Scars: Expectations vs. Reality

The way scars typically heal leaves a bit of a gap in between people’s expectations vs. reality. You may assume that your scar will completely fade given enough time and at-home treatments. But even with all the care in the world, the reality is that scars don’t always fade to nothing. This may certainly be… Read more »

Solutions for Healthier Looking Skin

Everyone wants healthier looking skin, but the truth is, age, lifestyle and environmental factors can put a damper on those plans. From avoiding the sun to properly treating scars, here’s how you can take care of your skin for long-lasting results. Whether you suffer from acne or dry skin, or just want to reclaim your… Read more »

Tips for Scar Care and Treatment

Dealing with scars can be tricky, but if you have some tips and tricks in your back pocket, the process is that much easier. We thought we would compile some tips for scar care treatment for you to peruse: 1.    Don’t Stress Out Don’t strain the wound while it’s healing. This is especially important on… Read more »

More About Scarfade

You probably know and love how our products work, but how much do you really know our company? We thought we would devote this month’s blog to telling you a bit about ourselves, what we do, what our mission is, and what we offer. Scarfade, an FDA registered facility, has been in business since 1997…. Read more »

Scar Treatment Facts and Myths: What Works and What Doesn’t

There are many myths and truths out there about scars. We’re here to set the record straight. Check out what works and what doesn’t! Myth: You have to wait before treating a scar. Fact: The best time to treat a scar is within one month of receiving it, preferably as soon as the initial wound… Read more »

The History of Scarification

For hundreds of years, the painful process of creating raised tattoos has been performed by people all over the world. It’s called scarification and has recently become even more widespread throughout the United States, Europe, and Australia. Centuries ago, the Maori men of New Zealand chiseled deep tattoos on their faces with patterns that created… Read more »

Surgical Scar Treatment and Things to Know

If you have decided to treat your scar with surgery, there are some important things to know beforehand. Here’s what to discuss with your surgeon, how to appropriately reduce scar tissue, how placement and closure options can help reduce scar appearance, and how to treat surgical scars post healing. Being informed beforehand will give you… Read more »

Speed It Up, Slow it Down

When you have a scar, you want it to start fading as soon as possible. There are things you can do to speed up the process. Check out these things that can hasten the healing of scars, and these things that can slow it down. We welcome you to read these helpful do’s and don’ts… Read more »

What Are Scars Made Of?

Scars can show up anywhere on the body, wherever an injury occurs. The severity of a scar will depend on how it was acquired, how deep the wound is, and the care you give it over time. Scars are basically nature’s way of healing damaged skin and replacing tissue. While fibrous scar tissue is made… Read more »

Are Scars Permanent?

Depends on how deep the initial injury was. But by their very definition, scars are permanent because they leave a mark that lasts. Some are more severe than others, though, lasting for a lifetime as red, raised and then white, glossy scars. Some itch, some fade, some stick around. The nature of scars is that… Read more »