How can I hide my cuts?

Hi iv been cutting myself and I really need to know how to get rid of the scars or hide them what do I use
Asked Apr 08, 2012
Scar tissue looks different than normal tissue. There is no medicine or chemical that I know of that will change it back to it's normal state. Using make-up or wearing clothing that covers the area may help.
Answered Apr 08, 2012
Edited Apr 08, 2012
I'd really like to encourage you to talk to someone about the cutting. That's serious. Try a guidance counselor or therapist. If you aren't ready to talk to someone in person, then try an anonymous online option like

You can try long sleeves or makeup, but really the best way to get rid of them is not to make new ones. Time (as in years) also reduces the appearance of scarring. You can try things like vitamin e oil, etc. There are other medical creams that can reduce the appearance over quite a long time of use, but they'll never go away. When they are are fresh, Neosporin helps. But don't recut old scars to make them fresh. That won't work.
Answered Apr 08, 2012
If u hide them then thats bad. There is nothing that can hide them. :( You really need help, not mentally but depression wise, why have you cut yourself. that's a problem that needs to be fixed! let out that pain that you have with other things.
Dancing,music,biking,any type of excercise,talking,socializing,swimming,helping others,doing any other thing besides cutting. ;( thats sad, I hope you stop soon or right now.
Answered Apr 08, 2012
Answered May 29, 2012
Edited May 29, 2012
ive self harmed before and I the scars are a pain. scars often fade over time, but it depends on what you used as to how obvious the scars are. I'd advise getting something like Bio Oil, which you could pick up in a supermarket or a chemist or something. I used it and although you can still see the scars, they are barely there, and I can probably only notice them because I know they are there. Id stop selfharming if you can help it, although I can hardly talk but just try and talk to someone. I know it may be hard to talk to people about it because you may not want it to get out, you may not want to get judged because of it or because you dont feel comftable talking about it, but believe me itll help :) I didnt tell anyone because the only person I felt I could tell and that I trusted enough to tell was the person making me do it in the first place :/ just try not to do it again and find some other way to release your pain
Answered May 31, 2012
Sorry if it doesnt make sense, I rambelled on a bit :)
I used to self harm -_- and so did a few of my friends. We grew out of it but the scars are a hideous reminder of how silly we were being. I understand life can feel overwhelming but remember you'll feel better one day and scars don't go away! So don't worsen the situation x
You can use bio oil, most scars though do fade over time
Answered Oct 22, 2013
I understand that you would like to cover the scars, but that will not fix the problem. First, try to figure out the reason why you feel the need to cut yourself. Usually, it is a way of coping with some form of stress. The pain of cutting yourself is to alleviate emotional pain. So ask yourself: "What purpose does self-injury serve for me? What am I thinking about when I feel the urge to cut? Is there a situation in your life- perhaps with regard to your family or your friends- that is causing you distress? For you to make a self-examination is going to take courage. But often this is the first step toward stopping the practice of cutting. Talk to someone who is older, wiser, more mature, and compassionate. The bible tells us at Proverbs 18:24 that "there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother." So talk to someone. If you can't talk face to face try writing it in a letter. Also pray to God for help. Psalm 55:22 says: "throw your burden on Jehovah (God) and he will sustain you. Never will he allow the righteous to fall." So God knows about your suffering and 1 Peter 5:7 says "that he cares for you." A wonderful website that you should go to If you go there go to publications then select online library and the type in cutting. If gives ways to help and also example of ones who struggled with cutting and were able to overcome it. I hope you find this helpful. And if you do not have a bible and would like to have one you can read it on there or download it for free.
Answered Mar 17, 2014

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