The bad news: There is no secret ingredient or miracle gadget that causes scars to disappear completely. However, will not be deterred. Much of what you think of as acne scarring is really just hyperpigmentation or erythema – brown or red spots – rather than an actual change in skin structure. In addition, there are a variety of gels, creams and treatments that can reduce the discoloration.
We asked higher dermatologists to recommend the most effective products to reduce the marks left by outbreaks. Here's what the experts recommend.
All products displayed on Allure are selected independently by our editors. But when you buy something through our retail links, we can earn a branch commission.