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AngelSkin , 16 Apr 2012

Aaaalmost over CSP, but how do I get rid of this ridiculous scarring? HELP!!

I posted a few months ago and havent been back. Although my CSP is getting better, it is consuming my life a lot more. The sheer concentration and thought I put into my habit and controlling it is overwhelming. An absolute low point came the other week when a man came over to me and gave me his card, saying he was a herbalist and could help with the problem on my forehead. Cringe. Now Ive aaaalmost stopped picking (not true) my forehead is mostly healed but with a combination of sun damage I am really patchy with pale and dark spots, and I have a moustache shaped row of scars on my top lip. I look like a dot painting. Im trying to figure out ways to invest in dealing with these ridiculous scars. Calomile lotion? Reward myself with laser therapy? Should I go see this herbalist (after I smack him in the face!)?
3 Answers
April 18, 2012
I wish I had an answer for you I'm currently debatig paying to get laser removal on my back hoping to be able to wear a tank top and not be embarrassed of there white spots on my back!!! Have you had any success with Getting your scars to look better?
April 19, 2012

In reply to by Wishiwasnormal

no, not in the last couple of days. I think if I can truly leave my skin alone, and stay out of the sun then over time they will fade. But I really want to get rid of them, theyre making me crazy. Elsewhere on this forum people suggest calamine lotion, which when I get a chance I will try and find in the shops.
April 19, 2012
My mom told me she read somewhere that applying egg yolk as a mask helps with scarring. Apparently they use this in India. I have been using egg yolks ever since and it really works. The yolks have a lot of vitamin A which is what is in Retin-A, so makes sense. Also, it's a lot cheaper! The other thing I use is aloe vera gel. I keep a healthy plant and cut a leaf to get some gel to apply to my skin. Also heard that applying the gel helps get rid of acne and pimples. So worth a shot. Let us know!

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