As if acne was bad enough, acne scarring is a complete nightmare. Acne scars are tougher to eliminate, but it is not impossible. While most of us opt to over-the-counter products, there are better ways to treat acne, naturally. Treating acne using natural ingredients are highly effective and safer to use. They contain various strong attributes like anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties that will help you to remove your acne scars permanently.

So are you ready to say bye to your acne scars? Read below on 8 natural remedies for acne scarring done in 20 minutes:

Lemon Juice
Lemon is a natural bleach that contains vitamin C which helps in rebuilding collagen. Lemon juice is an excellent skin lightening agent, the acid in lemon juice helps to brighten your skin and make the scars less visible.

How to Use: Take a fresh lemon and squeeze out its juice. Apply the lemon juice directly on your scars with fingertips or a cotton ball, and leave this one for about 10 minutes. Afterwards wash it off with water. You can do this once a day for two to three weeks until you see your scar fade away completely.

Tea Tree Oil
This is the most effective essential oil to use to reduce acne scars and overall acne. Tea tree oil contains powerful properties such as antibacterial, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory, and is able to kill the bacteria that cause acne.

How to Use: Easily mix ½ teaspoon of tea tree oil with 2 teaspoons of water and apply to clean skin with a cotton ball. Leave on for 20 minutes. For best results, do this before bedtime and leave overnight. Rinse with water and pat dry completely. Apply natural moisturizer if needed. You can repeat this remedy daily.

For an alternative, you can try Keeva Organics Tea Tree Oil Acne Treatment Cream

Turmeric Powder
Turmeric possesses antibacterial and anti-fungal properties which kill the bacteria that cause breakouts. The curcumin has anti-inflammatory property that helps to reduce the inflammation, swelling, redness and pain.

How to Use:
Combine together 2 teaspoon of turmeric powder and 2 teaspoon of milk and mix well. Apply it all over your face or just the affected area. Leave it on for 20 minutes and wash your face. Apply this paste twice a day, daily until you see results.

Honey is another amazing natural ingredient to use on your acne scars as it is rich in antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and certain enzymes. It’s antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant; healing and cleansing properties make it effective in treating acne. For best results, use raw honey.

How to Use:
Take a teaspoon of honey and apply it all over your skin directly. Apply the honey in a circular motion and leave it on for 10 minutes. Then wash your face after with cold water. Apply the raw honey at least twice a week to get the best result.

Fenugreek Seeds
This is a wonderful ingredient to use on acne scars. Fenugreek is also known as Greek hayseed as well as the roof of fledgling. It contains antioxidants that yield huge profits in treating skin issue. It is well-known to be a natural solution in treating pimple inflammation.

How to Use: Take a small pan over medium heat and add 2 cups of water and fenugreek seeds. Let them boil for a few minutes until it forms into a glue-like paste. Then store this glue into a cool area or refrigerator. Apply small portion of this glue on your acne affected areas and leave it for 15 minutes. Afterwards, wash your skin with warm water.

Author's Bio: 

I'm just your average hygienist with a passion for excellence. I do what I do best, which is to help my patients achieve healthy smiles and provide & educate them with oral health care solutions and lifelong cosmetic procedures.