Wash the scabs every day. You should clean the scabbed area twice each day. You can use an acne cleanser or antibacterial soap. Rub vigorously until dry afterwards.
Use a clean washcloth each time you wash your acne scabs. If you reuse the washcloths, you can spread bacteria, which may slow down the healing process.
lean with oil. After cleaning with soap, you can use an oil to help moisturize and remove the scabs. Apply an oil such as castor oil, olive oil, almond oil, mineral oil, or any other oil you wish. Use a clean washcloth to gently work the oil into the scab. Be gentle and use only slight pressure. Rinse well and re-moisturize.
Use a warm compress. Soak a clean cloth in warm water and then ring it out. Press the compress to your acne scabs for about 10 to 15 minutes, twice a day. The moist heat helps to soften the scab, which will help them come off safely and naturally. It also can help the wound to heal.
Don’t scrub with the compress. Just hold it against the acne scabs.
Find plantain leaves. Plantain leaves come from flat, long, narrow-leafed plants that grow nearly everywhere, including most people’s backyards. There are many different varieties, but they all have vertical veins in the leaves. Some people think they are weeds, but they have many medicinal properties. They can be used directly on wounds to protect the wound and promoting healing. The leaves also have antibiotic properties.
Most people don’t realize the plant in the backyard is plantain, mainly because there is another food called a plantain, which is a fruit like a banana. Plantain leaves are herbs and different from the cooking plantain, which is a fruit.
If you can’t find plantain leaves outside to pick, you can order dried plantain leaves and herbs from natural retailers.