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Anyway to make self harm scars fade more?

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JaffaCakes

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Hey all, so it's been almost 4 years since I have self harmed ( I'm 22) and as strange as this might sound I only really noticed and fully grasped the scars on my arms 5 months ago, I have tried using bio oil for the last 3 months but read that if scars are white that they won't fade anymore plus its been years now.. I've been looking in to getting a full tattoo sleeve but I'm not sure if it will be possible since a lot of them are raised scars and i imagine it will cost a lot.

the last month has been stressfull and when I look at my arms now it's like I'm triggering myself and it's taking everything not to self harm again. I really don't want to ruin any recovery I've made but it's hard, I haven't worn a short sleeve top in 7 years now..

so I'm wondering does anyone know of any other ways/treatments to help reduce scars?
 
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Hi :welcome: to the forums :)

This is a common topic, and I'll look a few up for you. (though maybe not now as I should be in bed! :LOL::sleepy2:

Have a look around in the meanwhile :)


a few in this search! :)

 
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Hi Jaffa you have my sympathy my scars have turned white on my arms. Normally as I’m very pale skinned they dont show too much but in summer when i get a tan they are really obvious as they dont tan. The best thing i can recommend is getting some concealer cream them blotting it with a translucent powder
 
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