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Natural methods on how to get rid of acne scars and dark spot   

Acne scars can be quite a nightmare. Many of those who've suffered from acne can testify how unsightly these dark spots look. However you don't have to worry much for there are simple and effective ways on how to get rid of acne scars and dark spots. In as much as getting rid of them may take quite some time the results are guaranteed to be positive. Your skin will never look any more radiant and evenly toned than this.

Lemon juice
Lemon juice is known to have natural bleaching properties. Take a slice of lemon and rub the juice on the scar. Leave it for 5-10 minutes then rinse it off. You'll be able to see improvements after a month. This procedure should be done at most 3 times a week in order to avoid your skin looking dry and flaky.

Apple cider vinegar
Dilute one part of apple cider vinegar with 4 parts of water. Use it as atoner after your cleansing routine. You can also take it as a home medicine by mixing it water and honey. This product is also recommended for detoxification purposes.

Fresh tomato juice
Tomato juice is filled with many antioxidants that make it effective in fading dark spots and acne marks. You can make a paste of cucumber juice, milk powder and tomato juice and apply it on the affected area.

Honey is an excellent natural skin moisturizer and nourisher. It is also great for healing the acne scars. You can combine it with lemon or apple cider vinegar for best results. You can also make a paste of it and cinnamon and apply on the dark spots.

Use natural oils
These include olive oil, lavender oil and aloe Vera gel. These oils have significant moisturizing products that help the skin regain its natural glow and even tone. Apply them regularly and within no time your skin will get its natural glow back.

Homemade mask
You can make your own mask by mixing oatmeal, yoghurt and sour cream. Milk is said to have whitening properties. Add a few drops of lemon juice into the mixture. Apply it on your face and mask and leave it on for about 15 minutes. If you do this constantly your acne marks will be history in no time.

Papaya contains an element known as papain which is a natural skin whitener. It is one fast way on how to get rid of acne scars and dark spots. Apply smashed papaya on the dark spots and leave for not more than 15 minutes. Rinse it off with cool water. Do this at most thrice a week. You can start noticing remarkable changes after a month.

Fuller's earth
Mix lemon juice with 2 tablespoons of fuller's earth and rose water. Apply the paste on your neck and face. Rinse it off with cold water after 15 minutes. Fuller's earth contains some antioxidant properties which are excellent for fading of acne scars and dark spots.

Baking soda
Take a teaspoon of baking powder and mix it with two teaspoons of water. Apply the mixture onto the affected areas. This is a perfect natural exfoliation method to eliminate the acne scars.

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