Anyone with tips for stretch marks?

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  1. BigSarahJ

    BigSarahJ New Member

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    Hi all,
    After putting on my weight quite quickly during pregnancy and after, I have been left with nasty stretchmarks. I've noticed them a lot more since losing weight (have lost 2 stone so far) and as I lose more I'm worried they will look worse.
    Anyone got any good tips? Or am I stuck with them? :sigh:
     
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    Emmaline Hippety Hop!

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    I used to use baby oil. Rubbed in all over tum was very good. After three chidren don't have any at all.
     
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    Hi Sarah,
    I've recently converted from using Bio Oil on mine to a new product called Phytaoil, because I decided I preferred something that wasn't petrochemical based (which Bio Oil is). I am really pleased with the Phytaoil (Rosehip based) and would recommend it for sure.
     
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    oooh, thanks for the tip had also thought about biooil but wasn't sure about it. I havent seen the rosehip one, do you know where I can get it?
     
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    I get mine from the Nutricentre counter in the big tescos near me, but I think you can get it online too. The Nutri Centre - Phytaoil
     
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    Baby oil and cocoa butter is the best combo for me!
     
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    How long does it take for stretch marks to go away? I'm very impatient, but would love to know that the above actually works, and I will persist! thanks!
     
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    i use cocoa butter,seems to help a little,just have to keep trying different things to see what suits your skin.
     
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    I don't think you can ever actually get rid of them :( x
     
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    stretch marks are caused by the elastin in your skin being stretched beyond its capacity, they never go but will fade over time but leave the skin with a rippled effect. I am currently using the new Palmers oil - has the added benefit of smells of cocoa!!!! don't think it will do anything to my marks but I get the benefit of a cocoa hit LOL!
     
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