Abbie Quinnen reveals the extent of her burns six months on from her horrific accident

She suffered horrific burns earlier this year in a freak fire accident when filming a YouTube video.  

And now, six months on from the ordeal, Abbie Quinnen has revealed the true extent of her injuries and how she deals with them on a daily basis.

The dancer, 24, and her boyfriend AJ Pritchard, 26, are set to appear on ITV’s Lorraine on Wednesday, where she will open up about the fallout from her accident.

EXCLUSIVE: Abbie Quinnen is set to reveal the horrific extent of her burns six months on from a freak fire accident as boyfriend AJ Pritchard admitted she’s suffered ‘very bad lows’ 

A teaser clip from tomorrow’s episode shows Abbie discussing how she needs to moisturise the burns four times a day.

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She says: ‘I basically just have to use circular motions and keep all of my scars hydrated. And after I do that I use my silicone sheets. 

‘Then I put my compression vest on, which I wear for 23 hours a day.’

Her boyfriend AJ is also seen speaking in the clip, and he mentions how hard it is sometimes to see what his girlfriend has to go through.

He says: ‘There are very bad days and there are very, very bad lows. And it makes me feel very upset.’

Difficult: Her boyfriend AJ is also seen speaking in the clip, and he mentions how hard it is sometimes to see what his girlfriend has to go through

Daily routine: A teaser clip from Wednesday’s episode shows Abbie discussing how she needs to moisturise the burns four times a day

Also in their Lorraine appearance, Abbie meets up with Katie Piper, who was the victim of an acid attack in 2008, who helps her improve her self-confidence.

Together they spend time around other burns survivors at a swimming lido, which gives Abbie the confidence to once again put on a bikini and allow others to see her body. 

Abbie suffered horrific burns in a freak fire accident while she was filming a YouTube video with AJ in January where they attempted to turn a wine bottle into a vase.

She needed three skin grafts after a YouTube video she was filming with her boyfriend went horribly wrong and saw the bottle explode and set fire to her hair and clothing on January 19.

She has previously detailed the fears she felt for her life during the accident while her beau AJ spoke about how ‘seconds felt like a lifetime’ when he attempted to quell the flames consuming her during an appearance on Lorraine.

Careful: Abbie says: ‘I basically just have to use circular motions and keep all of my scars hydrated. And after I do that I use my silicone sheets’

Agony: The professional dancer needed three skin grafts after a video she was filming with her boyfriend went horribly wrong and saw a wine bottle explode and set fire to her hair and clothing on January 19

And despite the ordeal, Abbie remained positive about her recovery as she said: ‘I’m doing OK a lot better than I was, that’s for sure. My face has almost healed now.’

She continued: ‘I think when it happened I was just thinking the worst, my face is never going to look the same again, I’m always going to have scars on my body.

‘I’m never going to be able to dance or perform and do what I love doing, so I instantly thought that was it for me. Luckily my face is healing really well.’

Abbie revealed last month that she struggles to find clothes to wear because she has to wear a compression vest ’23 hours a day’ and keep her scars out of the sun.  

Taking to Instagram, the dancer made the candid admission, revealing that she is always left ‘panicking’ before she leaves home. 

Watch Lorraine tomorrow from 9am on ITV and on ITV Hub. 

Seeking support: Also in their Lorraine appearance, Abbie meets up with Katie Piper (pictured in 2019), who was the victim of an acid attack in 2008, who helps her improve her self-confidence

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