Stretch Marks are skin marring on the surface of the skin, with an off-color hue. Stretch marks can be found on the lower stomach, thighs, breasts, buttocks and upper arms. Stretch marks can occur for many reasons the tops ones being; pregnancy, sudden weight gain or loss, stress & anxiety, hereditary factors or simply change in one’s physical environment.
Pregnancy stretch marks are the most common form of stretch marks found generally in women going into their third trimester of pregnancy. During this time the stomach sees rapid and maximum growth especially in the abdominal wall. Thus, causing the skin to stretch and lose its elasticity and collagen. During pregnancy, stretch marks are not only common in the abdominal area but also the thighs, buttocks, breasts etc. because of rapid weight gain.
Most women find that by using any type of anti-stretch marks creams, moisturizers or going for any anti-stretch marks treatment they can get rid of stretch marks with ease. However, there is no sure shot way to prevent stretch marks. If any cream or lotion claims to do that it’s probably lying. Mostly because, pregnant women gain almost 30 pounds during the entire 9 months of their pregnancy, during this time the belly becomes tight and itchy so, they are as natural as they come. If your mother has had stretch marks when you were born, girls, chances are you’ll have them too, as stretch marks are hereditary.
Pre-pregnancy it is a good idea to use lots of moisturizer after bath to keep your skin soft, supple and healthy. Also, drinking lots of water can keep your skin hydrated throughout the day. Those with fair skin will have pink stretch marks, whereas, those with darker skin tone will have light off-color stretch marks marring their skin. Sometimes, you have to accept that some stretch marks just won’t go away and embrace them as a part of your body. The dermatologist may recommend anti-stretch marks treatment if you are very serious about getting these marks removed or are in a profession, where you can’t cover up your skin. There are laser treatments, where the lasers will heat up your skin and boost the collagen growth and shrink diluted blood vessels, thus reducing your stretch marks to faint silvery lines. Gentler processes include Dermabrasion, where the dermatologist sands your skin with an equipment to make way for newer smoother skin to appear. However, the change is not very drastic.
Bayer Pharma understands this special time for every woman in her life and had come up with their one-of-a-kind anti-stretch marks cream which will reduce the appearance of stretch marks on your skin. Luciara, is an all in one anti-stretch marks treatment specially aimed at pregnant women to solve their post-pregnancy stretch marks woes. The special composition of the cream contains deep intermittent moisturizers which embed deep into the skin to provide deep and lasting hydration. Its design allow the cream to be spread easily and absorbs into the skin quickly. Luciara Anti-stretch marks cream is one of the best anti-stretch marks cream in the market. It provides dual action moisturize, is hypo-allergenic and perfume and preservatives free. You need only to apply the cream after your bath, on the affected areas and massage for 2-3mins to see results.