Lose Stretch Marks Fast!
The Truth About Stretch Marks
Stretch marks are caused by the expansion of skin or excessive stretching of the dermis, which is the connective tissue layer underneath the skin. This causes patterns of collagen and elastic fibers to form lines of cleavage. Stretch marks are a form of scarring which first appear as reddish or purple lines, but tend to gradually fade to a a silvery or white color.
Stretch marks can occur because of pregnancy, weight gain, or hormonal changes. They can appear anywhere but are most commonly found on the upper arms, stomach, breasts, hips, and thighs. Anyone can be a victim! Although most medical experts claim that there is no known effective way to remove stretch marks, many people including myself have shared success stories of vanishing them completely.
There are a number of treatments that can treat the problem without the cost and risk of surgery. With patience, you can treat your stretch marks successfully and feel confident again in your own skin.
Getting Rid of Stretch Marks
Stretch marks are often caused by scratching skin that is stretching because of growth. If you are pregnant, you are most likely experiencing a lot of itching but do not scratch! The best time to work on preventing stretch marks is now. If you wait until tears start to form across your belly or breast, it will be difficult to remove them. Whenever you feel the need to scratch, use a Topical Ointment such as Bio-Oil, Cocoa Butter, Vitamin E, DermaRESTORE - Stretch Mark and Scar Treatment, or Canetella Asiatica. This will help take the itch away and prevent stretch marks from damaging your tissues or tearing the dermis. These ointments also help moisturize your skin which help stimulate new collagen growth and improves your stretch marks drastically.
DermaRollers, Dermal Fillers, and Chemical Peels can also help treat the condition. A DermaRoller is a device that you can buy almost anywhere that helps with skin renewal because of stretch marks, scars, wrinkles, etc. Dermal Fillers is performed by a cosmetic doctor. This treatment restores the fullness and volume of your skin. It will boost skin hydration and reduce scarring. Chemical Peels will improve skin texture, firmness, and color. It effectively smooths, brightens, and refreshes your skin which helps reduce the appearance of stretch marks.
Make sure to keep your skin well hydrated by drinking water and moisturizing your skin. By drinking plenty of water, your skin will become more elastic and wont tear easily. If you are not getting the results you were looking for, you can always ask your doctor to prescribe you a retinoid cream like Retin-A which removes red or purple stretch marks and brings fresh skin to the surface.
While you’re on the mission to remove your stretch marks, try your best to avoid sun exposure to the area and lather up with moisturizing lotion. Remember it will take patience, so embrace the skin you are in and honor your battle scars in the meantime. Good luck!
Getting Rid of Severe Stretch Marks
Do not worry! No matter how long you have been a sufferer of stretch marks- you can get rid of them. In severe cases, laser treatment is an effective way to removing, vaporizing, and breaking down tissues. Even though this treatment is expensive, it effectively helps with skin cell production and increased collagen production. Dermabrasion is another great way to smooth the skin and get rid of stretch marks. Abdominoplasty (also known as tummy-tuck) is a surgery that will remove your stretch marks and tighten your abdominal muscles. These treatments are costly but give you great results!