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Old 15-06-07, 19:28
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scar cover-up

I'm not sure which forum topic this would go under, but I thought i'd post it here. I WAS a cutter and now I have scars all over my arms and wrists, noticiable scars. Usually they would not bother me, but since summer is on it's way I am desperate for something to cover them.I bought some dermablend coverup, but im not too impressed with the results. Does anyone know anything that works well to cover them?
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Old 15-06-07, 19:42
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Re: scar cover-up

Hi...

I would also love to know this answer. I have self harm scars on my arms AND acne scarring all over my face and in the summer if i get the slightest bit of colour on my face the scars are really noticable. I've been looking into having a chemical peel because the scars on my face are so horrendous.

I hope you find something...

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Old 16-06-07, 20:04
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Re: scar cover-up

Hi there!
I'm interested in this topic as I've got quite a few scars from my acne. Had a quick google and it pulled up thousands of sites and products all claiming to get rid of scars. I'm sceptical though...Professional scar removal ranges from between £200 and £2500 according to the BUPA website. However, as a less drastic measure I've heard wheatgerm oil is very good and on the Boots website, they sell a Scar Reduction pad for £19.99, which consists of two adhesive sheets that can be used all over the body and helps to fade existing scars and reduce the impact of scars from recently healed wounds.
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Old 17-06-07, 14:38
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Re: scar cover-up

Try Bio Oil

http://www.bio-oil.info/en/home

I have some and use it for scars that I have from burning myself on the oven.

It costs around £14 I think but could be worth it and it is supposed to work really well.
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Old 17-06-07, 14:59
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Re: scar cover-up

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/new...icle752572.ece

I have found this online hope it helps
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Old 17-06-07, 18:44
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Re: scar cover-up

Hi Nicola...

I have shares in Bio-Oil...lol
I've been using it for about 6 months or more and i'm 3/4 through my second bottle - so far....no good.

Sadly, due to the size and colour of my scarring, it is REALLY noticable from quite a distance. Last year when the rest of me was brown i was covering the scars with St. Tropez fake tan, what "people" failed to tell me and i am too stupid to notice, is that the fake tan was a completely different colour from my tanned skin......nice people around me.

My husband has a massive issue with my facial scarring. He HATES it. The acne has happened since we've been together but the self harm ones have been there for yonks.

I hate my face, its horrible and i pity anyone who has to look at me.

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