Getting the Most Out of Scarfade

By now, you’ve heard the buzz about Scarfade and how it works incredibly to reduce the appearance of scars. However, like any other product, you need to use it correctly for it to work properly. And that means getting the most out of your Scarfade experience. Let’s take a look at what you should be… Read more »

How Skin Care Helps Scar Healing

Did you know the skin care routine you adopt can help with scar healing? It’s true. From eating right to staying hydrated to regularly washing your face, you can do your part to heal scars faster and easier. It’s important to treat your skin with great care, which means you should give it the time… Read more »

Answers to the 5 Most Common Questions About Scarfade

If you have sustained a burn, cut, scrape or surgical wound and you are concerned about scarring, you understandably want to do all you can to minimize the lasting effects of your wound. That’s where Scarfade® comes in, a trusted topical treatment that helps to reduce scarring thanks to the silicone gel which helps the… Read more »

Scars and Skin Tones: How Scars Affect Different Skin Types

As the largest human organ, skin is your body’s first line of defense. Although everyone’s skin performs the same function, it can take on a variety of appearances due to different amounts of pigmentation. Skin, then, can be grouped into a number of different types, six of which are represented on the Fitzpatrick Scale. Skin type… Read more »

How Long Does it Take a Surgical Scar to Fade?

In general, it takes about two years for surgical scars to fade, but everyone is different and heals at varying rates. How well you treat your scar will also impact healing times. Also, the way your wound heals will be influenced by a number of environmental and genetic factors. Luckily, there are things you can… Read more »

Kids and Scars: Treatment and Care

Kids are curious creatures, and it’s just about impossible for active child to avoid scrapes and cuts. Some TLC and a kiss from Mom may be all that’s needed in many cases, but sometimes, cuts go deeper and have the potential to scar. When that happens you need to treat the wound quickly so it… Read more »

Keep Sunscreen a Part of Your Daily Routine: 3 Things it Protects You From

The application of sunscreen should be a part of your daily routine, even in winter. UV rays are always present outdoors, and you can get a sunburn even in cold months. Indeed, any time spent outdoors leaves your skin vulnerable to sun damage. Whether you’re spending a day at the pool in summer or skiing… Read more »

How Burn Scars are Different and How to Care for Them

After a burn, scars may develop. They’re a bit different than scars you would get, say, from a cut. As your skin heals from a burn, it will form areas of thick, discolored skin, which develop after damaged skin causes skin cells to perish. The area will look smooth and shiny, starting off red and… Read more »

Why is Silicone Important in Scar Treatment Gel?

There are many reasons. Not only is silicone safe for use on all areas of your body, it’s got natural healing properties that reduce the appearance of all types of scars. If you have scars on your face or other parts of your body, you likely want them gone or at least minimized. Maybe you… Read more »

Ways to Speed Up Scar Healing

If you have a recent scar, you understandably want to see it fade as soon as possible. You have little control over your body’s healing process but there are some steps you can take to encourage it. Here are some ways in which you can speed up scar healing.   Get Enough Rest The Journal… Read more »