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My Scars Before and After Skin Graft Surgery

As I type this I can’t believe how far I’ve come. Up until now I would have never shared my scars with anyone, let alone posted publicly about them. I’ve learned how to accept my scars and move on throughout the years. The reason I’m sharing my journey, thoughts, feelings, and pictures of my scars …

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Temporary Tattoos to Cover Your Scars on Special Occasions

I can’t believe I’m writing this but I’ve just had the most relaxed summer in a long time. I was able to camouflage my self-harm scars with some gorgeous temporary tattoo stickers. The whole experience felt amazing – I could walk around freely without having to worry about any unwanted attention that my scars would …

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Two Years After My Skin Graft Surgery

It has now been two years since I underwent skin graft surgery in Istanbul. A skin graft surgery was supposed to help improve the appearance of my scars. This was quite a big procedure where I had to stay abroad for two weeks before I was strong enough to fly home. My life changed with …

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Medical Tattooing for Scars

You are probably wondering what solutions are out there to help you conceal scars? Your scars are very exposed and you would like to camouflage them. Perhaps making your scars look less visible is going to improve your life. One solution is to cover your scar with a skin tone coloured tattoo. This comes by …

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How to Hide your Scars in Summer?

I know how you feel – I’ve been there. When the spring starts getting warmer my anxiety over my scars reappears, as punctual as ever. Summertime is not the best time for people with visible scars. The weather is hot and everyone around is enjoying themselves. While you would love to carelessly walk around in …

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Using Tattoos to Cover Scars

Using tattoos to cover scars has been around for a while. Tattooing over scars in order to camouflage the scars is a popular way to cover up scars. Whether you want to cover scars from surgery, an injury, or from self-harm, there are tattoo sizes, shapes, and styles for everyone. In some cases, scars, like …

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10 Best Scar Creams You Can Use in 2021

How much do you know about scar creams? Scars affect more than just the physical aspect of ourselves. Sometimes they bring up unwanted memories. Furthermore, there are even some scars that make us feel embarrassed, and we try to hide them as best we can. Some people will wear long sleeves while others choose to …

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Movies about Self-Harm

Trying to understand why people self-harm can be difficult. It’s still a taboo topic so not many people understand this behavior or even know about it. You might have heard about someone in the classroom, work, or your neighborhood, who self-harms or has struggled with this in the past. Or you might be the one …

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What You Shouldn’t Say if You See Self-Harm Scars

It goes without saying that seeing someone with self-harm scars can be shocking. Especially if it is someone who you know reasonably well but perhaps did not realize that they had once self-harmed. The thing to remember about someone who has self-harm scars is that whilst they may finally feel comfortable allowing other people to …

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