What are some home remedies for making scars go away?


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Cocoa butter, vitamin E and cortisone creams are remedies for treating scar tissue that are available over the counter, according to WebMD. It is not possible to remove scar tissue completely with home remedies, although the appearance of the scar can be improved.

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Despite manufacturer claims, topical home remedies are not effective at healing scars, advises WebMD

Cortisone creams may reduce inflammation associated with acne scarring. Natural skin lighteners such as kojic acid, arbutin and vitamin C are safe ingredients to lighten discoloration from acne scarring. Acne scars may fade over several months as collagen forms to replace the injured skin.

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