A bit of a stretch: Stretch marks appear when your skin is rapidly stretched following pregnancy, sudden growth or rapid weight gain. Skin is naturally elastic and can cope well with some degree of stretching. But if it is overly stressed, the dermis can tear, allowing blood vessels and deeper layers of skin to become visible. Stretch marks are often red or purple when they first form but will later fade to silvery white when your blood vessels contract. Some people are more prone to stretch marks than others. There is evidence to suggest that genetics may play a role and that those suffering from Cushing’s Disease or Marfan’s Syndrome are more likely to develop such marks.
Can you improve the appearance of stretch marks?
If you are prone to developing stretch marks, you can’t change your skin but you can help it out a little. Eating healthily, exercising and keeping hydrated will all make a difference. You should also consider using skin treatments which are formulated to enhance skin elasticity and to accelerate healing. You will find outstanding choices right here which will moisturise and nourish your skin to reduce the appearance of your stretch marks.
Advanced formulas from the experts
Following extensive research, the leading skincare specialists have created soothing treatments with anti-inflammatory properties which target unsightly stretch marks. Enhancing your skin’s elasticity while encouraging the healing process, the exceptional formulas from Bio Oil, Decléor, PharmaClinix and RegimA could help you to achieve significant improvements. You will love the relaxing feel and it’s always good to pamper yourself a little!