(Closed) Weird chafing mark from bra?

posted 6 years ago in Beauty
Post # 3
6741 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2014

Do you think it’s going to take more than a month to heal??  How bad is it – maybe post a pic?  I would put baby powder on it – doesn’t that help chafing generally?

Post # 4
7901 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2012 - Pelican Grand Beach Resort

@kimm99:  The fact that the marks are still there a week later concerns me. I’d probably go see the GP or a dermatologist or at the very least go to a TakeCare Clinic or similar.

Post # 5
1606 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

@kimm99:  For some reason if I go tanning it makes my scars less noticeable. If you just go for a few minutes here and there you shouldn’t get too dark or weird looking from it.

Also try some type of antichaff agent… like gold bond? Maybe it will help to soothe it away.

Post # 6
989 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Cera Ve it will be near the Aquaphor and it is a great mousterizer all around. It is recommended for everything from dry skin to severe skin conditions so I am sure this will help you. I totally understand your qualms as I bruise easy too this stuff works. It is like 15 for a jar but it will last you forever and would be a great idea to use on your face as a daily mousterizer too. Hope it Helps!


** ignore any spelling/ grammar mistakes or blame it on the wine **


Post # 8
1360 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2014

@kimm99:  If you happen to have any type of corticosteroid cream on hand it should take care of it as well as moisturizing. I get weird rashes and allergies under my armpits and on my side boobs from chafing and with dexamethasone it goes away in about four ir five days! I’m olive skinned toned too 🙂 and hate that healing from something takes a month because once the scab is off you have this dark brown spot there. 

Post # 9
9053 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2010

How strange.  Did you notice whether it had metal clasps?  I have to be really careful to grab ones with plastic, and sometimes the cheapo bras have metal pieces that give me a reaction to the nickel. 


Post # 10
2192 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

@kimm99:  Ugh.  Sorry to hear that.  I have a mark from a bra similiar to yours.  Our skin tones are the same as well.  I used Mederma and a spot lightener from Origins on mine for a good six months.  Exfoliated it daily.  Its 9 months post wedding and its still there. 🙁  Tell your make-up artist and they can cover it up.  

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