NewGel Advanced Silicone Gel for Scars Review
NewGel Advanced Silicone Gel is a product which is meant for reduction of scars through its unique silicone based formula which has been clinically proven to flatten, smoothen and ultimately fade scars over time. The product is in the form of a fast-drying gel and is equally effective for both old and new scars. It also contains 1% Vitamin E which is said to be useful for softening and moisturizing the skin from within. Some other claims made by the manufacturer with respect to this product are:
- It is a fast-drying gel and can dry up within 2-3 minutes of application.
- It has been clinically proven to reduce scars.
- One can apply other creams or make-ups on top of the gel after it is dry.
- Positive results can be seen within 3 weeks.
- The gel is suitable for all skin types and a wide variety of scarring injuries including burns, stretch marks, surgeries etc.
The formula used in NewGel Advanced Silicone Gel basically works on two principles. The first is to protect the skin from further damage by forming a coat over it to protect it from outside bacteria. The second is to hydrate the skin by locking in the moisture so that the skin heals and repairs itself over time.
Not much information is available regarding the ingredients used in this product, except that it comprises of a silicone based formula. The product description on its official website merely lists the following two ingredients:
- Polymerized Siloxanes or Silicone Gel, the primary ingredient which works towards flattening and fading of scars.
- Tocopherol or Vitamin E which moisturizes the skin from within and keeps it hydrated.
The manufacturer recommends that the gel should be applied twice in a day. Before application, one should make sure that the scar is clean and traces of previously applied gel are washed off before fresh application. The dosage should be continued for at least 8-10 weeks for any noticeable effect.
Some users of this product have reported side effects like itching and rashes. However, these side effects are not very common and may occur only in people with extra sensitive skin.
Possibility of Long Term Results
This gel has received many positive reviews on the manufacturer’s website as well as on popular shopping websites like Amazon with respect to long term results of using this product. Most users have stated that their scars have faded significantly because of continued usage of this gel.
A 15 gms tube of this gel costs $31.20 but on purchase of two or more tube, each tube will be available for $28.08 each. One can also save money by simply buying a 30 gms tube which costs $51. Generally a 15 gms tube is enough for a month’s usage for small to medium size scars.
NewGel, the manufacturer gives a 30 day full refund guarantee for unused and unopened products only. However, for returning a defective product, the guarantee only extends till 14 days from date of shipping.
Conclusion Of Our NewGel Advanced Silicone Gel for Scars Review
NewGel Advanced Silicone Gel is overall an average product. Although it has some pros, one major disadvantage is that this product is neither GMP or FDA inspected.