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scarring tca peel dermarolling red marks\ omega-3 zinc tca make-up

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#1 candy100

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 09:21 AM

Hi guys,

First post on here, but been lurking for a while...

My issue is red/dark marks.

Just a few things I already do
1. I don't get much sun exposure and do wear SPF.
2. I take Omega-3, Vitamin C, Zinc, heard they are all good for scarring/inflammation
3. I have started using aloe vera gel at night.
4. I use glycolic acid toner 5%
5. I use hydraluronic serum day and night
6. I have ordered rosehip oil also; will only use this at night I think.
7. I will be starting weekly lactic acid at home peels (30%).
8. Have order ACV although no idea how I am going to stick this into my routine.
9. I stopped using BP 3 months ago.

My questions are

a) Should I start using a TCA peel in a few months? Where can I buy a 12.5% one in the UK?
b) Or should I go down the dermarolling route? Or is that better for wrinkles/deep scarring?
c) Will time actually make a difference?
d) Any other options?

These photos have just made me really depressed and I hate wearing make-up, I just want clear skin...

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 07:19 PM

any advice?

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Posted 29 December 2012 - 01:12 PM

Peels should work. Just be extra careful doing them yourself.

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Posted 30 December 2012 - 08:29 AM

Exact same problem with me, even worse !
If I add lemon juice on the face will it help ?

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Posted 30 December 2012 - 10:03 AM

depends...what are you using also?
and how old are your red marks?
mine are 1-2 months




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