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tanning/scars

Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
does tanning help cover up scars? or does it just make them worse because the lines don't tan?

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  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Re: tanning/scars
    Originally posted by my_name
    does tanning help cover up scars? or does it just make them worse because the lines don't tan?

    i think it depends on your skin tone.

    with mine, it makes it worse cause the scars don't tan.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    With mine it makes them worse :(
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    the sun made the skin around mine darker, maybe the scar tissue has more colour pigment in it? or less depending on who you are, which explains other people's scars staying white i guess.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Re: tanning/scars
    Originally posted by my_name
    does tanning help cover up scars? or does it just make them worse because the lines don't tan?


    Yep scarring usually stays white !:rolleyes:
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Tanning is skin damage and although it looks attractive, it's not a sign of health at all nor does it mean your skin is more resistant to the sun. Found this out at
    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/2935875.stm

    but I have fair skin so I know about sun damage (it hurts).
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    yeah don't do anything like going mad with sunbeds or going around with no sun lotion coz i would rather have a scar than skin cancer, wouldn't you?

    (this is not me suggesting you would do that just reminding everyone)

    oh um i don't think it will help and the scar should just fade itself.
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