Scars can make you feel self conscious. Luckily, there are steps we can take to reduce their appearance without surgery. So, avoid the operating room and check out this video - its full of useful tips for hiding and eliminating your scars.
You Will Need
• Silicone gel or sheets
• Cocoa butter
• A healthy diet
• Alpha hydroxy acid
• Onion extract gel
• A dermatologist
Step 1: Use silicone gel
Apply silicone gel or sheets to scars. Over time, silicone can fade the appearance of scars.
Silicone sheets can be washed and reused.
Step 2: Apply cocoa butter
Massage cocoa butter into the scar tissue every day. Massaging the scar helps it to fade.
Step 3: Eat well
Treat your skin well by eating antioxidant foods and by cutting sugars and starches from your diet.
Step 4: Use alpha hydroxy acid
Use alpha hydroxy acid treatments that strip off dead skin to reduce the appearance of acne scars and wrinkles.
Step 5: Use onion extract
Apply onion extract gel or products that contain it to the scar tissue. Onion extract helps reduce inflammation and scar appearance.
Step 6: Research other options
Consult a dermatologist to see if steroid injections, dermabrasion, laser resurfacing, or other procedures are right for you.