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Old 04-10-2019, 03:56 PM #1
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What do you use to hide SH scars? I'm wearing a short sleeved work T-shirt today, but since my arms are loaded with SH scars, I'm wearing a pair of sleeves. Two people commented today about how they liked my undershirt, but it felt dishonest to let them think it was a shirt, when it is sleeves, so I showed them that it's just sleeves. Now I'm paranoid and thinking that they know that I SH or that I'm covering up SH scars. Should've just stuck with a sweater like I normally do. Sheesh. Kit
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The other thing I've tried is using makeup to cover the scars. It sort of works but then the makeup tends to rub off on my clothing and ugh, that's just a mess. I normally just wear long sleeves, but that gets hard in the Summer when it gets above 110 F where I live.
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I don't think you should feel guilty for covering up your scars. Most of my scars are on my leg so they aren't really noticed...but if they were on my arms I would also cover them up. I don't want to draw attention and explain myself to people when it's none of their business. Do what you need to do to be comfortable with yourself and don't worry about the others. ((hugs))
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I just wear long sleeved tops/cardigans/jackets and avoid shorts/short skirts. Make-up is super messy!
There have been times when I thought I said too much or accidently showed my scars, but people don't really tend to notice or think about it; so don't worry x
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