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Stretch marks?

Post by mountain » Mon, 29 Sep 2008 7:30 am

Hi,

What is the best treatment to prevent
and get rid of stretch marks?

What do you use during pregnancy to prevent stretchmarks?

Any cream??

Thank you very much:)

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Post by cbavasi » Mon, 29 Sep 2008 9:22 am

i used clarins body treatment oil for both my pregnancies and loved it. i didn't have any stretch marks with either one - but i'm not sure if that is just hereditary or not...

http://us.clarins.com/webapp/wcs/stores ... 4_-1_23828

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Re: Stretch marks??

Post by bluexob » Mon, 29 Sep 2008 11:40 am

Or Cocoa Butter Palmer for stretch mark,dry skin(acts as moisturiser as well)...
Nice scent too(cocoa)..
Easily available at any pharmacy or watson stores...

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Post by cbavasi » Mon, 29 Sep 2008 8:33 pm

yes - the cocoa butter palmer is lovely! i use the "bottom butter" for my babe and it smells delicious :)

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Post by ihatechinesefood » Tue, 30 Sep 2008 1:30 am

i'm using palmers too!

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Re: Stretch marks??

Post by babyjess » Sat, 04 Oct 2008 9:30 pm

bluexob wrote:Or Cocoa Butter Palmer for stretch mark,dry skin(acts as moisturiser as well)...
Nice scent too(cocoa)..
Easily available at any pharmacy or watson stores...

i used this and it works.
my friend was allergic to it though.. better test it first if you're an allergic

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Post by starlet x_x » Sun, 05 Oct 2008 10:29 pm

Palmers cocoa butter OR Clarins Tonic body treatment oil.

it would be good to get some sample to try out, just in case you may develop skin sensitivity.

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Post by Blue Sapphire » Tue, 07 Oct 2008 10:53 pm

I used Palmer cocoa butter from my 1st trimester till the last and it didnt work for me. Now I've got lots of strechmarks and they are horrible. I've tried Stricvectin but I think mine are just too big.

Anyone knows of any laser treatments for it? Or can recommend a good skin specialist? I'd like to wear my bikinis again with confidence :-)

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Post by mountain » Thu, 09 Oct 2008 4:36 am

My sister is using Srivectin for her stretch marks. She's contempating
laser treatment too. However they told her that laser treatment
doesn't work 100%...maybe around 60% improvement.

If anybody else knows how to treat them please let me know

Thanks:)

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Post by pills » Sun, 12 Oct 2008 10:06 am

u can try VICHY anti-stretch mark cream.

my sis uses it and apparently, it works for her!

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Post by lainy » Mon, 13 Oct 2008 10:46 am

you can try sweet almond oil (you can find it in most health/organic shops but you can also find it in Takashinaya). almond oil is superb for your skin and for the PREVENTION of the strech marks..however if you already have strech marks than perhaps it is better to go for something else.
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Post by Blue Sapphire » Mon, 13 Oct 2008 12:44 pm

mountain wrote:My sister is using Srivectin for her stretch marks. She's contempating
laser treatment too. However they told her that laser treatment
doesn't work 100%...maybe around 60% improvement.

If anybody else knows how to treat them please let me know

Thanks:)
60% is better than nothing I suppose. Which laser treatment is this and at which clinic? Thanks.

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Post by maycandy » Mon, 13 Oct 2008 1:18 pm

i used palmers, cocoa butter, olive oil and forever products before but all not works. think it only reduce.

it you hv stretch mark after birth you can consider tummy tuck which could get rid all of yr stretch mark

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Post by bluexob » Mon, 13 Oct 2008 5:52 pm

Maybe u can try Slim Fit for strech mark treatments..It sure cost a bomb but it sure worth it after few sessions with them...They charge u by how serious your conditions really is for your whole body and not just by section by section on parts of your body..

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Post by feline.eyes » Mon, 13 Oct 2008 10:05 pm

Bio oil (I am not sure where you can get this in Singapore) is really good as a preventative measure and I have heard really good things about Strivectin (which you can get from GNC I think).
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