Naturally flawless skin
Scars are a natural part of healing and occur over an injured area through inflammatory response. When the skin is wounded, the tissues break, which causes a protein called collagen to be released. Collagen builds up where the tissue is damaged, helping to heal and strengthen the wound. New collagen continues forming for several months and as blood supply increases, it causes the scar to become raised and lumpy. Below are typical types of scars and their descriptions.
are caused by excessive collagen deposits often occuring during infection and also caused by burns, chicken pox, piercings, vaccinations, scratches and surgical procedures.
Similar to keloid scars, hypertrophic scars are rarely more than four millimeters above the skin and are redish pink in color and become hard and itchy over time because it is primarily a buildup of type 3 collagen at the site. Along with the essential oils discussed below, silicone gel sheets are also useful to treat these types of scars (discussed below) because they act as band-aids to help seal the oils and heal scars as they lessen scar pain and redness.
Are typically the result of a burn which tightens the skin and is similar to a burn which affects muscles and nerve tissue.
Are deep pits or angular and wavelike and sometimes caused by genetics.
TEA TREE OILS
Tree oils have the most powerful antimicrobial benefits and is very gentle on the body and is best used while the scar is healing. An antimicrobial is a substance that kills microorganisms such as bacteria or mold and stops them from growing and causing disease.
Manuka oils are effective both during and after healing takes place and has properties which helps heal damaged and scarred skin. Most importantly, it helps skin regenerate new cells while preventing wound infections! This oil is good with added drops of coconut oil.
are antioxidant rich and support regeneration of damaged tissue with UV blocking properties. You can combine several drops of helichrysum oil with coconut and calendula oils to make one of the most powerful scar combating formula on the planet!
Reduces scarring, has anti-inflammatory benefits and reduces surgery scars. Mix several drops of frankincense with equal parts coconut oil. You can also mix with calendula or emu oil for more hydrating properties.
Promotes tissue regeneration and helps remove dark spots with acne scarring.
Calendula oil has antifungal, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial properties that makes it useful in healing wounds, soothing eczema, and also relieving diaper rash.
ACNE SCAR REMOVAL FORMULA
3 Tablespoons lemon juice
3 Tablespoons of Manuka honey
2 Tablespoons of Almond, Emu or Olive oil
8 -10 Drops Tea Tree oil
8 -10 drops Frankincense oil
8 -10 drops Helichrysum oil
Use this as a mask on a regular basis.
Using aloe vera both internally and externally (at wound site) on a regular basis helps rid the scar.
SHEA BUTTER & COCONUT OIL
Are very hydrating for the skin which is good for scars.
SILICONE GEL SHEETS
Silicone gel sheets act like band-aids to help heal scars as they lessen scar pain and redness. Studies show that they are also effective in healing Hypertropic and Keloid scars.
Pressure where you have an injury also can also help lessen overall scarring over time.
ONION EXTRACT / GEL
Contains bioflavenoids, quercetin, kaempferol and cepalin which improves scar appearance after 4 weeks of daily application. A viable option for Hypertrophic scars. Best if mixed with helechrysum and calendula oils on a regular basis!
EMU OIL (fat of Australian bird)
The most moisturizing (along with chicken fat and tallow) most resembles our own hydrating properties.