Ice pick scars are a true nuisance. They can make you feel embarrassed about your complexion so that you don’t even want to go outside. These types of scars are deep and narrow and usually don’t go away easily. Luckily, there are ways to get rid of these scars naturally and in your own home.
Baking Soda Mask
Baking soda is a natural exfoliant, and exfoliating is what you need to do over your scars. You need to take the top dead layers of skin off to get rid of the skins below.
- Gather your ingredients together. You will need a tablespoon of baking soda and a small bit of warm water. You will also need a small bowl and a utensil to mix with.
- Mix the baking soda and the warm water together in your small bowl.
Fruit Pulp Mask
If you have a juicer or a blender, you should use the pulp that you have left over from your shakes or smoothies and put it on your face. The natural enzymes in the pulp will help to reveal new and fresh skin underneath your scars.
- You will need the fruit pulp from any fruits that you have juiced or made a smoothie out of. You will also need a 1/2 tablespoon of honey to add to the pulp and help hold it together. Good fruits to use include blueberries, raspberries, mulberries, oranges, lemons, limes, grapefruits and apples. Use a small bowl and mixing utensil as well.
- Mix the 1/2 tablespoon of honey with the fruit pulp you have in a small bowl.
Apply the fruit pulp and honey mixture to your face and leave it on for approximately fifteen to twenty minutes. It may cake and dry out, but that’s okay.
Remove the fruit pulp mask with lukewarm water and a soft cloth. You will notice that you skin is revealed as smoother and more luminous. Apply lotion directly after to help lock in the moisture.
Finally, if you want to add even more moisture and help to get rid of those pesky ice pick scars too, try tomatoes. Mash some tomatoes up, and apply them to your face. Their antioxidants will help to get rid of scars and wrinkles as well. You can create and use all of these home remedies in the comfort of your own home. They are healthy and natural and they work wonders for ice pick scars.