A Mini Shopping List to Help You Say Goodbye to Acne Scars for Good
Check out how you can properly heal that unwanted mark
(SPOT.ph) Throwback to that day you picked on that pesky blemish on your face because of poor decisions-if the red scar is still haunting you until today, you probably should have learned your lesson: never, ever touch your zits, ever. But since the damage has been done, the only thing you can do to help restore your skin to flawlessness is to let it heal. We’ve come up with a mini shopping list based on skin-veteran Renee Rouleau’s tips on how to get rid of your acne scars properly and quickly.
Olay White Radiance Brightening Foaming Cleanser (P315)
Adding a brightener to your skin care routine will help in the lightening of dark spots.
Available at leading drugstores and supermarkets
Burt’s Bees Peach & Willow Bark Deep Pore Scrub (P650)
Though exfoliating the face is not something you should do on a daily basis, using an exfoliator at least once a week can help in removing damaged skin cells. Important: do this very gently because you do not want to irritate the scar even more.
Available at Beauty Bar
Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Complete UV Moisture SPF 50 (P460)
Your acne scar can get darker if gets exposed to the sun. Sunscreen will help protect the scar from harmful UV rays, making it heal faster.
Available at Watsons and SM Store Beauty Section
Other tips include the use anti-inflammatory products (green tea has powerful anti-inflammatory agents, btw) for a faster healing process, and going for a chemical peel for a clearer, more even skintone.