Acne is a very common skin condition affecting many teenagers and a considerable number of adults. Nearly 85% of people experience acne at some point in their lives.  All types of acne can leave scars long after the initial pimples have gone. Scars diminish the smooth appearance of the skin and can make some people self-conscious and shy. However, there are steps that you can take to ensure that you keep your skin smooth and blemish-free. To reduce scarring, you can use home remedies, make certain lifestyle changes, and use medications.