10 Products That Target and Treat Facial Scars

Facial scars, whether they’re from acne, surgery, trauma or something else, can cause the surface of your skin to look uneven and sometimes splotchy, making it difficult to fully hide them. These 10 products can help minimize their appearance and rejuvenate your complexion for good.

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Dermablend Quick-Fix Concealer SPF 30

Why we like it: A ton of pigment packed into a lightweight, blendable formula, this long-lasting concealer with built-in sun protection provides full coverage for scars on your face, as well as age spots and more. $25, dermablend.com


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REN Glycol Lactic Radiance Renewal Mask

Why we like it: Formulated with glycolic, lactic, citric and tartaric acids (known to stimulate collagen, which helps improve the appearance of acne scars), this fruity-scented mask boosts cell turnover for glowier skin. $55, sephora.com

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Kate Somerville D-Scar Scar Diminishing Serum

Why we like it: Designed with an exclusive microencapsulated peptide that targets damaged cells where scars exist to improve them, this quick-absorbing serum leaves skin looking smoother after eight weeks, according to the company. $48, katesomerville.com

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Laura Mercier Secret Camouflage

Why we like it: This two-toned concealer (one shade matches your skin’s depth of color and the other matches your skin’s undertone) helps mask scars and other facial imperfectionsdip your brush into both colors and then mix them on the back of your hand to create your perfect shade. $34, lauramercier.com

 

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Trophy Skin MiniMD

Why we like it: Think of this tool as “microdermabrasion on the go.” The high-tech portable device glides over scars (it works best on those that are textured or pigmented) using gentle suction to exfoliate and rejuvenate skin. $100, trophyskin.com

 

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Image Skincare I Conceal

Why we like it: Lightweight, yet pigmented enough to conceal all of your skin’s flaws (it’s water-resistant too), this skin-perfecting foundation works to hide everything from redness and rosacea to acne scarring and bruising. Keep it on hand if you’re planning to undergo a cosmetic treatment and you need a quick cover-up afterward. $60, Find a retailer near you at imageskincare.com

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Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Hydra-Pure Antioxidant Firming Serum

Why we like it: Referred to by the brand as a “cocktail of retinol and antioxidants,” this anti-aging serum helps smooth out lines, wrinkles and areas of acne scarring with a special hydrating complex that removes impurities from your skin while boosting collagen production. 
$95, dgskincare.com

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Sunday Riley Good Genes Treatment

Why we like it: Incorporate this lactic acid–based serum (you can feel it penetrating your skin) into your routine to help reduce the appearance of scars over time, as well as tackle a bevy of other anti-aging concerns such as hyperpigmentation, fine lines and dullness. $105, sundayriley.com

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Make Up For Ever Full Cover Extreme Camouflage Cream

Why we like it: Designed to be both super long-lasting and waterproof so it will stay put from morning to night, this oil-free cream is boasts a ton of pigment to help cover even your most extreme facial scars (it can even hide tattoos!). Set it with translucent loose powder to get a flawless matte finish. $32, makeupforever.com

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Heaven by Deborah Mitchell Silver Bee Venom Mask

Why we like it: Bee venom (known to have a firming and tightening effect on skin) is the star ingredient in this creamy, age-fighting mask, which helps diminish the appearance of scarring and wrinkling with continued use. Apply it before bed each night for 15 minutes and then rinse off. The result? Smoother, better-looking skin. $146, heavenskincare.com