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Can spray tans hide the appearance of stretch marks and still look natural?

Can spray tans hide the appearance of stretch marks and still look natural?

Varies: Spray tans vary in their quality. By covering the skin ot may make white stretch marks look less noticeable. ...Read more

Dr. Morris Westfried
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Stretch Marks (Definition)

Stretch marks are a condition where the skin is stretched by weight gain or during pregnancy, leaving slightly indented lines where the surface layer of ...Read more


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Can a spray tan cover small stretch marks?

Temporarily: It may make them less visible for a short period of time, but nothing can permanently undo the stretch marks which are due to tearing of the skin layers due to weight gain. ...Read more

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What can I do best to reduce the appearance of stretch marks all over my inner thighs and my waist?

What can I do best to reduce the appearance of stretch marks all over my inner thighs and my waist?

Stretch marks: At 16 it is unusual to have stretch marks like this without large amounts of weight loss. So congratulations on that! This problem is not easy but from my review of the current data and strategies, I would say the Lumenis "Resurfix" device shows the best results that I have seen in a non invasive (no wounds) treatment. ...Read more

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Why can you only improve the appearance of stretch marks but not heal your skin and get rid of them?

Why can you only improve the appearance of stretch marks but not heal your skin and get rid of them?

"Broken skin": The skin contains elastic fibers which when "broken" cause the stretch marks and like Humpty Dumpty can be put back together again. ...Read more

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What can a person do about stretch marks? Is there away to help diminish the appearance of stretch marks on the hips ?

What can a person do about stretch marks? Is there away to help diminish the appearance of  stretch marks on the hips ?

Stretch marks: Purple stretch marks can be improved with ipl treatments (fotofacial). Unfortunately, once the stretch marks are pale, flat, and soft, that's as good as they get. ...Read more

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What creams are good for decreasing the appearance of stretch marks?

Stretch marks: There is no known cream to effectively decrease stretch marks. You may hear anecdotal reports that one works well than the other. Coco butter, Alpha lipoic acid, ascorbic acid, resveratrol and some proanthocyanidins are some products known to affect skin integrity. Laser therapy may help. ...Read more

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What is the best home remedy for reducing the appearance of stretch marks caused by childbirth?

What is the best home remedy for reducing the appearance of stretch marks caused by childbirth?

Mederma: Medema cream is the best over the counter cream for stretch marks although the improvement is not dramatic. Office procedures such as carbon dioxide croons produce more improvement than cream alone. ...Read more

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Is there any way to reduce the appearance of stretch marks? what are some of the best products. I am a person of color. It's all over my stomach.

Is there any way to reduce the appearance of stretch marks? what are some of the best products. I am a person of color. It's all over my stomach.

Little you can do: Stretch marks are tears in the skin cause by weight gain. They can be covered up, but not improved by creams and lotions. The only possibly effective therapy is cosmetic plastic surgery, but that's a big step for a non-health and non-life threatening problem. ...Read more

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Can Co2 fractional Laser help reduce the appearance of stretch marks?

Can Co2 fractional Laser help reduce the appearance of stretch marks?

It might work: Unfortunately, there is no simple stretch mark removal cream that works. Stretch marks fade over time, but are permanent, even if they become much less noticeable over time. Sometimes, dermatologists can help improve the appearance of stretch marks with laser or infrared therapy. One can get opinions from a couple of local dermatologists. ...Read more

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How can you reduce appearance of stretch marks?

Striae Distensae: Unfortunately stretch marks are permanent but tend to look better and better as one ages. There is no cream or solution for this problem at this time. I would advise waiting until they naturally mature and turn in ivory white-collar. At this time than they are generally less intrusive and less visible. ...Read more