Scar Removal Updated November, 2019
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Clarins Stretch Mark Minimizer Review


Scars originate by the depositing a fibrous tissue called collagen to repair the broken skin. It’s much like our original skin, but laid out in a different pattern. Additionally, since this is new tissue, it takes on a different appearance than the original skin. There are many types of scars. Some of these are:

Keloid – An overgrowth of the tissue that heals the wound which causes a firm nodule at the side of the injury. These can be painful and unsightly.
Hypertrophic – These scars are similar to keloids. There are raised and red-pigmented, but they do not protrude beyond the original injury site. They are very commonly caused by body piercings, pimples, cuts and burns.
Atrophic – These occur when muscle and fat are lost due to an injury and the scar appears to be sunken. These scars generally originate from severe acne, or the removal of a cyst or tumor.
Stretch Marks – This happens when the skin is overstretched and the dermal tissue actual tears. This is common with pregnancy, being overweight and from bodybuilding.

There are many treatments for scar removal including chemical peels, filler injections, dermabrasion, laser treatment, steroids, semi-occlusive and pressure dressings and radiotherapy. Some of these treatments can be very expensive and they may not be effective at all. Another treatment option that is becoming very popular are natural therapies. They are fast, easy and cost effective. Treatments like Clarins Stretch Mark Minimizer are designed to reduce swelling, redness and pain that come from scarring.

Ingredients

Scar treatments range in ingredients from all natural and herbal treatments to homeopathic treatments to synthetic treatments. There are many available choices on the market. This product contains the following ingredients:

• Water
• Cyclomethicone
• Cetearyl Alcohol
• Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
• Isononyl Isononanoate-Alcohol
• Hydrogenated Coco-Glycerides
• Glycerin
• Cetearyl Glucoside
• Squalane
• Potassium Cetyl Phosphate
• Asiatic Side
• Polyacrylamide
• Dimethicone
• Carbomer
• Octyldodeceth-25
• C13-14 Isoparaffin
• Disodium EDTA
• Ethylhexylglycerin
Sodium Hydroxide
• Sodium Cetearyl Sulfate
• Sodium Lauryl Sulfate
• Empetrum Nigrum Fruit Juice
• Siegesbeckia Orientalis Extract
• Butylene Glycol
• Laureth-7
• Dimethiconol
• Glyceryl Acrylate/Acrylic Acid Copolymer
• Methylsilanol Mannuronate
• Biosaccharide Gum-1
• Phenoxyethanol
• Sorbic Acid
• Potassium Sorbate

Dosage

The manufacturer recommends applying the product using circular massage movements, concentrating on areas where stretch marks form.

Side Effects

No side effects could be identified for this product. As always, with any scar treatment, contact your doctor before use.

Price

Internet pricing may vary from website to website. At the time of writing this review this product was found at a price of $50.00 for a 6.8 oz tube.

Guarantee

Many people want a guarantee as an assurance that if they don’t get the results that they are looking for, they will not be punished. Depending on where you buy this product, individual websites may off their own money-back guarantees.

The manufacturer does provide a return policy but there isn’t very much information concerning the stipulations or refund.

Conclusion Of Our Clarins Stretch Mark Minimizer Review

There are a lot of great scar treatment products on the market, including Clarins Stretch Mark Minimizer. However, considering the long list of ingredients in this product, its price and the lack of information concerning the guarantee, there are other options available which have all the above.

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