Want to get rid of those horrible dark marks and ugly acne scars from your face?. Then try out these 10 effective home remedies to remove  pimple marks, acne scars, dark spots, brown spots, sun spots, dark patches and other skin blemishes.Regular use of these face packs makes your skin spotless, ageless and also prevents the occurrence of acne and other skin problems.

Here are the 10 effective home remedies to remove acne scars and dark marks

1.Tulsi or Holy Basil, Mint and Lemon Juice Face Pack

home remedies to remove acne scars and dark marks


Place few Tulsi leaves, mint leaves and 3 tbsp of lemon juice into the blender.Blend the ingredients to form a smooth paste.Clean your face before applying the pack.Allow the pack to stay for 20 minutes and then rinse with lukewarm water.

Skin Benefits

One of the best homemade face mask to remove pimple marks, brown spots and sun spots.Tulsi contains anti-fungal and antibacterial properties that helps to get rid of acne scars, marks and dark patches resulting in clean and even skin tone.Mint cooling properties reduces skin redness and eliminates brown spots that are caused due to sun exposure.Lemon juice tones the skin and lightens acne scars.For best results use this face pack every alternate day.

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2.Fenugreek Seeds and Rose Water Face Pack

Soak a handful of fenugreek seeds overnight.In the morning, drain the excess water and blend to form a smooth paste.Add 2 tbsp of rose water to the fenugreek paste and apply on the affected area of your face.Allow the pack to stay for 20 minutes and then rinse with cold water.

Skin Benefits

Fenugreek seeds are highly beneficial in removing dark marks and skin blemishes.They contains anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that kills bacteria causing acne and pimples, lightens dark marks, age spots and acne scars.Regular use of this face pack will leave your skin clean, soft and unblemished.


3.Ice Cold Lemon Water

lemon water wash

Take ice cold water in a small bowl, add 1/2 freshly squeezed lemon juice and 1 tsp of vinegar.Splash your face once in the morning and in the evening to reduce pimple and acne scars.

Skin Benefits

Easy and effective way to lighten sun spots, dark spots, pimple and acne scars.Regular use brightens your skin complexion, keeps your skin fresh and glowing.


4.Honey and Tomato Face Mask

tomato and honey mask

Blend 1/2 ripe tomato to a smooth paste using little water.Add 1 tbsp of honey to this mixture and mix well.Apply the mixture on your face with the help of a flat brush.Allow the pack to stay for 15 minutes and then wash using cold water.

Skin Benefits

This face pack helps cleanse excess oil, impurities and clogged pores, restores skin natural PH balance, prevents skin infection and fades away sun spots, black spots and blemishes.Honey soothes skin irritation and prevents acne breakouts.Tomatoes contain lycopene, a powerful antioxidant that prevents premature wrinkles and sun damage.It also reduces brown spots, age spots and pimple marks.


5.Coconut Water

Cut a fresh green coconut and pour the water into a bowl.Dip a cotton ball into this coconut water and gently wipe all over the affected area.Repeat for 4 to 5 times.Rinse using lukewarm water.

Skin Benefits

Coconut water contains cytokines and lauric acid that prevents ageing, eliminates stubborn dark spots, prevents the growth of acne and pimples.Regular use makes your skin smooth and blemish free.


6.Neem Leaves and Rose Water Face Pack

Grind a handful of neem leaves to a thick paste using few drops of rose water.Before you apply the pack cleanse and steam your pores, so that the extracts of neem enters your skin pores.Apply a thick layer of this pack and leave for 30 minutes.Rinse using lukewarm water.

Skin Benefits

Neem is one of the most amazing plant that has numerous skin benefits.Neem leaves is well-known for its antibacterial properties, that helps controls acne causing bacteria, regulates excess oil secretion, eliminates acne scars naturally and improves skin texture. Rose water contains astringent properties that tones and soothes skin.


7.Besan, Turmeric and Yogurt Face Pack

turmeric and besan mask

Mix 2 tbsp of besan or chickpeas flour, 1/2 tsp of turmeric and 3 tbsp of fresh thick yogurt.Apply the pack on your face and leave until it dries completely.Wash your face using cold water.

Skin Benefits

This face pack improves your skin appearance, enhances your complexion, makes your skin clean and spotless.Gram flour contains cleansing properties that removes impurities from your pores, dead skin cells, pimple marks and blemishes.Turmeric evens skin tone and helps the skin to get rid of acne marks and black spots.Yoghurt makes the skin brighter and luminous.


8.Aloe Vera Gel Massage

aloevera gel mask

Simply cut an aloe vera leaf and remove the inner gel into a bowl.Take small amount of this gel on your palms and gently massage in upward strokes, especially to the affected areas for 10 minutes.Wash your face with lukewarm water.If you have difficulties in getting the aloe vera plant then you can use the ready-made aloe vera gel that is easily available in the market.

Skin Benefits

Aloe vera contains powerful medicinal properties that heals skin rashes, fade dark patches and dark marks on your skin to help you reveal smooth, flawless, glowing complexion.It also minimizes wrinkles and fine lines.


9.Oatmeal, Lemon and Honey Face Scrub

Oatmeal is not only a healthy breakfast but also great for acne-prone skin.Blend 2 tbsp of oatmeal into a fine powder, add 2 tbsp of honey and 1/2 freshly squeezed lime juice.Combine the ingredients and gently scrub on your wet face using fingertips for 3 to 4 minutes, especially the affected areas.Rinse with lukewarm water.

Skin Benefits

This exfoliating scrub deep cleanses and purify pores.Removes dead skin cells from the skin surface and diminish skin discoloration and acne scars.Oatmeal contains antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties that soothe skin inflammation, reduces pigmentation, lightens acne scars and other skin blemishes.Lemon contains bleaching property that lightens skin and remove dark spots.For best results use this face scrub thrice in a week.


10.Orange Peel and Yogurt Mask

Grind dry orange rinds into fine powder.Add 2 tbsp of fresh thick curd to this powder and combine properly.Wipe your face with rose water and then apply the mask.Leave the mask to dry for 20 minutes and then slowly remove the pack in upward direction using your wet hands.Now rinse with cold water and pat dry.

Skin Benefits

This face packs not only helpful in removing acne, age spots and scars but also gives your skin an instant fairness and glow.Orange peel work wonders for your skin, it firms your skin, removes skin dullness, sun tan and help you reveal clear and radiant skin. Yogurt lightens the dark spot and blemishes to give you a soft, smooth and blemish-free skin.


  1. Hello, I am staying at hostel, so yogurt is not available for me, can I use Milk Powder and lemon as substitute? also whether Kasturi Turmeric can be used as substitute for normal turmeric in this face pack??

    • Don’t use milk powder it will cause acne and pimples..especially if u have a oily skin.But, you can go for skimmed milk powder which is good for oily skin becoz it contains less fat so it doesn’t make your skin much oily.
      You can use Kasturi Turmeric as substitute for normal turmeric.. 🙂

  2. Hai..Nice tips i have oily,acne prone skin and acne marks on my face.And also my skin is sensitive can you suggest me a face cream for daily use..

    • u can use khadi herbal neem face pack cream or Jovees Ayurveda Neem & Long Pepper Anti Acne..are best for acne marks, pimples, dark marks and for sensitive skin

    • 1.Daily apply fresh cabbage juice on the dark spot 2.Soak a soft towel in a mixture of warm rice water and lemon juice and steam your face.Follow this for 1 week to remove dark marks. 3.Mix fresh aloe vera gel with diluted apple cider vinegar and using a q-tip or a clean eyeliner brush apply only on the dark spots.Leave for 5 minutes and then rinse.Be patient and follow these remedies for 2 weeks definitely it will remove your dark spots nd tc 🙂

  3. Hi
    I am having acne problem for the past 2 months.I am 34.
    I underwent facial treatment in parlor for acne but no improvement.
    Pls suggest some home remedies for acne.its mainly in the jaw area & near ears

    • 1.Daily rub ice cubes over the affected area. 2.Blend fresh neem leaves into paste adding little water, add 2 tbsp of sandalwood powder and 4 tbsp of rose water.Refrigerate the pack for 1 hour before applying.Rinse you face with lukewarm water and then apply a thick paste on your face and leave until it dries completely.Rinse with cold water.Extremely effective pack to reduce acne pimples.THe antibacterial properties of neem sandalwood powder kills bacteria causing acne. 3.Drink plenty water and consume fruits rich in vitamin c. 4.at night massage fresh aloe vera gel mixed a dash of lemon juice. Tc 🙂

  4. Hi I was studied in bangalore, the climate not comfortable for my skin. After studying my face was very darken and full of pimples and dark mark. Can you suggest some remedies of this situation

    • Apply a thick paste of gram flour, cucumber juice and rose water.It lightens the color of your skin and fades away pimple and dark marks.

      for pimples apply a paste of fresh neem leaves and aloe vera gel( you can use readymade).Clean and steam ur face and apply the pack.It minimizes the appearance of pimples and scars.

      Another effective way to quickly suppress pimples is to daily rub ice cube on pimples and then apply mint juice. tc 🙂

  5. Hy…
    My roka ceremony is within this week.. n thr r many marks on my cheeks please suggest me sumthing to remove these scars and marks….

    • 1.Daily massage a mixture of aloe vera gel and lemon juice at night.It lightens acne scars, dark spots and any other skin blemishes. 2.Blend rips tomato add a tbsp of honey and apply on your clean face.let it sit for 15 minutes nd then wash. 3.Daily Rub ice cubes it lightens scars nd keep skin fresh. 4Cleanse your skin thoroughly with cold raw milk it lightens scars and marks. tc nd srry 4 the late response :'( and anyways congrats!!! 🙂 🙂

  6. I am 17 and have acne marks on my face. Tired of doing so many experiments on my face ranging from chemical to natural…. Plz plz suggest any fast n effective soln.

    • to remove acne marks follow this remedy.. mix 1 tbsp of apple cider vinegar with 1 tbsp of lemon juice and 2 tsp of besan powder.Wipe your face throughly with rose water and then apply this pack and wash off after 10 mins with cool water ..if you hve a dry or sensitive skin then use a tbsp of honey.

    • to remove dark spots daily clean your skin with a cotton soaked in rose water or can prepare a natural astringent by mixing a dash of lemon juice and water.2.Soak fenugreek seeds in water blend it with green tea water and apply.Let it sit for 20 mins before you rinse off.Pour aloe vera juice into ice cube tray and daily massage to get rid of dark spots.Neem powder is one of the best way to remove pimples and dark spots, Apply a paste of fresh neem leaves mixed with rose water.

  7. I am 17th year old and i am suffering from pimples from last 5 years tried many thing but no result…and even now i started getting pimple marks which are embarrassing can i apply honey and yogurt(dahi) for fair and glowing skin???Please do reply…

    • to remove pimple marks apply cold sandalwood, besan nd rose water paste.It kills the bacteria that causes pimples.Alternatively, methi leaves or neem leaves paste works in the reduction of pimples.For dark marks daily wipe your skin with diluted apple cider vinegar & water 1:3. if you don’t hve ACV then use cold lemon water.Another remedy to lighten dark marks is to apply a paste of cucumber juice, yoghurt and multani mitti..

  8. i have big acne and marks and open pores and mine is oil skin too give me some tips reduce all as fast as possible!!

    • for open pores wrap few ice cubes in a muslin cloth or a cotton cloth and rub ice cubes daily in the morning.To remove acne scars, marks and pimples try these home remedies.Mix a tbsp of sandalwood powder, a tsp of lemon juice and rose water to smooth paste.wash your face with lukewarm water and then apply.once it dries completely rinse with cool water to close the pores.you can apply a paste of neem leaves mix with turmeric and rose water.

  9. Hi m 21yrs old..i dnt hv so much pimples problem at present but i had before..how can i remove those spots?? I have oily and sensitive skin..what should i do for better glow ?? I stay in hostel so cant get so much time..

  10. Hi ….just recently i started having ances in my face and treated them with a antibiotic gel but that is not working so plzzzxz u suggest me some good remedy for this problem and for a glow ….and fairness

    • to remove acne & acne scars follow these tips 1.daily massage aloe vera gel mix with few drops of lemon juice on the affected area. 2.Apply fresh paste of sandalwood powder mixed with cold rose water.3.A mixture of Turmeric and neem leaves paste is extremely effective in eliminating acnes. Just try for few days nd share the result..

  11. I have been using turmeric, besan and yogurt face pack since some time but I have been experiencing acne breakouts and stubborn acne marks.What am I supposed to do?

    • Follow these remedies – 1.Apply a cold paste of sandalwood powder mixed with few drops of rose water on the affected area. 2.Fenugreek paste or neem leaves paste works wonders in healing acne and pimples. 3.Massage lemon ice cubes daily for 2 times in a day.

      3.To remove dark marks apply a paste of cucumber juice mix with a tsp of lemon juice.let it sit for 10 minutes and then wash off. Drink plenty of water and stay away from oily foods or foods high in gluten and unrefined foods.

  12. hii,im 18 year old.iam suffering from acnes on cheeck from the last one year.now it leaves dark and brown spots,..and again pimples are coming,i have tried turmeric…but no results..how can i get rid off from the spots and tiny acnes…

    • To get rid of spots, pimple and acne scars ..follow these tips.

      1.Soak a cotton ball in diluted apple cider vinegar that in ACV: Water in the ratio of 1:3 and daily wipe your face at night.

      2.Rinse your face with cold green tea water mixed with few tsp of lemon juice..

      3.Tomato juice or potato juice mix a tbsp of multani mitti helps lighten dark marks and spots..

  13. I m 39 and I m having open pores and no remedy has worked for a long term so plzz suggest me some really effective way to class skin pores nd tighten my skin…??

    • to tighten skin pores just follow these tips. 1.Always exfoliate your face with a mild scrub to remove the excess oil and impurities trapped inside the pores leading to enlarged pores.Take a tsp of baking soda, mix a tsp of salt and a tsp of honey.Rinse ur face with warm water and then massage this mixture for 2 minutes and then wash off with cold water. 2.Daily massage aloe vera ice cubes for 2 to 3 times in a day to shrink pore size. 3.Apply skin pore tightening pack twice in a week ..just mix 1 egg white with a tsp of lemon juice and a tsp of corn flour and apply.Let it dry completely and then wash off with cool water.

  14. Hi
    my wedding is there after a month
    I have plenty of pimples on my face and marks too
    so please Suggest me something which effect on it quickly

    • don’t worry try these remedies to reduce pimples 1.daily massage ice 3 to 4 times in a day.2.Apply cold sandalwood paste on the affected area and then wash off with cold water. 3.Drink plenty of water and consume lot of green veggies and cooling foods. Stay away from oily and unrefined foods.

      To remove dark marks follow these tips 1.Make a fresh paste of tulsi, neem leaves mixed with a tsp of turmeric and rose water and apply.2. Daily cleanse your skin with a cup of cold water mixed with a tsp of honey and lemon juice.3.You can also apply a fresh sandalwood paste.

  15. Hi
    I often get acne scars after acnes are gone can u suggest me the best way of getting rid of acne scars
    I have got a big scar on my face after an injury I tried many ointments such as scarlite acid ointment but the scars always reoccurs
    Can u suggest me how will this scar not reoccur and its treatment

    • Follow these remedies to get rid of acne scars – 1.mix a tsp of baking soda with 1 tsp of lemon juice and 2 tbsp of besan powder.Rinse your face with warm water and then apply a thick paste on the affected area.let it sit for 10 minutes and then wash off. 2.Sandalwood powder mixed with a tsp of aloe vera gel and rose water is also beneficial in eliminating acne scars. 3.Another useful remedy is daily massage lemon ice cubes.simply squeeze the juice of one lemon to a cup of water and pour into ice cube tray and freeze and then use it.

    • 1.Take 1/4 th cup of warm water.Mix 2 tbsp of apple cider vinegar and 1 tsp of salt.soak a cotton ball and wipe your face thoroughly. After you hve cleansed your skin apply a fresh paste of cold neem leaves paste mixed with sandalwood powder.Let it dry completely nd then rinse off with cool water.The antifunf=gal and antiseptic properties of neem and sandalwood destroys the acne causing bacteria.finally, massage an ice cube on the affected area.
      this is an effective remedy ..it will definitely heal & remove acne, pimples or any scars.

  16. Hello mam….
    My wedding will be after a month …i have few acne on my forhead and also on left check…
    Can u plz..suggest me the fastest way to get rid of acne…..plz

    • Don’t worry ..follow these remedies it will remove acne, acne scars, pimples and dark marks..

      1.Massage lemon ice cubes thrice in a day.
      2.Apply cold paste of neem leaves mix with a tsp of turmeric and rose water.
      3.Sandalwood powder mixed with cucumber juice helps reduce pimples fast..

  17. hi, I have acne scars left all over my face, especially on nose part. I have all three types of scars.I have undergone Ultrapulse Laser Treatment with no results. can u pls suggest me the best home made remedy

    • follow these three remedies to remove acne scars completely .. take 2 tsp of pinepple juice, add 1 tsp of lemon juice and 1 tbsp of besan flour.mix it well and apply.after 20 mins wash off .. 2.take some fresh cauliflower paste , mix a tbsp of white vinegar and aloe vera gel..apply it on the dark marks..daily wipe your face with a cotton soaked in diluted apple cider vinegar or lemon juice.

  18. I have lots of acne holes on my face and some acne on my nose. I tried many medicines from various doctors many years and result is nothing.Last 3 weeks i apply mixure of tomato and cucumber for acne scars. My question is can i use tomato and cucumber mixure at morning and aloe vera gel at night ? Does it affect my skin? How much time these procesure will take to complete fill my acne scar or acne holes?

    • use cucumber and lemon juice it is more effective in removing acne scars and marks.. in the morning apply cucumber juice with tomato juice or lemon juice.. and in the night apply aloe vera gel.Follow this for upto 3 weeks ..

  19. i hv a big black patch on cheeks it sun times is invisible n sometimes is becms dark pls suggest me…..will tulsi leafs work

    • to remove dark patches try this remedy… blend a handful of neem leaves, tusli leaves, add a tbsp of sandalwood powder and rose water.mix well and apply a thick paste.wash off after 20 minutes.Follow this daily for a week to remove black patches from your skin.

  20. Hi there i am 22 year old with oily skin i have acne scars in my face as for last two years i have acne problem with the usage of medicines my skin got severe redness and left acne scars too now i am using face pack of besan with honey and milk this is good fr my skin ?? And also my skin got so sensitive as much that rose water and lemon irritates my skin how i left my acne scars kindly .y tell me plz.

    • just add 2 tbsp of fresh papaya paste to the milk, honey and besan pack .. you can use cucumber juice..these ingredients r safe for sensitive skin nd also helps remove acne scars completely if u use them regularly for 5 to 6 days..


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