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Can you tan away bacne scars?

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It's summer time and I never want to take my shirt off. =[ My back is clearing up for the most part, just by itself. But it's been there for a good 3 years and has left some pretty hideous scars.

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They don't really 'tan away'. The best you can do is cover them up by tanning. However, depending on your skin, it could just make the discolorations more prominent. I'm currently trying to tan, too. It's hard for me cause I'm so fair skinned, but I know I can. It's just hard lol.

Good luck, buddy.

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It's summer time and I never want to take my shirt off. =[ My back is clearing up for the most part, just by itself. But it's been there for a good 3 years and has left some pretty hideous scars.

I asked my doc about tanning away the scars on my back (they are horrible) and she said that the sun actually can make them worse and it will take longer for them to go away. She advised me to wear lots of sunscreen and stay out of the sun. I think it also depends on your skin color, if you are darker skinned, the sun will only make them worse.

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