Fresh lemons is one way to treat acne and minimize scars. Lemons can be easily purchased at your local grocery store for less than a dollar.
Lemons are loaded with lots of Vitamin C. Vitamin C is great for healthy looking skin. Applying the juice from a lemon can help shrink pimples and pores. Lemon juice is a natural skin lighter. It also helps the skin to look brighter when used over a prolonged period of time.
Here is how to use lemons to treat acne and minimize scars:
Cut a fresh lemon in half or into wedges. Squeeze lemon juice into a glass or into the palm of your hand.
Apply a layer of lemon juice using your finger tips, a cotton ball or Q-tip to any breakout or scarred.
Leave lemon juice on the affected spot for up to 15 minutes.
Rinse lemon juice with cool water. Afterward, apply an oil-free moisturizer. Store cut lemons and excess lemon juice in the refrigerator to keep fresh.