Common Scar Issues

Scars are bad enough on their own. But there are many side effects that can come with scars, such as pain, sensitivity, itchiness, and more. It’s important to understand those issues so you can enjoy comfort in daily life, even after developing a scar. Many scars can bring painful symptoms, as well as itching, swelling,… Read more »

Back to School Skin Health

With the return to school comes the return to sports, activities, and sun exposure – and all the risks associated with them. Here’s how to ensure good back-to-school health as your kids embark on a year of new possibilities. Risk of Sports Injuries Kids can get injured in any number of ways when engaging in… Read more »

Skincare Through the Ages

You may miss the soft and supple skin of your youth, but the fact is, we all age, and the signs of aging are often the first to show up on our faces. Whether you’re 20 or 80, though, caring for your skin is important to prevent wrinkles, fine lines and age spots. Here’s how… Read more »

Affordable Skincare to Protect Your Skin

Having smooth, supple, healthy skin doesn’t have to cost a fortune. No need to buy hundreds of dollars’ worth of skin and beauty products just to put your best face forward. There are plenty of affordable skincare products out there that can do just as good a job of protecting your skin as those fancy… Read more »

Why Silicone Works

Silicone is a key ingredient in the treatments we use here at Scarfade, and there are very good reasons for that. Today we’ll explore why silicone is so great at healing and fading scars, whether you use it in gel form or sheet form. In general, silicone prevents scars by creating a protective second layer… Read more »

How Surgical Scars Are Different

Scars from surgery are a bit different than other types of scars. For one, they’re often unavoidable, a consequence of having a scalpel cut through flesh such as with a C-section or total knee replacement. How you will scar will depend on how deep the cut is or how precise the incision is. Even top… Read more »

Do Sunburns Scar?

Great question. The short answer is yes, if it’s severe enough. We’ve all had that one sunburn we remember that was so painful because we fell asleep in the sun with not enough sunscreen on. Accidents happen, but it’s important to ensure you never let a burn get this bad. Not only can you develop… Read more »

Vitamin C and Scarring

From acne scars to injury scars, Vitamin C is widely known to help reduce the appearance of scars. This amazing antioxidant has so many great health benefits, such as boosting the immune system. Who knew it was good for scarring too? That’s because it has a strong ability to regulate collagen production and prevent inflammation… Read more »

Seasonal Scar Treatment

With the warmer weather approaching, you may wonder how the sun, heat and humidity will affect scarring. It can be a wonderful feeling to have the sun on your skin as you enjoy a day at the beach or barbecue. But the same sun that gives you that alive and vibrant feeling is the same… Read more »

Sunscreen and Scars

Sunscreen is important for all of your skin, not just your scarred areas. But when it comes to your scars, it’s even more important to give them extra TLC as part of your sunscreen application. Did you know that scars are much more sensitive to sunlight than normal skin areas with no scarring? The American… Read more »