Category Archives: Skin Care

Prevent and Diminish Stretch Marks

Why should you tolerate stretch marks on your skin, if you can prevent or minimize them?

Several studies have shown that stretch marks are among the top five causes for insecurity in women. During pregnancy, women are at an elevated risk for developing stretch marks, also called striae, because of the rapid and sudden growth of their body. Stretch marks are formed when underlying tissue grows faster than the skin layers covering it, causing small tears in the epidermal surface. Scar tissue then proceeds to grow in these tears, creating stretch marks. Continue reading