How to Get Rid of Acne Scars Once and for All

Lindsey Metrus
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Acne is without a doubt the purest form of evil. Just when you thought you've cleared it up, it will sometimes leave its mark in the form of a scar, and you're left to remember it for the rest of your life. Terrible, right? Not so fast—though remedying a scar is no easy feat, it can be done. You just have to take into consideration what type of scar it is, how deep the lesion is, etc. So to help figure out how to remove acne's very unwanted souvenirs, we turned to three different skin experts who offered a wealth of knowledge.

To read their tips for sending scars packing, keep scrolling!

First things first, it's important to know what an acne scar actually is: "Acne scars are the result of inflammation within the dermis that triggers the skin to produce pigment cells.  These must be cared for properly to expedite the fading and healing process to prevent long-term damage to the skin," says celebrity esthetician Renee Rouleau. She also offers welcomed news, saying that many times scars will, in fact heal on their own over time but that (thankfully) you can expedite the process. Take a look at the below tips to find out how!

 

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