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People who have stretch marks.....

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npg1 Sun 14-Sep-08 20:17:13

The only place I have stretch marks is on my bum! Im sure I got them while pregnant after DD2. Just had a look at them and there are loads of really thin silvery lines, are these old or new? I thought with new ones they are red? Please reassure me that my back side hasn't grown that big!

DisasterAreaIsOffToCostaRica Sun 14-Sep-08 20:18:19

old. new ones are red. fade with age.

npg1 Sun 14-Sep-08 20:32:04

ok thanks.

OLAN Mon 06-Oct-08 18:46:09


TheCrackFox Mon 06-Oct-08 18:56:04

I'd be a very rich lady if I knew how to get rid of stretch marks.

SugarGlider Tue 07-Oct-08 10:45:40

Does Bio-Oil work? I think it's meant to sort out existing stretch marks - or maybe that is just wishful thinking on my part as it is so very, very expensive?

minorbirdOnElmstreet Tue 07-Oct-08 10:52:08

I use bio oil and palmers cocoa butter - the thick one in a tub not the lotion. And, I think it works, you can only see mine these days on close inspection! Although I am mixed race and so my skin is quite brown. So maybe a tan will help too? smile

hanaflowerate3scones Tue 07-Oct-08 10:55:44

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

electra Tue 07-Oct-08 10:57:05

I used strivectin SD, which is expensive but it has helped a lot.

chilledmama Wed 08-Oct-08 14:24:49

plastic surgery to remove affected skin grin

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