A few people have requested to know how I got rid of post inflammatory hyperpigmentation (fancy words for red marks left after acne), and scarring.
Well here it is! The video! I talk a little bit about my scarring and what I did to get rid of it. At the end of the video, I show you a cool face mask you can use to help get rid of red marks!
A few things that I forgot to mention in the video:
- Hyperpigmentation marks are essentially just residual inflammation hanging around after the initial inflammation of an acne lesion, so a healthy lifestyle with lots of anti-inflammatory foods and low stress levels is naturally going to improve the look of these marks. I believe this was also a major factor in them going away quickly, as opposed to if I had gotten rid of my acne with medications and still had that inner inflammation working it’s dark magic on my skin.
- The reason I have cinnamon in the face mask (which, to recap, is made of honey, cinnamon, and lemon juice) is because it has an antiseptic quality, and is a strong antioxidant. It’s very helpful for acne and scarring.
- Even though I said this mask was for acne scarring, you can use it even when you still have inflamed acne. No need to wait, just be gentle when you put it on and rinse it off.