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Exercising, eating a vitamin-rich diet, and keeping skin elastic with topical creams and oils are the three most effective ways to prevent or minimize pregnancy stretch marks. These methods enable the skin to stretch as ... More »

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According to WebMD, stretch marks are discolorations or scarring in the skin after it has been stretched out due to significant weight loss, weight gain or pregnancy. The marks form as a result of the middle layer of the... More »

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The most common cause for itchy stretch marks is dry skin that isn't adequately moisturized, according to WebMD. Stretch marks can also itch due to polymorphic eruption of pregnancy, which manifests as a rash of small re... More »

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Apply a combination of tretinoin and 20 percent glycolic acid creams daily to fade the appearance of stretch marks and repair the elastin content of the skin. Tretinoin cream requires a prescription from a licensed physi... More »

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People get stretch marks when the skin stretches too much, according to Mayo Clinic. One of the most common causes of stretch marks is pregnancy. More »

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The best way to camouflage stretch marks is by cleansing the skin, applying body makeup and setting the makeup with powder. You will need a skin exfoliant, body makeup, a bristle makeup brush, makeup sponge and transluce... More »

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Home remedies for stretch marks include cocoa butter, shea butter, potato juice, sugar, wheat germ oil and vitamin E. However, as the Mayo Clinic points out, scientific studies show that most home remedies don't help muc... More »

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