The scars on the legs can be difficult to hide, especially during the summer months. You may feel self-conscious about wearing shorts or bathing suit if scars on the legs appear. For minor scars, you can use home remedies to get rid of them or at least reduce their appearance. However, severe keloid and hypertrophic scarring needs to be removed by medical intervention.
cocoa butter helps repair damaged skin and helps the formation of new skin. Smoothes the skin and gives it a toned look. It is also effective in reducing scar. Cocoa butter is available in a number of counter creams. Consult your dermatologist for a prescription. Apply this cream on the affected area 2-3 times a day and continue this treatment for a few weeks until the scars disappear.
2. Lemon Juice
Lemons contain alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs), which help remove dead skin cells, helps in the development of new cells and restore some skin elasticity. As a natural bleach that can help lighten the scars. Make sure the scar and the area around it is clean. Soak a cotton ball with 1 teaspoon lemon juice. Rub the cotton ball over the scar. Let stand for about 10 minutes then rinse. Lemon juice can make your skin sensitive to light; Therefore, consider using sunscreen whenever you go after this treatment.
3. Cucumber and lemon juice
Use a mixture of cucumber paste and lemon juice for scar removal. Mix the cucumber to form a paste and mixed in a teaspoon of lemon juice in it. Now apply this on the affected skin and left overnight area. immediately wash the next day. Lemon juice helps clear the skin and cucumber helps to remove scar.
4. Use vitamin E oil
Vitamin E has been used in many health and beauty treatments for many years and many people They trust him as a successful treatment for scars. Vitamin E oil is moisturizing and contains powerful antioxidants, helping to repair the skin and improve the appearance of damaged tissues.
You can take vitamin E capsules orally or applied topically oil by popping a capsule with a pin and apply oil to the affected area. You may want to try the vitamin E oil on a small patch of skin first before applying any large areas of skin, such as vitamin E oil can cause an allergic reaction in some people and cause contact dermatitis .
5. Aloe Vera
Aloe vera is a plant whose sap is known moisturizing and soothing properties. Often it used to treat burns, but can also be used as an effective treatment of natural scar. Aloe vera has anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties, making it more effective in the treatment of fresh scars (although it should not apply to open wounds). Aloe vera soothes the skin and helps regenerate, reducing the appearance of scars over time.
To apply, break a leaf of an aloe vera plant and squeeze out the clear sap, similar to a gel directly on the scarred skin. Massaging the sap into the skin using small circular movements. Aloe vera is very gentle on the skin, so you can reapply the sap up to four times a day. If you can not get your hands on an aloe vera plant (although it should be available at most nurseries) there are many creams and lotions available that contain aloe vera extract, which can be equally effective.
Olive oil is another natural treatment that has been said to improve the appearance of scars. Extra virgin olive oil in particular, is believed to produce the best results, as it has an acidity level higher than other olive oils and a greater amount of vitamins E and K. The oil works by softening and moisturizing skin, making the scar tissue slacken, while the acidity in the oil exfoliates the skin.
Apply a teaspoon of extra virgin olive oil to the affected area and massage with small circular movements until the oil is absorbed area. You can also use olive oil as a scrub by mixing it with a teaspoon of baking soda, which can result in scars massage before rinsing with warm water. It can increase the effectiveness of treatment by mixing olive oil with another oil. Combine two parts olive oil with one part of rosehip, chamomile or calendula oil and apply this mixture to the scars. The added oils increase the soothing properties of olive oil.
exfoliation with a scrub containing AHA or alpha hydroxy acid helps reduce scarring. Rub affected area frequently to see effective results area. Do not read the instructions carefully before applying the scrub on the surface of the skin.