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April 15, 2014

Quest Products on Friday announced the addition of a gel formulated for emergency burn relief, Alocane Emergency Burn Gel, to its current line of products.

GURNEE, Ill. — Quest Products on Friday announced the addition of a gel formulated for emergency burn relief, Alocane Emergency Burn Gel, to its current line of products. Previously a top-selling product on retail shelves in the 80's and 90's, it was taken off the market due to financial difficulties facing the parent company, First Pharmaceutical.

February 13, 2014

Merz North America recently launched Mederma PM, a new one-of-a-kind scar cream formulated to work at night, when skin naturally regenerates faster.

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Merz North America recently launched Mederma PM, a new one-of-a-kind scar cream formulated to work at night, when skin naturally regenerates faster.  

Mederma PM Intensive Overnight Scar Cream is formulated to complement this nighttime activity with Tripeptol, a skin-nourishing complex with peptides, collagen and antioxidants to promote healthy-looking skin and help skin fight free radical damage. 

January 9, 2014

Bio-Oil, which hails from South Africa, has become a cult skin care product, thanks in large part to one special ingredient — PurCellin oil.

LAKE FOREST, Calif. — Bio-Oil, which hails from South Africa, has become a cult skin care product, thanks in large part to one special ingredient — PurCellin oil. The breakthrough ingredient changes the formulation’s overall consistency, making it light and non-greasy. And, with a combination of plant extracts and vitamins suspended in an oil base, Bio-Oil helps improve the appearance of scars, stretch marks and uneven skin tone.

December 19, 2013

E'Shee Clinical Esthetic on Thursday announced the launch of Alpha and Omega, a new gene-therapy eye cream designed to target wrinkles, dark circles, puffiness and sagging skin.

PHILADELPHIA -- E'Shee Clinical Esthetic on Thursday announced the launch of Alpha and Omega, a new gene-therapy eye cream product designed to target wrinkles, dark circles, puffiness and sagging skin.

December 4, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new topical drug for treating scars made by Oculus Innovative Sciences, the drug maker said Wednesday.

PETALUMA, Calif. — The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new topical drug for treating scars made by Oculus Innovative Sciences, the drug maker said Wednesday.

The FDA has approved Microcyn scar-management hydrogel, used to treat scars resulting from burns, surgery and trauma wounds. Oculus and a partnering company, Quinnova Pharmaceuticals, intend to start selling the drug in the first half of next year.

May 30, 2013

Skin imperfections, such as scars and stretch marks, can impact one's self-confidence — especially among women.

Skin imperfections, such as scars and stretch marks, can impact one's self-confidence — especially among women.

It is no secret that many women feel societal pressure to maintain their youthful looks and slim figures, so it comes as little surprise that a recent survey conducted on behalf of Mederma, a maker of scar and stretch mark treatments, found that men and women have different views when it comes to skin imperfections.

February 21, 2013

Men and women have complex and often different views about how their skin imperfections affect their appearance and confidence, according to a new survey.

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Men and women have complex and often different views about how their skin imperfections affect their appearance and confidence, according to a new survey.

January 9, 2013

Mitchell-Vance Laboratories on Tuesday announced that its ScarAway Silicone Scar Sheets, designed for the treatment and prevention of both hypertrophic and keloid scars, are making their debut in 3,400 Walmart locations.

GUILFORD, Conn. — Mitchell-Vance Laboratories on Tuesday announced that its ScarAway Silicone Scar Sheets, designed for the treatment and prevention of both hypertrophic and keloid scars, are making their debut in 3,400 Walmart locations.  

January 8, 2013

ScarAway Silicone Scar Sheets, designed for the treatment and prevention of both hypertrophic and keloid scars, are making their debut in 3,400 Walmart locations across the United States, the manufacturer has announced.

GUILFORD, Conn. — ScarAway Silicone Scar Sheets, designed for the treatment and prevention of both hypertrophic and keloid scars, are making their debut in 3,400 Walmart locations across the United States, the manufacturer has announced. 

Once available only through hospitals, burn centers and plastic surgeons, the professional grade silicone sheeting is designed to bring the ultimate in noninvasive, drug-free scar management home. The sheets use patented silicone technology to shrink, flatten and fade scars, both old and new. 

December 19, 2012

A sheet designed to fade and flatten C-section scars is available at Buybuy Baby stores, the manufacturer said.

GUILFORD, Conn. — A sheet designed to fade and flatten C-section scars is available at Buybuy Baby stores, the manufacturer said.

ScarAway Silicone C-Section scar sheets used to be available only through hospitals but are now available at Buybuy Baby stores nationwide and online, manufacturer Mitchell-Vance Labs said.

May 16, 2012

CoverAid has announced that its CoverAid therapeutic concealers now are available exclusively in Ulta Beauty stores nationwide.

WASHINGTON — CoverAid has announced that its CoverAid therapeutic concealers now are available exclusively in Ulta Beauty stores nationwide.

Developed by board-certified medical professionals, CoverAid therapeutic concealers help to hide blemishes, promote prompt healing and alleviate the redness usually associated with acne, scars and cold sores. CoverAid is available in three shades suitable for all skin types.

March 19, 2012

Mederma, a maker of scar therapy products, has introduced its new Mederma advanced scar gel, which is designed to reduce the overall appearance of scars caused by injury, acne, surgery or burns with one daily application.

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Mederma, a maker of scar therapy products, has introduced its new Mederma advanced scar gel, which is designed to reduce the overall appearance of scars caused by injury, acne, surgery or burns with one daily application.

Mederma advanced scar gel is a transparent topical gel that contains Cepalin, the same proprietary botanical extract derived from onions used in all Mederma scar products and stretch marks therapy.

December 5, 2011

Philosophy, which was acquired by the Coty prestige portfolio in 2010, has announced the newest addition to its Miracle Worker collection — the Miracle Worker Miraculous All-Over brightener and dark spot corrector.

PHOENIX — Philosophy, which was acquired by the Coty prestige portfolio in 2010, has announced the newest addition to its Miracle Worker collection — the Miracle Worker Miraculous All-Over brightener and dark spot corrector.

The formula features skin brightening technology designed to visibly improve the appearance of skin discoloration associated with age spots, post-acne scarring and sun damage, as it helps even and brighten skin tone to reveal a more uniform complexion.

November 22, 2011

Pfizer will acquire a San Diego-based drug maker focused on treatments for skin scarring, the company said Tuesday.

NEW YORK — Pfizer will acquire a San Diego-based drug maker focused on treatments for skin scarring, the company said Tuesday.

Pfizer said it would buy privately owned Excaliard Pharmaceuticals, whose lead product, EXC 001, is in phase-2 trials for skin scarring, also known as skin fibrosis, a result of surgical procedures. There currently are no Food and Drug Administration-approved treatments to reduce scar severity. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

April 11, 2011

Mederma Skin Care scars gel and Mederma stretch marks therapy now are available in Canada at such retailers as Shoppers Drug Mart, London Drugs, Walmart and Pharma Plus, according to Merz Pharma Canada.

TORONTO — Mederma Skin Care scars gel and Mederma stretch marks therapy now are available in Canada at such retailers as Shoppers Drug Mart, London Drugs, Walmart and Pharma Plus, according to Merz Pharma Canada.

Mederma scar gel and Mederma stretch marks therapy are formulated with cepalin, a proprietary botanical extract derived from onions.

Mederma scar gel is designed to improve the appearance of scars caused by burns, injuries, acne and surgery.

February 18, 2011

Welmedix’s First Degree therapeutic burn cream provides a unique solution for minor burns that the company suggests is an unmet need at retail. It’s an all-in-one burn cream that helps soothe pain, cool the burn, prevent infection and reduce the appearance of scars.


Welmedix’s First Degree therapeutic burn cream provides a unique solution for minor burns that the company suggests is an unmet need at retail. It’s an all-in-one burn cream that helps soothe pain, cool the burn, prevent infection and reduce the appearance of scars.


February 18, 2011

GUILFORD, Conn. — Mitchell-Vance Labs this past fall launched a new scar product to add to its ScarAway lineup appealing to a whole other segment of women in search of scar therapy: ScarAway for C-sections. 


February 9, 2011

Mitchell-Vance Laboratories, which specializes in the treatment and prevention of scars, has announced the introduction of its new ScarAway scar diminishing serum.

GUILFORD, Conn. — Mitchell-Vance Laboratories, which specializes in the treatment and prevention of scars, has announced the introduction of its new ScarAway scar diminishing serum.

The product is launching at Walgreens stores nationwide in April for a suggested retail price of $17.99.

ScarAway scar diminishing serum is designed to effectively shrink, flatten and fade hypertrophic (raised) and keloid scars, which may result from surgical procedures, injuries, burns, stretch marks or acne.

December 7, 2010

Black Opal, a line of ethnic skin care and color cosmetics, is launching in early 2011 its new total coverage spot and scar eraser.

NEW YORK — Black Opal, a line of ethnic skin care and color cosmetics, is launching in early 2011 its new total coverage spot and scar eraser.

The formula is an ultra-pigmented concealer that promises to camouflage blemishes, scars and imperfections to create perfect-looking skin.

The transfer-resistant concealer is available in several shades, including Kalahari Sand, Heavenly Honey, Truly Tropez and nutmeg. The suggested retail price is $8.95 each.

September 12, 2010

Mitchell-Vance Labs is in the process of launching a new scar product to add to...

GUILFORD, Conn. —Mitchell-Vance Labs is in the process of launching a new scar product to add to its ScarAway offering that could appeal to a whole new consumer in search of scar therapy—ScarAway for C-sections.

June 29, 2010

Freeman Beauty Labs has reformulated its Vita-K Professional line to now include Matrixyl 3000, a...

October 7, 2007

The Joyner Sales Agency has announced that it has started working with ScarHeal to represent...

September 16, 2007

World of Hair has announced the availability of the new Stretch Marks & Scar Treatment,...