Experts Swear By These Ingredients to Lighten Acne Scars

As if acne itself wasn’t hard enough to deal with, after you’ve got it under control you’re left with a new issue: acne scars. You emerged victorious from your battle with acne, but the stubborn scars they leave behind can be just as tough to banish off as acne itself. 

Think of acne scars as red wine stains on your white rug. Though you’ve cleaned up the mess (gotten your acne under control) and patted your rug dry, the stain could be a struggle to fade - just like acne scars. 

Luckily, all hope is not lost because it’s not impossible to fade acne scars - all it really takes are the right skincare products with the right ingredients to minimize those bad boys.

Vitamin C

Vitamin C isn’t considered the holy grail in the skincare industry for nothing. It’s everyone’s (not so) secret weapon for helping fade acne scars. Vitamin C covers the bases by improving the appearance of all types of acne scars - dark spots, hyperpigmentation, redness, or swelling. Fun fact: Vitamin C’s healing properties accelerate collagen production and rebuild the skin’s structure. The catch with Vitamin C is that in some forms it can be unstable with its short shelf life or difficult to layer - however, thanks to science there are now more stable forms of Vitamin C. One common stable Vitamin C is Ascorbyl Glucoside, which can actually be found in Moisturize Bettr - which makes it the ultimate targeted skin moisturizer for acne-prone skin.

Vitamin E

Vitamin E is rich in antioxidants, which destroy the free radicals that can contribute to breakouts - solving the problem from its root - no acne, no acne scars. Reducing the severity of acne itself can ultimately help fade acne scars in the long run. Its anti-inflammatory properties aid in soothing and calming those angry pesky spots then act as a natural protection against environmental stressors. After all, Bettr’s moisturizer doesn’t have this powerful antioxidant for nothing.


Niacinamide is an extremely useful nutrient that goes the extra mile with more than one benefit in lightening acne scars. This super ingredient eradicates hyperpigmentation by breaking down excess melanin to minimize the appearance of dark spots. Found in Restore Bettr, this multitasker stimulates collagen production to help boost the skin’s volume.

You’re already frustrated with acne, then the acne scars, then having to look for products with ingredients that help with acne scars can be a whole process. The good news for you is that all of these ingredients are conveniently found in two of the three products of the Bettr You Set so you can have a hassle-free skin care routine that works.

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