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Scars - May 9th 2018, 08:58 PM

I have lots of SH scars on my forearm, I wasn't thinking when I started SH'ing and I did it all on my forearm... How do I get the scars to go away???
   
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Re: Scars - May 9th 2018, 09:12 PM

Hello,

There are a few things you could try that might help. There are things like bio oil, Maderma, Shea Cocoa butter lotion, coconut oil, Silicone gel sheets, aloe vera and apple cider vinegar. Some people have had really good results with some of these but depending on a few different factors it is possible that these methods will not work as well as it has for others.

Unfortunately, one of the things that leads to scars fading, best, is time. The older scars are the more likely it is that they will fade down a bit. I know that the scars on my arms have gotten better with time. They were pretty deep wounds and while they are still raised and noticeable they look a lot better then they did 2 years ago and I imagine they will look a lot better two years from now.

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Re: Scars - May 11th 2018, 04:01 PM

You've been given some lovely ideas above. Besides that, you could try Vitamin E and baking soda (in a scrub-like consistency) aloe, or lemon juice. Maybe you can do some more research on different methods to help with scarring and then decide which one you think will work best for you. Luckily there are a lot of different methods so you have plenty to do trial and error with.

As it was said, time does help too. They will begin to fade on their own eventually but there is no telling how much time that may take.


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Re: Scars - May 12th 2018, 12:48 AM

I agree, with all of the ideas that were mentioned above. The best option in my oppinion would be just letting them fade on their own or you could try some of the other options listed to see if they are able to help at all.
   
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