We can define stretch marks as visibly prominent lines which occur on the surface of the skin having an off-color hue. Generally stretch marks are found on the wall of the abdomen. But, they can also occur on the arms, thighs, breasts and buttocks.
- Many a times, stretch marks may even cover a large area of the human body. Pregnancy is the primary cause of stretch marks.
- There are some more reasons which can cause stretch marks which include sudden loss or gain in weight, a sudden change in the size of the body which happens during puberty, pregnancy, etc.
- 90% of the women who are pregnant get stretch marks near the abdomen, thighs, and hips.
- Unfortunately, they might look to be genetic. For instance, if your mother got stretch marks, then odds say that even you will get them.
Tropical remedies- verified
1) Apply moisturizer
A recent study which compared several moisturizers proved that the people who used a moisturizer daily noticed a prominent improvement in the appearance of the skin as well as elasticity.
2. Use Retin- a
A research done at the University of Michigan suggested that the people using Retin-A on the fresh stretch marks experienced great improvements.
3. Try Lextrin
Lextrin is a cream for stretch marks which is registered with the FDA. It contains naturally essential vitamins and oils of high-potency.
These vitamins and oils help in treating and reducing appearance and occurrence of stretch marks.