From The Scarguard Blog

All Scars are not created equally. Some are raised, others sunken. Some are red, others brown. Scarguard is a suite of scar treatment products created by a plastic surgeon. We are the #1 brand for treating scars used by plastic surgeons because of our scientific approach to the problem and because, quite simply, Scarguard works. This is not just our opinion. Completely independent published studies have proven that fact.

The Truth About Scar Treatment

Everyone has a scar. Whether it’s from a bike injury, burn accident or a C-section surgery, each one of them is a constant reminder of your life story. Time heals all wounds but even nature can’t give you back your clear, unblemished skin. You will need a little help from effective scar treatments (like Scarguard!) to improve the appearance of your scars. But first, let’s try to understand what makes a scar and how you can treat yours. Scars and [...]

Wound Care and Scar Care 101

Acquiring wounds is easy—trip over a curb, accidentally run a knife over your skin, drop a hair straightening iron on your leg and in a few seconds, the area is either red or bleeding and you automatically say to yourself, ‘Oh, I hope that won’t leave a mark!’ Unfortunately for most of us, it does. Time does a wonderful job in healing and lightening a scar but contrary to what some brands would say, you can never reclaim the skin [...]

Onion Juice versus Silicone Sheet

Have you ever paid attention to the ingredients found in your food? Everyone’s very cautious about what they feed their bodies to ensure good health, but do you practice the same when it comes to over-the-counter medications and creams? Perhaps not as diligently, and we don’t blame you—not everyone practices this. The truth is, paying attention to labels on OTC medications is important, especially if you want to get your money’s worth. OTC scar treatments can be expensive because you [...]

Summer, sun and skin discoloration

Summer means spending long, lazy sunny days by the beach or enjoying the great outdoors. Aside from giving you great memories, your skin also collects souvenirs in the form of multiplied freckles, melasma, sun spots and other discolorations no thanks to sun exposure. The good news is that there is a very effective way of lightening existing discoloration AND, preventing further sun damage. Wear sunscreen religiously Whether you’re spending a great amount of time outdoors or even if you’re just staying [...]

Is it possible to treat an old scar?

You probably have an old scar that you learned to live with through the years but, have you ever wondered if it’s really possible to treat that scar? The answer is yes. Scars come in all colors, shapes and sizes. Old scars can be improved no matter how long it has been there or how it got there. The first step in treating an old scar is to understand what type of scar it is. All scars are made of [...]

How to treat a C-Section scar

As life-changing having a baby can be, it is not without occasional drawbacks. If you’re a mother who gave birth through cesarean section, being left with a scar on your stomach can somehow damage your self-image. Many have learned to live with their scar as a reminder of the miracle of birth. However, not many are aware that there are ways to improve its appearance and we don’t blame them–appearance is not the top priority once you have a [...]

How to minimize bruising after a filler injection

Fact: Even the best doctor in the country (or world!) can give a patient a bruise, red mark or even a temporary bump after performing cosmetic injection. So, no matter where you go to for your injection, a bruise is almost a guaranteed side effect. Given this, we recommend doing cosmetic fillers months in advance of any social occasions because you would need at least 2 weeks–or more if you’re the kind of person who bruise easily–for it to [...]

What is a keloid and can you effectively treat it?

The answer is yes, and it’s easier than you think. What makes Scarguard so great? Scarguard was created by a plastic surgeon to help reduce raised and thickened scars. Raised scars or Hypertrophic scars are caused when the body over-produces collagen to fill in the gap that is caused by injury or surgery. Sometimes, these raised scars become keloids. Keloids appear similar to hypertrophic scars. The differences between hypertrophic and keloid scars can be confusing. Although they both have [...]

Discolorations Caused by Summer Fun? We Can Treat That!

Skin discolorations? Scarlight MD can lighten and fade them. Now that colder weather is just around the corner and staying indoors would become the preferred activity of many, it’s the perfect time to treat those sun-related skin discolorations caused by summer activities. Did your freckles multiply? Are your under-eye circles more prominent? Did you acquire a few dark spots as souvenirs from your vacation? As much as we love frolicking and bathing under the warmth of the sun, we dislike the [...]

Understanding Scar Formation and Scar Minimizing Treatments

EVERYONE HAS SCARS, UNLESS YOU’RE A NEWBORN. You’ll never find a single person without scars. Any type of injury creates a scar; some are just more noticeable than others. Why do some scars fade away, and others don’t, and how can you trick your body into scar minimizing on it’s own? Because scars are a cosmetic problem that everyone faces, there are countless scar minimizing treatments out there that claim to work. Many of them claim to shrink a raised scar [...]

Age Spots Are Only For Old People-Not Always!

YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A GRANDPARENT TO HAVE AGE SPOTS… What are age spots? Age spots, also commonly referred to as liver spots, or senile or solar lentigines, are hyperpigmentation of the skin. They are flat, tan or black spots that usually develop on skin and are located at areas that get the most amount of sun. While age spots frequently form on adults over 50 years old, they can also be found on younger people, if they spend [...]

Black & Blue from Cosmetic Enhancements? Bruiseguard Can Treat Your Bruises.

Bruiseguard is here to knock out your bruises…fast! We all know how well Scarguard works for scars, raised acne scars, hypertrophic, keloids, surgical scars, and more. But have you checked out what Bruiseguard can do for your bruises? Like scars, bruising comes hand in hand with surgery or injury. So what do you do if you have acquired a bruise, and it’s somewhere (very) visible? How do you get it to fade so you can get back to looking normal as [...]

Do You Have Sensitive Skin?

Do you have sensitive skin but want to treat your surgery or injury scars and bruises as well as skin discolorations (freckles, melasma and dark spots)? We know how hard it is for you to find the perfect product that are both tough on blemishes AND gentle on sensitive skin. The good news is that the Scarguard suite of products were created with post surgical patients in mind, who often have the most sensitive skin — This means that [...]

Treat Your C-Section Scar-Whether Old or New

A C-section has almost become the norm when having a baby these days.  People often schedule their C-section ahead of time and know the exact time and date their baby will be born. Other times a C-section often becomes necessary during a natural birth due to any number of complications or struggles. The C-section incision is either done horizontally or vertically.  A vertical incision is rare nowadays, and is only used in extreme circumstances, but does happen on occasion.  These incisions [...]

International Makeup Artist, Lisa Eldridge Trusts Scarguard

What do Kate Winslet, Katy Perry, Keira Knightley, Emma Watson, Kate Moss and Cate Blanchett have in common? Well, aside from being highly talented and gorgeous, one commonality between these red carpet stars is celebrity make-up artist, Lisa Eldridge, who has helped make them look their very best. With over 20 years of experience, London based Lisa Eldridge is one of the most highly regarded make-up artist on the international beauty and fashion circuits. Not only has she worked for [...]

Scarguard Success Stories

It always makes us happy to read testimonials and success stories that Scarguard users send us. Knowing that we’ve successfully helped people become more confident because they know that they look better is our greatest motivation in developing world-class products that actually work. There’s no better proof of how effective Scarguard is when it comes to flattening and shrinking scars than through testimonials from real people who have experienced real results. And, because a picture paints a thousand words, we [...]

Fade Your Scars From Sight and Mind

Everyone has scars, it’s just a fact of life. But sometimes the scars we carry can be painful—not emotionally, but physically. Often times people end up with scars that can be irritating, itchy, or even uncomfortable, add that into what the scars represent or remind them of and that can be double the pain. If you have a scar that is physically painful, we recommend going to the doctor and discussing it with them. But if it’s just a mild irritation, [...]

‘Tis The Season To Look Your Best – Minus The Bruises!

Now that the holidays are just around the corner, this means endless nights of reunions, parties and social gatherings. It is indeed the season to look your very best. If you have not scheduled your cosmetic enhancement already, now is the perfect time to do it to give you recovery period from the nasty bruises that go hand in hand with it. No matter how good your doctor is, bruises always come with filler injections, and, they may last for [...]

The World’s Top Doctors Trust Scarguard

When it comes to treating scars, doctors know best, so, being recommended by some of the world’s best doctors coming from top institutions and organizations as a preferred brand is something that we are truly proud of — a true testament that Scarguard MD works!   Alex Keller, M.D., F.A.C.S. Assistant Clinical Professor at New York University Medical Center Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon “I have been recommending and have incorporated Scarguard in my practice for the last year. I started slowly with [...]

9 out of 12 patients reported superior results with Scarguard

Velius Pharm, the maker of Scarguard MD is proud of developing world class products that are backed by science. Aside from having millions of satisfied users who proudly declare how Scarguard has helped treat their scars, there are a lot of clinical studies developed by doctors proving its efficacy. One such study, titled, ‘A Pilot Study to Evaluate the Efficacy of Scarguard in Prevention of Scars’ developed by Drore Eisen, MD, DDS of Dermatology Associates of Cincinnati proves that 9 [...]

Treating Scars, Giving Back Confidence

As a company that takes pride in developing world class products that work, our ultimate gratification comes from emails of photos and stories of how Scarguard not only treated users’ scars but also gave them renewed confidence knowing that they don’t have to hide behind their scars. One of our favorite stories is from cancer survivor, Arienechelle, who tagged us on Instragram with this photo. Arienechelle is a super woman / flight attendant who beat thyroid cancer. After the stitches from [...]

Treating Scars During Winter

Winter is the perfect time to treat your scars because the cold temperature makes indoor activities more desirable than freezing outdoors. With the decrease of sun exposure and increase in piling up clothes to protect the skin from the cold, it is the perfect season to care for scars. Here are a few tips to try now so your skin will be clearer in time for warmer weather / swimwear season: 1. Always wear sunscreen – Although it doesn’t feel [...]

Wound Healing 101

There are several phases to wound healing—overlapping phases that occur in the days, weeks, and months that follow an injury. Hemostasis Often time’s hemostasis gets included as a part of the inflammation phase. Hemostasis is the body’s way of speedily stopping the bleeding without interfering with the normal blood flow. The migration of white blood cells into the wound is the marking of inflammation. During this time the body is trying to clean the wound site of bacteria, dirt, damaged cells and [...]

Minimizing scarring after surgery / cosmetic enhancement

No matter how good your plastic surgeon is, heck, he might even be the best in the world, it is almost sure that you will acquire a scar after any surgical or cosmetic operation. The truth of the matter is, whenever skin sustains damage or goes through a deep incision, part of its recovery process is scarring. Of course, any surgery performed by a less skilled surgeon will result in worse scarring than one that’s done by a certified [...]

Why let scars get in the way of your true beauty?

True beauty consists mainly of self confidence. Without confidence in our appearance, image, and wherever you seek it the most, we always resort to feeling like we’re not good enough. Let’s kick this feeling to the curb with our most popular product, Scarguard. Once your skin has been damaged, technically, it’s been damaged forever. The skin will never return to how it was before the incident occurred, which is unfortunate, but it happens. Scarguard is here to assist your skin in [...]

Scar Treatment and Marketing

In today’s highly competitive market place, advertising does wonders to product sales. Unfortunately, it is easy to get persuaded by television ads that promise a better version of yourself. These promises form a filter in our heads and most of the time, we buy products based on impulse, without doing any research. Everyone has done this (we’ve done it countless times!) only to be disappointed when expectations do not meet reality. Thanks to the internet, information has become so easily [...]

Treating the Visible Scar of Cancer

Receiving positive customer feedback about how our product, Scarguard, treated their scars and helped them gain back confidence is something that we enjoy — it gives us our reason for being! However, nothing compares to the wonderful notes that we receive from Cancer warriors who have defeated the dreadful disease and, have used Scarguard to heal their cancer scar. It gives us honor to be a part of their journey, even if we play a small role in it. [...]

How To Fade Freckles

Freckles are spots on the skin that are caused by excessive sun exposure. When the skin’s melanocytes get damaged by the sun, freckles appear on the epidermis. Though the sun plays a big role in the production of freckles, genetics also contribute to it. If you have freckles, chances are, someone from your immediate family have them too. Some people love their little dots while there are those that wish they can fade freckles — it’s really a personal preference. [...]

Getting rid of Plastic Surgery Scars

People make a life-changing choice of undergoing cosmetic enhancements primarily because they want to look and feel better about themselves. Nowadays, technology has made it easier for people to enhance their looks (painless cosmetic surgery, faster recovery time, etc.) However, what we have yet to discover is how technology can completely eliminate scarring after a surgical procedure. Post surgery scarring is often, if not, the highest concern among plastic surgery patients. Hey, if you’ve decided and invested in making yourself [...]

Why Plastic Surgeons Trust Scarguard

Like everyone else, you always trust an expert when it comes to important things. For instance, a lawyer is be the best person to seek for legal counsel, a marketing professional for advertising, a contractor for building a home, and so on and so forth. Why? Because these people are qualified to give expert advice on things within their fields. They have invested significant amount of time and practice on their areas of expertise that they know better than the [...]

BEST Scarguard Deal EVER! (Buy Scarguard 30ML, get a FREE Scarlight 30ML!)

…Promo runs until supplies last, and we predict it won’t last long! Do you have a surgery, injury or acne scar that’s discolored, raised or thickened? Do you have a keloid that has been dampening your confidence? Do you want get rid of a scar as soon as possible so by the time summer kicks in, you will be bikini ready? If you answer “YES” to any of these questions, then, we have the BEST DEAL for you. Plastic Surgeon developed [...]

Doctors Trust Scarguard

Doctors trust Scarguard! Unlike a lot of mainstream brands that are heavily promoted through television, print and billboard advertising, Scarguard MD is a little more “underground”. Much like music, there’s pop that is constantly being promoted through big video productions and, there are those independent artists that rely on word-of-mouth to get their crafts known. To date, Scarguard operates much like an independent artist. Unlike bigger brands that love to tell people how good their products work, we like letting [...]

Plastic Surgeons Distribute Scarguard

If you do a quick Google search on Plastic Surgeons and Scarguard, a listing of numerous offices around the US will pop up. Unlike other OTC scar treatments out there, Scarguard is the only one that is trusted and carried by Plastic Surgeons (Note: Plastic Surgeon Offices carry the prescription formulation of Scarguard, Scarguard MD Physicians Formula) and here are a few reasons why: 1. Scarguard was developed by a Plastic Surgeon: Scarguard was created by NY based, board-certified plastic [...]

Best Scar Sheet for C-Section Scar Treatment

While our main product, Scarguard MD is superior in treating the toughest surgery, injury or even acne scars, we know that nursing mothers need to be extra careful of what they put in and on their bodies for the benefit of their precious little ones. Though, this does not mean that they should settle for anything less than superior. This is exactly the reason why Dr. Joel Studin developed Scarsheet MD. Scarsheet MD is made out of medical grade silicone [...]

5-seconds Post: What Makes Scarguard Different and Effective?

We can go on and on and talk about the extensive science, technology and innovation behind our best selling scar treatment, Scarguard, but, we know how busy you are so here’s a quick flipagram to explain how we’re different (and superior!) from other scar creams available in the market. 1. Scarguard is a paint-on liquid silicone scar sheet (the ONLY clinically proven ingredient that treats scars!) 2. It quickly dries to a nanofilm-thin scar sheet that’s invisible, you can barely see [...]

Scarguard Vs. Other Brands – See the difference!

Scar treatment works. There is no doubt about that. It helps prevent the growth of new scars and reduces old scars.The most powerful treatments to help scars consist of silicone sheets or cortisone. The problem is that silicone sheet are ugly and uncomfortable. Scarguard is so popular among plastic surgeons because it is a paint-on silicone micro sheet. It is not a cream (they don’t work too well.) Scarguard tries in seconds to an actual, nearly invisible micro sheet that [...]

Surgery Scars? Not a problem with Scarguard!

Getting a scar because of a bike injury is one thing but how about those scars that develop after a knife has made a deep incision on your skin? Now that’s hardcore. Majority of surgery patients (if not all) worry about how they will be able to treat a scar that comes after an operation. The ugly truth is, once your skin is scarred, it can never go back to its original form. However, the good news is you can [...]

How Soon Can You See Results With Scarguard?

Ever wonder how soon you can see results with Scarguard? Most people see little (or big) improvements in as little as 2 weeks! In this modern world, people are always expecting for instant gratification. While we at Scarguard take pride in the fact that a lot of our users see instant results, we never guarantee a timeline when individuals can see changes in the appearance of their scars—There are just so many factors that contribute to the healing process. Although [...]

Why is Scarguard the most effective scar treatment product?

Aside from the fact that Scarguard contains the key ingredients when it comes to scar treatment — silicone sheet, hydrocortisone, Vitamin E — what makes it the most effective scar treatment product in the market is the fact that its patented NANOFILM technology occludes (cover) the scar much like second skin, allowing the active ingredients top penetrate deeply, attacking the source of the scar. Think about it, doctors recommend scars to be occluded 24/7 by a silicone sheet for it [...]

What Ingredients Work In Scar Treatment?

Treating a scar is not easy. Half of the battle is selecting the right scar treatment product that will actually work. In a market that’s heavily saturated by millions of brands that promise to miraculously clear and heal your scarred skin, it’s tough to identify which one would actually do the trick — and, it’s not cheap either! Considering that you will be using the product over a period of time, you’ll need to invest time and money, so, [...]

Scarguard MD For Burn Scar Removal – Case Study

Aside from treating injury and surgery scars, Scarguard MD is also very effective when it comes to burn scar removal. According to research for treating burn scars, the only product that appeared to have any clinical benefit is silicone gel sheets, the kind that have been used on burn victims since the 1980s. Studies suggest that the sheets help prevent new scars and soften old ones. Skincare blogger and licensed Esthetician, Rita Lee used Scarguard MD on her burn scar [...]

What was the idea behind Scarguard MD?

The most effective brands were borne out of a need—because there are no products that currently address the problem; because nothing works; because something better can be created. The development of Scarguard MD is no different. Years ago, plastic surgeon, Dr. Joel Studin had to deal with answering the question, “What should I do about the scar?” from his patients. Scarring is one of any plastic surgery patient’s biggest concerns and rightfully so. Hey, if you’re paying a lot of [...]

#ScarTransformation Progress – Helen Troncoso

Women love looking their very best every day. However, accidents happen and sometimes, they leave an unwanted mark on our bodies in the form of an unsightly scar. As Ms. New York – America 2012, Ms. New York Belleza Latina 2011 and first runner up of Ms. Belleza Latina 2012, Helen Troncoso takes pride in her looks and takes good care of herself. Unfortunately, after a recent trip to Asia, she not only brought home souvenirs and memories, but, [...]

  • Scarguard Bruise Fader

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    Bruise Fader is a proprietary formulation that pays close attention to the route of administration. Some of the ingredients are taken sublingually or dissolve under the tongue and some are enteric coated which protects them from stomach acids so they can be released in the intestinal track optimizing the benefits of Bruiseguard MD’s ingredients.

  • Scarguard Lightening Serum

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    Lightening Serum uses a proprietary blend of multiple lighteners. This combination of dermatological and homeopathic ingredients has been engineered to act synergistically to lighten dark brown scars and other skin discolorations.

  • Scarguard Repair Liquid

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    Originally developed by a plastic surgeon to help treat the toughest scars that come after surgery, it has since become a trusted solution to flatten and shrink scars.

  • Scarguard Vitamin E Sheets

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    Vitamin E Sheets is an ultra-thin, nearly invisible, silicone scar sheet that uses medical grade silicone infused with vitamin E that is believed to mimic the normal skin’s natural barrier function thereby improving the appearance of scars both old and new.