Scars can develop when you scratch your skin from falling down on the concrete or if you have had a surgery in the past few weeks, then you may have developed a scar after your wound has healed. This is the skins way of protecting the skin from infection and repairing itself the best it can.
As scars form they can look ugly and their discolorations do not look natural. That is why this cosmetic concern can be addressed with a topical scar cream. These products are found online and some are offered in your local neighborhood retail stores. Look for products that do not retail for more than $50 as products that are sold over $50 are expensive compared to options that cost less than $50.
Do scar creams work on all scars
There are some scar creams that are intended for all scar types, but that does not mean that every product on the market is applicable on all scars. Also, keep in mind that scar creams are not the only approach when it comes to topical applications. There are also serums, gels and oils that can help diminish the look of scars.
Silicone scar gels are the top options on the market since silicone has been shown to form a waterproof block that helps keep moisture in and protects a scar from additional environmental irritants. This will help a scar continue to heal and diminish its appearance without promoting any additional harm to the area. Be sure you find a product that has no known side effects and has not been linked to harmful ingredient use. Be sure you apply the product as directed as well so side effects do not occur.
Do you have any Keloids, hypertrophic scars, accidental scars, surgical or common scar types? Then you will need to find a product that is promoted for use on these scar types. This will help you get better results so you can address multiple scar types rather than just one type. Look online for detailed information on products that are suitable for all scar types.