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How to Get Rid of Acne

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Acne leaves ugly marks on the face making it hard to cope with especially if you had a really beautiful and smooth skin. The ugly scars left behind can last a lifetime if you do not take caution and get rid of them. Ensure that you use ways that do not affect your skin negatively making your situation worse. If your skin is sensitive, ensure that your dermatologist advises you about the best ways possible to use and avoid messing up. Natural solutions are the best and since they do not long run effect as compared to the artificial solutions.

The following are 5 ways to prevent and get rid of acne scars

1. Use Aloe Vera

Natural aloe can be eaten raw and cause healing in the human body. It has the capability of healing acne marks and scars permanently. All you need to do is apply aloe juice twice a day and leave it on for 15 minutes. You can clean it off with warm water, then pat your skin dry. These processes should be repeated daily, and you will be glad to notice smooth skin with no acne scars.

2. Use over the counter skin lightening

These skin lightenings are great in clearing scars from your skin. Make sure that you have used the right cleansers that are suitable for your skin type. To avoid problems ask your dermatologist to help you identify the best skin lightener for your skin. Use it sparingly and gently, and follow advice of a professional. However, do not overuse these products to avoid damaging your skin.

3. Exfoliate using baking soda

Baking soda is just an ingredient in your kitchen but has more benefits than you might think. It is one of the best-recommended acne treatments and has never failed. You only need to mix baking soda with some water and make a paste that will help you clear off acne from your skin.

Clean your skin with cleansers to remove all makeup before you apply baking soda paste. Make sure that the skin is dry then gently apply the paste that will have to stay for 15 minutes before you clean it off. Apply a moisturizer that will inhibit complete clearing of acne scars.

4. Cleanse your face using honey

Honey may be able to completely clear up your skin from acne blemishes. You will love the new skin look making other people envy you. Mix a teaspoonful of honey with lemon juice, then apply on your clean skin. Let the paste dry for about 20 minutes then cleanse using clean, warm water and rinse properly. Repeat this procedure twice a day until you are sure that all the scars are gone.

5. Use ice cubes

It can clear off acne scars the fastest. Ensure that you follow the procedure exactly as advised to see the results. You can either make ice cubes in your fridge, or buy a bag of ice in a store. Make sure that your skin is clean and properly dried before using ice cubes. Make this a daily routine both in the morning and before you go to bed. You will be glad to notice that after you use ice cubes, your skin will be scar free.

Try out these ways of getting rid of acne and let us know in the comments what you think – have you ever tried any of these methods before? Did they work for you? What else have you tried? What products have you used before to get rid of acne?

Author Bio:

Sophie Addison is a popular blogger and skincare expert. She is very passionate about writing on skincare and beauty. She is an active contributor of many health and lifestyle blogs. She has posted articles on tips for fine lines and wrinkles, best eye creams, weight loss and fitness news. Apart from work she likes gardening and listening music. You can also contact her on Facebook.

This is a guest post. Please, refer to Sophie Addison if you have any questions.


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