Problems such as acne, stretch marks, chickenpox, burns or cuts, are common causes of the formation of scars , according to the Mexican Foundation for Dermatology . If you have slight marks that you want to erase, there are certain remedies that can help you.
One of the main remedies to reduce scars is the application of aloe vera , it has moisturizing properties that increase the elasticity of scar tissue and decrease inflammation. Experts of Mayo Clinic report that this gel is used even to treat wounds .
If you want to know more natural remedies to reduce the appearance of your scars , we share more suggestions.
Place a bit of virgin honey over the scar and cover with a bandage, do it every night. This ingredient is effective thanks to its high sugar content, hydrogen peroxide and propolis, a combination that extracts moisture from wounds and blocks the presence of bacteria.
Apply this oil giving light massages on the cicatrice . Its benefits are the result of its high content of polyunsaturated essential fatty acids, which promote the proliferation of new cells.
In a study of University of Concepción in Chile, patients with notorious scars who applied the rosehip oil over them, they saw a very significant reduction in their appearance.
This remedy is especially for scars of acne . Thanks to it contains a lot of enzymes , helps the skin to regenerate. Cut the potatoes into slices, and apply one directly in the area, let dry and repeat with another piece, and for 20 minutes. Rinse with water.
Thanks to its high concentration of vitamin C, antioxidants and their properties lightening , lemon juice can help you gradually fade scars . Apply a few drops of the juice of both ingredients in the area with a piece of cotton, let it dry for 15 minutes and rinse.
Important tip Do it at night and the next morning apply sunscreen before going out in the sun.
Mix two teaspoons of oatmeal, two of yogurt and a few drops of lemon juice. Apply on the scar for 10 minutes and rinse with warm water. The oats helps the skin structure thanks to its neutral pH, also absorbs dirt from the skin and detaches dead cells .
While the scars do not have an impact on your health, if they can significantly affect your self esteem , especially if you are in the face, arms or chest, indicate the experts of the Mexican Foundation for Dermatology.