Acne is a nuisance with the sole mission of waging war against your skin. Not only does it pop up at inopportune times. They can sometimes leave unsightly scars. The scars left behind don’t have to be a lifelong reminder that they were once there. Here are a few simple ways to reduce the appearance of acne scars..

Note: These aren’t quick fixes. They will require dedication and patience. Overtime, you’ll be glad that you stuck with it.

#1 – Use Aloe Vera: You can simply spot treat areas with this all-natural gel twice a day to help heal any areas damaged by acne. For thousands of years, this plant has been used in herbal medicine and still works today.

#2 – Apply Vitamin C.: Vitamin C is a powerful ingredient that will help to brighten the skin. You can go to the store and buy a serum, or you can make your own. To make your own, simply dilute a few drops of freshly squeezed lemon juice with water. When you put it on, it will help lighten the dark spots over time.

#3 – Try Micro-Needling: Micro needling is a treatment you can do at a dermatologist’s office or with an at home roller. This treatment will help your body create more collagen which is important for helping the body heal wounds.

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