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Remedies to heal marks/sore skin on tummy

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littleraysofsunshine Fri 03-Jan-14 22:48:50

Stretch marks, lumpy skin. Any oils, creams you can recommend?
*this is my third pregnancy...Three, 3y & under. (When baby pops out in three weeks)

AndIFeedEmGunpowder Fri 03-Jan-14 23:08:50

Few drops each of lavender, mandarin and orange blossom essential oils in a base oil of wheatgerm or sweet almond oil works really well. Orange blossom oil costs a fortune though!
Good luck!

WeeTeaJenny Sat 04-Jan-14 07:37:22

Clarins Tonic Body Oil - I swear by it
Used a full bottle for belly each pregnancy and no stretch marks
It's a bit pricey at around £38 a bottle but worth it for that result IMO .
Smells gorgeous too smile

littleraysofsunshine Sat 04-Jan-14 08:26:25

I already have the stretch marks/damage.... The thing is when I carry another baby you notice more, once I give birth my tummy goes back to being small, but with an area around my belly button is marks and lumpy skin. Along with split muscles/internal umbilical hernia..

The way I carry children is all front football like, so the pressure is always on my belly button area. I didn't get any with dd1, but with dd2 I did in the last weeks. And now dd3 I have those same ones plus new little ones but my skin just feels very sore to touch like its paper thinsad

WeeTeaJenny Sat 04-Jan-14 10:04:47

Bio Oil is good for smoothing skin , have used this on other body areas , post infection and it really smoothed scar area ...

Gatogris Sun 05-Jan-14 01:17:31

I used bio oil and still got stretch marks, do not waste your money, just use any body lotion you like.

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