stretch marks!!!

Laura - posted on 02/03/2009 ( 16 moms have responded )

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I have some serious stretch marks going on and am wondering if there is anything i can do to help them fade...they look like light pink scratches forming a V around my belly button...not attractive at all and summer is coming!!!! HELP!

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Jolene - posted on 02/04/2009

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Try Bio-oil. You can find it at Walmart. I believe it's about 12$. Don't expect them to fade too much by summer, it'll take a while. You can also go to a health food store and buy something called Tissue salts. They help fill in the skin where the stretch mark is so they aren't as deep, making them less noticable.

Mary - posted on 02/04/2009

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I use apricot oil 1/2 cup, 1/4 cup grapeseed oil with 8 vitamin E capsles broken open into it. it works great. Juts used it in the morning after your shower and at night before you go to bed. I have been using it for years not just on baby streach makrs but it has helped me fade my gallbladder scar too. Plus my GF's swear by it too for those little lines around there eyes and mouth.

Vitamin E can be found in the vitamin sectoin at walmart it comes in oil or as vitimins form. Apricot oil and grapeseed oil you can find at the health food store or online. good luck

Amelia - posted on 02/03/2009

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HI i was told to drink lots of water and use acurise cream its really cheap big tub from boots £ 4 or so i also had horrible cancer surgery scars and it was the only thing that made my scars vertualy dissapear really worth doing ! And drinking lots of water apparently helps your skin build elastitiy more requently so my grandmother says and shes had 8 kids with no strentch marks so ?good luck

Debbie - posted on 02/03/2009

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I just talked to my coach and found out that I am still a distributor, so I just will need your name, address, phone number, email to create an account on NuSkin so you can manage your online orders. There is even an option to do an ADR (automatic delivery rewards) which will cut down on shipping costs. NuSkin has a lot of different products that are wonderful to use, so feel free to look around on the site once we get it set up. If you don't want to give out your personal info on this website, you can add me as a friend on Facebook or call me. (208) 582-2644.
And if there's anyone else that is interested in doing this, please feel free to call me. Please don't use my phone number for solicitations.
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Kelly - posted on 02/03/2009

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Vitamin E is the ONLY thing that I have heard to help them fade, since it helps build collagen. Everything is is a fad. Stretch marks are the loss of collagen and there is NOTHING, ABSOLUTELY NOTHING you can add to your skin to help prevent them. Its all genetic! They will NEVER go away just fade to the color of your natural skin.

If you swear by one thing, because it worked for you great, but your body is different then the next persons. You probably could of used nothing and would of gotten the same results.

Cara - posted on 02/03/2009

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i tried bio oil but found that it was really oily and left me feeling greasy! (even though its supposed to be a dry oil) i've found that palmers cocoa butter is the best, its realy calmed mine down. i only used it for three days, twice a day and it really made a difference and i think if used for longer it'd really sort them out!

Ewelina - posted on 02/03/2009

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I had very pink stretch marks right after my son was born and the best thing i can advise is to buy Mederma. It's pricy- about $20 per little tube but it has definitely made a change in the appearance of the stretch marks. The ointment is used for scars - even long term ones which seems to work for me- hope this helped!

Laura - posted on 02/03/2009

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Quoting Debbie:

I used Vitamin E oil for my first daughter and it helped a little, but this time I am going to use something called Epoch Baobab Body Butter. You can get it from NuSkin. There have been a lot of people I know who have said that this really works for stretch marks. I can refer you to a distributor if you are interested in purchasing this at a lower cost.



please do...

Debbie - posted on 02/03/2009

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I used Vitamin E oil for my first daughter and it helped a little, but this time I am going to use something called Epoch Baobab Body Butter. You can get it from NuSkin. There have been a lot of people I know who have said that this really works for stretch marks. I can refer you to a distributor if you are interested in purchasing this at a lower cost.

User - posted on 02/03/2009

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I have used BioOil for most of my pregnancy after the first sight of a small stretch mark ( I had been using a Burt's Bees product before this) It seemed to stop it in its tracks and from 'unwinding' all the way up my side.  It is also used to help them fade more quickly.  The unfortunate thing about stretch marks is that if your mom had them then you are more likely to get them too.  You can by BioOil at the pharmacy.  Hope this helps!

Suzy - posted on 02/03/2009

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I used coco butter faithfully through all 5 of my pregnancies, and I don't have one stretch mark. But I know that my doctor said it really has to be used a lot before they appear, though they will lighten and help them fade. You'll be surprised how much they will fade on their own after pregnancy....but a cream will defiantley make a big difference. I also know that srivectin is a miracle cream for stretch marks, its just very pricey, but coulnd't be more than laser surjury huh? good luck.

Christine - posted on 02/03/2009

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I've heard coco butter helps fade them a little . Also i believe there is something out there just for stretch marks it's a creme and i think it has stretch mark in the title .

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