Science And Health

Scars and Your Skin

Scars are a natural part of the body's healing process. A scar results from the biologic process of wound repair in the skin and other tissues. Most wounds, except for very minor ones, result in some degree of scarring.

 

What Is TEWL? Why Moisture Is Your Best Friend During Scar Healing

Transepidermal water loss is natural skin process— too much of during key times (like scar healing) can be detrimental to your skin however. Learn what is TEWL, why it's better to keep new scars moist, and how to care for new scars.

What Are The Most Common Surgical Scars? (And How to Treat Them)

Ever wondered how to heal surgical scars? Let's take a closer look at 3 of the most common surgeries that leave behind significant scarring— and how silicone scar products can help treat them.

The Features of Scars: What Causes Scar Discoloration, Raised Scars, & More

While some people cherish their scars as a reminder of their past, the majority of us don’t love the look that scar tissue brings to our appearance. Luckily, the appearance of scars naturally diminishes over time一 but there are also ways that you can speed up this process.
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