*Guest Post by Victoria*
Some people see their scars as proof they endured excruciating pain or accomplished an extraordinary feat. However, scars can also bring back painful memories or cause our self-esteem to diminish. There are variety of creams and lotions available that claim to diminish scars or make them vanish completely.
While it may be tempting to try them out, they are often loaded with chemicals, and they aren’t guaranteed to yield the results you hope for. Rather than spending a fortune on these options following breast reconstruction, you would be surprised that you likely have everything you need to apply a more natural remedy in your home right now.
Here are 7 home remedies for minimizing scars after breast surgery naturally…and they are certainly worth trying for any kind of scarring!
1. Vitamin E
Vitamin E is known for it’s ability to encourage the development of collagen, and collagen production is crucial in the healing process. It encourages skin health, strength, and flexibility. You can choose to administer to the impacted area:
- Contents of Vitamin E capsules
2. Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera is able to sooth more than just sunburns. It’s healing properties are known to reduce scars and have various naturally healing properties. It has proven for ages to be one of the most effective ways to heal scars.
You can create a highly effective scar-reducing paste using cucumber, mint leaves, and eggs. Simply blend cucumber seeds, a few mint leaves, and an egg. Apply to the affected area for 20 minutes and rinse daily.
4. Oatmeal and Yogurt
It may sound like you are making breakfast rather than finding out how to heal scars. However, an oatmeal and yogurt mix has proven highly effective. Simply mix equal amounts of oatmeal, plain yogurt and sour cream and apply to the scar for about 15 minutes and rinse.
5. Lemon Juice
You may have heard that citric acid is effective in reducing the appearance of scars, and you can easily find out for yourself. Apply freshly-squeezed lemon juice to your scar twice daily.
6. Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree oil is available at most retailers, and it’s simple to use for scar treatment. Apply to the scar once a day and rinse. If it stings, try diluting with water prior to application.
7. Gooseberry Paste
Whether you buy ready made paste products or create your own using gooseberry powder and water, this old Indian remedy has certainly stood the test of time. Apply daily and rinse with cold water.
We all want to look our best, and understanding how to reduce surgical scars is crucial for your self esteem. You don’t have to spend your life savings sampling the plethora of creams and lotions on the market only to find they don’t work.
When you try these seven natural remedies, you may be surprised to achieve the results you want with ingredients you have lying around the house.
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About the Author : Victoria is part of writing team at Dr. Simon Weight, a certified breast clinic in Perth. She enjoys reading and writing about beauty and health. Aside from working on her job, she likes to use social media, read travel books and always try new beauty tips!