No matter how hard you try to avoid getting bitten, bug bites are bound to occur year-round. If the itching isn't bad enough, a scar leaves you with a permanent reminder. However, there is a way to remove those annoying scars left behind from bug bites -- it doesn't matter which bug was the culprit. A homemade paste can relieve your pain and scar. Simply mix, apply and watch your scar fade away.
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Things you need
- Baking soda
- One aspirin tablet
- Unflavored meat tenderizer
Mix baking soda with water until it forms a thick paste. It is likely that you only need enough to fill a spoon. Make a larger amount if you have a larger scar.
Apply the paste directly on your scars.
Leave the paste on your scars for five minutes.
Rinse the scars in cool water and allow the paste to come off.
Pat your skin dry with a washcloth.
Break one aspirin tablet in half.
Wet the rough, inner edge of the aspirin half under a thin stream of running water. You can also simply dip the edge into a glass of water
Scrub the rough edge of the aspirin half onto the bug bite scar.
Allow the aspirin sit on the bug bite scar for five minutes.
Rinse the scars in cool water and allow the aspirin remnants to come off. Pat your skin dry with a washcloth.
Sprinkle unflavored meat tenderizer onto a plate.
Lick your finger, getting it slightly wet. Put your wet finger onto the unflavored meat tenderizer to collect a small amount.
Rub the meat tenderizer paste onto your bug bite scar with the finger that you applied it on.
Allow the paste to sit on your bug bite scars for five minutes.
Rinse the scars in cool water and allow the paste to come off. Pat your skin dry with a washcloth.
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