DIY Acne Scar Treatment For Stubborn Scars & Spots

By Aniela / April 13, 2018

If you've ever suffered from acne, you know the scars it can leave and how long it takes to get rid of them! Fortunately, there are a ton of natural acne scar remedies that reduce the appearance of scars, and this DIY acne scar treatment is at the VERY TOP of our list! The reason why this homemade acne scar treatment is so good is because it incorporates very powerful natural ingredients that get deep into the skin to lighten dark spots and scars and also repairs damaged skin tissue. Use this DIY acne scar treatment every night before bed or as often as you'd like and within 2 weeks you should see a noticeable difference!

DIY Acne Scar Treatment

honey cinnamon nutmeg

You'll Need:

  • 1 tsp organic honey – antibacterial, healing, and nourishing
  • 1 tsp freshly squeeze lemon juice (preferably organic) – lightens dark spots & scars, cleanses
  • 1 tsp fresh aloe vera gel (harvested from an aloe leaf is possible) – heals and repairs skin cells
  • 1/2 tsp organic cinnamon powder – antimicrobial, soothing, and antioxidant
  • 1/2 tsp organic nutmeg powder – gets rid of acne and fades away scars and dark spots

If possible, try to make sure that all ingredients are organic, but if not, the treatment should work just as well!


  1. Scrape out some fresh aloe vera gel from an aloe leaf. Measure out about 1 teaspoon of the fresh gel and add to a small bowl.
  2. To that bowl, squeeze in a teaspoon of fresh lemon juice, honey, cinnamon powder, and nutmeg powder.
  3. Stir well until all ingredients are combined.
  4. Apply all over face or just over acne scars and dark spots.
  5. Leave on for 15-25 minutes and rinse off.
  6. Pat dry and follow up with a homemade moisturizer.

Benefits of DIY Acne Scar Treatment:

before and after acne scar treatment

  • Reduces the appearance of scars and dark spots
  • Prevents any future scars and/or dark spots
  • Gets rid of acne
  • Lightens skin
  • Exfoliates
  • Softens skin
  • Hydrates
  • Repairs damaged skin cells
  • Prevents wrinkles, fine lines, and crow's feet
  • Brightens dull skin

Use this spot treatment at least 3 times a week for stubborn, persistent acne scars.

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