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Stretch marks are a result of tears in the dermis. They happen when an area of the body rapidly expands. This can be from muscle growth, weight gain, or commonly pregnancy. Stretch marks are a form of scarring.
Can Stretch Marks Be Removed By Laser Surgery Or Special Creams? Laser surgery works best on stretch marks that are new and still red or purple. Laser surgery for stretch marks is very expensive - you need multiple treatments at $400 - $1,500 per treatment. Stretch mark cream, on the other ha…
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This is a very risky way of doing a tattoo. It is obviously already too late for the "go to a professional" lecture. Keep an eye on the skin around the tattoo; pain, inflammation, redness, swelling should be closely monitored, and if worsening occurs, you need to see a doctor- don't be ashamed, the…
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Opinions on Getting Rid of Stretch Marks What you need is natural products that will repair and exfoliate your skin. The skin has 7 layers (3 main layers, 4 sub-layers) and what you need is something that can repair your skin from the bottom up. Not over-the-counter products that contain damag…
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Diet and exercise Drink plenty of water. Adequate hydration keeps your skin soft and less likely to develop stretch marks Lotions and creams- Olive Oil, vitamin E oil, Mederma for scars, or Palmers Shea cocoa butter formula for stretch marks. You can find them both at drug stores.
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Removing Stretch Marks on Your Breast? Once you have stretchmarks they are with you for life, but they do fade to thin white marks over time. NO THEYRE NOT!! if your stretch marks are from growing to fast then they will eventually go away. but if they are there because they grew to big...then yea th…
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Cocoa butter is a best remedy to treat stretch marks. Apply cocoa butter on the affected area. It will help to fade them out.
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Girl you are blessed because I have the honest solution. I dreaded my stretch marks. Always wear jeans and can ever wear a bathing suit. So I did my research. nothing alone works this solution may cost money but it will minimize your stretch marks so much it won't even look like its thee 1. Pray ab…
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Stretch Marks can't be eliminated completely, but they do fade with time until they're barely noticeable. Also some creams are very effective. Renova is a prescription medication that's supposed to be very effective.
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Answer:There are several lotions and creams on the market to help treat stretch marks. A few examples are Palmer's, Strivectin, Cocoa Butter and Emu Oil. You need several natural oils, butters, scar-healing ingredients, and essential oils to attack these marks. Creams, oils, and butters contain skin…
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Answer A dermatologist has laser treatment and other things available for stretch marks. Unfortunately, there is no cream or home remedy for stretch marks. They run too deep in the skin layers. Many creams claim to fade stretch marks, but all they do is soften the skin. when a part of your bod…
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Men have a problem with overweight women! But these men have to realize that they are not that stud they used to be either. Men bald, get potbellies, hairy, etc. Men have to realize we all change. If a man is so superficial and has a problem sleeping with an overweight woman, then stay away from him…
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Get Rid of Stretch Marks on Thighs and HipsAnswer Sorry hon, but there is no way that I know of to get rid of stretch marks. But don't worry, you are young and your skin is still very elastic-so there is a chance that they will fade over time. Alot of older people such as people that have los…
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Answer: How Do You Lessen the Appearance of Stretch Marks? There are several lotions and creams on the market, such Palmer's and Strivectin, Cocoa Butter or Emu Oil. You need several natural oils, butters, scar-healing ingredients, and essential oils to attack these marks. Creams, oils, and butte…
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No, stretch marks distort a tattoo.A stretch mark is a scar. And almost always... Scars don't seem to like to take ink.
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There are many ways you can get stretch marks. Here are the most common reasons: Pregnancy Excessive weight loss Yo-yo dieters Weight Gain Bodybuilding Cushing's Disease Chronic Use of Steroids Puberty Some people get it from being pregnant around their bellies and legs because they gained weig…
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with the right creams or surgery, they can fade within months. go to your dermatoligist and see what they think will be best
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It is an 84%, which would be a B in most grading systems, a respectable grade.
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Yes. you can get a tattoo over stretch marks and guess what it even hides the stretch marks.
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Unfortunately NO. Loosing weight doesn't helps to get rid of strechmarks.
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stretch marks occur because of rapid growth of the body, or weight gain/loss. In teens, girls get these reddish/purple lines because parts of their body are expanding or stretching. Areas include chest, hips and inner thighs. If you are really uncomfortable with them, use some bio oil, it helps them…
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It is just bad luck.  there is nothing you can do about it, unfortunate but true.   A very moisturising lotion may help but apart from that it is those danged hormones again. As long as it is your stretch marks itching you are ok but anyone itching without stretch marks should see …
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to avoid them is easy you just don't put on wait or loose it to quick but if you still feel unsure just use stretch mark cream to avoid them coming forever.
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I had stretch marks all over my body and no cream ever helped so, I researched how do we get stretch marks and found out that they are basically scars from stretching that healed and now all those dead skin cells that connect the tissue are stuck on the top layer and that's why we look like zebras. …
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I would suggest you abrade top layer of the skin where stretch marks are located. I've gained a lot of weight during pregnancy and got stretch marks all over my body. No stretch mark cream ever helped because stretch marks are like scars there's that dead cell buildup that you can only mechanically …
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They use Lotions that are made to treat stretch marks.... ( COCO BUTTER ) They are found in your local drug store, if you are one try finding a lotion specialized for stretch marks.
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No is not safe during pregnancy,is not any studies about that,and is not good to risk the baby,wait until You have your baby and end breastfeeding him,to try the tepezcohuite.
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It depends on where they are cos personaly I don't think so because its just you and people will have to get used to that so just ignore them my best friend has them and she just really don't care at all
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Cosmetic surgery costs depend on the country, region and clinic, there is not a standard list of fees or regulated prices. It also depends much on what needs to be done, in your specific needs and in how you look now. Your best option to find out about pricing is to: Enter the name of the surgery …
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you need a scan tool and know how to use it I have been trying for 4 days with no luck yet
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You get stretch marks from growing or getting larger. You can also get stretch marks from being pregnant.
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Well you could always try using olive oil or cocoa butter. I've heard that they work for most people. There are many creams available in the market too.Hope that helps.
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Well I have Stretch Marks, so it caused by beging pregnant, loosing weight and putting on weight. You can get them on your bum, inside of your legs, hips and breasts . Hope this information helped you !!
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skin bleach, or have them surgically removed.
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Stretch marks can disappear over period of weeks by applying body toning creams in addition to Vaseline products or shea butter.
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yes Ive been using it and they are fading and it leaves your skin beautifully soft
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Coa coa butter , bio oil or anything with vitamin e or aloe vera in ir
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you can either use make up or a small comb , and comb it really light for a long period of time and also use a cold spoon and place it in the are of the mark .
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No, eveyone not get stretch marks.
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Stretch marks are caused when the skin expands rapidly, as in pregnancy. They most often happen on the abdomen, thighs, and upper arms. Sometimes it happens during a rapid growth spurt when a teen; sometimes as a result of weight gain and loss. Think of a balloon that has been blown up and then had …
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People have stretch marks because they did not use a natural moisturizer such as coco butter, shea butter, castor oil, glycerin, or their skin each day during puberty, or pregnancy. It can be prevented, according to Dr. Franklin A. Rose, owner of Utopia MedSpa.
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Apply Olive oil (100%) to your stretch marks at twice a day. You will see stretch marks starting to fade after a few weeks Put Olive Oil and Vitamin E oil on after a shower
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If you have a beauty mark and you really want to get rid of it here is a way. Take some lemon juice and put it on your beauty mark. I have this beauty mark on my fore head and I feel like every one keeps looking at it. But yeah. And if that lemon juice doesn't work then I Don't Know what to do. But …
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Stretch marks are not pretty sight to have in your body! Yes it is so bothersome to see them please read this article about stretch marks! How to Prevent or Remove Stretch Marks http://www.firehow.com/2010043013178/how-to-prevent-or-remove-stretch-marks.html
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it should cost somewhere around $3000.
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If they realy like you it will not be an issue. only shallow people are botherd about things like that.
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Yes, but they have to be treated. There are many over the counter products available at your local pharmacy. Please refer to the 'Related Questions' below to gain additional information regarding the treatment and prevention of stretch marks.
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It means rapid weight gain, but they do change color to white. Just apply some lotion daily to the marks to stop the itching and appearance.
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It depends really, if you've gained some weight then lost it stretch marks appear when the skin in shrinking. And when you just gain weight and don't lose it stretch marks appear over time.
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Yes you can, I didn't need to go for an expensive surgery to remove the stretch marks that I had developed across my stomach post pregnancy. I was recommended 'Stretta' for getting rid of them and it worked amazingly well for me. In a months time, my stomach was clear of all the marks and the skin l…
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There is NO 'common age' for stretch marks. ANYONE at ANY age can get stretch marks, although in children they are exceedingly rare. The typical causes are pregnancy, obesity, and loss of skin elasticity (which is the one age-related criteria).
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There are many creams out there but the best one so far has to be Revitol cream for stretchmarks.We have it there. Check the reviews to.
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you could wear a suit that has bottems that are shorts, or that has a skirt with it!
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It supposedly does. It works pretty well but it is not a prescription and is not surgical so it might not work for all
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The thing is.,the moment I started using aloe vera on my stretch marks,they started turning red or so. And I think that's the color they should be before they completely disappear. I think it does anyway. Just confused bout the color change but mine reduced really quickly.
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I'm not completely sure but, I would think so since the muscle is stretching your skin. It can stretch your skin just like fat. That's the main cause of stretch marks...i have them all up and down my legs...im only 13.
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When they itch it usually means they are getting smaller, or bigger. My doctor told me to apply lotion, or some kind of stretch mark lotion to the area and it should reduce irritation.
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i have 4 stretch marks at the age of 8 i hate getting changed for P.E i have to go in the toilet i get bulled you think only boys bully but girls do aswell coz they do it to me they call m preggy for pregnant i hate it you normally get stretch marks when your pregnant i am 8 how am i pregnant
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Captiva is new stretch mark cream in the market But within 15 days of use users could experience improvement in their stretch marks ( From eBay and forum posts) Captiva contains a proprietary blend of peptides, compounds that enhance the skin's ability to "fill in" damaged areas by stimulating ce…
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Yes, its completely normal. You can get them from gaining or losing weight to quickly or even pubrity!
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They never go away completely, however cocoa butter will help to reduce their appearance. also tanning will make the color of them go away, which makes them pretty much invisible but in the winter use cocoa butter lotion - any kind will work even the cheap stuff- also it smells really good hope t…
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I use Avon Solutions "Re-fine Stretch Mark Smoother" and "Super Shape Anti-Cellulite and Stretch Mark Cream"
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yes if you put wait on to fast or loose it to fast
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an airbrush (spray tan product) you can buy one by Sally Hensen... works good. High pigmentation is what you are lookin for - but i recommend this.....I purchased Trilastin SR with the hydro thermal accelerator (came with it) about a month ago. I'm telling YOU - it works. I'm 23, mother of one. My s…
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Use cocoa butter lotion, or a product know as Bio-Oil. Both can be found in the skin care section of most stores.
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I want to know the same thing. I must say I used the product from vichy and it doesn't work. Does rejen work? Vichy doesn't work. Celltone works for stretch marks but it's pretty expensive. I started using rejene today, so I'll get back at you in a few days..
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Lemon juice is a effective remedy to get rid of stretch marks due to its bleaching agents. Apply lemon juice on the affected area and massage in the circular motion. Leave for 10 minutes than wash off with plain water.
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The treatment of stretch marks is similar to the treatment of scarring. Uneven skin texture and skin tone are addressed in two ways. The different coloration is treatable with topicals which can lighten the darker areas. The texture is treated by improving the elastin and collagen in the damaged ski…
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Revitol Stretch Mark Cream is an all natural organic product made up of vitamin E and aloe vera. Revitol Stretch Mark Cream contains no harmful chemicals or has any bad odours. I have used this cream two or three times a day throughout my pregnancy and because of the results I would recommend this t…
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yes boy s get stretch marks mostly on the arm becauseof fat tissue
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Not a sign. However they can be a result of pregnancy.
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She has a LOT of stretch marks, mostly in her arms, and she also has them on her boobs. But every woman has stretch marks, it's natural. Jennifer has more because she used to be fat. When you gain weight your skins stretchens, and she had a lot of fat in her arms. She probably has stretch marks all …
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Vaseline may help a little to fade stretch marks. The best use for Vaseline is to help prevent stretch marks before they form. Keeping skin moisturized is important in preventing stretch marks.
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It maybe a type of fungal rash. I would go check with the doctor. They will tell you what it is and may give you some cream or pills to get rid of it.
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Markplex is the best.. try it and you will see visible results in 4-8weeks max, starts from 3 and a half weeks, celltone/snailgel is just as good, just that it is very expensive and so little
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Stretch marks cannot 'go away'. Once stretch marks form, they are there for good, unfortunately. You may be able to reduce their appearance with some form of treatment, but you will not be able to remove them. Stretch marks can go away if you use Vitamin B and E cocoa butter. My sister had stretch…
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Bio Oil The merchandise is carried at Walmart, CVS, or Walgreens
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I have it and I use coco butter to make it better. And if you're wondering about surgery, yes, definitely. There are clinical options available for stretch mark removal. Following are just some of these options: Laser Stretch Mark Removal - which "punctures" the skin using laser and creates microsc…
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I don't think so, they don't really care
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if you havnt got stretch marks now then don't put wait on realy fast or loose wait fast cause they start stretch marks and if you've got them or had them use palmers cream or bio-oil and keep using
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Yes you can get stretch marks on the breast, butt, thighs, etc. but you can easily remove by cocoa or pure olive oil. And try not to scratch you can create stretch marks.
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Heavy lifting
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Lack of proper exercise will do it every time! or from puberty. some girls get stretch marks while going through puberty due to fast weight gain/loss or even just growing
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I purchased Trilastin SR with the hydro thermal accelerator (came with it) about a month ago. I'm telling YOU - it works. I'm 23, mother of one. My stretch marks are on my tummy and breast, the marks are about 6 years old. (pregnancy)… I have tried lots of things: Olive oil, coconut oil, micro-der…
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If You Put It On Daily.
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Stretch marks look like skin that has been stretched, usually due to pregnancy. The marks look like thin ribbons of slightly lighter looking skin.
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I would suggest you abrade top layer of the skin where stretch marks are located. I've gained a lot of weight during pregnancy and got stretch marks all over my body. No stretch mark cream ever helped because stretch marks are like scars there's that dead cell buildup that you can only mechanically …
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Everyone is different so it won't work for everyone. However, my mother has had 8 kids (including a set of twins!) and she does not have a single stretch mark on her body anywhere. This lady was so big when she was pregnant with the twins I remember she couldn't even bend over to tuck me in and kiss…
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Stretch marks are a sign of puberty or rapid growth.
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for me i started out with one little stretch mark on my lower belly into my 6th week. before i reached my 12th week my lower belly is filled with them and it made its way to my belly button. so yes it is possible.i just want to know why??
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yes - trilastin PREVENTS too! I purchased Trilastin SR with the hydro thermal accelerator (came with it) about a month ago. I'm telling YOU - it works. I'm 23, mother of one. My stretch marks are on my tummy and breast, the marks are about 6 years old. (pregnancy)… I have tried lots of things: Oli…
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Stretchmarks are formed in deep tissue, past the outer epidermal layer. For an effective stretchmark removal product, it has to permeate the outer layers and work on the inner dermal layer, to activate collagen synthesis and elastin. Most stretchmarks creams only work on the outer layer, making it a…
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The skin indents and stretches (deforms) easily because of a lack of a protein made within the body called elastin. Elastin is responsible for returning the skin to its original shape after it has been deformed (i.e. stretched, pulled, pinched, etc.) The lack of elastin production within one area of…
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There are several types of oil you can consider for stretch marks. Here are a few: Vitamin E OilOlive OilCastor OilChamomile oilAlmond Oil There is a product called "Bio-Oil" which do help make stretch marks less obvious but you need to be diligent with applying it. There is also some suggestion th…
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Stretch marks result from skin stretching out a lot over a short period of time. All three layers of skin, including the epidermis and dermis, stretch. The dermis layer is below the epidermis, which is the topmost layer of skin. The dermis is far less elastic than the epidermis, and when skin is str…
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well ive had stretch marks there but i used palmers cream and in months and they leave your skin feeling realy soft would recemend to any one with stretch marks anywere on ther body :)
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