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 »

Managing Skin Health and Scar Treatment in Colder Weather

The winter is upon us and has brought its signature cold weather with it. The first place you’ll feel its effects is on your skin. Protecting your skin in colder weather is certainly a challenge. You just have to be dedicated and prepared with the right routine and products, and you should be all set…. Read more »

How Nutrition and Healthy Lifestyles Can Improve Skin Health and Scar Treatment

Eating healthy and exercising regularly are key to your physical health. But did you know they’re also important to your skin and scar health? From drinking plenty of water to committing to a fitness routine, a healthy lifestyle can do wonders for your skin.  Smooth Skin Routine Check out these healthy living tips that will… Read more »

Getting the Most From Your Scar Treatment Gel

If you have a recent injury, such as a cut or burn, and are concerned it may result in a scar, it’s important to take immediate action. The sooner you apply silicone scar gels like Scarfade, the better the results will be. To ensure your scar fades instead of gets worse, you should use OTC… Read more »

How Massage Therapy Can Improve the Healing of Scars

If you’ve been wondering how you might improve the appearance of your scar, you should know that massage therapy can help. Scar formation and scar maturation are on-going processes, as scars will actively change as they progress through the recovery process. This can take between 12 and 24 months.  Scar massage has been proven as… Read more »

How to Handle the Recovery and Healing of Surgeries and Surgical Scars

When we have surgery and are left with a scar, the effect can be far more than physical.  It can have a deep and lasting emotional impact as well.  Many studies have been done on the emotional impacts of scars, and surgery scars in particular. Indeed, scar tissue can affect people in many ways, including: … Read more »

All About Piercings

From ears to nipples and everywhere in between, people choose to have piercings for a variety of reasons. However, piercings can leave you with a scar if you decide not to wear them anymore. Let’s go over the types of piercings and how to prevent scarring.  Types of Piercings There are many types of body… Read more »

The Emotional Effects of Scarring

Scars go much deeper than the skin. They can come with traumatizing memories that are even harder to deal with than the resulting scarred skin. If you have suffered a bad scar, whether in a car accident, in a fire or even as a result of severe acne that led to bullying in school, you… Read more »