Acne is the worst. Not only does it make us afraid of glancing a peek in the mirror but even has us missing out on most of the fun social gatherings. Even after acne is over there are unsightly scars to deal with because at some point each one of us has succumbed to popping a pimple!
There are plenty of miracle creams and drugs that keep dermatologists rich, however there’s a much simpler and cheaper way right in your kitchen. It’s carrot juice.
Though, this may sound too good to be true, carrots are regarded as the ‘herbal healer’ of skin diseases as they promote the repair of skin tissue. Carrot juice a valuable source of Vitamin A, which is a major vitamin for skin health. Additionally, carrots are rich in antioxodants, including phytochemicals, vitamins and minerals, which protect, nourish and moisturise the skin. Carrot juice also contains high amounts of Beta Carotene. And when you eat foods that consist of Beat Carotene your body automatically converts it into retinol. Retinol is the purest form of Vitamin A, and applied on your skin helps improve appearance of acne scars by producing collagen.
Plenty of people swear by taking vitamins or drinking carrot juice, so a topical application is just an additional step towards easy healing. Freshly juices carrots have the highest level of Beat Carotene, so it is best if you juice them yourself if you can, if not packaged 100% juice is good to.
So here’s how it works:
You can –
1. Juice 4 or 5 large carrots and drink each day on an empty stomach. Taking carrot juice internally ensures that your body gets a vitamin and mineral packed drink every day, and in just a few short weeks you should see amazing results, including a reduction of acne outbreaks and faster healing of scars.
2. Mix just enough carrot juice with 1 tsp. of sea salt and massage the paste into areas affected by acne and acne scars. Use gentle, circular motions as to not damage the skin, and then leave the paste on the skin until it dries. Rinse with warm water and pat dry. This acne scar treatment is gentle enough to be used daily, and will help to remove the top layer of scarred tissue while promoting the growth of new, healthy skin.