Removing Old Scars

When I was 15 years old I got an allergy that formed into black scar on my leg. 9 years have past already. I cannot consult a dermatology because I know it will cost too much and I don't have a large enough budget. What is the best solution of my problem?


By Gina from Pampanga, Philippines

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February 24, 20110 found this helpful
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Argan or Moroccan oil 3 times a day might work. Also raw or unrefined shea butter 3 times a day. Takes 3-6 months to see some results and then use it until the results are what you want. You can even use a mixture of the 2. Use very sparingly. Both can be found on amazon. Make sure the shea butter is raw or unrefined. Shea butter comes from Ghana.

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February 26, 20110 found this helpful
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The only product that has been proven to lighten the skin is hydroquinone, and it must be in 2% form and be packaged to keep out air. Paula's Choice makes a very good one, it has dramatically lightened a spot on my face that was dark red. You can buy that product at: You can also read up on that ingredient there.

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February 28, 20110 found this helpful

Try, bio oil. In Australia it is sold in chemists. I think you call them drug stores over there!


Ask your pharmacist but I know that this product is good. It's vitamin e, and regardless, it can't hurt!

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February 9, 20170 found this helpful

one thing you might try is to put vitamen E on it... buy the pills and break them open ... rub in ... and /or every day spray some hydrogen peroxide on it... hoping that it will slowly bleach it out

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February 10, 20170 found this helpful

Someone just posted about using honey. I have not personally tried it, but it's certainly readily available, natural, and cheap, so it's worth a try.

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August 13, 2010

How do I remove 30 year old scars on my legs?



Removing Old Scars

Make an appointment with a professional dermatologist. (12/09/2008)


By Marjorie

Removing Old Scars

Try a product called Bio-oil. There have been advertisements in magazines and it is sold in drug stores. (12/11/2008)

By Janet

Removing Old Scars

Well, I've found that vitamin E can remove scars, but it takes a while and you have to be consistent. You can pop vitamin E capsules and put it on the scars or look for lotions that have tocopherol in them. Burt's Bees Res-Q Ointment or Palmer's Cocoa Butter both seem to work well. (12/20/2008)

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