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Baby is 9 months and they have barely improved. I haven't bothered with any creams so far because I did while pregnant and they obviously didn't work. Has anyone had any luck with a product which makes any difference to stretch marks? They are really awful so even a small difference might help. Trying to tone my tummy too which I guess might help? Thank you
They will fade. I have stretchmarks on my norks and round my tummy (no DC - just weight gain and then loss). At first they were quite a dark red-purple colour. They've now faded to a silver-white. Fake tan does cover them a bit but IMO, the best thing to do is to try and learn to love them. We're all going to age (hopefully) and there's only so much you can do before you have to accept that things will sag, bag and drag eventually regardless of what we try and do to stop it!
There were two women next to me on the beach last year. Both in their 50s or thereabouts, both in bikinis and both with stretchmarks. One had obviously had work done on her face and body and spent a lot of time rearranging her sarong, wrap, hat etc. and complaining about her body. The other may well have had work done but it was much more subtle and she walked about with real poise and confidence and didn't fuss about what she looked like. Consequently she looked very elegant and attractive and the stretchmarks did not detract from that at all - they were just part of her look IYSWIM?