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getting rid of scars - November 12th 2013, 07:03 AM

So I know that I can't get rid of my scars completely, but I need to recover and move forward in my life and I can't do that if the scars are going to keep reminding me that I cut. I just need a away to make them fade and if possible at all go down so they aren't as risen as they are now. So please please I need help because I don't know how any ways. thanks


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Re: getting rid of scars - November 12th 2013, 07:31 AM

Hey Kayla, here's a few methods I've heard of.
Use bio-oil on them, they reduce the scaring quite well.
Adding Vitamin E tablets should help too.
Or you could use makeup.
Massage Vitamin E capsules into the scars.
Add toothpaste on them overnight then use 'Boots - Natural Colour Correction regularly.

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Re: getting rid of scars - November 12th 2013, 08:01 AM

I think the risen scars won't be able to go down with scar cream and oitment but I have a couple that were really risen and they have gone down themselves and I scar easily and my scars and stuff usually never fade like other peoples do mine are way visible. So your risen ones should go down a little. Also I think that you could change the way you look at your scars and see them as a way of surviving rather than "Oh I cut myself". I mean when I see my scars they just remind me that I'm a survivor.

Anyway for getting rid of scars Maderma(which is probably spelled wrong) worked on the word I cut into my skin and I don't have that scar anymore and like I said my scars don't fade or go away easily. So I would try that.


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Re: getting rid of scars - November 12th 2013, 10:55 AM

I have heard that cocoa butter or bio-oil work.

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Re: getting rid of scars - November 12th 2013, 12:36 PM

Hi! I'm in a similar boat. I'm not sure how well they work, but I've just started using a scar cream myself. There are a variety available and they are meant to reduce scars, to at least make them less visible. I've got Protec scar cream, but have a look around and see what you can find, there are a few. I couldn't find one in a store so I bought mine online, guess it depends on your pharmacy though. Hopefully they help!

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Re: getting rid of scars - November 13th 2013, 07:58 PM

I agree with all of their suggestions. I just want to remind you that it'll take a few weeks or maybe even a month before the creams have a noticeable effect normally. I really agree with Br0k3nSmil3s in the fact that you're scars should be a reminder that you are a survivor. You are a very strong person for carrying on even when you don't feel that you should anymore. You survived a test of life and the scars are your battle wounds. You should be proud of yourself


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