Dealing With Scars in High-Movement Locations

From knees to elbows, wounds to body parts containing a joint can be particularly tricky to heal. That’s because these high-movement locations can make it hard for the wound to heal initially, which can contribute to scarring. Other high-movement locations include the face and hairline, where expressions can hamper healing as well. Specific locations of… Read more »

First Aid For Children

Cuts and scrapes are a part of being a kid. From falling off bikes to injuries during team sports, it’s important for parents and other caregivers to know first aid, especially in regards to children. The sooner a wound can be treated, the less likely it will scar. Let’s take a look at how to… Read more »

Scar Revision: What is It and Do You Need It?

Scar revisions are procedures performed on a scar to alter its appearance. The purpose may be to improve the scar’s cosmetic appearance, restore function to the area of the body affected by the scar, or to improve an itchy scar. While scars can’t be completely removed, there are ways to drastically minimize their appearance, from… Read more »

Embracing Scars

Scars have a negative connotation in most people’s minds, but they don’t have to. Perhaps you could embrace your scars as a badge of honor and turn the negative into a positive! Here’s how to accept your body and realize that scars are a normal part of healing, whether from a C-section, accident or burn…. Read more »

Main Types of Scarring

From keloid to hypertrophic, there are many types of scars. Each one is a bit different, and each ones fades differently. Some even require different treatments. Today we will go over the two main types of scarring as well as how to fade them. Hint: Scarfade plays a big role in all of it. Just… Read more »

Scar Camouflage Tips

Hiding scars can seem like a full-time job, especially when they are located in highly visible places such as your face or arms. From makeup to clothing, here are some ways to camouflage your scars. Different Hairstyle If you have a scar on your forehead, neck, or ears, try a new hairstyle to cover them… Read more »

Top 6 Tips For Skin Health in Winter

Winter is a harsh time for skin. The persistent cold and dry temperatures drain the natural moisture from your skin, leading to chapping, drying, itching, and redness. Colder weather brings lower temperature and humidity levels, prompting your skin to need more outside assistance with staying hydrated. Wind and cold steal that hydration, which can also… Read more »

Most Important Skincare Steps

The most important skincare steps, based on the basic principles of healthy living, include regular exercise, healthy food, stress management, and plenty of sleep. Minimizing skin damage as well as following a skincare routine are also important tenets. Here is a look at the most important skincare steps. A Healthy Lifestyle From eating a healthy… Read more »

How to Support Scar Fading with Other Methods

From red light therapy to massage therapy to acupuncture, there are other alternative healing methods that can be used in conjunction with Scarfade to help reduce the appearance of scars. Let’s discuss how. Red Light Therapy Studies show that red light therapy can help modulate key cell characteristics that are known to contribute to scarring…. Read more »

Surgical Scar Fading

Having surgery? Worried about scars forming? Well, it’s a fact of life that surgery leaves scars. But it’s up to you to decide how you will help make them less noticeable. It’s important to note that scars from surgery vary from other types of scars. First, you can’t really avoid a surgical scar, especially when… Read more »