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Is it true?

That tanning takes away your stretch marks? Ive heard that from several people, and I have a bunch of stretch mark, ecspecially on my stomach. Ive tried everything (literally) to get rid of them, but no luck yet.

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Asked by Anonymous at 12:27 PM on Mar. 20, 2010 in Beauty & Style

Answers (7)
  • It doesn't take them away. It camo's them.

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 12:27 PM on Mar. 20, 2010

  • no, it doesn't take them away. In some cases it can make them less noticeable but in other cases it can make them more noticeable.

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:28 PM on Mar. 20, 2010

  • I actually posted a thing about this yesterday lol -- I tanned and my stretch marks are brighter lol... like they look glwoing almost ( like neon) ....

    I thought tanning would make them less noticable too...but no such luck...........maybe it might be true for different colors of skin...

    Answer by glamomomo at 12:28 PM on Mar. 20, 2010

  • Yeah, it can actually have the opposite effect.. but imo tan always looks better than white skin, use a self tanner though, skin cancer is no joke, make staying well a priority- not vanity ;)

    Answer by chocolatluver at 12:31 PM on Mar. 20, 2010

  • No, because stretch marks don't darken as the rest of your body does. They'll only stand out more.

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 12:58 PM on Mar. 20, 2010

  • I think it depends on your skin. If you tan well then ther is a good chance it would help hide them. I however and super white and don't tan good so it just makes them pink.

    Answer by But_Mommie at 4:43 PM on Mar. 20, 2010

  • Be proud of those stretch marks. True sign of motherhood.

    Answer by musicmom08 at 5:53 PM on Jun. 26, 2010

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