Treating acne is tough but treating acne scars is the toughest. Acne might go after some efforts but acne scars; they seem permanent on the skin, never ever fading. It is said that the magical plant, Aloe Vera can help to get rid of acne scars thereby making the skin soft and clear.
Aloe Vera is most prominently known as the miracle plant and indeed it is. Aloe Vera has been used as an herbal medicine from about 2000 years. It has got so many qualities that in Egypt; people refer it to be the plant of immortality.
While Aloe Vera juice is considered one of the cures for chronic diseases such as cancer, it is also considered to be a natural yet effective treatment for acne scars as well as acne. Cosmetic industry has also realized the magical properties of this plant in terms of beauty and that is the reason why they have incorporated the extracts from the Aloe Vera plant in the beauty herbal products.
Using the fresh Aloe Vera gel gives the best results as it is without the additives and fresh.
Why to use Aloe Vera on Acne scars?
Aloe Vera plant has got many skin healing properties such as it is anti inflammatory, anti bacterial, anti fungal. All these properties help helping in healing the skin, soothing the skin and most importantly regenerating the skin. The acne scars are basically the damaged skin, layer after the other. The Aloe Vera gel’s powerful skin regeneration properties help in getting rid of the acne scars. Although it takes time, could take months, but the results are effective. The acne scars slowly fade away with time.
Acne is most caused due to bacterial infection and further the inflammation in the skin spreads it further. Therefore, the anti inflammatory and anti bacterial properties of the Aloe Vera Gel will help in getting rid of the acne scars and acne itself. It will also help in decreasing the swelling on the skin and would eventually give you softer, clearer and younger looking skin.
One of the strongest reasons why you should use fresh Aloe Vera Gel is that it is a natural product, suits all skin types and does not cause any infection. However if you are using the one with additives and preservatives, there are chances that it does not suit all the skin types.
How to use Aloe Vera on Acne Scars?
Using the fresh Aloe Vera gel is always a better option as it is free of any additives and thus the results are better. Cut a small part of the leaf, as small as 1.5 to 2 inches. Cut off the green parts, leaving the gel aside. Now mash the Aloe Vera Gel and apply on the face after cleansing it. Keep the Aloe Vera gel on the skin like a mask for about 20 to 30 minutes. Do this regularly every day and you will notice how fresh, soft and scar free your skin will become over time.