12 Effective Hacks to Remove All Types of Scars and Quicken Their Healing

5Massage

Massaging the skin area with lotion can be good for your skin as they improve the regeneration of scarred skin. Massaging a scar for 20-30 seconds can break the dense collagen bands which accumulate next to the underlying tissues. A skin massage is good for keloid scars; cesarean scars and other surgical scars.

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6Sunscreen

You can assist the healing of the scar by avoiding its exposure to UV rays. The rays decelerate the regeneration process and even inhibit the production of pigment, leading to discoloration and dark spots. You should use a sunscreen which has an SPF of 15 or higher. Sunscreen is best for all kinds of scars and especially acne scars.

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7Onion extract

Gels containing onion extracts can help to reduce the size and soften the scar tissue without any after-effects. They contain antioxidants and even anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. You need to apply onion extract gel during postsurgical period at-least 3 times a day. Onion extract is best for burn scars; hypertrophic scars from surgical wounds.

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8Apple cider vinegar + honey

Apple cider vinegar is a natural astringent and disinfectant as it contains anti-oxidant and anti-microbial properties. This won’t completely get rid of your acne scars but it will surely reduce them significantly. You can mix apple cider vinegar with honey and apply it on the scar so as to prevent redness and inflammation. Wash it off after 10 minutes. ACV and honey is best for acne scars.

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