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6 ways in which mint leaves can help you get rid of acne and acne scars

Try these DIY face-masks to banish acne and acne scars.

Written by Debjani Arora | Published : October 9, 2018 6:46 AM IST

Mint Leaves

There are many home remedies that you can trust when it comes to treating acne and acne scar. They are safe and devoid of any side-effects. In fact, mint leaves are also a great home remedy for acne and acne scars. Here are a few DIY facemasks that you can use to get rid of acne

Rose Water

Mint and rose water: Grind mint leaves with rose water and apply on pimples or scars. You can leave this on overnight if you have severe acne or acne scars. Use twice a week and notice a change within 2 weeks.

Mint And Lemon

Mint-olive oil-lemon mask: Mix crushed mint, olive oil, and lemon juice. The mint should be double the quantity of the lemon juice and olive oil. Apply evenly to a clean face. You can sleep with this mixture but be sure moisturizing your skin once you wash it off. The lemon and mint brighten the skin, while the olive oil is soothing. Also Read - COVID-19 Is No Longer A Global Health Emergency, Announces WHO


Mint and oats: Combine crushed mint and oats with a little water to make a face mask. Apply evenly on the face for 20 minutes and rinse off. This will exfoliate dead skin, leaving your skin fresh and clearer.