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Anyone who "didn't" get stretch marks?

I did not. I used olive oil on my skin!

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 8:26 PM on Dec. 16, 2009 in Beauty & Style

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  • Stretch marks are genetic, unfortunately, and there's not actually anything that can be done to prevent them despite what the lotions say. I believe that exercise and hydration can help nominally since they improve skin elasticity, but other than that, thank your lucky genes if you manage to avoid them! :)

    To all of you that do escape the scars: Enjoy your smooth beautiful skin! Go get yourself a bikini and flaunt it! :D (I'm trying to live vicariously here! hee hee!)
    Dove14

    Answer by Dove14 at 8:31 PM on Dec. 16, 2009

  • i used cocoa butter from the day i found out and didnt get any..except i did get some on the back of my legs but they arent really bad...i only thought to rub it on my stomach...next time i will use it everywhere.
    shay1130

    Answer by shay1130 at 8:33 PM on Dec. 16, 2009

  • I didn't get them, I have 3 children and I didn't use any lotions, potions or creams...
    midnightmoma

    Answer by midnightmoma at 8:35 PM on Dec. 16, 2009

  • P.S. I used lotions every day with my last pregnancy and still got stretch marks. Then again I'm short waisted and had a 9 pound baby so my belly was huge! I'd be surprised if I didn't have them!
    Dove14

    Answer by Dove14 at 8:55 PM on Dec. 16, 2009

  • Stretch marks occur at the deepest layer of skin, it doesn't matter what you use, no topical cream will penetrate. The only thing you can do to avoid stretch marks is to try not to gain too much weight, that and winning the genetic lottery.

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:03 PM on Dec. 16, 2009

  • I didn't get any.
    danielp

    Answer by danielp at 2:25 PM on Dec. 17, 2009

  • I never got any.
    -MadLove-

    Answer by -MadLove- at 11:56 PM on Dec. 17, 2009

  • I never got any and I never used any type of cream or lotions
    Babe587

    Answer by Babe587 at 6:46 PM on Dec. 18, 2009

  • I only got them on my butt and I gained 35+ pounds with my 1st pregnancy. So far with this pregnancy I've only noticed 2 new ones.
    Mommy2Damien

    Answer by Mommy2Damien at 6:56 PM on Dec. 19, 2009

  • I didnt get any until the last 3 weeks of my pregnancy. I gained over 50lbs. I even walked two miles every day and other light exercise.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:51 PM on Dec. 19, 2009

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