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Stretch Marks

What worked best for you with reducing stretch marks? i've only heard of using cocoa butter is that the best way to go?

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gummy714

Asked by gummy714 at 11:59 PM on Feb. 20, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • my sister in law told me the cocoa butter didnt do anything for her... I havent tried anything. and i had twins. I'd love to figure this one out :/
    ElsaSalsaaa

    Answer by ElsaSalsaaa at 12:00 AM on Feb. 21, 2011

  • I use mederma for my scars and it works amazingly! When I heard they made a cream specifically for stretch marks I was thrilled! I plan to use that if I get any. I still have 3-6 weeks to get them, so I guess we'll see. I've heard good things about it though.
    MommyMegO2011

    Answer by MommyMegO2011 at 12:43 AM on Feb. 21, 2011

  • maybe olive oil? i've heard it's just mostly keeping it moisturized
    ilovemymonsterr

    Answer by ilovemymonsterr at 12:45 AM on Feb. 21, 2011

  • Nothing really prevents them. I like the Cocoa butter stretch mark cream for the itching and uncomfortableness of stretching skin, except for the awful smell. I like Lamaze stretch mark salve, except for the color and staining issues. It can leave oil stains on your shirts and it is orange, so I've got a couple white tanks that got an orange discoloration on the belly. It feels really, really nice, though. I especially like to use it before I go to bed. I also like the St. Ives collagen and elastin lotion.
    fancyjane

    Answer by fancyjane at 10:08 AM on Feb. 21, 2011

  • I personally think they are hereditary for the most part, of course if anyone gains a ton of weight in a short time their bound to get them but I also like the cocoa butter because its the only theing that relieves the itching!!
    lovelyheaven271

    Answer by lovelyheaven271 at 11:57 AM on Feb. 21, 2011

  • that's what I was afraid of=( my mom got horrible ones while preggo with me. so I am trying to prevent as much as I can!!
    gummy714

    Comment by gummy714 (original poster) at 4:21 PM on Feb. 21, 2011

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