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Posted 19 April 2013 - 06:12 AM

Ok so i have quite a lot of these on my arms and legs. arms - i havent shown in 13 years.

i get far too hot in the gym as i have to wear long sleeves so does anyone have suggestions on how to reduce these loads so i can wear even 1/2 sleeves?? i use bio oil and its worked a bit but i really wanna b able to show them off. and not have stares.


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Posted 19 April 2013 - 01:51 PM

I haven't tried this myself - but I have heard lemon juice will make them fade faster :))


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Posted 19 April 2013 - 04:48 PM

Ooo thanks. I will try this. Sum of them are keloid ones so i dont think they will ever go or b able.to be seen x

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 05:29 PM

See if you can find silicone sheets. i used a scar fading system of silicone sheets and it really helped fade them. read reviews before buying. some are better than others. :)
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Posted 20 April 2013 - 07:11 AM

hi thanks - i will look into these x



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Posted 21 April 2013 - 04:03 PM

I've been using lemon juice on my acne scars and its improved the look of them.
Also I have heard if you buy vitamin e capsules and open them up and rub the oil that is inside the tablets on to your skin it works really well for scars



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Posted 22 April 2013 - 03:28 PM

Ive heard/tried oatmeal, water and honey face mask and if i remember right, it seemed to work.



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Posted 22 April 2013 - 04:40 PM

Thankyou for all the advice people - i will try ALL of these x

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 02:17 PM

Ooo thanks. I will try this. Sum of them are keloid ones so i dont think they will ever go or b able.to be seen x

Yeah same here:/

When they have faded enough and I'm old enough I will get a half sleeve tatto to cover them.. if I ever can stop cutting and let them fade >.<''



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Posted 27 April 2013 - 03:33 AM

ahhh setthebirdsfree!! im am with u there! im dying to get a sleeve! i wud need one on both arm tho cos theyre messed up. but yea. love sleeves. black and white shady tho. theres this this woman comes into my work - super skinny and pretty and has a sleeve. looks amazeballs x



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Posted 29 April 2013 - 07:51 AM

I have a ton of scars from surgery and I use coconut oil and bio oil like you said. I think it works the best. But also my doctor told to me to keep my scars out of the sun so they won't be as bad. One more thing I noticed with my scars is that the longer I have them the more faded they get. I've had one since birth that is almost completely gone(:

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Posted 13 May 2013 - 11:32 PM

Now that they are old enough, my scars are white instead of purple. I have just learned to not care anymore. All throughout middle school, and freshman year of high school I wore only long sleeves. Then I just got tired of wearing sweatshirts in July an wore whatever I wanted. I relapsed several times over the coming years, until I was 19 or 20 so I got new scars. I would cover them until they turned white-ish and then just let it all hang out again.

 

I find that it really isn't that big of a deal. Many people never notice because of the way I hold my arm, or don't notice for a long time, or just don't say anything. If they do ask I just say "Eh, I dunno" and don't explain further. I've just learned to accept that my body is scarred, and if I can live with it, so can everyone else.


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Posted 15 May 2013 - 07:17 PM

Everyone reccomends bio oil, so you cant do wrong by keeping on using that.
If youre pale, scars stand out more. I have really big, thick scarring, some have faded but the newer ones that are have welted are impossible to do anything about without some kind of scar reduction surgery.
But i find that when i use tan, it reduces the appearance of scarring :)
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Posted 21 May 2013 - 04:09 PM

I have them all on my thighs and on my wrists and they stand out so badly when you are pale. Amount of people who give me funny looks at work after spotting my wrists :( ... Anyhows... Use the fudge out of fake tanning products, invest in a body foundation - mac is awesome and try not to care. People are shallow :/

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Posted 01 June 2013 - 09:53 PM

For a quick fix try fondation and conceler. To get them to fade try neosprian for recent cuts. Coconut oil,lavender oil,lemon juice, bio oil or just tan to make them less noticeable 


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Posted 03 June 2013 - 08:21 PM

As far as keloids are concerned I know when I got one on my nose piercing, I did salt water soaks and those barely worked, tea tree oil (diluted a bit if you get the concentrated stuff) and for really bad ones an aspirin tablet crushed and mixed with sea salt into a thick paste (with a little water) and left on over night. Silicon sheets should also work, but I think the main thing is keeping your skin moist (such as with a lotion or oil) and if there are small keloids you can treat them yourself, otherwise you'll have to go to the doc.  I know this works on acne scars to, so best of luck.


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