Posts By: sfadmin

Treating Self-Harm Scars

Scars of all kinds can be treated to reduce their size and appearance over time. Self-harm scars, too, can fade over time when treated properly. What are self-harm scars? They are self-induced wounds that often involve cutting or burning of the wrists, hands, arms, thighs and stomach. Because of their location, these can be difficult… Read more »

How to Talk About Scars

Whether you’re proud, ashamed, self-conscious or indifferent about your scars, everybody’s got a story to tell. Prominent scars on exposed areas of the body such as the face, arms or legs inevitably lead to questions.  Kids especially aren’t afraid to inquire about anything they don’t understand or that seems different. So how can you handle… Read more »

Post-Surgery: How to Minimize Scars After Cleft Lip Surgery

Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate are common birth defects known as Orofacial Clefts that form during the fourth & seventh weeks of pregnancy. According to the CDC, some 2,651 babies are born in the US each year with a Cleft Palate, while 4,437 are born with a Cleft Lip. The impact of Cleft Lip and… Read more »

Why Non-Prescription Scar Gels are Just as Good

If you suffer severe trauma to the skin (cut, burn, scrape etc.), your doctor may recommend a prescription topical ointment of some kind.  However, did you know that over-the-counter topical gels like Scarfade can be just as effective? There are many reasons for this. Vitamin C Known for its healing properties, especially for the skin,… Read more »

Relationship Scars: Don’t be Afraid to Bare All

Being in a new romantic relationship can be exciting and exhilarating. It can also be embarrassing for those worried about their weight, imperfections, or even scars. It’s time to embrace your scars without being ashamed in front of your partner. Let’s take a look at why you should feel more confident baring all. Scars Have… Read more »

Get Smooth with Homemade Skin Care Recipes

The dry air of winter can wreak havoc on your skin. If you’re tired of dry, flaky, chapped skin but don’t have the money to spend on expensive creams and lotions at the store, try these homemade skin care recipes. You can easily make these at home for a fraction of the cost, plus many… Read more »

Winter Emergency Kit for Your Home

You likely have a winter emergency kit for your vehicle to help you deal with potential roadside issues, but do you have one for your home? Your kit should go beyond a first aid kit and should include everything you would need to get through a few days or more without power. Following are some… Read more »

Celebrity Scars

  Think celebrities look perfect all the time? Not a chance. Magazine images can easily be edited and TV appearances are carefully crafted to emphasize their best side. Makeup can do a lot to hide scars, but actually fading them requires either a medical procedure or a powerful topical treatment like Scarfade Scar Gel. Perhaps… Read more »

Treating a Wound: What Not to Do

How you care for a wound immediately after it occurs and over the several days that follow can make a significant difference in how well it heals. Proper wound care can help prevent both scarring and infection.  Following are some helpful tips on how NOT to treat a wound. Don’t just “let it go.” This… Read more »

Scar Causing Sports

While there is no “best” sport for getting scars in the traditional sense of the word, there are certain sports that place participants at a higher risk for injury and scars than others. Perhaps your son plays football or your daughter plays soccer. Maybe you participate in an adult hockey league, or maybe you’re even… Read more »