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General Questions

What is Allantoin?

Allantoin is an odourless, non-toxic, non-allergenic chemical compound that is used as a moisturising agent and skin protectant in cosmetic products. Allantoin is keratolytic, meaning that it helps keratin in the skin to soften. This property enables enables hydration and natural skin regeneration more effectively. Products containing Allantoin are useful for many skin conditions, including scar care. The MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel and MEDERMA® for Kids are formulated with Allantoin.

What is the percentage of Cepalin® in MEDERMA®?

We cannot share this information as the percentage of Cepalin® in MEDERMA® is proprietary information.

Is the lecithin in MEDERMA® soy or sunflower based?

The MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel formula does contain lecithin and it is soy based.

Does MEDERMA® contain titanium dioxide?

MEDERMA® products do not contain titanium dioxide.

Does MEDERMA® contain paraffin?

All MEDERMA® products are paraffin free.

Is MEDERMA® hypoallergenic?

MEDERMA® products have been tested for hypoallergenicity; however, it is always possible you may have pre-sensitivity to one or more of the ingredients in MEDERMA®. If you have known allergies/sensitivities, please read the ingredients carefully on package to see if MEDERMA® is appropriate for you. If you have any concerns about using MEDERMA®, we recommend you speak with your healthcare professional about your concerns before using any other Mederma® products.

How do you define an old scar and a new scar?

Generally, a new scar is one that is less than 12 months old. Any scar older than 12 months can be considered an old scar.

Does MEDERMA® work on a diverse array of skin colours and tones?

Yes, MEDERMA® can be used on all skin types and should be used on scars caused by acne, burns, surgery and other injuries. Please use as directed.

Do MEDERMA® scar products make scars disappear?

No product can make scars disappear completely. But MEDERMA® can help improve the softness of the scar while making them appear and less noticeable.

General Questions

Does MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel work on atrophic scars?

MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel can be used on atrophic scars, such as acne and chicken pox scars. It may help to smooth and soften the edges of the pox mark but will not cause the indented area to fill in. By smoothing the edges, the mark may become less noticeable.

How long should one use MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel?

You should use the cream as directed. The product should be applied to new scars once daily for eight weeks and to old scars, once per night for between three and six months. Do not apply MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel to broken skin.

What is the difference between MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel and MEDERMA® Intensive Overnight Cream?

Some people prefer a gel to a cream. Both MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel and MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Scar Cream work to help improve the appearance of scars with a once-daily (or nightly) application. However, MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Scar Cream is formulated to help your skin’s natural nighttime repair process with Tripeptol™, a skin-nourishing complex with peptides, collagen and antioxidants. MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel may be used any time of day.

Just had surgery and still have stitches, when can I start using MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel?

You can begin using MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel as soon as your wound has closed or your stitches have been removed. MEDERMA® is not intended for use on open wounds. If a scab has formed, wait until this falls off. While there is still a scab or stitches present, keep your wound clean and covered.

Who should use MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel?

Anyone with a scar can use MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel. However, all MEDERMA® products should be used as directed. If you have experienced reactions to skincare products before, please read the ingredients listed on the package before using. If you are unsure if MEDERMA® is right for you, please contact a healthcare professional for advice.

Usage

Does MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel work on atrophic scars?

MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel can be used on atrophic scars, such as acne and chicken pox scars. It may help to smooth and soften the edges of the pox mark but will not cause the indented area to fill in. By smoothing the edges, the mark may become less noticeable.

How long should one use MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel?

You should use the cream as directed. The product should be applied to new scars once daily for eight weeks and to old scars, once per night for between three and six months. Do not apply MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel to broken skin.

What is the difference between MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel and MEDERMA® Intensive Overnight Cream?

Some people prefer a gel to a cream. Both MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel and MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Scar Cream work to help improve the appearance of scars with a once-daily (or nightly) application. However, MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Scar Cream is formulated to help your skin’s natural nighttime repair process with Tripeptol™, a skin-nourishing complex with peptides, collagen and antioxidants. MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel may be used any time of day.

Just had surgery and still have stitches, when can I start using MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel?

You can begin using MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel as soon as your wound has closed or your stitches have been removed. MEDERMA® is not intended for use on open wounds. If a scab has formed, wait until this falls off. While there is still a scab or stitches present, keep your wound clean and covered.

Who should use MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel?

Anyone with a scar can use MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel. However, all MEDERMA® products should be used as directed. If you have experienced reactions to skincare products before, please read the ingredients listed on the package before using. If you are unsure if MEDERMA® is right for you, please contact a healthcare professional for advice.

Safety

Does MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel work on atrophic scars?

MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel can be used on atrophic scars, such as acne and chicken pox scars. It may help to smooth and soften the edges of the pox mark but will not cause the indented area to fill in. By smoothing the edges, the mark may become less noticeable.

How long should one use MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel?

You should use the cream as directed. The product should be applied to new scars once daily for eight weeks and to old scars, once per night for between three and six months. Do not apply MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel to broken skin.

What is the difference between MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel and MEDERMA® Intensive Overnight Cream?

Some people prefer a gel to a cream. Both MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel and MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Scar Cream work to help improve the appearance of scars with a once-daily (or nightly) application. However, MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Scar Cream is formulated to help your skin’s natural nighttime repair process with Tripeptol™, a skin-nourishing complex with peptides, collagen and antioxidants. MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel may be used any time of day.

Just had surgery and still have stitches, when can I start using MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel?

You can begin using MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel as soon as your wound has closed or your stitches have been removed. MEDERMA® is not intended for use on open wounds. If a scab has formed, wait until this falls off. While there is still a scab or stitches present, keep your wound clean and covered.

Who should use MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel?

Anyone with a scar can use MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel. However, all MEDERMA® products should be used as directed. If you have experienced reactions to skincare products before, please read the ingredients listed on the package before using. If you are unsure if MEDERMA® is right for you, please contact a healthcare professional for advice.

Formulation

Does MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel work on atrophic scars?

MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel can be used on atrophic scars, such as acne and chicken pox scars. It may help to smooth and soften the edges of the pox mark but will not cause the indented area to fill in. By smoothing the edges, the mark may become less noticeable.

How long should one use MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel?

You should use the cream as directed. The product should be applied to new scars once daily for eight weeks and to old scars, once per night for between three and six months. Do not apply MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel to broken skin.

What is the difference between MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel and MEDERMA® Intensive Overnight Cream?

Some people prefer a gel to a cream. Both MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel and MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Scar Cream work to help improve the appearance of scars with a once-daily (or nightly) application. However, MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Scar Cream is formulated to help your skin’s natural nighttime repair process with Tripeptol™, a skin-nourishing complex with peptides, collagen and antioxidants. MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel may be used any time of day.

Just had surgery and still have stitches, when can I start using MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel?

You can begin using MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel as soon as your wound has closed or your stitches have been removed. MEDERMA® is not intended for use on open wounds. If a scab has formed, wait until this falls off. While there is still a scab or stitches present, keep your wound clean and covered.

Who should use MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel?

Anyone with a scar can use MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel. However, all MEDERMA® products should be used as directed. If you have experienced reactions to skincare products before, please read the ingredients listed on the package before using. If you are unsure if MEDERMA® is right for you, please contact a healthcare professional for advice.

Additional Questions

Can my child use MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel?

MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel is suitable for users 6 years old and above.

What are the differences between MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel and MEDERMA® Proactive Gel?

MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel with improved formulation and Rovisome Technology, convenient application regimen of once application per day. Start seeing the result from 14 days and for optimal result, continue to use for 8 weeks. MEDERMA® Proactive Gel is recommended to use multiple (2-3x) applications daily for as long as 4-6 months for optimal result.

Does Mederma Advanced Scar Gel help to reduce pigmentation as well?

MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream and MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel are both composed with cepalin, an extract from Onion. While there is no clinical specific study done on pigmentation with MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream or MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel, however some scientific studies report an effect of onion extract on skin pigmentation.

General Questions

Can MEDERMA® for Kids be used for atrophic scars?

MEDERMA® for Kids can be used on atrophic scars, such as acne and chicken pox scars for 3 year olds and older. MEDERMA® for Kids may help to smooth and soften the edges of the pox mark but will not cause the indented area to fill in. By smoothing the edges, the mark may become less noticeable.

Does MEDERMA® for Kids stain fabrics?

Like many non-staining products, MEDERMA® for Kids will not stain cotton or polyester material or blends. But it could stain delicate fabrics, including silk, leather, suede and others.

My child has just had surgery and still has stitches – when can they start using MEDERMA® for Kids?

You can begin using MEDERMA® for Kids as soon as your child’s wound has closed or their stitches have been removed. MEDERMA® is not intended for use on open wounds. If a scab has formed, wait until it falls off. While there is still a scab or stitches present, keep the wound clean and covered.

Who should use MEDERMA® for Kids?

Although anyone can use MEDERMA® for Kids, it was specifically formulated for use on those above aged 3. It has a scent and purple colour that goes clear when you rub it in. All MEDERMA® products should be used as directed. If you have experienced reactions to skincare products before, please read the ingredients listed on the package before using. If you are unsure whether MEDERMA® for Kids is right for you or your children, please contact a healthcare professional for advice.

How long should I use MEDERMA® for Kids?

For optimal results, use the product as directed and apply MEDERMA® for Kids 3 times a day, every day, for 8 weeks on new scars and 3 times a day, every day for 3 to 6 months on old scars. You can use MEDERMA® for Kids on children aged 3 and above. Massage gently until the product is absorbed. If peeling or flaking occurs, you may be using too much. Try using less of the product to achieve the best possible result. When using MEDERMA® for Kids, do not apply it to the broken skin.

Usage

Can MEDERMA® for Kids be used for atrophic scars?

MEDERMA® for Kids can be used on atrophic scars, such as acne and chicken pox scars for 3 year olds and older. MEDERMA® for Kids may help to smooth and soften the edges of the pox mark but will not cause the indented area to fill in. By smoothing the edges, the mark may become less noticeable.

Does MEDERMA® for Kids stain fabrics?

Like many non-staining products, MEDERMA® for Kids will not stain cotton or polyester material or blends. But it could stain delicate fabrics, including silk, leather, suede and others.

My child has just had surgery and still has stitches – when can they start using MEDERMA® for Kids?

You can begin using MEDERMA® for Kids as soon as your child’s wound has closed or their stitches have been removed. MEDERMA® is not intended for use on open wounds. If a scab has formed, wait until it falls off. While there is still a scab or stitches present, keep the wound clean and covered.

Who should use MEDERMA® for Kids?

Although anyone can use MEDERMA® for Kids, it was specifically formulated for use on those above aged 3. It has a scent and purple colour that goes clear when you rub it in. All MEDERMA® products should be used as directed. If you have experienced reactions to skincare products before, please read the ingredients listed on the package before using. If you are unsure whether MEDERMA® for Kids is right for you or your children, please contact a healthcare professional for advice.

How long should I use MEDERMA® for Kids?

For optimal results, use the product as directed and apply MEDERMA® for Kids 3 times a day, every day, for 8 weeks on new scars and 3 times a day, every day for 3 to 6 months on old scars. You can use MEDERMA® for Kids on children aged 3 and above. Massage gently until the product is absorbed. If peeling or flaking occurs, you may be using too much. Try using less of the product to achieve the best possible result. When using MEDERMA® for Kids, do not apply it to the broken skin.

Safety

Can MEDERMA® for Kids be used for atrophic scars?

MEDERMA® for Kids can be used on atrophic scars, such as acne and chicken pox scars for 3 year olds and older. MEDERMA® for Kids may help to smooth and soften the edges of the pox mark but will not cause the indented area to fill in. By smoothing the edges, the mark may become less noticeable.

Does MEDERMA® for Kids stain fabrics?

Like many non-staining products, MEDERMA® for Kids will not stain cotton or polyester material or blends. But it could stain delicate fabrics, including silk, leather, suede and others.

My child has just had surgery and still has stitches – when can they start using MEDERMA® for Kids?

You can begin using MEDERMA® for Kids as soon as your child’s wound has closed or their stitches have been removed. MEDERMA® is not intended for use on open wounds. If a scab has formed, wait until it falls off. While there is still a scab or stitches present, keep the wound clean and covered.

Who should use MEDERMA® for Kids?

Although anyone can use MEDERMA® for Kids, it was specifically formulated for use on those above aged 3. It has a scent and purple colour that goes clear when you rub it in. All MEDERMA® products should be used as directed. If you have experienced reactions to skincare products before, please read the ingredients listed on the package before using. If you are unsure whether MEDERMA® for Kids is right for you or your children, please contact a healthcare professional for advice.

How long should I use MEDERMA® for Kids?

For optimal results, use the product as directed and apply MEDERMA® for Kids 3 times a day, every day, for 8 weeks on new scars and 3 times a day, every day for 3 to 6 months on old scars. You can use MEDERMA® for Kids on children aged 3 and above. Massage gently until the product is absorbed. If peeling or flaking occurs, you may be using too much. Try using less of the product to achieve the best possible result. When using MEDERMA® for Kids, do not apply it to the broken skin.

Formulation

Can MEDERMA® for Kids be used for atrophic scars?

MEDERMA® for Kids can be used on atrophic scars, such as acne and chicken pox scars for 3 year olds and older. MEDERMA® for Kids may help to smooth and soften the edges of the pox mark but will not cause the indented area to fill in. By smoothing the edges, the mark may become less noticeable.

Does MEDERMA® for Kids stain fabrics?

Like many non-staining products, MEDERMA® for Kids will not stain cotton or polyester material or blends. But it could stain delicate fabrics, including silk, leather, suede and others.

My child has just had surgery and still has stitches – when can they start using MEDERMA® for Kids?

You can begin using MEDERMA® for Kids as soon as your child’s wound has closed or their stitches have been removed. MEDERMA® is not intended for use on open wounds. If a scab has formed, wait until it falls off. While there is still a scab or stitches present, keep the wound clean and covered.

Who should use MEDERMA® for Kids?

Although anyone can use MEDERMA® for Kids, it was specifically formulated for use on those above aged 3. It has a scent and purple colour that goes clear when you rub it in. All MEDERMA® products should be used as directed. If you have experienced reactions to skincare products before, please read the ingredients listed on the package before using. If you are unsure whether MEDERMA® for Kids is right for you or your children, please contact a healthcare professional for advice.

How long should I use MEDERMA® for Kids?

For optimal results, use the product as directed and apply MEDERMA® for Kids 3 times a day, every day, for 8 weeks on new scars and 3 times a day, every day for 3 to 6 months on old scars. You can use MEDERMA® for Kids on children aged 3 and above. Massage gently until the product is absorbed. If peeling or flaking occurs, you may be using too much. Try using less of the product to achieve the best possible result. When using MEDERMA® for Kids, do not apply it to the broken skin.

Additional Questions

My child accidentally ingested MEDERMA® for Kids, what should I do?

MEDERMA® for Kids is not intended for oral consumption. Wipe or rinse out the mouth and contact your healthcare professional immediately.

General Questions

What is the difference between MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream and MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel?

Some people prefer a cream to a gel. Both MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream and MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel work to help improve the appearance of scars with a once-daily (or nightly) application. However, MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream is formulated to help your skin’s natural nighttime repair process with Tripeptol™, a skin-nourishing complex with peptides, collagen and antioxidants. MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel may be used any time of the day.

I just had surgery and still have stitches, when can I start using MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream?

You can begin using MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream as soon as your wound has closed or your stitches have been removed. MEDERMA® is not intended for use on open wounds. If a scab formed, wait until the scab falls off. While there is still a scab or stitches present, keep the wound clean and covered.

Who should use MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream?

Anyone with a scar can use MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream. If you have experienced reactions to skin care products before, please read the ingredients listed on the package before using. If you are unsure if MEDERMA® is right for you, please contact a healthcare professional for guidance.

How long should one use MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream?

You should use the cream as directed. The product should be applied to new scars once per night for eight weeks and to old scars, once per night for between three and six months. Do not apply MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream to broken skin.

Does MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream cure atrophic scars?

MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream cannot cure scars. It can be used on atrophic scars such as acne and chicken pox scars. MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream provides effective scar care and can visibly reduce the appearance of scars from just 14 days* (reported by consumers of ASG & PM products). *Draelos ZD. A New Proprietary Onion Extract Gel Improves the Appearance of New Scars. A Randomized, Controlled, Blinded-Investigator Study.J Clin Aesthet Dermatol 2012

Usage

What is the difference between MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream and MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel?

Some people prefer a cream to a gel. Both MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream and MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel work to help improve the appearance of scars with a once-daily (or nightly) application. However, MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream is formulated to help your skin’s natural nighttime repair process with Tripeptol™, a skin-nourishing complex with peptides, collagen and antioxidants. MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel may be used any time of the day.

I just had surgery and still have stitches, when can I start using MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream?

You can begin using MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream as soon as your wound has closed or your stitches have been removed. MEDERMA® is not intended for use on open wounds. If a scab formed, wait until the scab falls off. While there is still a scab or stitches present, keep the wound clean and covered.

Who should use MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream?

Anyone with a scar can use MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream. If you have experienced reactions to skin care products before, please read the ingredients listed on the package before using. If you are unsure if MEDERMA® is right for you, please contact a healthcare professional for guidance.

How long should one use MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream?

You should use the cream as directed. The product should be applied to new scars once per night for eight weeks and to old scars, once per night for between three and six months. Do not apply MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream to broken skin.

Does MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream cure atrophic scars?

MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream cannot cure scars. It can be used on atrophic scars such as acne and chicken pox scars. MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream provides effective scar care and can visibly reduce the appearance of scars from just 14 days* (reported by consumers of ASG & PM products). *Draelos ZD. A New Proprietary Onion Extract Gel Improves the Appearance of New Scars. A Randomized, Controlled, Blinded-Investigator Study.J Clin Aesthet Dermatol 2012

Safety

What is the difference between MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream and MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel?

Some people prefer a cream to a gel. Both MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream and MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel work to help improve the appearance of scars with a once-daily (or nightly) application. However, MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream is formulated to help your skin’s natural nighttime repair process with Tripeptol™, a skin-nourishing complex with peptides, collagen and antioxidants. MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel may be used any time of the day.

I just had surgery and still have stitches, when can I start using MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream?

You can begin using MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream as soon as your wound has closed or your stitches have been removed. MEDERMA® is not intended for use on open wounds. If a scab formed, wait until the scab falls off. While there is still a scab or stitches present, keep the wound clean and covered.

Who should use MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream?

Anyone with a scar can use MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream. If you have experienced reactions to skin care products before, please read the ingredients listed on the package before using. If you are unsure if MEDERMA® is right for you, please contact a healthcare professional for guidance.

How long should one use MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream?

You should use the cream as directed. The product should be applied to new scars once per night for eight weeks and to old scars, once per night for between three and six months. Do not apply MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream to broken skin.

Does MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream cure atrophic scars?

MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream cannot cure scars. It can be used on atrophic scars such as acne and chicken pox scars. MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream provides effective scar care and can visibly reduce the appearance of scars from just 14 days* (reported by consumers of ASG & PM products). *Draelos ZD. A New Proprietary Onion Extract Gel Improves the Appearance of New Scars. A Randomized, Controlled, Blinded-Investigator Study.J Clin Aesthet Dermatol 2012

Formulation

What is the difference between MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream and MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel?

Some people prefer a cream to a gel. Both MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream and MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel work to help improve the appearance of scars with a once-daily (or nightly) application. However, MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream is formulated to help your skin’s natural nighttime repair process with Tripeptol™, a skin-nourishing complex with peptides, collagen and antioxidants. MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel may be used any time of the day.

I just had surgery and still have stitches, when can I start using MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream?

You can begin using MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream as soon as your wound has closed or your stitches have been removed. MEDERMA® is not intended for use on open wounds. If a scab formed, wait until the scab falls off. While there is still a scab or stitches present, keep the wound clean and covered.

Who should use MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream?

Anyone with a scar can use MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream. If you have experienced reactions to skin care products before, please read the ingredients listed on the package before using. If you are unsure if MEDERMA® is right for you, please contact a healthcare professional for guidance.

How long should one use MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream?

You should use the cream as directed. The product should be applied to new scars once per night for eight weeks and to old scars, once per night for between three and six months. Do not apply MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream to broken skin.

Does MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream cure atrophic scars?

MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream cannot cure scars. It can be used on atrophic scars such as acne and chicken pox scars. MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream provides effective scar care and can visibly reduce the appearance of scars from just 14 days* (reported by consumers of ASG & PM products). *Draelos ZD. A New Proprietary Onion Extract Gel Improves the Appearance of New Scars. A Randomized, Controlled, Blinded-Investigator Study.J Clin Aesthet Dermatol 2012

Additional Questions

Can my child use MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream?

MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream is suitable for users 6 years old and above.

Does MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream help to reduce pigmentation as well?

MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream and MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel are both composed with cepalin, an extract from Onion. While there is no clinical specific study done on pigmentation with MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream or MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel, however some scientific studies report an effect of onion extract on skin pigmentation.

General Questions

Can MEDERMA® Stretch Marks be used on atrophic scars?

Some stretch marks are types of atrophic scars. MEDERMA® Stretch Marks is formulated for use on stretch marks, please use the product as directed.

Just had surgery and still have stitches, when can I start using MEDERMA® Stretch Marks?

MEDERMA® Stretch Marks was formulated with stretch marks in mind, but can be applied to scars. You can begin using MEDERMA® Stretch Marks as soon as your wound has closed or your sutures have been removed. MEDERMA® is not intended for use on open wounds. If a scab formed, wait until the scab falls off. While there is still a scab or stitches present, keep the wound clean and covered.

Who should use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks?

Anyone with stretch marks can use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks. MEDERMA® Stretch Marks was formulated for stretch marks in mind, but can be applied to scars. All MEDERMA® products should be used as directed. If you have experienced reactions to skin care products before, please read the ingredients listed on the package before using. If you are unsure if MEDERMA® Stretch Mark is right for you, please contact a healthcare professional for guidance.

How long can one use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks?

For optimal results, use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks as directed – apply to your stretch marks or scars twice a day, morning and night. MEDERMA® Stretch Marks can visibly reduce the appearance of stretch marks and scars within four to eight weeks*. If you have concerns about using the product during pregnancy, seek the advice of a healthcare professional. *Draelos Z.D.,  Gold M. H., Kaur M. ,  Olayinka B. ,  Grundy S.L,  Pappert EJ, . Hardas B. Evaluation of an onion extract, Centella asiatica, and hyaluronic acid cream in the appearance of striae rubra. Skinme. Mar-Apr 2010;8(2):80-6.

How long one use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks to achieve desired result?

For optimal results, use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks as directed – apply to your stretch marks or scars twice a day, morning and night. MEDERMA® Stretch Marks can visibly reduce the appearance of stretch marks and scars within four to eight weeks*. *Draelos Z.D.,  Gold M. H., Kaur M. ,  Olayinka B. ,  Grundy S.L,  Pappert EJ, . Hardas B. Evaluation of an onion extract, Centella asiatica, and hyaluronic acid cream in the appearance of striae rubra. Skinme. Mar-Apr 2010;8(2):80-6.

Usage

Can MEDERMA® Stretch Marks be used on atrophic scars?

Some stretch marks are types of atrophic scars. MEDERMA® Stretch Marks is formulated for use on stretch marks, please use the product as directed.

Just had surgery and still have stitches, when can I start using MEDERMA® Stretch Marks?

MEDERMA® Stretch Marks was formulated with stretch marks in mind, but can be applied to scars. You can begin using MEDERMA® Stretch Marks as soon as your wound has closed or your sutures have been removed. MEDERMA® is not intended for use on open wounds. If a scab formed, wait until the scab falls off. While there is still a scab or stitches present, keep the wound clean and covered.

Who should use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks?

Anyone with stretch marks can use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks. MEDERMA® Stretch Marks was formulated for stretch marks in mind, but can be applied to scars. All MEDERMA® products should be used as directed. If you have experienced reactions to skin care products before, please read the ingredients listed on the package before using. If you are unsure if MEDERMA® Stretch Mark is right for you, please contact a healthcare professional for guidance.

How long can one use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks?

For optimal results, use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks as directed – apply to your stretch marks or scars twice a day, morning and night. MEDERMA® Stretch Marks can visibly reduce the appearance of stretch marks and scars within four to eight weeks*. If you have concerns about using the product during pregnancy, seek the advice of a healthcare professional. *Draelos Z.D.,  Gold M. H., Kaur M. ,  Olayinka B. ,  Grundy S.L,  Pappert EJ, . Hardas B. Evaluation of an onion extract, Centella asiatica, and hyaluronic acid cream in the appearance of striae rubra. Skinme. Mar-Apr 2010;8(2):80-6.

How long one use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks to achieve desired result?

For optimal results, use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks as directed – apply to your stretch marks or scars twice a day, morning and night. MEDERMA® Stretch Marks can visibly reduce the appearance of stretch marks and scars within four to eight weeks*. *Draelos Z.D.,  Gold M. H., Kaur M. ,  Olayinka B. ,  Grundy S.L,  Pappert EJ, . Hardas B. Evaluation of an onion extract, Centella asiatica, and hyaluronic acid cream in the appearance of striae rubra. Skinme. Mar-Apr 2010;8(2):80-6.

Safety

Can MEDERMA® Stretch Marks be used on atrophic scars?

Some stretch marks are types of atrophic scars. MEDERMA® Stretch Marks is formulated for use on stretch marks, please use the product as directed.

Just had surgery and still have stitches, when can I start using MEDERMA® Stretch Marks?

MEDERMA® Stretch Marks was formulated with stretch marks in mind, but can be applied to scars. You can begin using MEDERMA® Stretch Marks as soon as your wound has closed or your sutures have been removed. MEDERMA® is not intended for use on open wounds. If a scab formed, wait until the scab falls off. While there is still a scab or stitches present, keep the wound clean and covered.

Who should use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks?

Anyone with stretch marks can use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks. MEDERMA® Stretch Marks was formulated for stretch marks in mind, but can be applied to scars. All MEDERMA® products should be used as directed. If you have experienced reactions to skin care products before, please read the ingredients listed on the package before using. If you are unsure if MEDERMA® Stretch Mark is right for you, please contact a healthcare professional for guidance.

How long can one use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks?

For optimal results, use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks as directed – apply to your stretch marks or scars twice a day, morning and night. MEDERMA® Stretch Marks can visibly reduce the appearance of stretch marks and scars within four to eight weeks*. If you have concerns about using the product during pregnancy, seek the advice of a healthcare professional. *Draelos Z.D.,  Gold M. H., Kaur M. ,  Olayinka B. ,  Grundy S.L,  Pappert EJ, . Hardas B. Evaluation of an onion extract, Centella asiatica, and hyaluronic acid cream in the appearance of striae rubra. Skinme. Mar-Apr 2010;8(2):80-6.

How long one use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks to achieve desired result?

For optimal results, use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks as directed – apply to your stretch marks or scars twice a day, morning and night. MEDERMA® Stretch Marks can visibly reduce the appearance of stretch marks and scars within four to eight weeks*. *Draelos Z.D.,  Gold M. H., Kaur M. ,  Olayinka B. ,  Grundy S.L,  Pappert EJ, . Hardas B. Evaluation of an onion extract, Centella asiatica, and hyaluronic acid cream in the appearance of striae rubra. Skinme. Mar-Apr 2010;8(2):80-6.

Formulation

Can MEDERMA® Stretch Marks be used on atrophic scars?

Some stretch marks are types of atrophic scars. MEDERMA® Stretch Marks is formulated for use on stretch marks, please use the product as directed.

Just had surgery and still have stitches, when can I start using MEDERMA® Stretch Marks?

MEDERMA® Stretch Marks was formulated with stretch marks in mind, but can be applied to scars. You can begin using MEDERMA® Stretch Marks as soon as your wound has closed or your sutures have been removed. MEDERMA® is not intended for use on open wounds. If a scab formed, wait until the scab falls off. While there is still a scab or stitches present, keep the wound clean and covered.

Who should use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks?

Anyone with stretch marks can use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks. MEDERMA® Stretch Marks was formulated for stretch marks in mind, but can be applied to scars. All MEDERMA® products should be used as directed. If you have experienced reactions to skin care products before, please read the ingredients listed on the package before using. If you are unsure if MEDERMA® Stretch Mark is right for you, please contact a healthcare professional for guidance.

How long can one use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks?

For optimal results, use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks as directed – apply to your stretch marks or scars twice a day, morning and night. MEDERMA® Stretch Marks can visibly reduce the appearance of stretch marks and scars within four to eight weeks*. If you have concerns about using the product during pregnancy, seek the advice of a healthcare professional. *Draelos Z.D.,  Gold M. H., Kaur M. ,  Olayinka B. ,  Grundy S.L,  Pappert EJ, . Hardas B. Evaluation of an onion extract, Centella asiatica, and hyaluronic acid cream in the appearance of striae rubra. Skinme. Mar-Apr 2010;8(2):80-6.

How long one use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks to achieve desired result?

For optimal results, use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks as directed – apply to your stretch marks or scars twice a day, morning and night. MEDERMA® Stretch Marks can visibly reduce the appearance of stretch marks and scars within four to eight weeks*. *Draelos Z.D.,  Gold M. H., Kaur M. ,  Olayinka B. ,  Grundy S.L,  Pappert EJ, . Hardas B. Evaluation of an onion extract, Centella asiatica, and hyaluronic acid cream in the appearance of striae rubra. Skinme. Mar-Apr 2010;8(2):80-6.

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General

What is Allantoin?

Allantoin is an odourless, non-toxic, non-allergenic chemical compound that is used as a moisturising agent and skin protectant in cosmetic products. Allantoin is keratolytic, meaning that it helps keratin in the skin to soften. This property enables enables hydration and natural skin regeneration more effectively. Products containing Allantoin are useful for many skin conditions, including scar care. The MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel and MEDERMA® for Kids are formulated with Allantoin.

What is the percentage of Cepalin® in MEDERMA®?

We cannot share this information as the percentage of Cepalin® in MEDERMA® is proprietary information.

Is the lecithin in MEDERMA® soy or sunflower based?

The MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel formula does contain lecithin and it is soy based.

Does MEDERMA® contain titanium dioxide?

MEDERMA® products do not contain titanium dioxide.

Does MEDERMA® contain paraffin?

All MEDERMA® products are paraffin free.

Is MEDERMA® hypoallergenic?

MEDERMA® products have been tested for hypoallergenicity; however, it is always possible you may have pre-sensitivity to one or more of the ingredients in MEDERMA®. If you have known allergies/sensitivities, please read the ingredients carefully on package to see if MEDERMA® is appropriate for you. If you have any concerns about using MEDERMA®, we recommend you speak with your healthcare professional about your concerns before using any other Mederma® products.

How do you define an old scar and a new scar?

Generally, a new scar is one that is less than 12 months old. Any scar older than 12 months can be considered an old scar.

Does MEDERMA® work on a diverse array of skin colours and tones?

Yes, MEDERMA® can be used on all skin types and should be used on scars caused by acne, burns, surgery and other injuries. Please use as directed.

Do MEDERMA® scar products make scars disappear?

No product can make scars disappear completely. But MEDERMA® can help improve the softness of the scar while making them appear and less noticeable.

Mederma Advanced Scar Gel

Does MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel work on atrophic scars?

MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel can be used on atrophic scars, such as acne and chicken pox scars. It may help to smooth and soften the edges of the pox mark but will not cause the indented area to fill in. By smoothing the edges, the mark may become less noticeable.

How long should one use MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel?

You should use the cream as directed. The product should be applied to new scars once daily for eight weeks and to old scars, once per night for between three and six months. Do not apply MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel to broken skin.

What is the difference between MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel and MEDERMA® Intensive Overnight Cream?

Some people prefer a gel to a cream. Both MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel and MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Scar Cream work to help improve the appearance of scars with a once-daily (or nightly) application. However, MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Scar Cream is formulated to help your skin’s natural nighttime repair process with Tripeptol™, a skin-nourishing complex with peptides, collagen and antioxidants. MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel may be used any time of day.

Just had surgery and still have stitches, when can I start using MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel?

You can begin using MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel as soon as your wound has closed or your stitches have been removed. MEDERMA® is not intended for use on open wounds. If a scab has formed, wait until this falls off. While there is still a scab or stitches present, keep your wound clean and covered.

Who should use MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel?

Anyone with a scar can use MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel. However, all MEDERMA® products should be used as directed. If you have experienced reactions to skincare products before, please read the ingredients listed on the package before using. If you are unsure if MEDERMA® is right for you, please contact a healthcare professional for advice.

Does MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel work on atrophic scars?

MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel can be used on atrophic scars, such as acne and chicken pox scars. It may help to smooth and soften the edges of the pox mark but will not cause the indented area to fill in. By smoothing the edges, the mark may become less noticeable.

How long should one use MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel?

You should use the cream as directed. The product should be applied to new scars once daily for eight weeks and to old scars, once per night for between three and six months. Do not apply MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel to broken skin.

What is the difference between MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel and MEDERMA® Intensive Overnight Cream?

Some people prefer a gel to a cream. Both MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel and MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Scar Cream work to help improve the appearance of scars with a once-daily (or nightly) application. However, MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Scar Cream is formulated to help your skin’s natural nighttime repair process with Tripeptol™, a skin-nourishing complex with peptides, collagen and antioxidants. MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel may be used any time of day.

Just had surgery and still have stitches, when can I start using MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel?

You can begin using MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel as soon as your wound has closed or your stitches have been removed. MEDERMA® is not intended for use on open wounds. If a scab has formed, wait until this falls off. While there is still a scab or stitches present, keep your wound clean and covered.

Who should use MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel?

Anyone with a scar can use MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel. However, all MEDERMA® products should be used as directed. If you have experienced reactions to skincare products before, please read the ingredients listed on the package before using. If you are unsure if MEDERMA® is right for you, please contact a healthcare professional for advice.

Does MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel work on atrophic scars?

MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel can be used on atrophic scars, such as acne and chicken pox scars. It may help to smooth and soften the edges of the pox mark but will not cause the indented area to fill in. By smoothing the edges, the mark may become less noticeable.

How long should one use MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel?

You should use the cream as directed. The product should be applied to new scars once daily for eight weeks and to old scars, once per night for between three and six months. Do not apply MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel to broken skin.

What is the difference between MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel and MEDERMA® Intensive Overnight Cream?

Some people prefer a gel to a cream. Both MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel and MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Scar Cream work to help improve the appearance of scars with a once-daily (or nightly) application. However, MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Scar Cream is formulated to help your skin’s natural nighttime repair process with Tripeptol™, a skin-nourishing complex with peptides, collagen and antioxidants. MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel may be used any time of day.

Just had surgery and still have stitches, when can I start using MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel?

You can begin using MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel as soon as your wound has closed or your stitches have been removed. MEDERMA® is not intended for use on open wounds. If a scab has formed, wait until this falls off. While there is still a scab or stitches present, keep your wound clean and covered.

Who should use MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel?

Anyone with a scar can use MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel. However, all MEDERMA® products should be used as directed. If you have experienced reactions to skincare products before, please read the ingredients listed on the package before using. If you are unsure if MEDERMA® is right for you, please contact a healthcare professional for advice.

Does MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel work on atrophic scars?

MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel can be used on atrophic scars, such as acne and chicken pox scars. It may help to smooth and soften the edges of the pox mark but will not cause the indented area to fill in. By smoothing the edges, the mark may become less noticeable.

How long should one use MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel?

You should use the cream as directed. The product should be applied to new scars once daily for eight weeks and to old scars, once per night for between three and six months. Do not apply MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel to broken skin.

What is the difference between MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel and MEDERMA® Intensive Overnight Cream?

Some people prefer a gel to a cream. Both MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel and MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Scar Cream work to help improve the appearance of scars with a once-daily (or nightly) application. However, MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Scar Cream is formulated to help your skin’s natural nighttime repair process with Tripeptol™, a skin-nourishing complex with peptides, collagen and antioxidants. MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel may be used any time of day.

Just had surgery and still have stitches, when can I start using MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel?

You can begin using MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel as soon as your wound has closed or your stitches have been removed. MEDERMA® is not intended for use on open wounds. If a scab has formed, wait until this falls off. While there is still a scab or stitches present, keep your wound clean and covered.

Who should use MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel?

Anyone with a scar can use MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel. However, all MEDERMA® products should be used as directed. If you have experienced reactions to skincare products before, please read the ingredients listed on the package before using. If you are unsure if MEDERMA® is right for you, please contact a healthcare professional for advice.

Can my child use MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel?

MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel is suitable for users 6 years old and above.

What are the differences between MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel and MEDERMA® Proactive Gel?

MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel with improved formulation and Rovisome Technology, convenient application regimen of once application per day. Start seeing the result from 14 days and for optimal result, continue to use for 8 weeks. MEDERMA® Proactive Gel is recommended to use multiple (2-3x) applications daily for as long as 4-6 months for optimal result.

Does Mederma Advanced Scar Gel help to reduce pigmentation as well?

MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream and MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel are both composed with cepalin, an extract from Onion. While there is no clinical specific study done on pigmentation with MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream or MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel, however some scientific studies report an effect of onion extract on skin pigmentation.

Mederma for Kids

Can MEDERMA® for Kids be used for atrophic scars?

MEDERMA® for Kids can be used on atrophic scars, such as acne and chicken pox scars for 3 year olds and older. MEDERMA® for Kids may help to smooth and soften the edges of the pox mark but will not cause the indented area to fill in. By smoothing the edges, the mark may become less noticeable.

Does MEDERMA® for Kids stain fabrics?

Like many non-staining products, MEDERMA® for Kids will not stain cotton or polyester material or blends. But it could stain delicate fabrics, including silk, leather, suede and others.

My child has just had surgery and still has stitches – when can they start using MEDERMA® for Kids?

You can begin using MEDERMA® for Kids as soon as your child’s wound has closed or their stitches have been removed. MEDERMA® is not intended for use on open wounds. If a scab has formed, wait until it falls off. While there is still a scab or stitches present, keep the wound clean and covered.

Who should use MEDERMA® for Kids?

Although anyone can use MEDERMA® for Kids, it was specifically formulated for use on those above aged 3. It has a scent and purple colour that goes clear when you rub it in. All MEDERMA® products should be used as directed. If you have experienced reactions to skincare products before, please read the ingredients listed on the package before using. If you are unsure whether MEDERMA® for Kids is right for you or your children, please contact a healthcare professional for advice.

How long should I use MEDERMA® for Kids?

For optimal results, use the product as directed and apply MEDERMA® for Kids 3 times a day, every day, for 8 weeks on new scars and 3 times a day, every day for 3 to 6 months on old scars. You can use MEDERMA® for Kids on children aged 3 and above. Massage gently until the product is absorbed. If peeling or flaking occurs, you may be using too much. Try using less of the product to achieve the best possible result. When using MEDERMA® for Kids, do not apply it to the broken skin.

Can MEDERMA® for Kids be used for atrophic scars?

MEDERMA® for Kids can be used on atrophic scars, such as acne and chicken pox scars for 3 year olds and older. MEDERMA® for Kids may help to smooth and soften the edges of the pox mark but will not cause the indented area to fill in. By smoothing the edges, the mark may become less noticeable.

Does MEDERMA® for Kids stain fabrics?

Like many non-staining products, MEDERMA® for Kids will not stain cotton or polyester material or blends. But it could stain delicate fabrics, including silk, leather, suede and others.

My child has just had surgery and still has stitches – when can they start using MEDERMA® for Kids?

You can begin using MEDERMA® for Kids as soon as your child’s wound has closed or their stitches have been removed. MEDERMA® is not intended for use on open wounds. If a scab has formed, wait until it falls off. While there is still a scab or stitches present, keep the wound clean and covered.

Who should use MEDERMA® for Kids?

Although anyone can use MEDERMA® for Kids, it was specifically formulated for use on those above aged 3. It has a scent and purple colour that goes clear when you rub it in. All MEDERMA® products should be used as directed. If you have experienced reactions to skincare products before, please read the ingredients listed on the package before using. If you are unsure whether MEDERMA® for Kids is right for you or your children, please contact a healthcare professional for advice.

How long should I use MEDERMA® for Kids?

For optimal results, use the product as directed and apply MEDERMA® for Kids 3 times a day, every day, for 8 weeks on new scars and 3 times a day, every day for 3 to 6 months on old scars. You can use MEDERMA® for Kids on children aged 3 and above. Massage gently until the product is absorbed. If peeling or flaking occurs, you may be using too much. Try using less of the product to achieve the best possible result. When using MEDERMA® for Kids, do not apply it to the broken skin.

Can MEDERMA® for Kids be used for atrophic scars?

MEDERMA® for Kids can be used on atrophic scars, such as acne and chicken pox scars for 3 year olds and older. MEDERMA® for Kids may help to smooth and soften the edges of the pox mark but will not cause the indented area to fill in. By smoothing the edges, the mark may become less noticeable.

Does MEDERMA® for Kids stain fabrics?

Like many non-staining products, MEDERMA® for Kids will not stain cotton or polyester material or blends. But it could stain delicate fabrics, including silk, leather, suede and others.

My child has just had surgery and still has stitches – when can they start using MEDERMA® for Kids?

You can begin using MEDERMA® for Kids as soon as your child’s wound has closed or their stitches have been removed. MEDERMA® is not intended for use on open wounds. If a scab has formed, wait until it falls off. While there is still a scab or stitches present, keep the wound clean and covered.

Who should use MEDERMA® for Kids?

Although anyone can use MEDERMA® for Kids, it was specifically formulated for use on those above aged 3. It has a scent and purple colour that goes clear when you rub it in. All MEDERMA® products should be used as directed. If you have experienced reactions to skincare products before, please read the ingredients listed on the package before using. If you are unsure whether MEDERMA® for Kids is right for you or your children, please contact a healthcare professional for advice.

How long should I use MEDERMA® for Kids?

For optimal results, use the product as directed and apply MEDERMA® for Kids 3 times a day, every day, for 8 weeks on new scars and 3 times a day, every day for 3 to 6 months on old scars. You can use MEDERMA® for Kids on children aged 3 and above. Massage gently until the product is absorbed. If peeling or flaking occurs, you may be using too much. Try using less of the product to achieve the best possible result. When using MEDERMA® for Kids, do not apply it to the broken skin.

Can MEDERMA® for Kids be used for atrophic scars?

MEDERMA® for Kids can be used on atrophic scars, such as acne and chicken pox scars for 3 year olds and older. MEDERMA® for Kids may help to smooth and soften the edges of the pox mark but will not cause the indented area to fill in. By smoothing the edges, the mark may become less noticeable.

Does MEDERMA® for Kids stain fabrics?

Like many non-staining products, MEDERMA® for Kids will not stain cotton or polyester material or blends. But it could stain delicate fabrics, including silk, leather, suede and others.

My child has just had surgery and still has stitches – when can they start using MEDERMA® for Kids?

You can begin using MEDERMA® for Kids as soon as your child’s wound has closed or their stitches have been removed. MEDERMA® is not intended for use on open wounds. If a scab has formed, wait until it falls off. While there is still a scab or stitches present, keep the wound clean and covered.

Who should use MEDERMA® for Kids?

Although anyone can use MEDERMA® for Kids, it was specifically formulated for use on those above aged 3. It has a scent and purple colour that goes clear when you rub it in. All MEDERMA® products should be used as directed. If you have experienced reactions to skincare products before, please read the ingredients listed on the package before using. If you are unsure whether MEDERMA® for Kids is right for you or your children, please contact a healthcare professional for advice.

How long should I use MEDERMA® for Kids?

For optimal results, use the product as directed and apply MEDERMA® for Kids 3 times a day, every day, for 8 weeks on new scars and 3 times a day, every day for 3 to 6 months on old scars. You can use MEDERMA® for Kids on children aged 3 and above. Massage gently until the product is absorbed. If peeling or flaking occurs, you may be using too much. Try using less of the product to achieve the best possible result. When using MEDERMA® for Kids, do not apply it to the broken skin.

My child accidentally ingested MEDERMA® for Kids, what should I do?

MEDERMA® for Kids is not intended for oral consumption. Wipe or rinse out the mouth and contact your healthcare professional immediately.

Mederma PM Cream

What is the difference between MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream and MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel?

Some people prefer a cream to a gel. Both MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream and MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel work to help improve the appearance of scars with a once-daily (or nightly) application. However, MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream is formulated to help your skin’s natural nighttime repair process with Tripeptol™, a skin-nourishing complex with peptides, collagen and antioxidants. MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel may be used any time of the day.

I just had surgery and still have stitches, when can I start using MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream?

You can begin using MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream as soon as your wound has closed or your stitches have been removed. MEDERMA® is not intended for use on open wounds. If a scab formed, wait until the scab falls off. While there is still a scab or stitches present, keep the wound clean and covered.

Who should use MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream?

Anyone with a scar can use MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream. If you have experienced reactions to skin care products before, please read the ingredients listed on the package before using. If you are unsure if MEDERMA® is right for you, please contact a healthcare professional for guidance.

How long should one use MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream?

You should use the cream as directed. The product should be applied to new scars once per night for eight weeks and to old scars, once per night for between three and six months. Do not apply MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream to broken skin.

Does MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream cure atrophic scars?

MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream cannot cure scars. It can be used on atrophic scars such as acne and chicken pox scars. MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream provides effective scar care and can visibly reduce the appearance of scars from just 14 days* (reported by consumers of ASG & PM products). *Draelos ZD. A New Proprietary Onion Extract Gel Improves the Appearance of New Scars. A Randomized, Controlled, Blinded-Investigator Study.J Clin Aesthet Dermatol 2012

What is the difference between MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream and MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel?

Some people prefer a cream to a gel. Both MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream and MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel work to help improve the appearance of scars with a once-daily (or nightly) application. However, MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream is formulated to help your skin’s natural nighttime repair process with Tripeptol™, a skin-nourishing complex with peptides, collagen and antioxidants. MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel may be used any time of the day.

I just had surgery and still have stitches, when can I start using MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream?

You can begin using MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream as soon as your wound has closed or your stitches have been removed. MEDERMA® is not intended for use on open wounds. If a scab formed, wait until the scab falls off. While there is still a scab or stitches present, keep the wound clean and covered.

Who should use MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream?

Anyone with a scar can use MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream. If you have experienced reactions to skin care products before, please read the ingredients listed on the package before using. If you are unsure if MEDERMA® is right for you, please contact a healthcare professional for guidance.

How long should one use MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream?

You should use the cream as directed. The product should be applied to new scars once per night for eight weeks and to old scars, once per night for between three and six months. Do not apply MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream to broken skin.

Does MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream cure atrophic scars?

MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream cannot cure scars. It can be used on atrophic scars such as acne and chicken pox scars. MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream provides effective scar care and can visibly reduce the appearance of scars from just 14 days* (reported by consumers of ASG & PM products). *Draelos ZD. A New Proprietary Onion Extract Gel Improves the Appearance of New Scars. A Randomized, Controlled, Blinded-Investigator Study.J Clin Aesthet Dermatol 2012

What is the difference between MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream and MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel?

Some people prefer a cream to a gel. Both MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream and MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel work to help improve the appearance of scars with a once-daily (or nightly) application. However, MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream is formulated to help your skin’s natural nighttime repair process with Tripeptol™, a skin-nourishing complex with peptides, collagen and antioxidants. MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel may be used any time of the day.

I just had surgery and still have stitches, when can I start using MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream?

You can begin using MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream as soon as your wound has closed or your stitches have been removed. MEDERMA® is not intended for use on open wounds. If a scab formed, wait until the scab falls off. While there is still a scab or stitches present, keep the wound clean and covered.

Who should use MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream?

Anyone with a scar can use MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream. If you have experienced reactions to skin care products before, please read the ingredients listed on the package before using. If you are unsure if MEDERMA® is right for you, please contact a healthcare professional for guidance.

How long should one use MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream?

You should use the cream as directed. The product should be applied to new scars once per night for eight weeks and to old scars, once per night for between three and six months. Do not apply MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream to broken skin.

Does MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream cure atrophic scars?

MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream cannot cure scars. It can be used on atrophic scars such as acne and chicken pox scars. MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream provides effective scar care and can visibly reduce the appearance of scars from just 14 days* (reported by consumers of ASG & PM products). *Draelos ZD. A New Proprietary Onion Extract Gel Improves the Appearance of New Scars. A Randomized, Controlled, Blinded-Investigator Study.J Clin Aesthet Dermatol 2012

What is the difference between MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream and MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel?

Some people prefer a cream to a gel. Both MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream and MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel work to help improve the appearance of scars with a once-daily (or nightly) application. However, MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream is formulated to help your skin’s natural nighttime repair process with Tripeptol™, a skin-nourishing complex with peptides, collagen and antioxidants. MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel may be used any time of the day.

I just had surgery and still have stitches, when can I start using MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream?

You can begin using MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream as soon as your wound has closed or your stitches have been removed. MEDERMA® is not intended for use on open wounds. If a scab formed, wait until the scab falls off. While there is still a scab or stitches present, keep the wound clean and covered.

Who should use MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream?

Anyone with a scar can use MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream. If you have experienced reactions to skin care products before, please read the ingredients listed on the package before using. If you are unsure if MEDERMA® is right for you, please contact a healthcare professional for guidance.

How long should one use MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream?

You should use the cream as directed. The product should be applied to new scars once per night for eight weeks and to old scars, once per night for between three and six months. Do not apply MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream to broken skin.

Does MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream cure atrophic scars?

MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream cannot cure scars. It can be used on atrophic scars such as acne and chicken pox scars. MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream provides effective scar care and can visibly reduce the appearance of scars from just 14 days* (reported by consumers of ASG & PM products). *Draelos ZD. A New Proprietary Onion Extract Gel Improves the Appearance of New Scars. A Randomized, Controlled, Blinded-Investigator Study.J Clin Aesthet Dermatol 2012

Can my child use MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream?

MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream is suitable for users 6 years old and above.

Does MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream help to reduce pigmentation as well?

MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream and MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel are both composed with cepalin, an extract from Onion. While there is no clinical specific study done on pigmentation with MEDERMA® PM Intensive Overnight Cream or MEDERMA® Advanced Scar Gel, however some scientific studies report an effect of onion extract on skin pigmentation.

Mederma Stretch Mark Therapy

Can MEDERMA® Stretch Marks be used on atrophic scars?

Some stretch marks are types of atrophic scars. MEDERMA® Stretch Marks is formulated for use on stretch marks, please use the product as directed.

Just had surgery and still have stitches, when can I start using MEDERMA® Stretch Marks?

MEDERMA® Stretch Marks was formulated with stretch marks in mind, but can be applied to scars. You can begin using MEDERMA® Stretch Marks as soon as your wound has closed or your sutures have been removed. MEDERMA® is not intended for use on open wounds. If a scab formed, wait until the scab falls off. While there is still a scab or stitches present, keep the wound clean and covered.

Who should use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks?

Anyone with stretch marks can use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks. MEDERMA® Stretch Marks was formulated for stretch marks in mind, but can be applied to scars. All MEDERMA® products should be used as directed. If you have experienced reactions to skin care products before, please read the ingredients listed on the package before using. If you are unsure if MEDERMA® Stretch Mark is right for you, please contact a healthcare professional for guidance.

How long can one use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks?

For optimal results, use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks as directed – apply to your stretch marks or scars twice a day, morning and night. MEDERMA® Stretch Marks can visibly reduce the appearance of stretch marks and scars within four to eight weeks*. If you have concerns about using the product during pregnancy, seek the advice of a healthcare professional. *Draelos Z.D.,  Gold M. H., Kaur M. ,  Olayinka B. ,  Grundy S.L,  Pappert EJ, . Hardas B. Evaluation of an onion extract, Centella asiatica, and hyaluronic acid cream in the appearance of striae rubra. Skinme. Mar-Apr 2010;8(2):80-6.

How long one use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks to achieve desired result?

For optimal results, use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks as directed – apply to your stretch marks or scars twice a day, morning and night. MEDERMA® Stretch Marks can visibly reduce the appearance of stretch marks and scars within four to eight weeks*. *Draelos Z.D.,  Gold M. H., Kaur M. ,  Olayinka B. ,  Grundy S.L,  Pappert EJ, . Hardas B. Evaluation of an onion extract, Centella asiatica, and hyaluronic acid cream in the appearance of striae rubra. Skinme. Mar-Apr 2010;8(2):80-6.

Can MEDERMA® Stretch Marks be used on atrophic scars?

Some stretch marks are types of atrophic scars. MEDERMA® Stretch Marks is formulated for use on stretch marks, please use the product as directed.

Just had surgery and still have stitches, when can I start using MEDERMA® Stretch Marks?

MEDERMA® Stretch Marks was formulated with stretch marks in mind, but can be applied to scars. You can begin using MEDERMA® Stretch Marks as soon as your wound has closed or your sutures have been removed. MEDERMA® is not intended for use on open wounds. If a scab formed, wait until the scab falls off. While there is still a scab or stitches present, keep the wound clean and covered.

Who should use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks?

Anyone with stretch marks can use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks. MEDERMA® Stretch Marks was formulated for stretch marks in mind, but can be applied to scars. All MEDERMA® products should be used as directed. If you have experienced reactions to skin care products before, please read the ingredients listed on the package before using. If you are unsure if MEDERMA® Stretch Mark is right for you, please contact a healthcare professional for guidance.

How long can one use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks?

For optimal results, use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks as directed – apply to your stretch marks or scars twice a day, morning and night. MEDERMA® Stretch Marks can visibly reduce the appearance of stretch marks and scars within four to eight weeks*. If you have concerns about using the product during pregnancy, seek the advice of a healthcare professional. *Draelos Z.D.,  Gold M. H., Kaur M. ,  Olayinka B. ,  Grundy S.L,  Pappert EJ, . Hardas B. Evaluation of an onion extract, Centella asiatica, and hyaluronic acid cream in the appearance of striae rubra. Skinme. Mar-Apr 2010;8(2):80-6.

How long one use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks to achieve desired result?

For optimal results, use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks as directed – apply to your stretch marks or scars twice a day, morning and night. MEDERMA® Stretch Marks can visibly reduce the appearance of stretch marks and scars within four to eight weeks*. *Draelos Z.D.,  Gold M. H., Kaur M. ,  Olayinka B. ,  Grundy S.L,  Pappert EJ, . Hardas B. Evaluation of an onion extract, Centella asiatica, and hyaluronic acid cream in the appearance of striae rubra. Skinme. Mar-Apr 2010;8(2):80-6.

Can MEDERMA® Stretch Marks be used on atrophic scars?

Some stretch marks are types of atrophic scars. MEDERMA® Stretch Marks is formulated for use on stretch marks, please use the product as directed.

Just had surgery and still have stitches, when can I start using MEDERMA® Stretch Marks?

MEDERMA® Stretch Marks was formulated with stretch marks in mind, but can be applied to scars. You can begin using MEDERMA® Stretch Marks as soon as your wound has closed or your sutures have been removed. MEDERMA® is not intended for use on open wounds. If a scab formed, wait until the scab falls off. While there is still a scab or stitches present, keep the wound clean and covered.

Who should use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks?

Anyone with stretch marks can use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks. MEDERMA® Stretch Marks was formulated for stretch marks in mind, but can be applied to scars. All MEDERMA® products should be used as directed. If you have experienced reactions to skin care products before, please read the ingredients listed on the package before using. If you are unsure if MEDERMA® Stretch Mark is right for you, please contact a healthcare professional for guidance.

How long can one use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks?

For optimal results, use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks as directed – apply to your stretch marks or scars twice a day, morning and night. MEDERMA® Stretch Marks can visibly reduce the appearance of stretch marks and scars within four to eight weeks*. If you have concerns about using the product during pregnancy, seek the advice of a healthcare professional. *Draelos Z.D.,  Gold M. H., Kaur M. ,  Olayinka B. ,  Grundy S.L,  Pappert EJ, . Hardas B. Evaluation of an onion extract, Centella asiatica, and hyaluronic acid cream in the appearance of striae rubra. Skinme. Mar-Apr 2010;8(2):80-6.

How long one use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks to achieve desired result?

For optimal results, use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks as directed – apply to your stretch marks or scars twice a day, morning and night. MEDERMA® Stretch Marks can visibly reduce the appearance of stretch marks and scars within four to eight weeks*. *Draelos Z.D.,  Gold M. H., Kaur M. ,  Olayinka B. ,  Grundy S.L,  Pappert EJ, . Hardas B. Evaluation of an onion extract, Centella asiatica, and hyaluronic acid cream in the appearance of striae rubra. Skinme. Mar-Apr 2010;8(2):80-6.

Can MEDERMA® Stretch Marks be used on atrophic scars?

Some stretch marks are types of atrophic scars. MEDERMA® Stretch Marks is formulated for use on stretch marks, please use the product as directed.

Just had surgery and still have stitches, when can I start using MEDERMA® Stretch Marks?

MEDERMA® Stretch Marks was formulated with stretch marks in mind, but can be applied to scars. You can begin using MEDERMA® Stretch Marks as soon as your wound has closed or your sutures have been removed. MEDERMA® is not intended for use on open wounds. If a scab formed, wait until the scab falls off. While there is still a scab or stitches present, keep the wound clean and covered.

Who should use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks?

Anyone with stretch marks can use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks. MEDERMA® Stretch Marks was formulated for stretch marks in mind, but can be applied to scars. All MEDERMA® products should be used as directed. If you have experienced reactions to skin care products before, please read the ingredients listed on the package before using. If you are unsure if MEDERMA® Stretch Mark is right for you, please contact a healthcare professional for guidance.

How long can one use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks?

For optimal results, use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks as directed – apply to your stretch marks or scars twice a day, morning and night. MEDERMA® Stretch Marks can visibly reduce the appearance of stretch marks and scars within four to eight weeks*. If you have concerns about using the product during pregnancy, seek the advice of a healthcare professional. *Draelos Z.D.,  Gold M. H., Kaur M. ,  Olayinka B. ,  Grundy S.L,  Pappert EJ, . Hardas B. Evaluation of an onion extract, Centella asiatica, and hyaluronic acid cream in the appearance of striae rubra. Skinme. Mar-Apr 2010;8(2):80-6.

How long one use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks to achieve desired result?

For optimal results, use MEDERMA® Stretch Marks as directed – apply to your stretch marks or scars twice a day, morning and night. MEDERMA® Stretch Marks can visibly reduce the appearance of stretch marks and scars within four to eight weeks*. *Draelos Z.D.,  Gold M. H., Kaur M. ,  Olayinka B. ,  Grundy S.L,  Pappert EJ, . Hardas B. Evaluation of an onion extract, Centella asiatica, and hyaluronic acid cream in the appearance of striae rubra. Skinme. Mar-Apr 2010;8(2):80-6.

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