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Scars may be permanent, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t ways to treat or disguise them. From treatments that speed up healing and improve skin tone to high-performance concealers and finishing powders, there are many options for treating and minimizing the look of scars. Learn about how to deal with stubborn scars in Skincare-News.com’s latest article, “Your Questions Answered on How to Hide and Fade Scars.”
Are acne marks scars?
Some marks that are often called “scars” are not scars at all. Instead, they’re marks that linger for several months after the original injury. For example, acne can leave redness or discoloration for anywhere from six to 18 months — known as post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. This type of discoloration will fade, usually completely, over time.
Severe forms of acne — like cystic acne — often cause permanent scarring. If there’s uncertainty about whether it’s a scar, see a dermatologist who can determine whether the wound is still healing or whether it’s likely there for good.
Will the scar be there forever?
Over time, most scars do fade — but don’t expect them to disappear completely. Many scars can only be removed with professional treatments, like chemical peels, laser treatments or dermabrasion. In the meantime, people can choose topical treatments to speed up the process, and conceal scars with makeup.
What helps to fade scars and discoloration?
There are several active ingredients that can help a scar fade faster. Topical skin lighteners, like hydroquinone, can help to fade the discoloration associated with scars. For people who prefer to use natural ingredients, try alternatives like licorice extract, azelaic acid, mulberry extract and bearberry extract.
Read the complete article on how to effectively treat and conceal scars at Skincare-News.com.
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