Practically all teenagers get acne. It’s almost a rite of passage to get a zit on your face. This is mainly because of the physical changes in the body that puberty brings. The sudden surge of hormones are one of the factors for triggering acne outbreaks. But even if it’s a normal occurrence acne is still considered a big problem especially since it can leave scars. Acne scars mars an otherwise smooth complexion and can give the sufferer problems with self confidence. That’s why many people try to find ways to not just prevent acne but to also remedy any acne scars they may have.
There are some things you can do to allow acne scars to heal naturally. One of the first things you should do is to drink water regularly. Water hydrates the body and the skin and drinking water will help your body restore lost fluids and even help in the circulatory system. This helps the body because a perfectly functioning circulatory system will allow vitamins and minerals to be distributed to the whole body. Drink at least eight glasses of water every day but it would be better if you can drink more each day.
You should also be more mindful of your diet. Your body needs a daily supply of nutrients to keep the organs healthy and functioning well, and this includes the skin. Remember to eat a balanced diet and load up on vegetables and fruits, which contains not only vitamins and minerals but also certain enzymes that are good for the skin.
One of the best and also simplest ways of preventing scars is by using lemon juice. Lemon juice has whitening properties and it will prevent acne scars from discoloration or turning dark. It also has certain nutrients that maintains the skin’s elasticity. The lemon juice treatment is so easy, just slice a lemon in half and squeeze out the juice. Dip a cotton ball on to the juice and apply it to your face. Allow it to dry and rinse.
Vitamin E is also well known for its benefits to the skin. Get a Vitamin E capsule and puncture the capsule. Apply a drop or two to the scars and massage it until it is absorbed by the skin. The effect of Vitamin E on the skin is to reduce scarring. Taking Vitamin E orally will also help in making your skin more supple and younger looking.
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