Acne can be hard enough to deal with, not to mention acne scars. Acne scars can scar you physically and mentally. They can cause you to be less confident and socially withdrawn. This article discusses all the different treatments as well as some alternative methods for treating acne scars.
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Eat skin friendly foods. Both almonds and cashews have a significant source of vitamin E. Fruits like, Blackberries, blueberries, and strawberries are also skin friendly because of the antioxidants.
Step 2Avoid foods that make skin worse. Bread with gluten and foods that are high in carbohydrates should be avoided. Foods high in sugar and cholesterol are also bad for your skin. Greasey foods and fast food should be avoided. Avoid salt and processed food. You should also avoid foods with a lot of additives.
Step 3Use an all natural moisturizer. Some people have skin sensitivities that they may or may not be aware of. You should always use all natural products on skin. Plus, it's important to moisturize your skin twice daily. Find a moisturizer high in vitamin E and aloe vera.
Step 4Drink plenty of water. Water is great for skin for many reasons, but mainly it helps to rid your body of harmful toxins that will eventually come out of your skin. You can significantly improve your skin by drinking 6 to 8 glasses of water daily.
Step 5Do a chemical peel. Chemical peels aren't completely fool-proof, but the results are significant. Chemical peels are used to basically take off the top layers of your skin and improve your acne scars. You will have to get multiple treatments to see any significant difference, but overall you can expect to notice a big difference.
Step 6Get a Microdermabrasion. This method for scars is a type of skin exfoliation. It's result is similar to chemical peel but seems to be much more effective. The microdermabrasion treatment exfoliates the skin and increases blood flow to the skin. This speeds up cell turnover and significantly improves the appearance of acne scars.
Step 7Use rosewater and cucumber juice. Mix cucumber juice and rosewater to form a mask. Soak a cloth in the mixture and leave on skin for 25 minutes. The rosewater and cucumber juice will improve the appearance of acne scars. It will take some time to do this, so make sure to stay consistent.
Step 8Avoid stimulants and too much sun. Coffee, cigarettes, and alcohol should be avoided at all costs. Alcohol and cigarettes stress your body out, which changes the appearance of your skin. While some sun may help to increase vitamin D levels and improve skin, Overexposure makes scars worse. You should always use a sun screen with a high SPF when going outside.