8 best remedies for scars and scars

Review of the best according to the editors. About the selection criteria. The the material is subjective, is not advertising and is not serves as a guide to the purchase. Before purchase is needed consultation with a specialist.

Scars and scars are mostly cosmetic defects, but in some cases, they lead not only to the appearance of dysmorphophobia and dissatisfaction with their appearance, but also to a real decline in the quality of life. So, cicatricial contracture, arising on small joints of the hand after an injury, or burns, limits the range of motion in the fingers, and this may even lead to transfer to another job and to loss of profession (e.g. pianists, watchmakers).

Modern medicine, including plastic surgery, has a rich arsenal of various methods of eliminating the already established scars and scars, but in the most effective and timely way there will be a warning of their formation, or a struggle with them at the stage of their formation. It was at this time that a scar of fresh connective tissues are most susceptible to various agents for topical application, which include various ointments, gels and creams.

It is very important that everyone can use these drugs at home, and Do not spend large amounts on visiting a beautician. First this rating of drugs will be useful to those with There are fresh and shallow scars and scars. In case if If scar tissue exists for a long time, then primary consultation with a plastic surgeon, since such scars become the most difficult problem.

This review will also be shown to those completely healthy people, which often, for mysterious reasons, various small keloid scars in place of ordinary, commonplace scratches, wounds and cuts.

Why do I need a consultation with a dermatocosmetologist?

Before moving on to listing ranking positions, you need to remember that rarely the scar will disappear completely without any trace. Treatment success is considered achieved if the scar or scar becomes less visible on the skin, it has lost its luster, increased range of motion in the affected joint, or the feeling of tightness has disappeared. If the scar or if the scar is fresh, elimination will be a big plus surrounding inflammation, and stopping its growth.

You need to understand that the best influence of local funds those scars and scars that do not protrude skin surface. If they are significantly raised up, or, on the contrary, look sunken and flabby, it is necessary professional participation of a cosmetologist.

In addition to the usual keloid scars that occur in place various injuries of the skin, burns or operations, these funds used for fresh stretch marks, as well as for various small focal scars that occur at the site of pustular lesions skin: carbuncles or boils. However, start treatment preferably with consultation of a dermatocosmetologist. It’s necessary, since some of the funds listed in the rating are larger suitable for prevention, and more help preserve wounds without secondary microbial infection and contribute to its normal healing. Other means are shown when only a scar began to form, but with an inexperienced eye this moment is easy skip.

The rating of these drugs for the treatment of scars and scars includes those funds that can be bought in domestic pharmacies at reasonable price. Online reviews often mention tools which are expensive, and which can only be purchased at few pharmacies in Moscow and St. Petersburg, or in specialized clinics or in beauty salons.

Rating of the best remedies for scars and scars

Nomination a place Name of product price
The best creams for scars and scars 1 Clearwin 105 rub
2 Epitonex 491 rub
3 Kelofibrase 1 500 rub.
The best ointments for scars and scars 1 Dexpanthenol 139 rub
2 Solcoseryl Ointment 318 rub
The best gels from scars and scars 1 Contractubex 569 rub
2 Fermenkol 588 rub
3 Dermatix 2100 rub.

The best creams for scars and scars

Creams have a light consistency, and most often take the form of emulsion that penetrates the depths of the skin is not so deep as an ointment, but deeper than gel-based preparations. The cream can be applied several times a day, after a few minutes massage, he does not stain clothes and does not leave greasy marks on it, in unlike ointment, which is therefore preferably applied at night or under the blindfolds.

Clearwin

Rating: 4.9

Clearwin

This cream is indicated for the treatment of scars and scars in children and adults, and is a dietary supplement. It is designed specialists of Indian, or Ayurvedic medicine, and contains various phytoextracts and antioxidants. Therefore this means Rather, it will be used to prevent the occurrence of fresh scars and scars in those people who have a tendency to their the appearance of scratches and minor skin injuries.

When applied, this cream penetrates deep into the epidermis, contribute to improved oxygenation of skin tissue, and slows down the formation of melanin, therefore, after an injury, a spot or scar will not undergo enhanced pigmentation. The cream is also successfully applied. in the treatment and prevention of stretch marks in pregnant women. It can be apply on the skin of the face, with age spots, with swelling under eyes and in the treatment of acne. Means applied to cleansed skin twice a day. Clearwin released domestic company Realcosmetics, and is surprisingly inexpensively. One tube weighing 25 g can be purchased already for 60 rubles.

Advantages and disadvantages

The advantage of the cream will obviously be low cost and wide distribution in most pharmacies of various forms of ownership. The tool is used in children, and perhaps the only inconvenience there will be the necessary preliminary preparation of the skin, using regular soap, scrub or makeup remover. Also Clearwin can be used successfully in pregnant women, on the skin of the face, but sometimes an allergic reaction may develop due to individual intolerance to the components. Therefore, if the patient allergic to aloe, turmeric, and other ingredients, listed in the instructions, you must be careful, and Check the skin reaction by applying cream to the elbow.

Epitonex

Rating: 4.8

Epitonex

Epitonex is also a domestic parapharmaceutical means, and is a phyto-cream, specially positioned against scars and scars. It contains vegetable components: rosehip, sophora and aloe extract that irritates the skin onion extract that improves blood circulation in the epidermis, and also allantoin, which has a soothing and moisturizing effect, nourishing action and beeswax to improve skin ability to regeneration.

This remedy is prescribed not only for flat, but also for protruding and atrophic scars, with the appearance of fresh scars and stretch marks, including after boils and acne. Cream is tolerated good, and the instruction recommends rubbing a small amount cream until completely absorbed into the desired area of ​​the skin. Multiplicity application during the day is regulated only by necessity, and can be repeated more than 3-5 times. Issues Epitonex Russian cosmetic company LLC Fitoros, and buy a tube of 30 milliliters can be priced at an average of 380 rubles.

Advantages and disadvantages

As with other topical forms containing herbal and natural ingredients, this cream acts gently on epidermis, and is recommended more as part of complex therapy, in if there are old scars and stretch marks, or scars protrude significantly above the surface of the skin. But then this cream very good, like the previous remedy, for prevention the formation of minor scars, as well as for the treatment of the freshest of them. Individual intolerance to natural components cream rarely develops, and it can take its worth place in the first-aid kit, especially in the summer, when the most various microtraumas often occur, especially when working in the garden.

Kelofibrase

Rating: 4.7

Kelofibrase

Kelofibrase is already considered “heavy artillery”, and is produced the famous German pharmaceutical company Sandoz. Part This cream includes highly purified urea. Everyone knows that she softens dry skin very well, and there is even a well-known Uryazh cosmetic product line of the highest quality, based on this action of urea.

In addition to urea, Kelofibrase also contains sodium heparin. we already met with this substance when describing local remedies for the treatment of varicose veins, for the prevention of edema and reduction of the vascular network. Heparin not only improves blood circulation, and helps increase blood flow and eliminates bruises. It is able to prevent thrombosis, improves tissue regeneration, reduces the constricting effect in the formation scars.

The third active ingredient in this cream is camphor. It cools tissues, exerts a menthol-like effect, anesthetizes and reduces the symptoms of local inflammation. Camphor activates capillary blood flow, and everyone knows that a scar is formed by more intense and rougher, the less blood flows to it, because fibroblasts and connective tissue are generally the most intense develops in conditions of tissue hypoxia.

Kelofibrase is applied to the skin with fresh stretch marks, any scars and scars will be highly effective against prevention scarring, and also indispensable in the presence of dry skin. It is dryness that can contribute to the formation of microcracks and ongoing scar growth. It is necessary to apply kelofibraz from 2 up to 4 times a day, to the desired site, followed by a delicate massage until the cream is completely absorbed. In case of old or solid scars need a comprehensive treatment in conjunction with hardware techniques, pronounced massage and application of compresses with cream. The cost of one package of Kelofibrase in 50 g is high, and is, on average, 1700 rubles., and a package of 25 g is not doubled cheaper, as you might have expected, and an average of 1,400 rubles.

Advantages and disadvantages

The advantages of kelofibrase include a unique balanced a composition that helps to anesthetize, reduce swelling, prevent thrombosis while activating blood circulation in the thickness of the skin and significantly soften it. The disadvantage of this tool is a very high price, with a small volume of tube, and component availability. But some craftsmen bypass and this, just applying a homemade “cream” from pharmacy camphor, urea of ​​the necessary concentration, igeparin cream or ointment. According to reviews, this is, in the highest degree, independent treatment can be no less active than with the use of kelofibrase.

The best ointments for scars and scars

Ointments for the treatment of scars and scars are recommended to be applied in the morning and in the evening, and if possible, you can once a night, if the ointment has greasy base. The best option for applying the ointment is night an ointment dressing that will deeply absorb any medium and have effect in a few hours. It is among ointments there are the most popular and cheapest representatives who shown not only for the treatment of scars and scars, but also to accelerate regeneration and healing of wounds in the stage of scarring and appearance granulation.

Dexpanthenol

Rating: 4.9

Dexpanthenol

This drug is known for dermatotropic and provitamin effect. Dexpanthenol helps to improve tissue nutrition, increase regenerative abilities of the skin, and improves cellular nutrition. AND this means that dexpanthenol is able to prevent hypoxia in deep in the skin, it normalizes oxygen consumption by skin cells, which reduces the synthesis of collagen fibroblasts. As a result the growth of newly formed scars and scars decreases.

Dexpanthenol is widely used in various sprays, creams for treatment of burns, wounds. In this case, the ointment will be light yellow, with light odor, and is a source of pantothenic acid. Besides treatment of fresh scars and their prevention, Dexpanthenol is applied to burns and scratches, postoperative sutures, trophic ulcers. It is used for diaper dermatitis and tiptoe in children, for treating nipple cracks in nursing mothers. Dexpanthenol as ointments can be applied simply to dry skin, with the goal of moisturizing.

The dosage regimen of this drug is on average 3 times a day, You can – at night, you should lightly rub the ointment into the surface of the skin. It is advisable not to apply Dexpanthenol on wet wounds. Produces this means a domestic company Vertex, 100 g of ointment can purchase for 500 rubles.

Advantages and disadvantages

Dexpanthenol can be considered not only an ointment exclusively from scars and scars, but universal cosmetic and healing means. It can be used in children and pregnant women, and for a long time on practice has proven its high safety in a wide variety of industries medicine. Side effects and allergic reactions to it rarely develop, but you should only consider that apply this ointment for infected, and even more so, festering wounds and trophic ulcers should be only after thorough cleaning drugs containing antiseptics or antibiotics. After all Dexpanthenol – a means to improve skin trophism, but fight microorganisms, especially in the active phase, it is not able to alone.

Solcoseryl Ointment

Rating: 4.8

Solcoseryl - Ointment

Solcoseryl ointment refers to a group of drugs, or agents, also able to restore trophic skin and accelerate healing, or epithelialization. Healing involves recovery skin, not scarring at all. With normal healing of scarring it shouldn’t be, and Solcoseryl, like other reporters, for example, methyluracil ointment helps physiological healing. The Solcoseryl is produced by the Swiss company CNN, and Solcoseryl consists of the same substance as everyone knows Actovegin in ampoules for intravenous administration. It is peeled, and protein-free serum of dairy calves, dried, standardized and ointment based.

Such a protein kit is necessary for the skin to stimulate healing, and solcoseryl ointment has a protective, regenerating and wound healing effect. It is applied, except for fresh scars and scars, with minor skin lesions, with mild degrees burns of 1 and 2 degrees, including those with solar radiation burns, with frostbite. The drug is applied two to three times a day, possibly night application for several hours under an occlusive dressing. Before use on possible infected wounds requires surgical treatment, or you should wait until the appearance granulation. One package of ointment in 20 grams in a tube will cost from 260 to 310 rub.

Advantages and disadvantages

Solcoseryl is considered a biological drug that completely safe, applied topically, has a low allergenic, he has no symptoms of overdose and virtually no individual intolerance. The disadvantage of Solcoseryl is the lack of antibacterial component. Therefore, ointment can be a tasty prey for pathogens, especially if the newly formed scar tissue there are signs of inflammation. In this case, the treatment Solcoseryl should be discontinued and given antibacterial and antiseptic treatment of such scars and scars.

The best gels from scars and scars

Gels, unlike ointment and cream foundation, dry quickly, they are not so deeply absorbed into the surface of the skin, so they appointment – “work” with young scars and scars, or prevention of their appearance. In the case of pronounced speakers keloid scars, old scars and stretch marks, or vice versa atrophic and retracted scars, for example, with systemic scleroderma, the effectiveness of the gels will not be very high. In this case it will be necessary to apply them in combination, and, most likely, combine them with hardware techniques and various types cosmetic massage. But gels have their advantages. They absorb most quickly, completely do not stain clothes, and can rub even in nylon stockings.

Contractubex

Rating: 4.9

Contractubex

Contractubex is considered a highly effective gel that is often found in pharmacies and contains ingredients we already know: they met with other representatives of the rating. This is heparin extract onions, and allantoin. The combined effect of these components Kontraktubeksa contributes to the normal healing of the skin. Shown to applying Contractubex, except skin fibrosis and various scars and scarring, in case of joint immobility, with the occurrence of rheumatic lesions of the tendons and synovial shells, as well as when applied to postoperative sutures for prevention of scarring.

Represents a contractubex transparent light brown gel, due to onion extract it produces anti-inflammatory effect, heparin inhibits thrombosis, allantoin moisturizes and contributes to the destruction of the stratum corneum, that is, is keratolytic. Important in the action of Contractubecks is considered proven slowdown of fibroblast proliferation, of which both consists of a scar.

This gel is applied to the required surface and is easy rubbed in. The brevity of application is up to three times a day, and monthly a course is usually sufficient to treat fresh scars. Releases The contractubex is a German company Merz, and a tube of 20 g costs from 500 to 650 rubles. A similar tube with a dosage of 50 g will cost on average, at 950 rubles. The Contractubex is also available as a convenient a patch measuring 12 by 3 cm, i.e. 36 square centimeters, and pack of 21 such a patch for applying to the skin at night under the blindfold is an average of 1,140 rubles.

Advantages and disadvantages

This drug, despite its relatively simple composition, distinguishes affordable, although not the lowest price, as well as the opportunity apply on pre-steamed after a hot shower or bath skin, which contributes to an even greater reduction in scars and scars. The contract tubex is in the form of a patch, which is convenient for night dressings, and hypersensitivity to the drug rarely develops. It was found that the drug is able to penetrate within 4 hours deep into the dermis, which is quite unusual for the gel, because the gels usually are surface agents. This is the role of heparin. IN Overall, Contractubex has a good rating for treatment uncomplicated scars and scars, and can be recommended for use, both for treatment and for the prevention of these unpleasant formations.

Fermenkol

Rating: 4.8

Fermenkol

Fermenkol stands a little apart as it does not contain no plant ingredients, but a set of animals enzymes that break down collagen. And from collagen, like it is known that scar tissue is composed, since collagen is produced active fibroblasts. Active enzymes are produced from marine creatures, and most of all they show their activity precisely for abnormal, pathological or scar collagen, from which and hypertrophic scars and keloid formations consist. For such pathological cicatricial collagen is characterized by vortex and nodal arrangement of individual fibers. Healthy collagen for which the linear nature of propagation is characteristic, not destroyed by this drug. Fermenkol has a selective effect on pathological scars and scars.

Fermenkol is indicated for use in the care of a variety of forms of scars and scars, but of course it is preferable to start treatment as early as possible. In the event that there was an open wound, then no earlier than 3 weeks after the appearance of granulation, you can apply this gel. Fermencol is applied as a gel, and usually the frequency of application is up to 3 times a day, and the course of application is up to one and a half months, with the recommended repetition of courses. Also the drug can be used as part of a professional treatment, this Method of electrophoresis and phonophoresis. Releases Fermencol domestic company Biopin, which produces the same name a very good remedy for burns and microbial contamination of wounds. The cost of a tube in a 30g gel is an average of 1,500 rubles, and a small package of 10 g can be purchased at a minimum the price of 740 rubles.

Advantages and disadvantages

The obvious disadvantage of this tool is considered too high. price. However, the high activity stated in the instructions, specific selective action against pathological scar tissue, and the possibility of using in a variety of ways allows this tool to be in a home medicine cabinet for treating fresh scars and scars so be demanded in cabinet cosmetology. This drug is well tolerated, individual intolerance develops very rarely. Even in patients allergic to various marine organisms (shrimp, crabs), as a rule, such an allergy is not observed, because the gel contains not a suspension of fragments of organisms, but only special enzymes – proteases, a specific set of molecular weights from 23 up to 36 kilodaltons.

Dermatics – gel: high price with the usual composition

Rating: 4.6

Dermatics

This is an American parapharmaceutical that manufactured by Hanson Medical Inc and it is the most expensive in ranking. So, a package in the form of a 15 gram tube costs a minimum of 2100 rubles., and a maximum of 3160 rubles in August prices 2018 for a large city of the Russian Federation. With what due to such a high cost?

This gel contains a mixture of polysiloxanes, or polymer organosilicon compounds. This is confirmed by the fact that the gel does not It has neither color nor smell, it is transparent and reminds in its own way the structure of the well-known sorbent Enterosgel, and various silicone paste, no matter how strange it sounds. According to the manufacturer, Dermatics prevents the formation of scar tissue, and is applied immediately after wound healing, as well as when immature and fresh scars. The tool softens and smooths the aging scars, reduces inflammatory symptoms such as itching, pain, discomfort notice. Dermatix can be used for a long time time, including up to a period of 2 years after the closure of wounds. Gel is applied twice in the morning and in the evening.

Advantages and disadvantages

The advantages of silicone gels include inertness and safety. But what is the effect, and how is it explained? The manufacturer does not explain or comment anti-inflammatory properties of organosilicon compounds. IN YouTube video, which is called: “Dermatics”, magic the effect is explained by the fact that, like the most ordinary gel, it creates a protective film on the skin. But silicone gels for hand protection, silicone creams that are used for the same purpose, there are a great many, and not one of them is even close to 3000 rubles for a small tube in 15 g. Therefore, each of us can make your choice, and try to use this tool on practice. But in any case, obviously, a two-year course of application this drug will be extremely costly, even if this gel contains know-how and treats like no other gel in the world. The choice is yours.

In conclusion, it should be said that before you start to be treated independently, you should assess your strengths and capabilities. So, if the scars are on a large area, then most likely self-medication will not bring much result. Only under control a specialist using a variety of tools, including hardware methods, you can achieve a pronounced positive effect.


Attention! This rating is subjective, not advertising and does not serve as a guide to the purchase. Before the purchase consultation with a specialist is necessary.

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