No matter how many times you have been told to let your injury/cut/scrap dry out, it is still the wrong thing to do.
Scabs slow down the healing process which can lead to more scarring. Help your skin heal by covering your injury with balm and a bandage. Watch to learn more.
Meet the author: Board-certified and practicing dermatologist, Dr. Heather D. Rogers, MD, is the founder of Doctor Rogers Skin Care and Modern Dermatology in Seattle, Washington. She studied at Stanford, University of Washington School of Medicine and Columbia University Medical Center. She lectures nationally, is well published, and an active member of the American Academy of Dermatology. Highly respected among the skin care community, Dr. Rogers has been annually named “Top 1% of Most Honored Doctors in the US” by Castle Connolly.