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selena29

microdermabrasion on icepick and boxcar scars

i am 16 years old and i had mild cystic acne and just pimples in general from the age of 11-14. for the past year i haven't had any bad breakouts, just a few pimples here and there, but i am left several icepick and boxcar scars from my previous acne and i didn't even pick at my acne that much. a couple weeks ago i started using the neutrogena microdermabrasion system at home to help my indented scars. i feel like this machine is a good exfoliator.  is this is a good idea? is my skin to young to use microdermabrasion?  will it help my scars fill in or go away?  i have lost all hope and i feel like they will never go away.  thank you so much for your help and advice.Microdermabrasion.jpg

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It is not likely to improve your scars, but as long as it is not causing any irritation or active acne it should be fine to use as directed. 

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Haven't heard anyone getting success from microdermabrasion, but there are definitely ways to improve your scars. I would try dermastamping, TCA peels and TCA cross.

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