How to get rid of acne scars with turmeric? / Turmeric for acne scars

Usually people tend to have the best skin when they are children. But as they grow up various types of skin problems starts to develop. One of the most common type of skin problem faced by both the genders are acne or pimples. When a kid reaches the teenage years, puberty hits them and lead to development of many acnes all over the face. There are people who tend to pop them which leaves acne scars and it’s really difficult to get rid of them. There are various drugstore skincare products available in the market that promises to get rid of these scars but these products contain various types of chemicals which can harm the skin in the process. Hence going for natural remedy is the best way to treat acne scars.

Some tips to make face masks

Home remedies for acne scars

One of the magical ingredient to treat skin problems is turmeric. There are various types of turmeric masks that one can make at home to treat acne scars.

Methods to get rid of acne scars with the help of turmeric

Turmeric and Yogurt

Turmeric had many antiseptic priorities that can be used to treat the skin. It can also lighten up the skin. Two easily available ingredients are needed to make this mask which is one teaspoon of turmeric powder and one tablespoon of yogurt. Mix well and apply the paste on the acne scars and keep it on for 20 minutes. Rinse it off with cold water and pat dry. Repeat this step daily once until the scars become unnoticeable. It is recommended to use organic turmeric powder.

Turmeric and Olive oil

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The olive oil has fatty acids which keeps the skin heavily moisturized. It is also said to be the best oil to keep the skin healthy. One teaspoon of organic turmeric powder and one tablespoon of olive oil should be mixed. Apply evenly and leave for 15 minutes. Then massage the paste on the scars for couple of minutes before washing it off with water. This process needs to be repeated once daily to get the best result. It is also recommended to use unprocessed variety of olive oil to get benefit.

Turmeric and Honey

Honey has hydrating quality. It contains natural humectant which helps to hydrate and the turmeric lightens up the scars. Both, honey and turmeric, is rich in antioxidant. It is recommended to use raw and organic honey. One teaspoon of turmeric powder and one tablespoon of raw honey should be first applied on the scars for 2 minutes and then leave it on for 15 minutes before washing it off with cold water. This process should be done 3 to 4 times a week and should be continued for couple of months to fade the scars.

Turmeric with Sandalwood and Lemon

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It is well known that lemon has acidic properties that can cause irritating to the skin. Adding sandalwood powder can take away the irritation. The sandalwood powder will also kill the bacteria present in the ache prone area and remove the spots and blemishes. One tablespoon of sandalwood powder, one teaspoon of turmeric powder and few drops of freshly squeezed lemon drops should be mixed together. Apply a thick layer of the mixture and keep it on for half an hour before washing it off. Then apply a lightweight moisturizer. This needs to be applied twice daily for couple of months.

Aloe Vera and Turmeric

The aloe vera helps to produce collagen and the Turmeric has anti-inflammatory properties and also antiseptic agents. Aloe vera also helps to improve the elasticity of the skin. Mix one teaspoon of turmeric with one tablespoon of aloe vera gel. Apply a thick layer of the paste on the scars and leave it on for 15 minutes. Then apply a few drops of water on the paste and massage the area for few minutes. Rinse off the paste and pat dry the skin. This process should be done on a regular basis to get better results.

The above-mentioned masks can help to heal the acne scars with natural ingredients over time. It is firstly organic and the cost will be also competitively less than that of a drugstore product which promises to deal with acne scars with the help of various types of chemical ingredients.