Only 2. Benzoyl peroxide and salicyclic acid are all that is available over the counter. See dermatologist if this does not work.
Home remedied. Drying agents for oily skin frequent cleansing and make up to camo scars and tanning of face helps.
Are home remedies effective in lightening acne blemishes? I wanted a natural solution for my blemishes. I have heard tomato juice helps. Does it?
Acne scars. Acne responds to benzyl peroxide and topical erythromycin. Severe acne requires Accutane. Acne scars respond to microdermabrasion, chemical peals and or laser.
Real Rx. My colleague gave you good advice about the active lesions. Postinflammatory pigmentation may stay around for several weeks. I would advise you against trying to lighten it with any of the hydroquinone skin bleaches; they're difficult to use and may make things look worse. The key is managingthe active disease -- use a scientific rather than "pop" treatment.