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So,

The cut is healing rather nicely, but I can't really tell if it's dark, pink, or red. It's really weird, it's almost as though it looks different everyday.

I'm using Bio-Oil right now and Cicaplast, but I think I'll have to lighten the area to make it blend it.

So my question is similar to the one that I asked before.

If I lighten the scar to blend it in, do I need to hit just the spot or can I go over the entire area? If I do just the patch with the cut on it will it look weird compared to the rest?

In other words, how do I successfully lighten the scar without affecting the other areas?

Also when you lighten freckles and such, how would someone do it so that the freckles blend in with the rest of the skin. For the freckles to blend it, it would be necessary for them to either lighten to a higher degree than the surrounding skin or be hit with the lightening product very accurately. Right?


My skin isn't deformed, so the cut wasn't deep. It was more of a graze, than anything else. It's not like normal scars where you can see the difference in the structure of the skin. The only thing that's different now is the color.
 

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Freddy, aren't you afraid that it will burn if you put a lightening product in this cut ? If I was you (but I'm not) I would wait few weeks, to see, I got a good feeling it will dissapear with time. How's the swelling? Still there?
 

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Marie, the swelling is pretty much - GONE!

Now, it's just the marks, but I've been meaning to call you since there is still a very little bit of tightness around the neck and just a little bit around the eye.
 

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I agree with MP - it might be worth waiting to see how much of the discoloration fades by itself before resorting to chemicals. If you start lightening now, while the scar is still dark, the surrounding skin may lighten alot and the scar not much if at all, making it that much more noticeable. In the meantime, can you just use a cover-up stick to disguise it?
 

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Hi Freddy! Glad you're back with us. You ask many interesting questions. As for freckles, I'd simply go to a dermatologist & have them treated either by laser or by a peel. As for your scar, I understand that you are anxious to be rid of it, but I agree with those who suggest waiting longer. Scars take a while to'set' where you know what it'll ultimately look like. Before trying to treat it yourself, please see a drematologist or a plastic surgeon. They have the absolute best treatments for irregularities like scars. Take care!
 

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Do we have a forum romance budding here?
 

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Actually, so am I!
 

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Ondine, the only "attention" I get are from guys in their 70's and up, they all want to marry me, and I find that soooo gross. So I just imagine the poor boy, what he will think if I would hit on him!

Guys of our age aren't interested in women of their own age. Don't you think so?
Sometimes, younger guys (10 years younger) will flirt with me, but I think they think I'm their age, and I certainly will not tell them :) and of course, I'm not looking for romance, I already have a bf.
 

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LOL, mariepop! I am a married woman with 2 young adult kids. Where I am, guys seem to be just interested in WOMEN: almost ANY woman. Last summer, the police busted a prostitute who was-get this: 75yrs old & STILL making $$$ I almost died laughing. She looks more loke 95, but that didn't deter the local men.
 

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Ondine, this is almost unbelievable! She will be successful in a nursing home! but there are not many men around at that age. My bf says it's because women are too hard on men, they prefer to die young, than enduring the nagging. :)
 

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Instant party: just add viagra LOL! (+ it'll keep all those old coots from rolling out of bed!)
 

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Dirty old men need love too! :) but there are 100 women for 20 men why would they pay? Have you heard about men in their 50's and up saying: I'm not interested in my wife anymore, and first and foremost she is dry, and she is not interested in sex, I prefer a younger woman.

Well I have news for them, it's not that she's not interested in sex, she simply not interested in you hahaha! Her too would like to have a younger man, but she is not making a fool of herself hahaha!
 
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