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I know that nothing can remove stretch marks. However, some things do help to reduce them. Does anyone know of any good creams or any good treatments that can help reduce the appearance ofstrech marks?
 

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Someone told me about Strivectin-SD, which can be expensive. It's 135.00 a tube. She said it works pretty effectively, but I also heard from lots of people that cocoa butter works too. I also heard that vitamin E, or the lack of it, makes skin lose its elasticity. I am sure you know that already, but from what I read, its pretty uncurable with topical creams, but possible through laser surgery.
 

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Patchouli oil, mandarin oil, Neroli oil, Vitimin E Oil, Emu Oil. Cocoa Butter, Rose Geranium Oil are some things which has skin regenerative effects. They slow down skin aging, as well improve skin elasticity and promote fluid retention – which are all important in moisturizing and healing damaged skin cells.
 

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I dont have any natural product i use but im using Biovergetures
Stretchmark Smoothing Concentrate from Biotherm and it works great
 

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I faithfully use a natural vitamin e oil and 100% cocoa butter stick everyday. Somedays i apply 3 or 4 times a day. I have even mixed in some of the vitamin e oil into my regular body lotions and face washes. I also mixed in a small amount of sugar (for exfoliation), and vitamin e oil into my favorite victoria secret body wash. In the past few weeks, my stretch marks are not as horrible as before and my skin has be remarkably glowing.
 

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Go and get massages on a regular basis. They can help with stretch marks.
How do massages help stretch marks? I'm with Freddy. Not much if anything you can do to get rid of them. Some things may help the condition of the skin overall but once the damage is done, its done. Lord knows I have enough to prove that to bee true. I've never been pregnant or mildly overweight for more than a year or 2. I think losing weight pretty quickly did it. I have them on my hips, lower back and chest. I'm not stressing though. Thank god they are white and not too deep. Its very normal and I see lots of people with them, even ones that are thin.

I'd still like to know more about massages and stretch marks. Thanks.
 

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If anything, they come during weightgain since the skin is being stretched. When you lose weight the tension on the skin is lessened, when you gain weight it's the opposite.

The reason why people think that weightloss causes stretchmarks is because they are more apparent with less tension on the skin rather than when it's taut and tight with the extra mass on your body.
 

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Retin-A in conjunction with the Dermaroller, or any such device, has a following for scar reduction and stretch mark treatment:

Skin needling: Youth by a thousand needle pricks

I tried it, but it takes commitment and consistent use. I actually overdid it and ended up with skin that looked "tenderized", think "hamburger". I think it works for some ppl...those who are smarter and more patient!!



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I know that nothing can remove stretch marks. However, some things do help to reduce them. Does anyone know of any good creams or any good treatments that can help reduce the appearance ofstrech marks?
You should try using Vea dry oil body spray - contains pure vitamin E. It maintains elasticity and protects the skin
 

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I've been using a stretch mark cream called Elastin Stretch Mark Therapy (Robelyn Labs is the company). I developed lots of stretch marks after giving birth to 2 kids 10 years ago. I'm very happy that this cream is helping the marks considerably. It's the best stretch mark remedy I've used so far.
 

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Shea butter and rosehip oil are great at healing, smoothing and reducing stretch marks. This line called Issa Qattara Skin Care has a wonderful body balm available in 3 different essential oil blends. The stuff is handmade. Really nice! Just do a search for their site name.
 

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How about bio oil, any one tried that yet? I have been using this product for my chest/neck area as an anti aging approach, but it is labeled for use on stretch marks as well. Not sure how well it works, since I've only used it for the last couple of weeks and it clearly states to use it twice daily consistently for 3 months for best results. Not sure what effects it would have on stretch marks?
 
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