5 Ways to Get Rid of Acne Scars

As if having acne isn’t bad enough, after the blemishes fade, skin can be left with discolored and pitted scars that are hard to hide. They don’t appear from just picking at your face; there’s a lot happening under the skin. “They form because of inflammation in the skin that results from red, irritated acne and picking at your skin,” says Santa Monica, CA, dermatologist Karyn Grossman, MD. “Nothing can totally return your skin to its perfect prior state, but there are treatments that can significantly reduce the look of scars.”

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