How To Utilize The Quarantine Time To Get Rid of Acne Scar Issues?

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Are you worried about acne scar removal in Mumbai during the present lockdown? Right now, you are in quarantine like almost everyone else and this means that you cannot go out and consult your dermatologist about the best steps that can be taken in this regard. In such a scenario the best options you have are some helpful home remedies. The good thing with these home remedies is that you would get a lot of them over the counter or online which is probably the best option during these trying times. They can easily help you deal with your acne problem and get rid of those hideous scars as well. 

Salicylic acid

The first name that needs to be taken in this regard is that of salicylic acid.

This is a great option for acne scar removal treatment in Mumbai. It is a naturally occurring compound. It also happens to be an important ingredient in skincare products that deal with acne. Salicylic acid helps you get rid of debris such as dead skin cells and dirt from your skin. It is such debris that can be called the biggest reason why acne happens from your skin pores. It also helps in reducing redness and swelling in the affected area. This also reduces the appearance of acne scars on your skin.


Retinoids are also a viable form option for acne scar treatment in Mumbai. Some topical retinoids help you get rid of these scars. Dermatological experts say that these stop inflammation from happening, increase the speed at which your cells regenerate, and reduce lesions that happen because of acne. These experts also say that retinoids can lighten hyperpigmented acne scars. This is especially helpful for people who have darker skin. However, you should also keep in mind that they can make your skin sensitive to sunlight. Therefore, if you are using retinoids for acne treatment you should use sunscreen products whenever you are going outdoors.        

Alpha hydroxy acids

These acids can also help with acne scar removal in Mumbai by getting rid of the dead skin cells. They stop pores from getting clogged as well. Therefore, doctors could recommend them for reducing acne scars and treating acne too. These AHAs (alpha-hydroxy acids) can be described as a mild acid that is capable of scraping away the outer layer of your skin. This helps bring forth a new and fresh layer of skin from underneath.

Lactic acid   

Lactic acid can also be used for acne scar removal treatment in Mumbai. You can use it as a gentle peel for pulling away dead skin cells. Therefore, it can make the overall texture of your skin a smooth one and reduce the appearance of acne scars as well. This acid is also capable of lightening dark scar tissues. However, at times it can lead to hyperpigmentation as well. Therefore, you would be best served to find out how your skin reacts to this acid before using it for removing acne scars. You can do so by applying it on a small patch of your skin.

Natural remedies

When it comes to natural remedies for acne scar treatment in Mumbai the most prominent options may be enumerated as below:

  • coconut oil
  • raw honey
  • shea butter
  • baking soda
  • aloe vera gel
  • lemon juice

The thing with these natural remedies is that a lot of people use them for cleaning up acne scars. However, the scientific logic that justifies such usage is not well established as such. At times, they can lead to other issues such as more irritation. Therefore, you need to be careful when you are using them. 

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