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Can Any Home Remedies Get Rid of Acne Scars if You Have Sensitive Skin ?

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Michelle Zehr started writing professionally in 2009. She has written on health, fitness, fashion, interior design, home decorating,sports and finance for several websites. Zehr possesses a Bachelor of Arts in communication from the University of Pittsburgh, a Master of Arts in professional writing from Chatham University and a graduate certificate in health promotion from California University of Pennsylvania.
Can Any Home Remedies Get Rid of Acne Scars if You Have Sensitive Skin ?
Home treatments can help with acne scars. Photo Credit Pixland/Pixland/Getty Images

Acne --- no matter how mild or severe --- can lead to scarring on areas such as the face, neck, back, chest and shoulders. Acne scars can make you feel self-conscious and uncomfortable in your own skin. For sensitive skin, over-the-counter medications can be harsh and drying. If your skin is sensitive and you are looking to get rid of acne scars, give home remedies a try.

Step 1

Wash your face regularly. Wash twice a day using water and a mild facial cleanser. This can help prevent the buildup of dirt, oil, makeup and bacteria on your skin, giving you a smoother complexion.

Step 2

Apply a few drops of vitamin E oil to each scar. Use twice a day for results within a month or two. Vitamin E can help reduce redness.

Step 3

Grind up one clove of garlic. Mix with a tablespoon of water to create a paste. Apply paste to your skin immediately following your normal skincare routine. Leave the paste on for 15 minutes. Rinse with water.

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Step 4

Warm honey in the microwave. Zap a few tablespoons of honey for 15 to 20 seconds or until warm. Massage the honey on the scar. This can also help moisturize your face.

Step 5

Mix a few drops of rosewater and sandalwood powder with 1/4 cup of oatmeal. Apply the paste to your face. Leave this mixture on your face for a half an hour. Rinse off with warm water.

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