How to use Scars in a sentence
There were two small scars on her neck.
The left side of Howie's head was absent hair and a series of three dark scars were visible.
If you don't think I've seen scars, I'll take you down to hospital ER on any Saturday night.
The scars from the demon attack were there.
Half her face was knotted with horrible scars, the other half displaying skin close to the same shade as the white pillowcase beneath her.Advertisement
Neither gnarled fingers nor old scars nor old doubts and sorrows were any of them in evidence now.
Without the scars, he was a darkly handsome man, his features heavy and masculine.
She shuddered, looking at the tiny scars of his teeth on her forearm.
The breast or back, of both sexes, is usually tattooed, or rather, scored with rows of hideous raised scars, produced by deep gashes made at puberty.
Their hands bore the hard calluses of heavy manual labor, their backbones carried the scars of years of knocks against rough hewn surfaces.Advertisement
Before you can choose which treatment is right for you, use a mirror to examine your scars.
Even from the distance, she could see the scars down one side of his face.
She couldn't imagine even one of the genetically altered warriors healing so quickly from an impact great enough to create the deep scars on his face!
His chest was covered in the same deep scars that lined his face and neck.
If you're concerned about a messed up head, either shave it all off or comb over the scars.Advertisement
He took her other with a rough hand and nodded in approval at the healed scars.
Can you heal scars?
The scars ran all the way through his hand, as if it had been chopped up and put back together.
Healing his scars made her feel a familiar sense of exhaustion, and she retreated to the couch in front of the TV, content to doze and recover.
He faced the man, unable to help but feel surprised to see him without scars.Advertisement
When he looked too fast, he still saw the jagged, deep scars that the Healer had gotten rid of.
She sat to pull on shoes and saw the scars around her wrists, evidence of her fight against the bindings Jilian used to strap her onto the table.
He rubbed his face, his fingers slowing as he felt his scars.
He traced his fingers over the scars on his hands and followed them up his arms, then his chest, then his legs.
He didn't remember what made the scars, and he didn't realize how many there were.Advertisement
He was Damian's size, though by his lopsided shoulders and scars, he'd survived some sort of serious injury.
His body was covered with faded scars that fascinated her, made her want to trace the lengths of them with her fingers then her tongue.
Waiting for him to snap or yell as he had when she arrived to Hell, she touched him timidly with her other hand to begin exploring the ridges of the scars on his chest.
The scars the Dark One created when he turned her Immortal were more faded today than yesterday.
She touched her neck and felt the scars.
He rested his hand around her collar, disturbed by the scars.
Wynn stood with a slender teen demoness, half of whose face was knotted with thick scars.
You're going to have more scars.
She touched her neck delicately, tracing the scars.
The scars were jagged and ugly, similar to those on her arms.
She dressed quickly to avoid comments on either her collar or her scars and flung herself into her bunk, reminded of her cell with Lankha.
He sat beside her and reached for her, his gaze on the newest scars given to her by Kris.
He hated how pale she looked, hated the scars on her body.
She traced the scars along one side of his face, taking in his features with concern.
She couldn't help hurting for him, all too sensitive to the scars left by her own past.
Scars were visible on one cheek, on the back of his neck, and on the wide upper body that was exposed the previous day.
Violent scars marred her torso and arms.
Plagued by the ill-formed memories, she looked at the scars lining her arms before stretching for the knife beside the bread.
Like, seriously, bit me, she said and showed him the two small scars.
If not for the scars on her neck and those of the woman she escorted out this morning … "What happened to your arm?" he asked.
In the Testicardines, where no such sliding action of the valves was necessary or possible, no muscles for such an object were required, consequently none took rise from the lateral portions of the valves as in Lingula; but in an extinct group, the Trimerellidae, which seems to be somewhat intermediate in character between the Ecardines and Testicardines, have been found certain scars, which appear to have been produced by rudimentary lateral muscles, but it is doubtful (considering the shells are furnished with teeth, though but rudely developed) whether such muscles enabled the valves, as in Lingula, to move forward and backward upon each other.
Secondly, the application of extraneous matter to the body, as painting and tattooing, and the raising of ornamental scars often by the introduction of foreign matter into flesh-wounds (this practice belongs partly to the first category also).
Many workers following certain occupations show pigmented scars due to the penetration of carbon and other pigments from superficial wounds caused by gunpowder, explosions, &c.
The scars left by the fallen leaves are unusually large and prominent.
Externally they are brown and marked with small transverse paler scars, and internally they present a dirty white resinous or starchy fracture.
It has a much more shrivelled appearance and paler colour than ordinary jalap, and lacks the small transverse scars present in the true drug.
As an example of the minuteness of description, an inquirer, thinking of a brother in India, an officer in the army, whose hair had suffered in an encounter with a tiger, had described to her an officer in undress uniform, with bald scars through the hair on his temples, such as he really bore.
Nepotism, however, still left its scars upon the body politic, shown in the progressive decay of agriculture in the Campagna, causing Rome to starve in the midst of fertile but untilled nepotistic latifundia.
It is not painful but leaves ugly scars.
The natives all carry somewhere on their face, neck, hands, arms or feet the scars of these boils which they have had as children.
Rosenberg says the scars on the breast and arms register the number of sea-voyages made.
In the case of incrustation the whole substance of the fossilized specimen - e.g., a stem of Sigillaria - may be replaced by mineral matter, such as sandstone or shale, giving a cast of the whole, on the outer surface of which the external markings, such as the bases of leaves and the scars left by their fall, are visible in their natural form.
The numerous described species of Lepidodendron are founded on the peculiarities of the leafcushions and scars, as shown on casts or impressions of the stem.
The genus Bothrodendron, going back to the Upper Devonian, differs from Lepidodendron in its minute leaf-scars and the absence of leafcushions, the scars being flush with the smooth surface of the stem.
Their surface is studded with the characteristic scars of their appendages or rootlets, which radiated in all directions into the mud.
He sat, and she took in his flawed features, wondering what could leave such entrenched scars.
The scars covering him from head to toe were from more than his master's beatings.
Martha bore no scars from her hectic July adventure and when news came that mother Patsy was back in the clink, she accepted it without reservation.
No, and it caused irreparable damage to at least Brandon, although there's no indication Ralph carried any scars.
She sensed the unseen scars of war and strife, the price of Anshan's struggle, buried deep beneath the surface of the hardened man before her.
If not for the scars on her neck and those of the woman she escorted out this morning â€¦ "What happened to your arm?" he asked.
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High up in Wharfedale the scars and screes support a range of plants including the nationally scarce alpine cinquefoil and hoary whitlowgrass.
She wanted to be able to protect my perineum, which I learned had not one, but two scars from the previous episiotomy.
The rock between us was as finely etched as her face with wrinkles, shadows, clefts, and scars.
People living with deep, cruel scars minds haunted by memories too fearful to share.
She reports using a hairbrush to scratch herself and inducing marked scars from scratching.
Formed from cut and paste, Mutu's creations are hybrids of multiple sources referencing the scars of cultural imposition.
Broadleaved woodland is limited to small patches alongside steeply incised streams and abandoned meander scars cut in the glacial deposits alongside the Glenelly river.
Check for previous surgery incision scars, infection, discharge, swelling and signs of skin lesions or defects.
Blurred snatches of neon illuminations then flit across the screen as the music becomes jagged, bluesy scars.
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Inspection Look at the ankle for swelling, redness, deformity, sinuses, scars.
In addition, two independent medical reviewers blindly reviewed photos taken of the scars.
He still bears the scars of the daily torture sessions.
First, he claims public sector unions have left scars on his back by opposing his reforms.
Both officers were recovering, but would have facial scars.
The erosion scars of paths, however, suffer constant trampling pressure; with no opportunities for re-vegetation they will only get worse.
All my scars are from incoming mail, not self-inflicted.
Many of the medieval glazed wares typically have rim scars on the base of the jugs, showing that these separators were not used.
Sorcery, the scars raised on the body, the knocking out of teeth, circumcision and rules as to marriage have been quoted; but many such customs are found among savage peoples far distant from each other and entirely unrelated.
In some cases the foliage is preserved in situ; more often, however, especially in the main stem and larger branches, S.C. /,???_ A the leaves had been shed, leaving behind them their scars and persistent bases, on which the characteristic sculpturing of the Lepidodendroid surface depends.
Restoration Round-Up by Colin Greenall SCARS volunteers have been very active so far this year with a work party out each month.
Scars may be helped by retinoid creams, dermabrasion (operation that smooths top layer of skin) or collagen injections.
The retouch scars cut the patina suggesting re-working of previously knapped material by later generations.
Unless you 're detailing the scratches and scars inflicted by teenage kicks, you 're simply not trying.
Limestone scars are a feature of the eastern valley crest; other smaller areas of exposed rock occur on the eastern valley sides.
It seems that the scars on carved figures did not have to be representative of the actual scarification used for body decoration.
Lower priced leather will usually have a higher percentage of healed scars or other markings in the material.
The Minnesota cedar logs are left with their natural marks made from nature and could include bug trails and insect tracks, checking, fire scars, elk rubs, burrs or burls.
Frankincense alone has been used to treat cuts, scars, and blemishes.
Recommended to prevent stretch marks in pregnant women and it reduces scars, especially acne scars and stretch marks.
In addition to prevention of stretch marks, the butter is used for chapped skin and lips, as a skin softener and hydrator, and to minimize and fade scars and acne scars.
In some cases, scars may form over the area.
Use spot concealer to hide freckles, pimples, scars, moles and age spots.
In addition to the sunscreen function, mineral makeup is particularly beneficial for sensitive skins with scars, acne, rosacea, wrinkles, discolorations or allergies.
It's made for things like scars, birthmarks, tattoos and spider veins.
Besides improving appearance through color and enhancement, this treatment can also be used to conceal scars and other damages caused by invasive surgeries.
Whether you have blemishes, scars or dark circles under the eyes, you need to know how to apply concealer makeup properly.
All these colors can be used alone or mixed together to create bruises and scars.
Toilet tissue is used on top of the first layer of liquid latex to create texture and special effects like peeling skin, wounds, and scars.
If you have severe acne scars or sun damage and need heavy coverage, a cake-type of heavy concealer may be needed.
Airbrush makeup can even cover marks such as scars, tattoos and stretch marks by concentrating coverage on the spot.
There is also a tool that allows you to add customizable frames to your shots and a touch-up tool that lets you erase wrinkles, blemishes or scars on your photo subject's face.
Finding the right balance of natural and artificial lights can hide a multitude of sins, including dark circles under the eyes, cellulite and scars.
While she has acknowledged the terrible results and having had some repair work done since, some scars remain.
Past methods of removing tattoos have often left scars.
Today's plus size women are rediscovering the way pantyhose helps camouflage blemishes or other imperfections like scars or varicose veins.
After all, skaters bear their battle scars proudly, but unless you're willing to wakeboard your way through the summer, you may be better off checking out the selection at Dior.
If the patient has been self-inducing vomiting, she may have eroded tooth enamel or Russell's sign (scars on the back of the hand).
This scratching is painful, and it scars the cornea, eventually resulting in the cornea becoming opaque.
With cooperation and understanding among stepfamily members, a stepfamily can function successfully and even heal emotional scars of past divorce.
Food particles and plaque deposits around orthodontic appliances can cause demineralization of the tooth enamel, leading to cavities and permanent whitish scars on the teeth.
Self-mutilation is usually diagnosed by a psychiatrist or psychotherapist upon referral from a family member, physician, nurse, or social worker who has noticed scars, bruises, or other physical evidence of self-injury.
Other common complications include contact dermatitis and scars.
Scratching the pox can cause bacterial infection that can lead to permanent scars.
The lesions associated with bejel are destructive and may leave disfiguring scars.
Deep scars are excised and the area repaired with small skin grafts.
Shallow scars are elevated by collagen (protein) injections.
Inflammatory acne may leave scars that require further treatment.
Under local or general anesthesia, the skin is cut and vascular marks or their scars are removed.
There are neither scars nor any inflammation in the area of scalp hair loss.
Additionally, these crusts leave no scars behind.
Women who have ongoing PID may develop scars that damage the fallopian tube.
While it is a controversial topic in scientific circles, ome evidence shows vitamin E may help fade the appearance of scars and stretch marks.
There have also been documented cases of people returning in a new life bearing the same physical attributes such as scars and birthmarks that they had in a previous life.
If the ink is placed too deep, migration will happen more quickly and scars may mar the letters.
The scars that form are representational of teeth marks left by the crocodile as it "swallowed" the young man during the course of the ceremony.
Although mainly used to make subtle and unraised scars the end result can be of nearly any design or texture.
It wraps around the wrist in its entirety and can include scars or droplets of blood to accent the spikes.
The potential risk of piercing your belly button includes everything from scars to serious blood borne illnesses.
These scars start small but continue to expand over the affected area, and they do not shrink or disappear without treatment such as a cortisone injection or surgery.
So if you have a history of keloid scars, a belly button piercing may not be for you.
It is believed that in some cultures, members of a tribe were considered naked without their scars since the scars showed a history of the person's life and time within the tribe.
Scars show more readily against dark skin pigments than tattoos and other markings, making this a creative way to gain body enhancement.
In other tribes, the scars are thought to remain sensitive, increasing sensuality and erotic pleasure.
Techniques for forming scars include body branding, cutting, abrasion and rubbing.
Scars can be customized through the use of irritants, inks and reopening of wounds as they begin to heal.
Scars frequently spread as they form, allowing the design to enlarge.
Strategic placing of inks within cuts can lead to designs of raised, colorless scars surrounding areas of pigment for more unique and three-dimensional designs.
As the cut heals, the skin pushes the foreign matter out, forming large raised keloid scars in the process.
This technique has begun to gain some momentum in the West where cigar ash and other irritants are used to create scars that are purple in color.
Each skin type may heal differently; some produce dramatic keloid scars while others heal with hardly a trace.
As the term suggests, scarification involves permanently modifying the skin by creating scars.
One of the most common ways to create permanent scars, body cutting flourishes across the world.
If the client wishes, the artist may rub tattoo ink or ashes into the completed cuts to impart color to the scars.
Piercing with a gun stud instead of a piercing needle adds pressure and trauma to the piercing site; this can cause heavy scarring and keloids which are scars that can only be removed surgically.
Over time, tight undergarments may make you chafe or leave scars.
The look became a cliche, the large, flat-topped head, the jagged scars of stitches across the forehead, and the bolts in the side of the neck.
Vitamin C is used in men's skin care products because it helps rebuild collagen and minimize wrinkles or scars.
However, certain chemical peels can also be used to minimize the appearance of acne scars and other skin discolorations.
There are many over-the-counter creams that claim to help heal scars.
Permanent acne scars usually look like indentations in the skin.
If your scars don't bother you, it's easiest to leave them alone.
Scars should continue to improve even after the pinkness has gone away.
Other possible complications include infection and the occurrence of new scars.
Laser surgery is expensive, but it can help remove acne scars.
Some types of laser also remove the top layer of skin to help even out the appearance of scars.
Microdermabrasion will not work for very deep acne scars.
Collagen or fat can be injected into pitted acne scars, to fill in the area below the skin and raise it up to the level of the surrounding tissue.
Very deep acne scars, sometimes called "ice pick" scars, will not improve with the above treatments.
You no longer have to live with unsightly and embarrassing facial scars.
Even skin cancers that aren't likely to spread can leave disfiguring scars if they're allowed to progress.
Provided the patient carefully follows after care instructions, scars are usually unnoticeable.
It may also help treat embarrassing acne scars.
Laser treatment for acne scars typically uses a combination of a carbon dioxide and an erbium laser.
These work together to resurface the skin and reduce the appearance of scars.
This treatment may also be used in conjunction with other scar treatments, such as collagen injections for deep pitted or 'ice pick' scars, for the most effective results.
For many people, the benefits and possibility of having clear, acne-free skin or a reduction in the appearance of unsightly acne scars far outweighs the high cost.
Whether you're looking for a home remedy or an over-the-counter product to help keep breakouts under control or you are looking for a way to minimize the appearance of acne scars, there are many options available to you.
For light scars, simply applying a concealer or using a non-comedogenic over-the counter scar treatment may be all you need.
Endoscopic surgery is intended to leave smaller, less noticeable scars than the older method.
Collagen production slows dramatically, which then results in a slew of skin care woes heretofore unfamiliar to most women, including wrinkles, scars and fine lines.
However, acne scars can be more of a problem in deeply pigmented skin.
To help ward off these scars, treat pimples gently.
Black skin also has a tendency to form keloids, which are raised, rubbery or shiny scars that appear where skin was injured.
It is also much less invasive, causing only minuscule scars often hidden within the hairline.
The symptoms of basal cell carcinoma will either be small, pearly nodules or what appear to be flat, waxy scars.
Acne scars, rosacea, enlarged pores and even stretch marks are visibly reduced.
In addition to eliminating the actual blemishes, getting rid of pimple scars is another part of dealing with acne.
For anyone who's ever experienced them, it's worth it to understand the different types of acne scars and how they may be treated.
These marks may seem even more similar in nature to scars because they can be quite stubborn, lingering on the skin for months.
Hypertrophic scars are also known as keloids.
These are firm, thickened scars and can be itchy at times.
Hypertrophic scars are usually limited in size to the area of the originating pimple, while keloids may grow beyond the site.
Ice pick scars are some of the most common types.
Rolling scars literally create a wavy appearance on the skin.
Not surprisingly, various types of pimple scars require various types of treatments.
Note, however, that acne scars shouldn't be confused with temporary hyperpigmentation and redness.
In order to truly prevent scars in the first place, the obvious step is to prevent acne itself.
For many people, though, this can prove challenging, and even when the acne is gone, the scars that result present more inconveniences to deal with.
Getting rid of pimple scars is no easy feat, but there's comfort in knowing that it is possible.
Subcisions are used primarily on rolling scars.
This method is effective on ice pick and boxcar scars.
This treatment is often used on ice pick scars.
Dermabrasion may be effective for reducing the appearance of scars, but it usually frowned upon because of the associated expenses and recovery time.
In order to treat pimple scars, the skin must be completely free of acne first.
Additionally, you might come across several over-the-counter treatments that promise to diminish your acne scars completely.
If your scars are actually hyperpigmentation, you may find some relief in fading products.
However, deep, pitted scars generally require a certain amount of medical attention.
The sun, however, will make dark spots darker, leaving old acne scars more noticeable.
Lemon juice is also used as a remedy for both acne and acne scars.
The natural bleaching can help fade scars, while the astringent and power-punch of vitamin C can be of use on pimples.
When you squeeze pimples on your own, you are begging for infection and scars.
Besides being annoying and sometimes painful, acne can also leave behind scars.
Scars vary in appearance, with more serious scars resulting from severe acne.
A small whitehead or blackhead may leave behind a red or brown mark which will diminish over time, but inflamed and pus-filled pimples often result in longer-lasting scars or a pitted appearance.
Mild to moderate acne scars can be treated with microdermabrasion, which requires a doctor's care.
Acne affects people of all colors, but the aftereffects of acne scars may be more pronounced in people with dark skin.
In many cases, acne scars remain dark for a long period of time, but fading creams may be used to help the scars diminish.
While scars eventually fade on their own, people with deep complexions may want to speed the process along with products containing hydroquinone.
Acne scars, chickenpox and ear piercings can all result in keloids.
Stretch marks, also known as striae, are small tears and scars found within the dermis layer of the skin.
In addition, laser therapy rarely works on white scars.
With time, scars will lighten and they will become less noticeable.
Acne and over-treatment of skin can sometimes leave scars, so it's a good idea to leave truly problematic skin to a doctor.
A series of laser pulses burns scars and stretch marks, removing them from the skin.
Can using Avon Professional stretch mark cream for acne scars help improve the look of unsightly marks from blemishes?
Along with lotions, cleansers, and toners, Avon also carries creams specifically designed to treat the unsightly scars known as stretch marks.
Since marks left from acne and blemishes are also the result of scars, it is possible that the Avon stretch mark creams (or other stretch marks creams) may assist with the fading of the mark.
However, it is important to keep in mind that the creams are formulated specifically for treating stretch marks, so they may not work as effectively at treating acne scars as a product designed to treat acne scars.
Gently exfoliation can help lighten existing acne scars.
A dermatologist may have other options for treating acne scars, including topical prescriptions and laser therapy.
Although Avon stetch mark creams are not formulated for acne marks, since they are designed to reduce scarring, they may be able to lessen blemish scars.
Scars from bouts of acne linger long after the bumps are gone.
These dark spots or pigmented scars heal faster than pitted scars.
Dark scars are difficult to hide and serve as a constant reminder of acne outbreaks.
The acids in lemon juice lightens up the skin and makes scars appear lighter.
Leave the lemon juice on your scars for at least an hour before rinsing it from your skin.
Exfoliation treatments may remove pigmented scars if you use the treatment on a regular basis.
Scoop up the paste and rub it on your scars.
Pat the mixture onto your acne scars using your fingers.
Leave the mixture on the scars for 10 to 15 minutes, then rinse your skin clean.
Home remedies for acne scars provide acne sufferers with inexpensive treatments they can use in the privacy of their own home.
The appearance of fine lines, hyperpigmentation spots and scars may also be diminished with regular use.
The teens years are a time when an individual desperately wants to fit in, and being marked by acne can create psychological scars as well as physical ones.
Blue light therapy for acne can not only treat breakouts, but can also improve skin texture and lessen the appearance of scars, making it a good treatment choice for people with both active acne and acne scars.
Scar Healing Therapy is a non-greasy, silicone gel that will reduce the redness and texture of new and old scars.
Understanding more about acne scars and how to treat old ones may help you to restore your skin.
No matter how long you wait, old acne scars will not just disappear.
The first step to better looking skin is to identify the types of scars you have, and then proceed to undergo the best treatment for your skin and scar type.
Here is a list of some common scars from acne.
The edges of the scars will appear rough and steep.
Typically, atrophic scars are not as deep as ice pick scars.
These scars are found on the body, not the face.
Look on your back and chest for hypertrophic scars.
Although a significantly smaller number retain scars, the problem is consistent.
Acne and acne scars often show up on the face.
In this area, acne scars are difficult to hide, even if you wear makeup.
A chemical-based liquid is applied to the scars or the entire face.
A variety of skin types and acne scars makes this question difficult to answer.
The only skin not covered was his face and part of his neck, both of which were channeled and knotted by scars.
In a few days, even the scars would heal.
The scars were gone.
It had to be a dream, except that she remembered the heat of the skin beneath his shirt and tracing the scars she knew covered his body.
These scars were huge and knotted.
He touched his face and felt the scars running along the left side of his face, neck, and head.
Some scars stay just below the surface.
In Ulodendron the large circular, distichously arranged prints were supposed to have been formed by the pressure of the bases of sessile cones, though this interpretation of the scars is open to doubt, and it is now more probable that they bore deciduous vegetative branches; in the Halonial branches characteristic of the genus Lepidophloios the tubercles may perhaps mark the points of insertion of pedunculate strobili.
All of this left scars on me.