Stretch marks are tears in a skin matrix affected by shrivel, a condition characterized by exactly the contrary of those just mentioned. Stretch marks appear on the body in many different places for a variety of reasons. Stretch marks occur in the dermis, the flexible middle layer of skin that allows it to retain its shape. Men and women can get stretch marks on several areas of their bodies, including the abdominal area, thighs, hips, breasts, upper arms, or lower back.
Stretch marks are often red or purple at first, before gradually fading to a silvery-white color. Stretch marks may also occur as a result of abnormal collagen formation, or a result of medications or chemicals that interfere with collagen formation. They may also be associated with longtime use of cortisone compounds, diabetes, Cushing disease, and post-pregnancy. Stretch marks also may occur if a person uses steroid-containing skin creams
There are many treatment options for stretch marks. Dermabrasion, chemical peels, or laser surgery can be used to address surplus stretch marks.
Laser treatment for stretch marks is a new and rapid way to get rid of stubborn scar-like lines running across your belly, thighs, and upper arms after pregnancy. Laser surgery uses a narrow beam of light that transmits through the skin helping to stimulate the cells in the dermis to produce new tissue. Laser surgery for stretch marks work by repairing the collagen layer under the thin layer of skin.
Vitamins are also significant in helping the appearance of stretch marks. Eating a healthy diet rich in vitamins and minerals that maintain hale skin is thought to prevent stretch marks. These vitamins and minerals include: Vitamin C, vitamin E, zinc and silica. Vitamin E is useful both inside and outside of the body. When taken as a supplement it is a powerful antioxidant for protecting and healing the skin. Use vitamin E oil on your stretch marks. Massage it into your skin after a shower.
Cocoa butter is widely recommended. Cocoa butter has been touted as a possible solution to getting rid of stretch marks. It is natural and safe. Cocoa butter is useful because it can penetrate the top layer of the skin, and it can reach down to the dermis, which is also known as the second layer.
Exercises that keep the skin firm and fighting stretch mark outbreaks. You can do biceps curls and shoulder rotation exercises in water which should help you.