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Why am I getting stretch marks if Im losing weight?
Excess skin after rapid massive weight loss might cause some stretching and tearing, but the majority of stretch marks are not actually caused when you lose the weight, but rather when you first put it on. They do however usually become more visible when you shed the pounds again.
Will my stretch marks stop growing if I lose weight?
There’s no way to prevent stretch marks completely, even if you regularly use lotions and creams. However, keeping your weight in a healthy range by eating well and exercising regularly can help to prevent stretch marks caused by sudden weight gain or loss.
How do you treat new stretch marks?
- Retinoid creams. One study found that just as much as 0.1 percent retinoid can reduce the appearance of red stretch marks.
- Light and laser therapies. These procedures work by using rapid pulses of light to destroy skin cells at the surface.
- Chemical peels.
Which exercise is best for stretch marks?
Boost anti-oxidants through exercise Dr Hextall says: “If you don’t exercise for nine months in pregnancy, you lose muscle tone and the skin looks looser.” She advises continuing to do gentle exercise such as yoga, swimming and walking to prevent stretch marks. Exercise also helps reduce the marks.
Is it OK to scratch stretch marks?
The key to getting itchy stretch marks under control is to treat the underlying itchiness. Try not to scratch, because it makes you more prone to cuts and infections.
Do squats reduce stretch marks?
Floor exercises that concentrate on each butt cheek as well as squats will work wonders to help tighten up the muscles and skin. Got stretch marks on the chest or belly? Keep this up for a few weeks and you’ll start to notice the difference in the appearance of your stretch marks.
What can I use instead of Bio-Oil?
Argan Oil. Also known as “liquid gold” Argan oil is packed in anti-inflammatory and deeply hydrating omega 3, linoleic acid and and antioxidant rich Vitamin E to provide dewy hydration for a golden glow and the healthiest skin of your life!