Scars are the marks left after an injury, and they’re caused by cuts, burns, bruises, etc. There are numerous products on the market that can help you fade away the anesthetic scars, but unfortunately, the chemicals they contain might cause other health issues.
So why not try some of the numerous home remedies, which will not only help you remove the scars, but also improve your skin condition?
Put 2-3 almonds in a little water and let them soak overnight. Grind them into a fine paste, adding a few drops of rose water. Apply the paste on the scar and leave it until it dries. Wash with cold water. Repeat each day until the scar fades away.
Lemon acts as a bleaching agent and can remove scars efficiently. Simply take half a lemon and rub the scar. Leave it for 15 minutes, then wash with water. Repeat the procedure each day for 10 days. You can also drink lemon juice twice a day. This will speed up the process and also improve your immune system.
Mix one tablespoon of coconut oil with a pinch of camphor powder. Apply on the affected area and let it sit for 30 minutes. Wipe off the oil and wash with water. Repeat each day for a month.
Mix one teaspoon of sandalwood powder with 2-3 drops of rose water and 4-5 drops of milk. Apply the paste on the scars and let it dry. Wash with cold water and pat dry. Repeat the procedure 2-3 times a week until you see a visible difference.
Take a tomato and cut it in half. Take one half and gently rub the scar. Leave it for 15 minutes, then wash with water. You can also use the juice of the tomato to massage the scar twice a day for 2-3 weeks. You can also combine tomato and cucumber for the same effect.
Honey is a natural antibiotic and moisturizer, but it’s also effective in removing scars. Mix one tablespoon of water with a few drops of rose water and lime juice. Apply on the affected areas, leave for one hour, then wash off with water. Repeat daily for several weeks.
Turmeric can make the scars lighter. Mix one tablespoon of turmeric with milk to make a fine paste and apply it on the scar. Let it dry, then wash with lukewarm water. Repeat each day. The scar will start to fade away slowly.
Peel and cut a potato in slices. Blend the slices into a paste, and apply on the scar. Let it sit for 1-2 hours, then wash with water. Repeat for two weeks. You can also put the potato slices in the fridge for several hours and apply them on the affected area for 15-20 minutes each day.
These are only some of the natural remedies that can help you get rid of scars. Try them and see which one works best for you.