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Acne, Beauty, Home remedies, Skin care Oils for Acne Scars

Oils for Acne Scars

Everybody in their lifetime would have got a lot of scars on various parts of their body. Especially, the scars left on your face after that irritating acne / pimple in your adolescence may steal your beauty for a lifetime. Are you one of those who tried numerous packs and masks to get rid of those unattractive scars? Don’t worry, there are few amazing essential oils that comes to your rescue.


Read on this article to know what those oils are and how you can use them.

  1. Lemon Essential Oil:

How-To :

  1. Take a small clean glass bowl.
  2. Mix 2-3 drops of lemon essential oil along with 2-3 drops of coconut oil/almond oil/ olive oil
  3. Take a cotton swab, dip it in the mixture and apply on the areas affected with scars.
  4. Leave it on for 10 minutes.
  5. Now wash your face with clean cold water and wipe it pat dry.

How-It helps:

Lemon oil possess all qualities of lemon juice and is known for its bleaching and skin lightening properties. This astringent property of lemon oil will help to fade away the scars. It has also got anti-bacterial properties which will help to prevent further infection/ breakouts to occur. It has collagen which will help in the production of new skin cells thereby removing the impurities.

  1. Lavender Essential Oil:

How-To :

  1. Take a small clean glass bowl.
  2. Add few drops of lavender essential oil .
  3. Take a cotton swab, dip it in the mixture and apply on the areas affected with scars.
  4. Leave it on for 10 minutes.
  5. Now wash your face with clean cold water and wipe it pat dry.
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How-It helps:

Lavender essential oil is an excellent natural cure for scars as it contains the anti-bacterial and antifungal properties. It is effective against acne, wrinkles and psoriasis related scars. Lavender oil is very gentle and soothing. Hence the oil can be directly applied to scar affected areas.

  1. Rosemary Essential Oil:

How-To :

  1. Take a small clean glass bowl.
  2. Add few drops of rosemary essential oil with few drops of coconut oil.
  3. Take a cotton swab, dip it in the mixture and massage on the areas affected with scars in circular motion.
  4. Leave it on for 10 minutes.
  5. Now wash your face with clean cold water and wipe it pat dry.

How-It helps:

Rosemary oil is an excellent antioxidant with anti-inflammatory properties. Rosemary is very effective in treating various skin conditions like acne, eczema and dermatitis. It can also be taken internally as they offer a lot of healing benefits.

  1. Sandalwood Oil:

How-To :

  1. Take few drops of sandalwood oil and mix it with few drops of coconut oil/almond oil/olive oil.
  2. Massage this oil on your scar affected areas.
  3. Leave it on for 10-20 minutes.
  4. Wash off with cold water.

How-It helps:

Sandalwood oil has great anti-inflammatory properties, antiseptic , astringent ,diuretic and disinfectant properties. It is an excellent antiviral agent and removes the scars due to pimples, skin infections and warts.



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