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#1 Keepitsecret?

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Posted 29 September 2020 - 10:22 PM

I have scars from a variety of sources, and I was wondering if there was anyway to make them less noticeable. If it will help, I can post pictures. Just tell me if I need to.



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Posted 01 October 2020 - 05:16 AM

it depends on the type of scar. but make sure you wear sunscreen every wear every day, even if your just inside the house. the sun is apparently everywhere now lol. And there are scar fade creams at drugstores, bleach creams on amazon or you could get some from a dermtaologist, but try to stay away from hydroquinone and always apply carefully with a qtip to avoid weird discoloration.
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Posted 01 October 2020 - 04:42 PM

it depends on the type of scar. but make sure you wear sunscreen every wear every day, even if your just inside the house. the sun is apparently everywhere now lol. And there are scar fade creams at drugstores, bleach creams on amazon or you could get some from a dermtaologist, but try to stay away from hydroquinone and always apply carefully with a qtip to avoid weird discoloration.

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Posted 02 October 2020 - 09:56 AM

This sounds crazy but if your scars are completely healed and you just want to get rid of the mark use white thootpaste.
I used this for lightening some acne scars and some severe self harm ones that both were purpleish and it did work, the scars wont disappear but they sure will get lighter
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#5 daintybone

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Posted 06 October 2020 - 10:30 PM

vitamin e oil works great!! i have a scar on my chin from a car accident and it’s barely visible anymore bc i applied vitamin e oil nightly
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#6 saint_anything

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Posted 17 October 2020 - 11:33 AM

Retinol works very well
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Posted 17 October 2020 - 08:25 PM

dermarest worked for me. longterm cutter, don't mind most of my scars (i actually like them) but the words were embarrassing
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Posted 24 October 2020 - 03:57 PM

Microneedling / dermarollers can help. Just don't pick too long needles, it will do more harm than help (Even though it's tempting especially with a history of self harm). Hm, silicone gel can help. Somehow bepanthen antiseptic worked for me even though it's thought for fresh cuts. I also heard some suggestions for mild salicylic acid products (There are pens available with 12.5% salicylic acid, they are thought for hard skin sections on feet and ellbows. They are said to be helpful used once or twice a week as it gets possible to carefully rasp the skin with a file. So it speeds up the regeneration process. Not sure if it's always safe to use though - Better on older scars probably! I'm currently trying it and at first it looks worse, but that's only the "dead skin" on top. I didn't notice much difference after taking that off, but I did it only for three times yet).

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Posted Yesterday, 10:37 AM

I used cocoa butter every time I would change clothes for a year and they almost completely faded away!

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