Scar Prevention & Advice

Preventing Unsightly Scars

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Once a surgical wound has closed, the stitches removed and the consultant signed you off, that’s usually it.  You now have a fresh scar that still needs caring for to get the best cosmetic appearance, but we’re rarely taught how

I’d like to share how, it’s surprisingly simple, and costs very little

Fresh Scar Tissue

Once the stiches have been removed, fresh scar tissue is holding the wound together.  For areas of high movement i.e tummy and around the shoulder, or areas prone to gravity stretching i.e tummy and breast, the fresh scar tissue is working far harder that it should be.  One of two things will happen, the scar will form into a fibrous bump of tissue, or become a stretched scar, which can be loose or tight.  So it would make sense to help support the fresh scar tissue with micropore tape, thus holding the area together

Micropore Tape

Simply tape over the scar with micropore tape, easily found in chemists, 2.5cm x 10m costs about £4

  • The width of the tape you use should completely cover and support the scar, surrounding it by about 1cm. 
  • The tape should be applied to a clean scar with no greasiness on the surrounding skin.  Apply the tape firmly.
  • The tape must be left on until it comes off naturally (5 to 7 days), and replaced.  Do not remove daily as this will cause irritation.
  • Continue taping until the scar matures, becoming pale and flat. This may take a couple of months.

This method must not be used on wounds, or skin that has any broken surface


Hip replacement scar.  RegimA Scar Repair with micropore tape began whenstitches were removed

MediTatu ® Treating Mature Scars & Stretch Marks

When stretch marks are no longer fresh pink, and scars older than 6 months (usually white), they are considered mature and need waking up before these creams will benefit.  Dry tattooing wakes up the skin

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Scar Prevention Products

I stock RégimA Scar Repair (cream and serum) and Laser Azu-Repair gel, you can purchase them online or call me if you’ve any questions.  For fresh wounds and burns, always seek medical advice before treating yourself or someone else

Why Choose RégimA

  • Suitable for all skin types, ages and ethnicities
  • No animal or human ingredients and not tested on animals
  • Enhanced wound healing and scar maturation
  • Helps even old scarring, improves smoothness & colour of scarring
  • Helps prevent and repair stretch marks
  • Safe during pregnancy
  • Highest amount of natural ingredients achieving ultimate anti-ageing results

RégimA is a unique skin rejuvenation and treatment range manufactured for the use of doctors and skin care professionals. Extensive use of the very finest potent natural ingredients from Europe, South Africa and other tropical regions and indigenous wound healing, skin repairing plants, ensures RégimA’s status as a skin treatment leader in the world market

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RégimA Scar Repair Forte (serum)


Scar Repair Forté comprises a host of new generation wound-healing and anti-inflammatory actives, designed to provide potent care for new operative or trauma scars, hypertrophic scars, damaged skin and stretch marks. SAFE for all skin types, even sensitive areas, delicate eye area, all age groups, all ethnicities. Provides ultimate unparalleled wound healing, accelerating reconstruction of damaged skin, enhanced scar maturation and a more aesthetically pleasing end result. May be used with or without micropore tape

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  • Rapidly reduces inflammation and irritation
  • Promotes wound healing, rapid repair
  • Helps reduce skin redness (erythema)
  • Provides balanced healthy collagen I & III synthesis
  • Anti-glycation – prevents hardening of elastin fibres
  • Skin regenerating, restructuring, re-elasticizing
  • Helps treat new and old lumpy, red, painful scars
  • Reduces the appearance of scars and stretch marks
  • Helps inflammatory skin conditions such as acne
  • Helps improve all skins – thinned, fragile, sun damaged, scarred or ageing

RégimA Scar Repair (cream)


Extremely versatile scar repairing cream for use on new and old scars. Helps accelerate the healing process. May be used with or without micropore tape. Seen clinically to have a positive effect on even hypertrophic or keloid scarring. A prevention and a ‘treatment’ for stretchmarks. Also seen to have a positive effect on scarred or acneform skins. May be used am or pm under RégimA day and night products on damaged, thin, ageing skins to help thicken, repair and re-elasticize

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For new scars use Scar Repair Cream or Super Strength Serum applying immediately following suture removal 2 to 4 times daily. May be done alone or over the top of micropore tape, which is recommended by plastic surgeons for certain operations such as breast or tummy tuck. For keloid scars massage several times daily

Hypertrophic & Keloid Scars are scars that manifested as pink, red, purple, itchy, painful, raised and usually remain in that condition for years if untreated, therefore massage them with pressure Scar Serum or Cream daily into affected scarred areas

Scar Cream RegimA (4)RegimA Scar Repair Before and after

RégimA Laser Azu-Repair Gel

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The primary function of Laser Gel Azu-Repair is to provide all the necessary support for wound healing, and create an environment for the skin that ensures rapid repair and moisturisation. The combined effect of the actives imparts the further benefit of the reduction of irritation, soothing and softening damaged skin, and alleviating inflammation

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  • Helps promote more rapid healing
  • Aids skin recovery
  • Soothes, calms, reduces redness
  • Anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant
  • Anti-irritant, anti-bacterial
  • Assists in procollagen synthesis
  • Assists with skin regeneration
  • Improves skin elasticity
  • Super moisturising, rehydrating
  • Helps prevent crusting/scabbing which could result in scarring and pigmentation

Always keep a jar of ‘The Blue Gel’ in the first aid kit for any cuts, grazes, burns, nappy rash. For psoriasis in the scalp massage The Gel into the rea and leave overnight. For damaged cracked hands aor heels apply a generous layer at night with gloves or socks over whilst sleeping.


Azulene, Pomegranate seed oil, Borago, Bisabolol etc. with ’The Blue Gel’ always provide powerful anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, anti-microbial, anti-viral properties. The combined actives are soothing, calming, help reduce redness and swelling with added pain relief benefits, relieving highly irritated, inflamed or burned skins. Enhanced skin penetration, helps deliver active ingredients trans-dermally to quickly hydrate dry, damaged skins, relieving skin irritations, improving elasticity, restoring suppleness

RegimA Scar Repair Before & After

Using RégimA Scar Repair & Laser Gel

A combined treatment would be recommended for burns, including radiotherapy burns

Radiation Therapy

Laser Gel would be applied immediately after each radiation therapy session (not during the treatment itself). Scar Repair is also highly recommended with Laser Gel over the top.  The high percentage of anti-inflammatory ingredients combined help to alleviate any radiation burn

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RegimA Scar Repair Before and after
RegimA Scar Repair Before & After

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RégimA offer many skin wonderful products and skin treatments, as a small studio I don’t stock all the products.  After visiting their website, if there’s something you’d like to know more about, or purchase, let me know and I order it in for you

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