A scar is a mark on the skin that is the result of any injury, small cut or burn. The stretch marks from pregnancy or incision due to a surgery also result in a scar. A scar can be flat or protrude, often severely. A scar worsens the natural look of the part of the body at which it is located. Scar can be very ugly and can cause embarrassment if it is on the face or on the exposed part of the body.
There are some very special home remedies for scar removal which can minimize the appearance of the scar or completely remove them from the skin.
However, there are beliefs that scars are very hard to remove and you have to undergo a surgery to get rid of the scar, there is no need to bring in such thoughts to you mind. Here is some home remedies for scar removal that have been tested and found result oriented. You can benefit from them.
Cocoa Butter: Cocoa butter is a natural moisturizer that penetrates deeply into dry skin. It helps to make the skin smoother and softer. Being rich in vitamin E, cocoa butter repairs the skin, treat scar tissue and fade discoloration. It is also effective in preventing stretch marks during pregnancy if applied to the body several times a day on a regular basis.
Lemon: Lemon juice being rich in alpha hydroxyl acids (AHAs) helps to rejuvenate the skin and improve its elasticity. AHAs also remove dead and damaged skin cells which allow new skin cells to emerge. Besides, drinking water with lemon juice twice daily for fifteen days also has positive effects on the health of the skin.
Raw Honey: Raw honey particularly maunka honey with high UMF factor is an effective natural moisturizer and anti bacterial compound. If it is used regularly, it fades and removes the scar and heals skin while also facilitating skin regeneration.
Mix two table spoons with two table spoons of baking soda and apply it to the scar. Massage it for 3 minutes then wipe with wet cloth with lukewarm water. Use it twice daily for the best results.
Onion Juice: We can also include this in the list of home remedies for scar removal. Use onion juice because the anti-inflammatory compounds in onions help to prevent and reduce scarring by slowing the formation of collagen. Rub onion juice directly into scars each day. But this method takes time to give the results. So you must be patient and consistent with the use of this method.
Cucumber: Cucumber is very useful for scars and found easily. Cucumber paste helps to soften and make hydrate scarred skin. Apply the cucumber paste to the affected area and leave it for twenty minutes. Rinse and dry the skin thoroughly. Use this method for some weeks to get the desired result.
Aloe Vera: Aloe Vera is rich in anti- inflammatory compounds and there for soothes and heals skin. It also reduces swelling and the appearance of the scar. Cut an Aloe Vera leaf in half before scraping the gel from it. Apply the gel gently to the scar and massage it in thoroughly.
Summary: A scar may become a bane for your look especially if it is on your face. The home remedies for scar removal are very useful to root it out from your body and make your skin look as it was originally.