Similar to the lingering emotions you experience after seeing A Star is Born, acne scarring is there to remind you of that short lived breakout you once had. After the regret from not taking off last nights makeup starts to disappear, the dark marks left behind are often harder to budge than the initial pimple. We're here to provide you with everything you need to know about acne scarring and how to take action, stat.
What is acne scarring?
Acne scarring. The two words that every babe dreads. Both are enough to make you run a mile and never look back. If you’re wondering how these dark marks set up camp on your face, here’s the low down. Acne scars are caused by picking, popping, scraping, jabbing and squeezing pimples leaving the broken blood vessels in trauma. Acne scars appear when skin is broken then the healed skin forms abnormal pigmentation, rough texture and different tone. Talk about a blow to the self esteem.
Although there is no magic wand to cure these scars overnight, try these at home remedies to keep acne scarring at bay. The cure isn't too far fetched, smooth skin is on the horizon.
Sunscreen is your new BFF. It’s imperative in reducing the risk of permanent acne scarring. When skin breaks out it’s extremely sensitive and should be treated with TLC. Excessive time spent in the sun can dry out the skin and increase sebum production which can worsen acne breakouts. UV rays may cause trauma to acne and allow the pimples to overstay their welcome. No babe wants that. Try applying our Moisturising Sunscreen daily. It’s lightweight, hydrating, non-greasy and provides the protection sensitive skin needs, perfect for this Aussie Summer. We’ve got you covered.
You’ve probably heard it 1000 times but this super natural oil cures pretty much everything. It has countless benefits when it comes to your skin. Packed with antioxidants and vitamins that repair the skin and promote healthy skin tissues. The anti-inflammatory properties of coconut oil can prevent acne from surfacing in the first place. Try massaging our Natural Tanning and Body Oil on your face daily. It’s filled with coconut oil and other nourishing ingredients that deeply penetrate and promote clearer, healthier skin.
Aloe vera acts just like that calming friend you need when you send a risky text. Aloe vera contains polysaccharides that promote healing in scarred skin. It also contains antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties that repair damaged skin. Try our Hydrating Face and Body Mist to calm, cool and hydrate the affected area daily. Keep this compact mist handy and soak your skin throughout the day in aloe vera goodness.
Busy babes need a quick fix. Try our BB Cream for complexion perfection, instantly. It includes your skin healing, daily hydration, SPF protection and coverage in one tube. It adapts to uneven skin tones, putting those dark marks to rest. Say goodbye to acne scarring and hello to smooth, clear skin.