How to Lighten Scars on the Face Naturally

Written by bianca bumpres
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Dealing with facial scars can make some feel less attractive. However, there are natural remedies that may be right in the kitchen pantry or in the bathroom medicine cabinet. If not, a quick trip to the local grocery can start the process of naturally lightening facial scars.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

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Things you need

  • Bowl
  • Lemon
  • 1 teaspoon of honey
  • Cucumber
  • 1 tablespoon of sour cream (fat-free if skin is oily)
  • 1 tablespoon of plain yoghurt
  • 1 tablespoon of ground oatmeal
  • Dropper

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Instructions

    Lemon and Honey

  1. 1

    Lemon is a natural bleaching agent. Lemon and honey will lighten facial scars in these quick easy steps. Squeeze the juice of the lemon in a bowl.

  2. 2

    Add 1 teaspoon of honey and stir.

  3. 3

    Apply mixture to scars on the face.

  4. 4

    Let mixture sit on face for 10 minutes.

  5. 5

    Rinse with warm water.

  6. 6

    Repeat these steps each day until scars start to visibly lighten.

    Cucumber Juice

  1. 1

    Cucumber juice is good for lightening blotched scars on the face. Extract juice from the cucumber.

  2. 2

    Apply cucumber juice onto face.

  3. 3

    Allow juice to stay on the face for 15 minutes.

  4. 4

    Rinse face with cold water.

  5. 5

    Repeat this process at least once a day.

    Help With Acne Scars

  1. 1

    This sour cream, yoghurt, and oatmeal mixture is good for scars left behind from acne blemishes.

    Add 1 tablespoon of sour cream, 1 tablespoon of plain yoghurt, and 1 tablespoon of groundoatmeal, and a few drops of lemon juice to a bowl, and mix.

  2. 2

    Apply mixture to face.

  3. 3

    Let mixture sit on face for 10 minutes.

  4. 4

    Rinse mixture off face with cool water.

  5. 5

    Perform this regime twice a day.

Tips and warnings

  • Honey can be used alone on the face to lighten skin and add a glow. However, honey must be applied several times a day to produce results.
  • Do not use lemon juice alone. Due to lemons acidity, lemon juice alone can be very harsh on the skin.

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