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    Old 04-09-2005, 12:43 PM   #1
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    Unhappy What is the quickest way to fade a face full of dark scars?

    Please can anyone help me. I have soo many dark scars on my face from real bad acne that I desperately want to get rid of. Can anyone post anything e.g. routine, procedure or product that has helped them get rid of these scars or significantly lighten them.

    Also, will they go away? If so, how long? These scars are not red but dark brown looking in color.

     
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    Old 04-09-2005, 02:55 PM   #2
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    Re: What is the quickest way to fade a face full of dark scars?

    I have the same problem I use hydroquione 4% it is a skin bleaching cream I think proactiv has a lightening cream with hydroquione in it.

     
    Old 04-09-2005, 03:40 PM   #3
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    Re: What is the quickest way to fade a face full of dark scars?

    The Obaji Nu Derm system would be great for that. It also has a bleaching agent in one of the steps.

    After about three months on the program, you should also consider a blue peel. I've had three and they are awesome.

    I have been on the Obaji system for almost 7 years and swear by it!

    Good luck.

     
    Old 04-10-2005, 08:25 AM   #4
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    Re: What is the quickest way to fade a face full of dark scars?

    Do some chemical peels.

     
    Old 04-10-2005, 08:40 AM   #5
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    Re: What is the quickest way to fade a face full of dark scars?

    **** chemical peels i hate them, they broke me out so bad...get some microdermabrasions

     
    Old 04-10-2005, 09:28 AM   #6
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    Re: What is the quickest way to fade a face full of dark scars?

    I would suggest simply exfoliating your face and keeping it well-hydrated*. They will fade, they just need time. Sad but true. *sigh* I wish I could snap my finger and all my problems would disappear!

    *I refrain from using any moisturizers; instead I use cold pressed virgin olive oil. Slap on, rinse off.
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    Old 04-12-2005, 03:37 PM   #7
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    Re: What is the quickest way to fade a face full of dark scars?

    Obagi nu derm is fantastic, only get it from your derm to be on the safe side, it has everything including sunscreen, but i've heard that using glyquin in the morning and triluma at night achieves the same effect.

     
    Old 04-13-2005, 04:27 AM   #8
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    Re: What is the quickest way to fade a face full of dark scars?

    Try exercise (get the blood flowing) and multi vitamins... but really time is the best remedy.

     
    Old 04-13-2005, 01:03 PM   #9
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    Re: What is the quickest way to fade a face full of dark scars?

    The cheapest and fastest way to fade dark spots is to use lemon juice from fresh lemons. Just cut up a lemon and squeeze the juice out. Then get a cotton ball and rub it on the spots. Try just using once a day and see how sensitive your skin is. It may sting a little, but that's because its working. You should see a difference in about two weeks. Also remember to use a moisturizer with SPF in it so that the dark spots do not reappear from the sun.

     
    Old 04-14-2005, 04:16 AM   #10
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    Re: What is the quickest way to fade a face full of dark scars?

    on word about scars

    For me anyway.....
    they show up more when I eat dairy , especially chocolate.

    The reason is that the face swells up a little after these foods because
    of the water retention (but only slightly) however the scared tissue does not swell as much so the skin becomes even MORE uneven than it already is , so u end up with small wholes if you like on your face.

    If u have scars eat good food to mask them naturaly.

    If u have many scars then you could try plastic surgery.
    They use liquid nitrogen to freze them and then even the skin out with somthing.
    I heard that people go for it if they have severe scaring because anything is better.

    this girl i knew went on laser treatment with good results (less harsh than the above)

    Actually why dont you look up laser treatment and scarring.
    or look up on the internet, or visit a plastic surgeon just for advice


    In time scars can look better. if u r a guy, ucould hit the gym, might get your confidenceback.

     
    Old 04-14-2005, 11:12 AM   #11
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    Re: What is the quickest way to fade a face full of dark scars?

    I used the Obaji System and I beleive it works best together with peeling.

    However the Obaji system is very expensive, and when you start using likely be red while you're on it, because it is strong on your skin

     
    Old 04-16-2005, 08:55 PM   #12
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    Re: What is the quickest way to fade a face full of dark scars?

    I never heard of the Obaji System. What is that? I have a lot of dark marks from old acne that I would love to get rid of.

     
    Old 04-18-2005, 08:54 AM   #13
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    Re: What is the quickest way to fade a face full of dark scars?

    A less expensive approach to obagi, Jan Marini Bio Clear and the factor a loition. The Bioclear is a skin resurfacer that has 12% AHA 2% BHA and 2% Azelex. Use this with The Factor A (retinol). This is a strong program as well and if you want to purchase you have to have an online skin consult with an RN. I have had good luck with this program.

     
    Old 04-18-2005, 04:40 PM   #14
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    Re: What is the quickest way to fade a face full of dark scars?

    St Ives AHA and BHA peel-off masque twice a week. Neosporin (doesn't break me out and i have sensitive skin) every night

     
    Old 04-19-2005, 02:49 PM   #15
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    Re: What is the quickest way to fade a face full of dark scars?

    lemon juice. the results are slow but much gentler on very sensitive skin than peels. squeeze out one lemon at night into a cup of water. drink it and the use one of the halves to rub it on your face. let it sit for about 1-2 minutes or until you feel it sting. rinse off or wipe off with a warm washcloth.

    always use moisturizer with spf. keeping your skin hydrated is key to helping it heal and dark spots to disappear.

     
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