Even though keloids and scars are harmless and are not a threat for our life, they can be really unpleasant and embarrassing if they’re at some place visible.
Many people cannot afford to remove them professionally since it can cost a fortune, but luckily, there are some natural remedies that can help in scar and keloids removal. The best thing is that they are very cheap, simple to prepare and there are no undesired side effects from their application. If you are one of those people who have a scar or keloids that just looks awful, and you would do anything to get rid of it, continue reading and you will find one of the several remedies which you would like the most and just start applying it immediately.
One of the greatest gifts from Mother Nature is Aloe Vera. Among its numerous benefits, there are some that are related to skin problems and now we will take only them into consideration. Aloe Vera moisturizes the skin, keeps it hydrated and fresh, lowers inflammation, prevents itchiness and infections.
You can prepare your own aloe vera gel for this treatment. First you should do is to take Aloe Vera and peel its skin to get to the flesh which you have to blend it in a blender to create a gel. After that, just apply it to your scar or keloid and let it stay for a couple of minutes. Rinse it with warm water. Until you feel comfortable with the outcome, apply the gel on regular basis.
Apple Cider Vinegar
ACV has an amazing effects on keloids, it can stop the itching and moreover, can minimize their size. You just need to soak a cotton ball in some ACV and apply it topically on the affected area. In order to penetrate deeper in the skin, you should let it for a few minutes to dry. If you want this really to work, apply it a couple of times a day and soon you will start noticing the keloids disappearing.
If you didn’t know, scars and keloids are actually just overgrowth of skin tissue which starts to cover the injury you already have in order to protect it from additional damage. In fact, they are just an overproduction of collagen, so baking soda is the best remedy for scars because it can boost the continuous production of new healthy skin cells by exfoliation.
Create a paste from mixture of baking soda and water (1:3) ratio. Apply the paste on your skin topically,scrubbing gently for a couple of minutes. After that just rinse it with warm water. Repeat this procedure over and over again until you are satisfied with the result.
Among all the other benefits that lemon juice has, it is also very beneficial when it comes to skin problems due to the fact that is rich in vitamin C. This vitamin helps the skin to heal faster and can also lighten up the scar which will make it less visible. It has even better effects if the scar is fresh. You should just squeeze the juice from the lemon and apply it topically to the scar with a cotton swab. Let it stay for a few minutes and rinse it off with warm water.
Since prevention is always a better choice, start using these natural treatments while the injury is still fresh in order to prevent the scar, in the first place.