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5 Easy Ways to Remove Acne Scars Naturally

Updated on May 6, 2016
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If you are a fellow acne sufferer, then you don't need to know how utterly traumatizing it can be. To add insult to injury, after all the unsightly ravages it subjects your skin to, acne leaves scars as an ever-present reminder.

I've personally suffered from acne as far back as my early teens and I've picked up a fair bit of scars along the way. So if your acne scarring isn't very deep, these methods— which worked for me— may work for you.

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1. Egg Whites

Egg whites have very powerful healing qualities that will help heal your scarring and eventually make it less visible. Egg white is full of proteins and amino acids which can tighten the pores to prevent new breakouts while it lightens the scarred skin.

  • Take a small bowl and whip the whites of three eggs until they become fluffy and white.
  • Use your fingers to gently spread the egg whites on to your skin, concentrating on the problem areas.
  • Let the stuff dry on your skin and then rinse away gently with moderately warm water.
  • Do this 2-3 times a week.

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2. Baking Soda

Baking soda is coarse but not that coarse— its small particles should not damage the skin. If applied correctly, it will gently slough off the top layer of dead skin cells without causing your sensitive facial skin to become irritated or inflamed.

  • Simply mix a small amount of baking soda with water to make a consistent paste. Very gently massage this onto your skin and leave it on for one minute before rinsing it off with lukewarm water.
  • Remember to always moisturize your skin afterwards; I massage a few drops of olive oil on my face and it works very well.
  • Repeat this 2-3 times a week or depending on your exfoliation routine.

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3. Lemon Juice

Lemon juice contains citric acid which, along with lactic and glycolic acids, is one of the most commonly found Alpha Hydroxy Acids or AHAs. AHAs are very well known for their cosmetic usage. Many skin care products, including anti-aging creams and chemical peels, have AHAs as a key ingredient. Topical application of AHAs is said to induce an increased production of collagen and increased skin thickness, all of which equates to more healing for scarred skin.

Additionally, lemon juice, due to it natural acidic content, is a powerful disinfectant which helps in destroying acne-causing bacteria and is a natural exfoliant which removes dead skins cells and facilitates the formation of new healthy skin. Furthermore, it helps in lightening the skin tone which helps in countering the effects of hyper-pigmentation, another souvenir of your acne days.

What to do:

  • Ensure that your skin is clean by washing it with a mild acne cleanser.
  • Squeeze 1-3 lemons into a bowl.
  • Take a cotton ball and dab it with the juice. Apply the juice to effected areas completely but don't overdo it.
  • Repeat this 2-3 times a week.

If you have sensitive skin, the juice may sting, but it will likely happen only the first couple of times. If the stinging accompanies significant redness, then discontinue usage because your skin is far too sensitive for this method. I have sensitive skin but it was bearable and the sensation did go away after the third application, so its still a very workable solution for those with sensitive skins, but you need to pay attention to your skin's reaction.

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4. Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera juice or gel is a fantastic way to remove acne scars. Not only does it soothe inflamed skin, it also boosts the immune system and regenerates damaged tissue. Its mild acerbic qualities ensure that with regular usage, acne breakouts can be prevented, resulting in a softer skin, decreased swelling, invigorated new cell growth, and a reduction in acne scars. Many in the cosmetic industry are recognizing the importance of this miracle plant and incorporating its extracts in many skin care products.

You can buy over-the-counter aloe products but I strongly recommend growing an aloe vera plant in your very backyard (believe me it isn't a hassle) or buy it in its all natural form without additives.

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5. Olive Oil

Olive oil is packed with iron and vitamins A, D, E, C, B1, and B2. Vitamin E is increasingly being recognized as an important player in helping the fight against the aging process. Olive oil is rich in anti-oxidants and anti-inflammatories and helps prevent acne and removes acne scars effectively. Because olive oil is non-comedogenic (i.e it doesn't clog pores) and because it effectively dissolves dirt and oil trapped within our already clogged pores, it is a good scar treatment.

  • Before going to bed, gently massage olive oil onto your skin, concentrating on the trouble spots.
  • Continue massaging for a few minutes till you can feel that your pores are completely saturated.
  • Drape a warm washcloth over your face to steam and hence open the pores.
  • Gently wipe away the excess oil.
  • Repeat the process 1-2 times before rinsing your face with cold water.

Remember

I'm not a skin specialist of any kind. These are methods that I and a few of my friends have tried. Natural skin care methods come without any significant side-effects and are kind to your skin but the drawback is that it's going to take time.

Use any one of these methods at a time because you don't want to irritate your skin. The exception to this rule would be the aloe vera and the olive oil methods, because their gentle and strong healing properties may be combined with and complement the other methods.

Good luck in getting a clear, glowing, acne and scar-free skin.

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      Tammy 28 hours ago

      How to get rid of pigmentation

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      Saba 2 months ago

      Nice information

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      check casher Edison 6 months ago

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      DeZhaNtiNi 8 months ago

      Don't use any soap or cream for face.. Let yours skin breath out.. Daily Use Lemon N Bakinq soda just 1hour Enouqh.. Its Will work out...We Can See The Chanqes in Our face just in 2weeks..

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      Julia Grieb 10 months ago

      I have acne problem and I have been wanting to find a way to reduce the acne marks and scars, while treating acne at same time. I use proactiv and it has benzoyl peroxide. Normally fading mark agents such as Retinol seems to work opposite with benzoyl peroxide. It makes the mark darker. Dermelastic serum worked perfectly on my skin even using Proactiv. I simply apply it over Proactiv solutions and sleep overnight. My skin looks very refreshed and my acne marks are fading noticeably.

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      Peter Geekie 13 months ago from Sittingbourne

      Excellent article which I am pleased to see makes good use of natural ingredients.

      These scars can be quite difficult to shift and often the only way is by using make-up.

      kind regards Peter

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      tanya 14 months ago

      Ive had a deep scar on my forehead for 7 years and has always knocked my confidence - BUT I've used the CItrus Clear Tangerine Tingle Scrub for about a week now and I have nothing but good things to say about it! I My deep dark scar is already noticeably different; a lot lighter. Highly recommended, and I just want to thank the company for giving me a massive confidence boost

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      Raju 14 months ago

      I started using baking soda from last 3 teials..upto now feeling positive....will back after 1 more month to reveal my baking soda treatment on my scar pits

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      Eszy 16 months ago

      What should I really do coz l have tried using home remidies to help me out with acne rushes on my face but it seems I have failed.wat shd I do

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      Elena 21 months ago from London, UK

      Useful and safe to use.

      Thanks for sharing.

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      Martha coomes 22 months ago

      Have spot on legs. Kindy like sores

      All over lower legs.Been 2 mant dermatologist with no luck

      They say it is damage from sun.Also have bruising on lower arms &hands.Take plavix.

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      Mindy Bowes 23 months ago

      I had moderate acne on my cheeks from past few months. I've started using DermalMD Scar Treatment serum from DermalMD health care brand. DermalMD has pH perfecting formula so it is ideal to treat acne. I get no acne on my face since I started using it.

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      fatty.. 2 years ago

      hey all..I hv been using nutmeg..cinnamon powder n honey combo frm past 2 weeks..heard abt baking soda too.so I use it alternately..I m soo impatient to knw ti result..I heard it has worked wonders for ppl wid acne prone skin..so fingers crossed

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      kalma 2 years ago

      i have scar on my face like my bro pinched me and hot oil fall on my face what i have to do to remove this type of scars plzzzzzzzz repy me

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      athar 2 years ago

      Ok i will try it

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      Jasmin Sperling 2 years ago

      DermalMD Scar Treatment Serum Is Awesome its main use is for surgical scars, I've used it on my acne scars and it has made significant improvements.

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      Vijeta patel 2 years ago

      I will try it, hope it will be work..god bless me...

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      Dana 2 years ago

      How many times a week do i need to use the aloe vera?

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      shivananda3readytoface@gmail.com 2 years ago

      nice

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      Cheryl Corey 2 years ago

      DermalMD Acne Serum is a good product. It is effective on acne but does not dry the area around the blemish, which is key. I am pretty picky and have been happy with this for spot treatment.

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      iisnurhasanahelhaitami@gmail.com 2 years ago

      thank for your information....

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      shilpA 2 years ago

      i'll try lemon bt it didn't worksss..............

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      Singkeet =) 2 years ago

      hey Hub. I'm a newbie XD

      how could I used ALOEVERA ? is it allowed If I use it? I'm just 16 young of age .. =D

      and wait. is there's a Limit in using Aloe?

      - can I apply it on night or even morning ?

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      mark 2 years ago

      how use aloe vera?

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      zee 2 years ago

      I have dark spots on my forehead and cheeks which one can remove spots so fast

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      dj rock 3 years ago

      i haven face many pimples but he was not going out what is the solutions

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      saida 3 years ago

      I amof 12 can i use it

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      kaung 3 years ago

      I have ance scar my whole face.It's was happen about 3 year.I really angry myseft.Now ,i know how to remove ance scar .I stating use aloe vera gel from plant.I hope it's work.When i not have ance scar on my face ,i will thank you all the people and nature.Especially thanks to aloe vera plant.So i can try it.I hope for remove ance scar.

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      Sush 3 years ago

      Hello dear plz help me i got a lot of pimple n acne on my face n marks too

      plz help me its look to ugly dear

      i m so upset

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      nandanx 3 years ago

      The tips are very helpful to try, hopefully hopefully can be a blessing to those who provide information also readers

      http://tipsjerawat1.blogspot.com/

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      loveness 3 years ago

      thanx for the tips guys u must also try an avocado,it realy works.

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      Melissa L 3 years ago

      With the egg whites is there a way to keep them from dripping? I whipped them up all fluffy and white and when I put it on my face it drip, I have to constantly wipe my face very carefully

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      flordelyn 3 years ago

      Can i use calamansi instead of lemon coz we dont have that stuff on our country?

      is it true u only use that natural things as a medication or u take medicine or facial wash either after using those

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      jolie 3 years ago

      thank you that was very helpful

      i've tried lemon juice and it was effective

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      Destiny 3 years ago

      I've been using cucumber, lime, and green tea as a mask and see that my scars have been lighting a little. I just want to know, is lime a good substitute for lemon?

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      miratoofa 3 years ago

      Thx a lot I was too mch worried about my scars because they were more visible as I have fair complexion. ..it helped me I thnk lemon is very effective. ..now my face is flawless again ..Thanks again

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      www.soniashafiqua@yahoo.com 3 years ago

      Ya u hv given nice methods of removing acne spots.But all r taking much times.U know it's very annoying and painful having scars or spots on face.Is there any way to remove them atleast in 15 days or in a month?Plsssssss

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      Ali 4 years ago

      Please Please How To Remove Acne An Spots ............. :(

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      sthemblz 4 years ago

      Is it safe to mix baking soda and lemon juice, because I saw it once on youtube, I just want a second opinion...Thanx for the tips I'm excited already:)

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      Saira 4 years ago

      Hey..I had lots of pimple s from 2 years.. now my pimples have gone and have little bid scares on my face but I have one problem lots of hole in my face how can I get rid of this problem naturally

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      onna 4 years ago

      can i use both aloe vera and egg white? but i dunno how will i do it. .should i use them aternate? i relly don know , please help me . ill wait or your reply . pls . i really want to get rid of this pimples, its really embarassing.

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      selena 4 years ago

      does aloe vera and egg white works?? coz im gonna try it.

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      CJ 4 years ago

      It takes long to take but if you really want to make changed,just do it.

      "Patience is a virtue".

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      preet 4 years ago

      I had acne long time ago. And I got bad acne scar I went to dermatologist and she said nothing is going to work on your scars just want to know if these things going to help deep scars. thank you

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      joy julie businge 4 years ago

      thanks for the information i will try and use it.

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      Trish 4 years ago

      Glad to know that the use of Olive oil for the face is becoming popular now. I used to go to the dermatologist because of 3-4 pimples that was really bothering me. She prescribed tretinoin .025% and it worked really well but you need a heavy moisturizer because it is really drying. Now, i just use olive oil for whiteheads and blackheads and it works well for me.

      I tried using baking soda once, and i did not like the effect on my face. Many people swear by it and I guess I'm just not one of them. Or maybe i did not do the process correctly.

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      mia 4 years ago

      hi. I'm a 2nd yr high school now. i have pimples since I was in grade 5. I'm so unhappy, because I can't really go outdoors with my friends due to my skin problem. i have acne scars.. :'( I really wan't to get rid of this problem, because I'm loosing my confidence,. I'm now shy meeting new people because they might tease me, because of my acne problem. do you think all of this will be effective for me? i'm also now afraid of using commercial products bucause, instead of removing/reducing my acne scars it just might make my face more missarable. i also have acne scars on my back and on my breast part. please help me.. :'((

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      rockingroll 4 years ago

      its a lie i tried it ten times each time it failed

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      riya 4 years ago

      i have acne marks , it's gone from the forehead but still there on my cheeks

      i hide it with foundation,so what should i do?

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      kangs 4 years ago

      Hi . Can i use baking soda and egg white to lighten and remove my old scars on my legs . Pls answer my question,

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      Marie 4 years ago

      For many people, English is a second language. I commend them for their efforts. Please be patient with others, English is a very difficult language to learn.

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      Hgo 4 years ago

      It's not about the grammar. Geez, grammar nazis are not welcome here, it's about skin care.

      Anyway. I tried baking soda and it works just fine just don't over do it, it'll irritate ur skin.

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      Hendra Anggrian 4 years ago

      I am currently trying the egg white method and I have several questions that I'll be glad if one of you would answer:

      1. I took the white out of 2 eggs and put it in a bowl. I whipped it diligently for as many time I can remember but it won't transform to be as white as in the picture provided above. If it iss still clear, would it be less effective to be applied in our face?

      2. out of 2 eggs I only used very few of them. Is it okay if I wrapped the bowl with plastic wrap and save it in my drawer so that I can still use it tommorow or the day after tommorow?

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      harry 4 years ago

      what do you prefer to use first in all of this?

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      Debs 4 years ago

      I wash my face daily with baking soda. From the first use my husband noticed a change and complimented me on my skin. Much more fool proof than oil washing which I was really nervous to try. I have acne, papules (small red bumps that never turn to white heads) cyst that are awfully painful, ugly and scarring, and blackheads , plus acne scars. Yup I'm a winner!! Yet within a week I could see a major difference in scars and white heads who? My scars were not magically gone but my skin was so much more supple and shinny that the scars were a lot less visible. Now due to the change in my skin texture they are starting to "fill in" and dark spots have faded. It felt like my skin was getting an oxygen treatment all day long. I went ahead and used a homemade toner/ astringent with apple cider vinegar, really watered down so as not to over kill my skin and olive oil after everything. Go ahead and use the olive oil. I know oily skin, plus oil? but it really works and makes your skin feel great.better than any expensive moisturizer because your skin absorbs it and all of the benefits instead of waiting for a greasy lotion to dry on your face . The first time I have had results and actual improvement in my skin not just suppressing or covering up the acne for once I actually feel like I have great skin. Grab yourself some cute containers and buy in bulk! You wont have to wait for results and it feels great to be in charge of your acne and skin care for once.

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      Benjie Lim 4 years ago

      May i ask, will i do this all this methods on 1 day or do i have to choose what to use? and may you suggest a method that can help me, i have a a mild acne scars with medium deep scars... i would like to get rid of this and have a good and healthy skin. please email me at lim.benjie@yahoo.com

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      Claudia 4 years ago

      Thank's for the tips, I really want to know if the egg white is applied completely or only light or only the yolk. Pleaseeeeeeeee

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      Odessa Camz Nou lab 4 years ago

      I am 19 years old and has deep scars and blemishes on my face. What would be the best treatment for me? And what moisturizer can you suggest, other than olive oil and honey? it is not available in our place. Thanks!

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      Ghufran 4 years ago

      Thanks for the tips, it really helped me out of my scars problem.

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      r solo 4 years ago

      4 me aloe vera and eggwhite r the best i shuld say so tank you sooo much god bless u!

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      Nandy 4 years ago

      I used lemon juice on my facial skin and it remains to b something that I regret doing the most! :(

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      Asidey16 4 years ago

      I would like to also add Honey is a great moisturizer. For the past week ( every other day), I have done the baking soda scrub in the shower, then cleaned my face with my usual face wash. Once I get out, I apply lemon juice to the blackhead prone areas and put honey all over as a mask. Let it set for 5 mins and rinse with cool water. The honey is enough, that I don't have to add anything to my usually dry skin! Just in this week alone, I can tell a difference and so can the hubby. I put on just chapstick to go run an errand and he asked me why did I put on makeup? That was a huge complaint to me!

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      Qwerty 4 years ago

      Fix your grammar

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      mehreen 4 years ago

      thankyou so much for d article.....just one question ... can i use baking soda in d morning n lemon treatment at nyt or vice versa????

      cz u sed not to do it at a tym .... but m growing ol impatient cz my acne is increasing day by day :(

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      Rain 4 years ago

      um? .. hi ! sir? im 16 yrs. old i just wanna know if its okay for me to use and try it also.. ? and what remedies should i use? pls rply .. thank you ;))

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      Fanbing 4 years ago

      what tip Riya

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      Riya 4 years ago

      friends suggest me one tip for improving skin tone and reducing pimple.

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      clausfromphil 4 years ago

      hello sir., can i use a soap to wash my face before putting an egg white.,?

      Can i use it everyday.,? or twice a day?

      thx

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      clausfromphil 4 years ago

      hello sir., can i use a soap to wash my face together with the egg white.?

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      ruchi chandra 4 years ago

      I started using egg white with lemon juice..after 4 week i saw different on my face ,my pimples nd acne scars removed......its really works.

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      GJ 4 years ago

      Hi there, your article was really informative. It's good to know that most of these treatments were actually applied by you, unlike some articles that claim these things work but provide no proofs. I am definitely gonna use some of these remedies, maybe switch b/w egg whites, aloe vera gel n lemon for my backacne. I've never suffered from this prob before until a yr ago when I went through a surgery.

      In fact, I started using Olive Oil as a moisturizer a couple of days ago before coming across this article and was surprised to know that this actually and might possibly work in reducing acne scars. But does it really matter what kind of Olive Oil you use? There are so many kinds to choose from like Virgin, Extra Virgin, Cold-pressed... so I just wanted to know which one would be more beneficial because I was thinking Cold-pressed.

      Thanks.

      GJ

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      Alpesh 4 years ago

      Can I use lemon & olive oil at same time

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      Kyou Capps 4 years ago from In your computer, stealing your internet.

      Interesting hub. I would have never thought to use egg whites or lemons as an acne treatment.

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      Serena Stephen 4 years ago from Prague, Czech Republic

      Thanks for your hub. I have acne issues and the olive oil treatment works. I have been doing it about 2 months now. It is slower than the chemical creams, but I get the feeling that the effect will last longer. I think the bleaching chemicals bleach the skin quickly but if you stop using the product then you are back where you started. I feel that these natural remedies provide a lasting and safe way to help our skin issues.

      I would suggest in addition to using a warm towel to steam, to actually steam with water. To boil some water and place in a bowl, put a towel over you head and let your face absorb the steam for around 10 minutes then rinse with cold water to close the pores.

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      louie john bernarte 4 years ago

      how to use the aloe vera

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      Ashley 4 years ago from USA

      Super informative and really straight-forward. I enjoyed it a lot and am going to try the egg white thing. If anything, it would be a little easier on the mind if there was a paragraph break or two during the longer sections. I'm really thankful for this though!

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      lovely 4 years ago

      hello, can i only use Egg whites if its ok???

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      Pretty Princess 4 years ago

      Me I just try it today and i dont know what is the effect sooner or later but i also tried not to touch my pimples and just after 1 week my pimples are removed w/o using some natural remedies

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      mrs_d 4 years ago

      How do u use the aloe Vera?

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      boneclinx690 4 years ago from Neverland

      Thank You people for the comments, I appreciate it ! :)

      Okay it appears that two questions keep popping up :

      (1) Will they remove your scars completely ?

      Ans : No ! Nothing will...not even laser from the talk I've had with dermatologists. What they'd do is that they'd reduce their appearance to an acceptably low level. For example, my own, scars aren't that visible anymore unless someone makes a point of barging into my face & then inspecting them. Nothing...I say again - Nothing, will remove acne scars permanently !

      The reason I'd recommend natural remedies in favor of some of the other options out there is that they're cheap, they do take time but they work as well & they, as a general rule, don't have side-effects.

      (2) Can I use all of them at once ?

      Ans - No..don't ! I repeat DON'T use all of them at once; in fact start with Aloe Vera or Olive Oil & that too lightly, before going for the other options (especially Baking Soda). You do not want to irritate your skin to the point it reacts by you either having red inflamed skin or a break-out ! So ease it in & remember ! REMEMBER : Nothing is as good a judge of whether something is working for you or not & whether you should continue or not, than your OWN skin ! So listen to it. Start out slow & then build it up...this isn't a sprint its a marathon & its going to take time so ease yourself into it.

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      pogi 4 years ago

      can i mix all the five ways all at once?? because my pimple scars is so serious and very severe and it makes me to lessen my self confidence.. and the discrimination is there.. sometimes it comes to my mind that the easiest way is to finish my life..

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      MissPersia 4 years ago

      How often do you think I should use the baking powder..

      I have a little bit of old scars on my face that I'd like to get rid of. Btw, thanks for the tips!:-)

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      Moronke Oluwatoyin 4 years ago

      Hello, I am a newbie. I just read your hub.

      Thanks for sharing.

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      Clarisse 4 years ago

      Hi this is really true. I tried white eggs for my pimples and pores it really helped me. Also you c

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      shirley 5 years ago

      can i put on aloe vera overnight?

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      siti 5 years ago

      i think out of your 5 i would say for me the egg whites ,lemon and baking soda works best ..i haven't tried olive oil or aloe vera because i have sensitive oily-combination skin and i live in the tropic .i am 18 years old turning 19 soon .i cant stay outside so much because of the UV-light some people did offer and advice me to wear a few skin care product and sunscreen but again ,most of them just irritate my skin and cause more acne to pop out of my face .i always have difficultly of using skin care product and im barely compatibly to most of them ,i cant wear make-up because i also get irritation .

      before i actually went to the dermatologist (this doesn't help much )because of a bad reaction towards a skin care product i was diagnose by the doctor that i have acne vulgaris ? so they perscribe me with antibiotic .which after 6 moths of treatment left me back to how i was when i was 12 fulll of acne scar on my face .i actually used these before when i was 16 and it worked very well ,except i didn't whip my egg white and i only use one egg .i just refrigerate the egg and separate and let it soaked on tissue paper that i would place on my face for 15 min or until it is dry (slightly damp) i do this at least once a week and and after you remove the tissue paper and wash your face it's better to take an ice cube and rub it across your face . i learn that trick from the internet and it works wonder . i wore mask at least twice a week .three days seperation .and i wore the baking soda mask once a month but for only 30 seconds duration . the lemon juice i only used when i break out and i just drop them directly on top of the acne and wash it away after 1 min .im very high maintenance but i just have to since all odd are not in my favour . after reading your article maybe i would try olive oil . now im using aloe vera but it for the after sun screen it moisturise my skin .i used it at night before i sleep .i hope this helps in a way just sharing my opinion :D

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      rj 5 years ago

      i know you said lemons but will limes work as well?

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      Rey 5 years ago

      is it okay if I only do the egg whites and olive oil procedure? cause I'm young and I don't wanna spend my money on the other 3 :3

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      tanveer 5 years ago

      Can I just share that if you squeeze some lemon and a spoon on honey, then mix it and apply it actually works better.

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      wong 5 years ago

      hi, thanx for sharing.

      Aloe Vera juice is to drink or apply on the acne area? thx..

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      boneclinx690 5 years ago from Neverland

      @ vVs - I really don't know what the difference between the two is so I can't comment on that. Maybe it'll work...maybe it won't ! Its best if you try it out on a fairly little area and see how the skin responds.

      @ reef : Don't ! I repeat 'Don't' use all 3 of them at once ! That will irritate the heck out of your skin; go slow ! Go one step at a time and if something works stick with it instead of changing just for the sake of it. Above all listen to the skin ! No article is a substitute for what it says.

      @ ryan : It varies ! I've always had irritable skin so I don't usually go for that but when I do I try to keep it under 15 minutes. Others often apply it and then sleep on it so I suppose you'd have to find out what works for you ! Apply it on a small area and see how the skin responds and even then start very slowly. If it burns...stop ! Go back and try it yet slower still and if that persists then move onto the next remedy (and the Baking Soda thing probably isn't for you if the Lemon burns).

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      Charla M 5 years ago

      I've been using The Dr Max Powers Scar Serum on acne scars for several months now. I've had several compliments! It has greatly improven skin appearance and I continue to use it because it also seems to keep my skin clear. I use it mainly on my cheeks in the morning and at night. A little goes a loooong way.

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      john ryan 5 years ago

      How long will i leave the lemon on my face before rinsing it?

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      reef 5 years ago

      Is it okay if i only use one egg white and not three?

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      vVs 5 years ago

      Could u use baking powder instead of baking soda???? as some say they both are the same thing but others say that the amount of sodium bicarbonate is not pure in baking powder like in soda?

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      Joyous 5 years ago

      hey! Thank you so much! i tried the Egg white mask ASAP after i read this blog of yours. after i placed foamy egg white all over my face, it hardened fast. after that, i washed my face with lukewarm water..and TARAAA! my face looked more smoother, my acne marks still there but remarkably better, my pores way tighter and smaller!..yey! i'll do it again tomorrow and maybe 3 days after... it's way better than applying ice to minimize pores! Thank u! next, i'll go with the lemon one and the baking soda as maintenance... I am so acne-prone so this is soo useful!..thank u! God bless! XOXO

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      jammiejas 5 years ago from singapore

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      idigwebsites 5 years ago from United States

      great tips and informative hub. Keep it up!

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      clesly 5 years ago

      oh!really it works?

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      Messi. 5 years ago

      i have red acne scars on my face....now i use the white egg and lemon mix them and use them.....so plzz tell how much time it takes to get rid of acne scars...plzz em waiting for your reply..