After 2 months of spraying magnesium oil over my arms, a hard and raised scar softened and flattened significantly.
Treating keloids can be tricky as results tend to vary. Corticosteroid injections have worked well for some people, along with some traditional chinese medicine (TCM). Other possible remedies include painting with iodine tincture, garlic and tea tree oil.
When done with care, skin needling or dermarolling can help tighten loose skin and reduce lines/wrinkles, soften scars, and in some cases, improve skin pigmentation.
Used in hospitals to treat the wounds of patients with vulnerable skin, copper peptides are now found in many wrinkle creams.
The juice from lemons and limes is highly acidic. When applied on the skin, this exfoliates, boosts cell turnover, and helps fade pigmentation and freckles over time.
Pineapple juice contains bromelain — a natural beta hydroxy acid (BHA). BHAs stimulate cell turnover, which helps fade dark marks.