strech marks

Kortney - posted on 08/11/2009 ( 15 moms have responded )

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is there any way to make strech marks fade once they're already on your skin?

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Lauren - posted on 08/18/2010

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I found bio oil a little too greasy. erm I'm not sure on the proper names but boots so a great cocoa butter stretch mark cream thats worked so far. If it's any concilation to ya'll my bubs is 11 months and I still have mine covering all my hips most of my tummy above and below my b.button, on my outter and inner thighs, my bum and miraculously on the back of my knee caps goin halfway down my legs which kinda prevents shorts in summer lol. I did manage to put on 6 ston in pregnancy and thought i was gna get surprised by triplets or summit but nope just a 7lb8oz er and a lot of waters lol.I've used the boots stuff for a few months now and thankfully some of the not so deep ones have gone more faded, hopefully my malled by a dog look will go away soon lol. And hey at the end of the day, we only go them so our bubbs had enough room to grow (although I can't quite explain my knee caps lol) and get to us safelt. I try to think positively if they get me down and remember that every little mark appeared because my baby grew inside of me and it was me and me alone that made sure she was one hundred percent safe every second of every day lol good luck all

Angie - posted on 07/26/2010

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to richelle: i didnt get any purple or red marks..just a few white ones on my side which i am proud of because they were created by my bean (thats my daughters nickname)..i didnt have a peanut either..i had a bean!! (she was a 5lb 6 oz baby and only 16 inches long lol so i didnt get very big and she was on time but im a small person) i wish everyone luck with their stretch marks..if they dont fade or go away..just remember they were created by someone special

Cassandra - posted on 05/11/2010

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its been 7 months since i had my daughter and the are still horible! i have them all over my stomach nd it makes me sad everytime i look in the mirror. i have heard about Mederma stretch mark cream but i yet to see it in any store yet. i wish they wuld just go away

Amanda - posted on 02/02/2010

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i was terrified of getting them, but at the end of my pregnancy i got them everywhere :( im kind of used to them now, i think if i get in shape, ill be happier! the boyfriend doesnt mind, he makes me feel beautiful even with them!

Richelle - posted on 12/18/2009

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Nothing has worked for me either, if it makes anyone feel better... I HAVE THEM EVERYWHERE. Although i didnt have any the whole way through pregnancy but i got them at the very end.. I hate them but hey... look what just grew inside me. i didnt have a peanut. =]

Katie - posted on 11/18/2009

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i woulldnt reccomend bio oil, its very expensive and dint work for me!but other ppl have said it works wonders :S lol i use palmers coco butter or i get holland and barret aloe vera gel, which are both £5. try them out and let me kno how u get on xx

Sharlee - posted on 10/04/2009

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it has been two years and mine still show apparently you get stretch marks if you have low elasticity i tried coconut body lotion it didn't seem to change i try to embrace them now as they are only on my side 8)

Casey - posted on 10/03/2009

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me too.

its been 7 months

n u can still see mine.

i only only them on my side but i still no they r there

Sara - posted on 09/29/2009

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ive tried everything and heathers 7 months old. ....EVERY THING. bio oil. all the herbal stuff. exercise, nothings working for me lol x

Jessoliver87 - posted on 09/28/2009

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Stretchmarks will NEVER EVER disappear. Just keep your skin well moisturised and they will eventually fade.

Lauren - posted on 09/01/2009

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Hi, im pregnant at the minut and baby oil is the best thing! Put it in the bath or when you get out of the bath apply it too wet skin! Coconut body butter is good too but very exensive! aslong as your skin gets lots of moisturising they should fade! xxxx

Kym - posted on 08/30/2009

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Hi, wen i was pregnant with my son who is now 18 months old i got heaps of strech marks and just used lotion and afta i had my son i didnt use anything, they have faded but yuu can still see them as clear as day becoz i have lots all over my stomach, i havent found anything that works yet!

Nicole - posted on 08/13/2009

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they do fade but only to a point. mine are all over my belly and starting to fade but it will never look the same. im jelous of every one that goes back to normal

Kristina - posted on 08/12/2009

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I would try Bio-Oil, or anything with Vitamin K, you usually put it on twice daily and it should do the trick. But If that doesn't work, just keep in mind that they do fade on their own eventually :)

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