Tomatoes are a highly acidic vegetable that is an excellent way to remove acne scars. It's also rich in a number of highly beneficial vitamins and anti-oxidants that can help to soothe the skin, help oils and dead skin to come out and generally lighten the skin (useful if your scarring is red or colored in any way). They are an excellent natural treatment for acne scars and are a good addition to a well rounded scarring treatment program.
The redder the tomato the better the results (in most situations) so choose the ripest tomato you can. Cut it into slices and apply onto the scarring. If the tomato stings too much you can squeeze the juice into a small bowl and then add a little water in order to dilute it slightly. Don't use too much water, just enough if the juice stings too much. You might need to lie down in order to let the juices and vitamins flow and become absorbed into your skin. You will need to leave the tomato onto the skin for about 20 minutes for the juice to do its work. Once this 20 minutes is over you can remove the tomato and massage any additional juice in.
Wash the juice from your face well. This is always a crucial part of the natural acne scar removal treatment as this is where the exfoliated skin comes off as well as removes the traces of tomato that will still be present. You most certainly don't want thing on there that doesn't need to be.
To remove acne scars with tomatoes you must become aware of a couple of different things. The first is that this is usually not a good enough solution to completely remove scarring. This means that you will need to combine the tomatoes with a few different methods to get the full results. The second thing that you need to be aware of it that natural remedies require you to be consistent. You need to be applying the tomatoes once a day (twice if possible) and keep this up for at least two weeks. This isn't much of a commitment, but it's one that you need to make. This is because natural remedies aren't miracle solutions. CONSISTENCY IS KEY, please remember that.
Overall, tomatoes are a cheap way of removing acne scars that you might find helps your acne scarring. If you want to give it a go, remember the routine, keep it up, and enjoy your visibly smoother skin.
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