait around 2 to 4 MONTHS to see the best results and from there on it should just keep getting better.  

A word of warning about any chemical peels, micro-dermabrasion and laser treatements. These might temporarily improve your skin but in years to come, your skin could become sensitive and damaged and result in a condition called Rosacea.  Chemicals are the going to traumatise any skin, especially the most sensitive or fair skinned types.  The best approach is gentle, slow, steady and as natural as possible!

Best of luck :-)
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563773 tn?1374246539
The treatment for acne scars includes various skin creams like hydroquinone, azelaic acid, corticosteroids, tretinoin cream and laser treatment.Apply hydroquinone cream on this scar and it should go away in a few days to months.If it still persists then you can go in for laser treatment, Chemical peeling or microdermabrasion. Avoid picking, harsh scrubbing, and abrasive treatments unless prescribed by a dermatologist during this period.

Hope it helps.Take care and pls do keep me posted on how you are doing and if you have any additional queries.
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