Posts By: sfadmin

Scar Tip: Stay Dry

By keeping a wound dry and clean, you can improve the healing process. While it sounds simple enough, that isn’t always the case, especially with kids and especially in areas that are prone to exposure such as the face and hands. That said, do all you can to keep moisture and dirt away from the… Read more »

Preparing Your Skin for Winter Weather

  While its technically still fall, the cold dry air of winter has already arrived in many places. This can be a killer on the skin, causing it to become rough, flaky, chapped and red. Most at risk are the hands and face, but other areas of the body can also be affected, such as… Read more »

Vitamin C and Your Skin

We all know Vitamin C is essential for good health, helping keep colds at bay all year long. However, did you realize that Vitamin C is also essential to healthy skin? It’s true. Also known as ascorbic acid, Vitamin C plays an important role in the production of collagen, a protein that aids the growth… Read more »

What Are Scabs and Why Shouldn’t You Pick at Them?

Scabs can be irresistible to pick at, especially when they look so unsightly you just want them to be gone. But this does more harm than good. Scabs are like nature’s Band-Aid, sealing the injury and helping it heal. The healing process is much more efficient when the scab is left intact.  Picking at it… Read more »

Selecting the Right Scarfade for Your Needs

You already know the benefits of using Scarfade on your burns, scars, cuts and scrapes to prevent further scarring, but what you may not know is how much you’ll need for your type of injury. Check out this handy chart to see just the right amount of Scarfade needed for your unique situation. Usage depends… Read more »

Benefits of Micronutrients in Your Diet

Eating super foods is one of the keys to super health. You may have heard the term micronutrients before but are unsure what they are. Basically, micronutrients are foods that don’t provide energy yet are a critical piece of the puzzle when it comes to the healthy functioning of your cells and tissues. They include:… Read more »

4 Ways to Protect Your Skin From Sun Year-Round

Protecting your skin shouldn’t be something you do only during the summer, but it does take on added importance when you’re most exposed to harmful UV Rays. You should make sure to protect your skin year-round with sunscreen to help prevent sun damage, skin cancer and premature aging. No one is immune to skin cancer… Read more »

Summer Smoothies That are Good for Your Skin

We’ve all heard the saying “you are what you eat” — well, never has that been more true than when it comes to your skin. The first step to radiant skin is proper nutrition. What better way to celebrate summer AND good skin than with a yummy smoothie? Try these tasty summer smoothie recipes this… Read more »

Do Facials Work to Treat Scarring?

Facials are wonderful in many ways: smoothing out your facial skin, helping you feel rejuvenated, and sloughing off dead skin cells. Many of us enjoy a facial now on occasion, perhaps in conjunction with a massage. However, some of you may find yourselves wondering if facials can help improve the appearance of scarring. A one-time,… Read more »

How to Overcome Emotional Scars

We talk a lot about healing physical scars. However, emotional scars can be every bit as damaging and long-lasting. The road to overcoming emotional scars can be long and tedious, but with diligence and perseverance, you can know peace again. Write it Down Many people find it cathartic to write their feelings down in a… Read more »