Suffering from breakouts as an adult is frustrating enough, but the scars that linger after a flare-up are just the worst. While many believe the only way to diminish them is by medical intervention at the dermatologist’s office, there are alternatives. Thanks to advancements in science and skincare, a range of products can now help remove dead skin and even out your complexion at home. Here, the five-step beauty regimen you need to diminish acne scars for good.
Banish Breakout Scars
Removing dirt and oil from your face is the first step on the road to an even tone and texture.
Clearly Corrective Skin Brightening Exfoliator
Kakadu C Brightening Daily Cleanser
Facial Radiance Polish
First Aid Beauty
Post-cleanse, use a brightening serum to help balance an uneven tone while rejuvenating skin with vitamins and minerals.
Hydra-Pure Vitamin C Brightening Serum
Dr. Dennis Gross
Herbal Recovery Advanced Serum
Wild Rose Brightening Targeted Tone Corrector
Peony Spot-Correcting Brightening Essence
These work as powerful exfoliants, making room for the skin to produce and bring new cells to the surface. Keep in mind that a peel should only be used once a week, as it contains high-potency ingredients.
Power Peel Pro-Strength
Turnaround Radiance Peel
Treatment Enzyme Peel
Target scars directly with spot treatments. They color balance the skin tone and promote luminosity.
FLASHMUD Brightening Treatment
Super Spot Remover Acne Treatment Gel
LumiWhite Dark spot Corrector
Because brightening products contain such powerful ingredients, it's important to moisturize. Use a formula that contains complexes that banish scars while hydrating.
Tidal Brightening Enzyme Water Cream
Brightening Even Skin Tone Moisturizing Cream
Vitamin C Brightening Moisturizer
Peter Thomas Roth
Le Blanc Brightening Moisturizing Cream TXC