Ways To Lighten Facial Scars

Scars can be aggravating mainly if they are in your face. Since your face is the most exposed part of your body it’s difficult to hide and contain facial scars. Scars can make your face look dull as they are difficult to remove at times. So, it’s a good idea to hide it with these reliable ways to lighten your facial scars.


Alpha hydroxy acid present in lemon juice lightens your scars and moisturizes your skin. Pat your skin dry to a clean towel, apply lemon juice for 15 min and rinse it off with Luke warm water. Make sure you do it regularly and see the change.

Aloe Vera with olive oil

Apply aloe vera gel across your scars and let it to dry. After your skin absorbs the gel and softens, massage your skin with olive oil. Olive oil is a great addition because it is rich in vitamin E and K which helps lighten your scar. You can also use other pH balanced oil such as almond oil or jojoba oil.

Scar reducer

Scar reducer come in creams, lotions, gels or ointments. These reducers generally contain silicone which is a scar reducer. Cream cleansers with chamomile, willow bark, tea-tree oil or lavender contain natural botanical herbs and can also help you to reduce your scars.

It may take a few weeks or more to lighten your scars base on its shape, size and nature of your scar. Keep following these ways until you scar is lightened or if you feel your scars are a bit too stubborn consider consulting a dermatologist.

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