How to Use Tomato for Acne Scars Cure: Effective Treatment At Home for Marks and Dark Spots

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Tomato for Acne scars Treatment

Are you worried about the acne scars on your face or does your face look blemished with the marks left by the pimples? If that is yes, then you will definitely find easy solutions in this post using a very natural kitchen product for pimples and that is tomato. Tomatoes which we eat almost everyday in salads, or as a part of other veggies and dishes, is a beneficial ingredient in removing the acne scars. Acne scars, pimples marks etc may lower the confidence of a person since these things makes the skin look uneven and patchy. So, let’s know how tomato is beneficial in healing acne and pimple scars?

How Tomato Works for Acne Scars?

This is because tomatoes have lycopene, an enzyme that loosen up the upper most dead skin layer and fades the darkness.

Tomatoes also contains antioxidants which help to restore the natural moisture and youthfulness of the skin since antioxidants gets rid of the free radicals which eventually cause cell damage.

Tomato juice will also make the skin pores smaller, If you remember we have shared a post on how to use tomato juice to shrink the large pores on the face.

This capability of tomatoes to reduce the pore size and to clean the pores is also beneficial in improving the skin texture.

Tomato juice also acts as a mild astringent for oily combination skin due to which the skin look supple and toned.

Tomato is also a natural skin bleaching agent which bleaches the dark spots, marks of acne efficiently. All you have to do is to use remedies that contains tomato pulp or tomato juice to get the benefits of tomatoes.

See: Natural Beauty Recipes with Tomatoes

How to cure Acne and Pimple Scars with Tomato

Here are the best home remedies that can help you with the removal of acne scars and marks. Pimple marks, small zits and dark spots looks unflattering on  smooth complexion. Therefore, tips that can help reduce the scars should be used. You would be glad to know that these remedies will make them lightened within 7 days.

1. Every day Tomato pack for acne scars

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This is an easy home remedy with tomato for acne scars that you need to do every day in order to get rid of the acne marks and scars.


  • Take a tomato and cut a slice, then rub this slice on the face.
  • The slice of tomato has enough pulp and juice to cost your entire face thus you need not to waste the entire tomato just a slice is enough, you can use the remaining tomato for salad but after cleansing the hands. Right?
  • Now, leave the juice of tomato that you have applied by running the slice, for at least 30 minutes. Then wash the face with mild water.
  • This homemade tomato recipe to cure acne scars has to be done in the evening time for best results and whenever you of go out in the sun then make sure you use sunscreen as per the skin type.
  • If you are confused about sunscreens then see this post on how to choose sunscreen as per the skin type.

2. Tomato and Papaya Pack for scars lightening

tomato to cure acne scars with papaya

  • To use this tomato recipe for acne scars, you will need a small chunk of papaya or a thin papaya slice.
  • Use a clean spoon to mash that slice and convert that into a paste or pulp.
  • Then take a tomato and cut a slice and squeeze the juice out of it.
  • Put the tomato aside, and now mix the papaya paste and the tomato juice with the spoon.
  • Now apply this paste on the face and leave for 30 minutes.
  • This may drip so do not apply too much. Yo can place a towel on your lap also else the juice will drip on the clothes.
  • After 30 minutes wash the face with pain water. This needs to be done every day or at least every other day.

3. Tomato and Honey for Dark Spots and Marks Cure

tomato to cure acne scars and marks with honey

This is also one of the most effective masks for all skin that that will give you acne marks free skin. The honey in this treatment will make the skin glow. You will be amazed by the results of this treatment with tomato for acne scars.


  • Take a bowl or a small plate. In that add ½ teaspoonful of honey.
  • Then add 1 teaspoonful of tomato juice. Mix them with a spoon which is clean.
  • Then apply this on the face using the finger. You will feel that earlier the honey was quite thick but now after mixed up with the tomato juice, this mixture has become lotion like and running.
  • So make sure you apply this like you apply a face lotion. Massage the skin for 3-4 minutes with this lotion. Then leave this for 30 minutes.
  • Wash the face after 30 minutes using normal water. This should be done daily for best results in getting rid of the acne scars, pimples marks and even the dark spots.

Just a tip: When you will be using these remedies we will not suggest that you waste the entire tomato, just take a tomato and take only a small piece and put the rest of the piece in the refrigerator so that your mum can use it. But make sure you do that with clean hands. 

Homemade Tomato Toner for Acne Scars and Marks

Skin toners an also help to lighten the scars on the face. This tomato toner is a very natural and safe skin care product that one can try at home. You can use this everyday at night so that your skin gets devoid of the acne scars etc. Here is the procedure to make it.

Take a medium sized tomato and squeeze the juice in a bowl then strain the juice with a sieve so that the pulp, seeds etc can be segregated. In that tomato juice, add 3-4 teaspoonful of rose water. Make sure that you use a pure rose water and not those cheap quality rose waters which are highly scented.

Mix the two and fill this toner in a clean glass or plastic bottle. Store this in the refrigerator and use at night. To use this you just need to cleanse the skin and apply this with a clean cotton ball or pad. Wash the next morning. This quick beauty tip will vanish the acne, scars, marks etc within 7 days.

Tips to Heal Acne Scars on Face

Acne scars are as a result of the acne and pimples. Therefore, we should prevent them in the first place so that the skin is flawless and smooth. These tips will help prevent the acne and pimples on the face. 

Apply neem packs regularly. Take 2 teaspoonful of neem powder and mix with little bit of water. Use this paste on the face and wash after 20 minutes.

Take 2-3 teaspoonful of multani mitti or fuller’s earth and make a smooth paste with water. Apply this on your face and wash after 30 minutes. 

In a bowl, take handful of holy basil or tulsi leaves. Grind them with water. In this tulsi pulp, add 1 teaspoonful of honey. Apply this mixture over the acne and pimples. Rinse after 45 minutes. This gives cooling soothing and also heals the acne.

These were the home remedies with tomato to get rid of the acne scars, pimple marks etc. Now if you have scars and marks as your major concern then you would love to read our other related posts as well. Do check. :)

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  1. in my face many acne sports are there. i used ub fair aprox 20 days but not a 1% benift i got can u suggest me another treatment.

  2. Do not use UB fair cream. rather try Nivea for men moisturiser for fairness or Garnier fairness moisturizer.

  3. Hai mam am 26 yrs my skin is ruf and dull with black marks and pimples I used many creams but no result so pls giv me a best advice.

  4. Hi
    I’m Ram from hyderabad my skin is very black and pimples and lips also very black please suggest any creme or face wash creams.

    Sincerely yours,

  5. Hi mam .
    I m 17 years old boy , and I have tried all d remedies of removing acne .. And now pimples r not going but yeah dark and pimples r leaving their permanent spots … Give me a good remedy which I can use for good results …

  6. Hi please how can I stop pimples on my face. am using Caro white cream and now I have stopped rubbing the cream. my face have gone bad cos of pimples. Please what can I do. AM tired