12 Best Products To Treat Acne Scars
Almost every girl knows that familiar throb coupled with an itch under the skin; you know, the one that signals a pimple that’s on its way. While a pimple might last up to three days or so, the scar it leaves behind can be a real pain in the a** to deal with. Acne scars are one of the most irritating, tear-inducing skin situations. On one hand, you want to stop fidgeting with your skin, and on the other hand, there’s an angry red scar staring back at you. I feel your pain sister, that’s why I’ve rounded up some lotions and potions that treat acne scars effectively.
So I’ll admit it: The packaging is nothing fancy but that shouldn’t hold you back from giving this product a shot. Fortified with turmeric, lemon and wheat germ oil, Nomarks Cream delivers what it claims to do i.e. lightening the appearance of scars.
Mederma works not just on acne scars but also on surgical scars, wounds, burns, etc. It improves the texture of your skin by lightening the appearance of scar tissue.
This is one product recommended to most pregnant women or women who have just delivered a baby to treat stretch marks. But that’s not the only thing this oil works well on. Bio-Oil is known to heal hyperpigmentation and diminish scars. Our Editor-in-Chief swears by it.
This anti-blemish cream has ingredients like papaya extract, saffron, and lemon peel extract, all of which have skin lightening and brightening effects.
The Clean & Clear Advantage Acne Spot Treatment has salicylic acid, and we all know how salicylic acid is a star ingredient when it comes to treating acne. This nifty tube helps bust pimples and lightens post-breakout scars as well.
This fragrance-free blend of alpha-hydroxy acids acts as gentle chemical peel. The nonabrasive formula effectively exfoliates dead skin cells thereby retexturing your skin, making your pores look smaller and improving your skin tone.
Like Mederma, Dermatix also works on all kinds of scarring. It reduces the appearance of raised, red, old and new scars and wounds.
Kelo-Cote is a silicone gel which works on even the oldest and worst surgical scars. The silicone and polymer liquid silicone flattens and smoothes out scars and restore the skin’s former texture.
Peter Thomas Roth’s sleeping mask claims to use camu camu berry, which apparently is 30 times more potent than an orange. Whatever the reason, this product is proven to be really effective at treating acne scars.
Murad Spot Lightening Gel contains hydroquinone, which effectively fades scar tissue and prevents melatonin production that causes dark scars.
This product was aimed to treat sun damage and age spots. However, clinical trials have showed that it works brilliantly in reducing acne scars as well.
Another multi-purpose scar removal cream, Revitol works on acne scars just as well as it does on surgical scars and wounds.
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