One of the most effective ways to reduce the appearance of any scar, including marks left behind from psoriasis, is with the use of silicone patches. They can be cut to fit your unique scar tissue, and help lighten and reduced the evidence that you ever had psoriasis. InvisiScar’s® silicone patches have a 95% success rate, and work by using silicone to soften and lighten the skin. If you use them consistently, you should start seeing results in as little as 3 weeks.
Another way to help reduce the appearance of psoriasis scars is to use over the counter topical gels and creams. This can help the scarring fade, and when used with a silicone patch can help the process go that much quicker with even better results.
Some people have even found it helpful to reduce the look of psoriasis by getting a suntan and using sun exposure. However, the long-term effects of too much sun exposure can be damaging, including increased wrinkles and even skin cancer, so this may not be the best way.
Lemon juice has been found to be effective at reducing the appearance of scars. It helps to lift dead skin cells away, which makes room for healthier, more normal looking skin to grow in its place.
Vitamins also help your skin, and body, heal. Vitamin C has been thought to help increase collagen production, which helps skin produce healthy cells, while vitamin E helps smooth skin and lighten the appearance of scars.
- 1.5x4” sheets,
- 2”x3” sheets,
- 1.6” diameter round patches,
- 3”x5” patch for larger wounds,
- 2”x8” sheets,
- 2”x12” sheets,
- 4”x8” sheets (ideal for the stretch marks left behind after baby)
Honey is also thought to have some skin brightening effects. You can either take it orally, or rub it on the affected area for an instant boost.
Cocoa butter has also been shown to help skin heal, and smooth away the appearance of scars. Just apply it a few times a day consistently to see improvements.
Try making your own cream to help heal the skin. Combine equal parts sour cream, oatmeal and yogurt with a few drops of lemon juice for a concoction that psoriasis scars won’t stand a chance against. The lemon juice and oatmeal help exfoliate the skin while yogurt and sour cream moisturize to help heal.
Smoking is detrimental to all aspects of your health, including your body’s ability to heal. Quitting is vital to helping psoriasis scars disappear. Research has shown it only takes your body about 4 weeks to return to it’s natural healing speed, so in a month you could be back on track and rid of your psoriasis scars that much faster.
Of course all of these techniques can be used with a silicone patch to help reduce the appearance of psoriasis scars much quicker. Visit www.scarout.com today for more tips and tricks to get rid of psoriasis scars now.