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 »
How Do I Use Scarfade?
From applying it every day to using a circular motion to massage it into your skin, there are certain ways to use Scarfade for the best results. Some people may have to use it longer than others, but this will depend on the size and severity of your scar. Here are some best practices when… Read more »
Will Scarfade Results Last?
If you are deciding to use Scarfade on your scars, you may wonder: will it really work and will the results be permanent? The short answer is yes. With proper and diligent treatment, your scars can fade and shrink in as little as a few months or up to a year. Once you have achieved… Read more »
Scar Prevention, Treatment, and Fading
No matter what injury you had that led to a scar, there are ways to help fade and heal it over time. From laser treatments and surgery to silicone gel and massage, there are many treatments available to fade anything from acne to burn to surgical scars. Here are some ways you can prevent and… Read more »
Different Types of Scars: Can Scarfade Handle Them All?
The short answer is yes! While Scarfade may work better on some types of scars than others, it can still have positive effects on all scar types and severities, from acne to burns. Scarfade has been proven to work best on hypertrophic and keloid scars. You can read all the scientific studies available on this… Read more »
Combining Scarfade and Massage
Scarfade gel is great – but combining it with gentle massage is even better! Did you know that massaging techniques, along with the use of topical scar treatment gel, can maximize the effectiveness of scar fading? It’s true. Read on to learn how and why. Breakdown of Scar Tissue While we all know massage feels… Read more »
Can Sunburns Scar?
So you stayed out in the sun a little too long and now you have a sunburn. Ouch. This is ever pleasant, but sunburns usually fade in a day or two. However, in the case of excessive sun burning, you may be concerned that it could scar. The answer is it depends on the extent… Read more »
Piercings and Scars
You may have loved your piercing when you first got it, but maybe now that you have kids or got a job that doesn’t allow piercings, you are regretting your decision – mainly due to the scarring that can result. The good news is that most piercing scars and bumps tend to eventually fade on… Read more »
Skin Glue and How it Helps Prevent Deep Scarring
Skin glue sounds like something that accidentally used to happen in kindergarten when making crafts. But it’s a real thing and it can spell the difference between scarring and having smooth skin. Skin glue is a medical adhesive designed to join the edges of a wound together. This helps the wound heal without the threat… Read more »