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Could a tattoo be the answer?

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dinoswore Thu 30-Apr-15 22:05:11

I have on my chin ugly patches of red skin leftover from acne I had 25 - 30 years ago. There is no pitting or raised scars, just discolouration.

I always hoped it would fade over time, but it hasn't.

I absolutely hate it.

I have been wondering about covering it with a flesh coloured tattoo. I don't even know if this is possible.

Any thoughts?

ClareBaldingsHair Fri 01-May-15 00:10:54

I would have thought you'd be better off with laser treatment or suchlike

I've never heard of a flesh tattoo

TheGruffal0 Fri 01-May-15 07:18:14

I think thats a recognised way to cover scars, permanent 'make up' tattooed over the area, and some practitioners specialise in this, e.g.

FirstOfficerDouglasRichardson Fri 01-May-15 07:41:08

Have you tried dermablend?

I've never heard of a flesh coloured tattoo.

daftyburd Fri 01-May-15 08:39:35

Hi I remember reading an article about cosmetic tattoos recently. I managed to find it.

LonelyLinda Fri 01-May-15 17:51:12

Hi there

Slightly off topic but I've had laser treatment which turned a nasty looking purple scar into skin colour. It was a bit pricey but worth every penny.

dinoswore Fri 01-May-15 19:23:40

LonelyLinda, can you give me more details? What kind of laser treatment at what kind of clinic? How much did it cost? Thanks.

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