What are stretch marks?
Stretch marks are a very common problem, very common with pregnancy but can occur in many areas of the body. Tens of thousands of people have thick red scarring lines and greatly affect individual beliefs. Stretch marks are a sign that is caused by your skin due to excessive weight loss or weight gain in a short period of time. Stretch marks can begin to appear at the puberty stage. Whenever a person’s growth rate is higher than normal, the underlying tissue of the skin is stretched to a higher extent. This causes stretch marks on the body.
Although pregnancy is the most commonly associated factor in getting stretch marks, men are also at risk by undergoing exercise routines, bodybuilding, and also weight loss. The more you lose or gain weight, they can be there in your body. Most bodybuilders tend to get stretch marks on their bodies; This is due to the rapid growth of muscles associated with bodybuilding.
How to overcome
When we focus on home remedies for stretch marks, there are effective ways, and also a much cheaper way, to achieve results similar to laser treatments. Stretchmark cream is an option that many people use lately to reduce the appearance of their stretch marks and also helps prevent further scarring. This leads to more confidence in the individual, and this result can be achieved by most people who want to escape from their actions. How stretch mark cream works is to strengthen the applied skin area and stimulate the production of new skin cells. This not only helps reduce the appearance of scars but also helps prevent further progression of these scars. The ingredients that encourage the growth of this new cell are aloe vera, vitamin A, vitamin E, vitamin D3, grape seed extract, and squalene oil.
Special treatment for stretch marks that can remove stretch marks and restore skin to natural color is not available until date. The wide range of treatment options for stretch marks available on the market today gives little relief from the symptoms and does not help eliminate them completely.
Creams containing alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) made with plant extracts are also used in treatments for stretch marks. The use of such creams as part of the treatment for stretch marks not only improves the look of stretch marks but also helps keep your skin supple. Tretinoin, which is sold as Retin-A is one of the other topical creams that are widely used in the treatment of stretch marks, which helps reduce the new dark stretch marks.
Laser surgery is one of the most widely used methods of treatment for stretch marks, which only helps stretch marks to fade and not completely eliminate them. As a laser as part of the treatment for stretch marks, it only picks up darker skin areas, this technique is used in the early stages when stretch marks are darker in color. The laser technology used in the treatment of stretch marks requires many sessions to show some of the visible results and the results also depend heavily on the color and type of your skin. Abdominoplasty is an operation performed as part of a treatment for stretch marks, which helps remove stretch marks below the navel. Surgical skin resection is a procedure performed as part of a treatment for stretch marks, which involves surgical removal of stretch marks.
Some people opt for laser treatments, but for many things, this is not affordable because of the cost (sometimes up to hundreds of thousands of dollars) and time (many treatment sessions are needed).