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Introducing the Newest Product in the Skinuva Pipeline: Skinuva Bruise

Introducing the Newest Product in the Skinuva Pipeline: Skinuva Bruise

After surgeries and cosmetic procedures or treatments such as Botox or fillers, there is often bruising, swelling, and some pain that follows. Many doctors will suggest that their patients take a supplement to help with discomfort and bruising. Arnica Montana supplements are popular options that patients may take prior to...

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Ingredients to Avoid Using in Your Skincare Products

Ingredients to Avoid Using in Your Skincare Products

Consumers are frequently told what ingredients they should be using in their skin care products, whether it is a product for a specific skin issue such as a scar or hyperpigmentation, or for everyday products like moisturizes and cleansers. There is not as much conversation, however, about ingredients to avoid using. 

Some ingredients in skincare products, whether they're in products included in your daily routine or for scars or hyperpigmentation, can have negative side effects on the skin such as irritating the skin, causing allergic reactions, or worsening the issue at hand. Skinuva products were developed using safe and effective ingredients that are suitable and gentle for all skin tones and types.

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Preventing and Treating Melasma in the Summer Months

Preventing and Treating Melasma in the Summer Months

As summer begins and we start to spend more time outdoors and in the sun, it is important to protect our skin from direct and excessive sun exposure to avoid damaging our skin or developing unwanted hyperpigmentation. If you currently have hyperpigmentation or melasma, it is still necessary to protect your skin so as to not worsen the melasma. 

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The Importance of Growth Factors in Skinuva Products

The Importance of Growth Factors in Skinuva Products

Growth factors are key ingredients in both Skinuva Scar and Skinuva Brite that help elevate them above other scarring and hyperpigmentation products. Growth factors are secreted proteins that act as signaling messengers and stimulate cell growth, survival, inflammation and tissue repair.  In particular with scars, fetal scarless healing is widely published and occurs due to a complex upregulation and downregulation of certain growth factors, which is not seen in adult scar tissues. By utilizing such knowledge, Skinuva's team of scientists, clinicians, and chemists were able to formulate our first product, Skinuva Scar.

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