Scars that are left on your face by acne or an injury can undermine your self-confidence. If you have any facial scarring, you're probably aware that aggressive and costly treatments are available. But there are natural remedies, as well, that can minimize the appearance of many scars.
Gently wash your face morning and evening with a cream cleanser that has natural botanics and herbs, such as chamomile, willow bark, tea-tree oil or lavender. These natural botanics are pH balanced and nourish the skin. The nutrients also have anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, according to the website Ananda Apothecary.
Pat the skin dry with a clean towel and then apply lemon juice to the scar for 15 minutes. The natural alpha hydroxy acid in lemon lightens scars. Wash the lemon juice off with lukewarm water, and pat dry.
Apply honey on all of your face. Wait 10 to 15 minutes and then rinse and pat dry. Honey has been used in Ayurvedic practices for centuries. It is packed with nutrients that facilitate scar fading, while also giving the skin a luminescent look, according to the website Ayushveda. Honey is also moisturizing. Do this routine as often as you like.
Apply aloe vera gel to the entire face and let it dry. When the gel has absorbed into the skin apply a natural healing oil that is pH balanced, such as olive oil, almond oil or jojoba oil. These emollient-rich, nutrient-rich oils aid in scar elimination. Continue this regimen until scarring is gone.