Thread: Stretchmarks
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Old 03-08-2005, 11:07 AM   #2
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Re: Stretchmarks

Sorry love, but you're kinda stuck with them. Some women will swear up and down that cocoa butter or other topical applications work miracles, but the cold hard truth is that stretch marks are mostly hereditary - if your mom had em, chances are you will too - and they never go away (their appearance has to do with the deeper levels of tissue being stretched, so putting creams or whatnot on the top layers of skin won't reach the real problem - the deeper layer stay stretched permanently). The good news is thaat they WILL fade over time (if they're red/purple now, they'll turn white eventually) so you can't really see them, but they'll always be there - think of them as your 'pregnancy tattoos'.

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