scars

iVillage Member
Registered: 04-11-2012
scars
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Wed, 04-25-2012 - 11:20am
I have a scar on my face, and Mederma did nothing for me. I want to try Vitamin C creams.
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Registered: 10-13-2005
In reply to: mary00001
Mon, 04-22-2013 - 12:59pm
Vitamin E oil works great to lighten the scar. Rub it on the scar and it can help to lighten it.

Mary

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Community Leader
Registered: 08-25-2000
In reply to: mary00001
Fri, 04-27-2012 - 2:50pm

You don't say how old the scar is, but if it is less than 1 year of age the best thing that you can do is to prevent sun exposure to the scar.

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Registered: 10-13-1999
In reply to: mary00001
Thu, 04-26-2012 - 9:54am

I just have heard that Vitamin E is supposed to help with scars but I haven't really tried it much so can only pass that along second-hand.

Calley7
Community Leader
Registered: 07-25-2000
In reply to: mary00001
Wed, 04-25-2012 - 2:25pm

Hi, Mary, and welcome. I have not had any experience with either of these products so I am afraid I am not much help. I see the one contains vitamin E which some people have a sensitivity to in topical applications. But if you had no problem with