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For professional costume make-up ideas, create a more recent scar, raised higher above the skin, and paint clear liquid latex on a piece of glass or any smooth, nonporous surface, shaping the latex into the type of scar you want. Let the latex dry thoroughly to the point of being faintly yellow in color. Apply spirit gum on the spot wehre the scar is to be affixed. Allow both the gum and your latex piece to feel tacky to the touch before attaching the scar. Finish with highlights and shadows. A touch of maroon cream liner on the scar aids in believability.