After the wound occurs, scarring is a normal process. The body produces scar as a natural reaction of the body. This a process in which the body is trying to heal the damaged body. This healing process is not only a natural one but also takes a long time. But still, there are many things a person can do to speed up the process as well as improve the look of the scar.
Previously we presented some tips on removing all types of scars and heal them and now we are back with some. So have a good read. We have also placed in some useful tips to prevent scarring of the tissue.
For those of you who suffer from keloids and hypertrophic scars; you are going to need the help of following two types of silicon-based special bandages to help heal the scars.
- Silicone sheeting pads
- Self-drying Silicone gel
Silone based bandages add hydration in the healing of the scar which protects the scarred tissue for the bacteria. This results in the sacred tissue to have a softer and flatter appearance. A person can start using these silicon sheets two weeks after their wound has started to heal. For noticeable results, it is recommended to apply the silicone gel two times each day.
This is not that expensive of a remedy, you simply need any type of skin lotion and start massaging the screed tissue area with your fingers. It is recommended to massage the sacred tissue area gently for about 30 seconds each day. Massaging the sacred tissue helps by breaking down the collagen’s dense bands that tend to attach themselves tot eh underlying tissue.
This massage based remedy is best for the following scars.
- Keloid scars
- Cesarean scars
- Numerous surgical scars
Onions have the following natural properties.
This is why the topical gels that have the onion extract in them are able to reduce the size as well as soften the surface of a scarred tissue. It is best to try applying the onion extract gel on the scars at least 3 times a day. As for the best time to use the gel, it is right after the postsurgical time period.
The remedy is effective against following scar types.
- Burn scars
- Hypertrophic scars resulted from surgery
This might sound a little strange to you guys because it is actually vitamin C instead of vitamin E that helps with improving the appearance of the scars. In order to give a boost to the skin’s collagen production, it needs vitamin C. vitamin C also helps with following.
- Improving skin elasticity
- Reducing redness
- Promoting healing of wounds
It is best to use the vitamin C based topical creams for following scar types.
- Acne scars
- Surgical scars
Common tips to prevent scars
The thing is that most of the scars tend to fade away with the passage of time but if you have a scar that is not going away after a long time, it should be consulted with a doctor. Still, preventive measures are better when it comes to scars. In order to prevent bad scars, a person can make use of the following tips.
- Keeping the wound clean
- Keeping the wound moist by applying a moisturizing cream
- Cover the wound with adhesive bandage
- Avoid excessive sunlight exposure
- Don’t remove the scab off of a healing wound
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