The 9 Best Products to Get Rid of Scars

It goes without saying that scars are one face and body woe that can be incredibly stubborn to get rid of. These nine at-home products provide some serious skin-saving power to diminish their look.

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Derms recommend this tried-and-tested botanical-packed standby, which even burn centers rely on for its effective results. Besides helping to heal scars, it also improves the appearance of stretch marks and uneven skin tone. $20,



Sunday Riley Good Genes Treatment

With natural brighteners, skin-plumping lactic acid and healing yeast, this multitasking treatment instantly gives the complexion a boost of radiance, while it works long-term to improve damaged skin, and reduce hyperpigmentation spots and scars. $105,


Vichy Normaderm Daily Anti-Acne Hydrating Lotion

Perfect for sensitive skin types that needs some acne avenging, this lightweight moisturizing lotion also multitasks as a major helper in the war against post-acne marks (plus, it can be worn under makeup or even applied over it during the day). $25,


SkinMedica Scar Recovery Gel

An essential step in the post-recovery process that you actually apply during the scar formation stage (the part where it is still pink and raised, not yet flat and white), this gel relies on natural, plant-derived ingredients to support smoother, clearer skin. $42,


ScarAway Silicone Daily Discs

The problem with some scar treatments is that they don’t always stay total put. These tiny ultra-thin discs help deliver patented silicone technology to smaller scars and won’t slip or come off during the day. $30,


Sente Dermal Repair Cream

With the ability to help the skin heal itself from sunburns and scarring, this wear-under-makeup hydrating cream also deeply nourishes and diminishes the appearance of fine lines. As an added bonus, it also works well after procedures like IPL, lasers, chemical peels, skin-tightening and injectables. $170,


Mederma Scar Cream Plus SPF 30

One of the best things you can do to reduce the look of any scar is to keep it protected from the sun. This take-anywhere cream takes that into consideration with an SPF of 30, plus it’s clinically proven to improve the color, texture and overall appearance of scars, and even works well on old ones. $30,


Mario Badescu Whitening Mask

Combing gentle—yet effective—skin-lightening ingredients like kojic acid, licorice and mulberry, this brightening and hydrating mask helps minimize old acne scars and sun discoloration. $24,


Dr. Brandt Laser Fx Perfect Serum

This fast-acting serum has a ton of peptides that work to plump skin and smooth out lines; scars and texture also get treated thanks to a tri-peptide that helps with tissue repair. $78,