Pregnancy Stretch Marks
Pregnancy changes many things for women. The bundle of joy doesn’t come alone, as it’s accompanied with decreased sleep time, hectic lifestyle and major physical alteration. One common issue which many women face after their pregnancy is stretch marks. A women gain almost fourteen kg after her pregnancy period. Such fast growth result in stretch marks, specifically on belly and breasts. Other common areas where stretch marks occur are: thighs, buttocks and upper arms. Biologically speaking, stretch marks appear as our skin can’t keep up with rapid body growth. This causes elastic fibers just under the surface of the skin to break, resulting in stretch marks.
Scientifically proven non-invasive methods to treat stretch marks are dermaroller, PRP Treatment, Fractional CO2 laser and Intense pulsed light (IPL). At Alluremedspa, under board certified doctor’s supervision patient can undergo one of these procedures to remove post-pregnancy stretch marks.
- You will want to set up an exercise routine if you think your stretch marks are from weight gain. This will tone and your body, thus reducing the amount of stretch your skin has done.
- Many varying creams and oils can be massaged into the stretch mark to make them less visible.
- There are also commercial creams available such as Revitol that will help to make stretch marks disappear. These creams do not need a prescription and can be purchased over the counter.
- The use of baking powder cannot completely eliminate stretch marks but may be able to significantly alter their appearance.
It’s always a good idea to keep your skin hydrated with a rich lotion or cream and remember to keep your body hydrated with water.