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How to hide or to get rid of those stretch marks when I workout?

How to hide or to get rid of those stretch marks when I workout?

TIncture of time: Sorry, no magic; there is no quick way to get rid of stretch marks. They will lessen considerably over time in many cases, but the half-life of collagen is about one year -- meaning it takes a year to see even a 50% improvement in their appearance. ...Read more

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How to avoid those stretch marks when I workout and get bigger?

How to avoid those stretch marks when I workout and get bigger?

Stretch marks: Trilastin-sr is an advanced formula specifically developed to reduce the appearance of stretch marks associated with pregnancy, growth spurts, weight gain or bodybuilding. Trilastin-sr will also enhance the skin's natural elasticity to help avoid new stretch mark scarring. ...Read more

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Best way to get rid of stretch marks or should I say fade them and smooth them out? Mainly have them on my hips and butt

Best way to get rid of stretch marks or should I say fade them and smooth them out? Mainly have them on my hips and butt

Nothing: 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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How do you get rid of stretch marks around your pecks?

How do you get rid of stretch marks around your pecks?

Fractional laser: Stretch marks can be improved in their appearance through the use of fractional laser such as the fraxel laser, or by using a micro-needling technique. Unfortunately there is no perfect solution for stretch marks at this time. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of stretch marks on and around my arms? What should I use to completely get rid of them?

How do I get rid of stretch marks on and around my arms? What should I use to completely get rid of them?

Sorry: 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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How did i get stretch marks near by butt. How can I get rid of them?

How did i get stretch marks near by butt. How can I get rid of them?

Growth: Stretch marks due to weight gain or growth will slowly be less conspicuous with time. That is not your problem. You need professional help to identify and treat your drowsiness and itch. ...Read more

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What can help get rid of stretch marks on my belly or make them lighter ?

Surgery: Strech marks, unfortunately, can be removed only by surgery. There are not today any creams or lasers that can eliminate them. Strech marks occure from either pregnancy or weight gain and loss. In the belly area, the strech marks can be removed by tummy tuck if it is in the lower abdomen only. Consult with a board certified plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of my stretch marks and how do I prevent them from coming back?

What can I do to get rid of my stretch marks and how do I prevent them from coming back?

Creams vs procedure: You can use mederma to treat the scarring it may improve it. Microneedling can work, chemical peels can improve, laser treatment. Prevention is to not stretch skin. Weight gain will cause skin to stretch. ...Read more

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What to do if I have strech marks on my boobs how can I lighten or get rid of then?

What to do if I have strech marks on my boobs how can I lighten or get rid of then?

Very little: Unfortunately, stretch marks are scars and once there is a scar, there will always be a scar. There is no way to get rid of them but they do tend to become lighter with time. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of stretch marks? Is it possible to get rid of stretch marks?

How can I get rid of stretch marks? Is it possible to get rid of stretch marks?

Mederma: Mederma stretch mark cream does fade red stretch marks faster. For greater results procedures are available with the palomar laser system or with injections of carbon dioxide gas, carboxytherapy. Improvement of 50 per cent is achievable. ...Read more

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Blackheads. How can i get rid of them without having to pick at them? Without them leaving behind marks/holes on my skin? NEED to get rid of them,ASAP

Blackheads. How can i get rid of them without having to pick at them? Without them leaving behind marks/holes on my skin? NEED to get rid of them,ASAP

Multiple treatments: Try over the counter topical treatments such as benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid. If this fails you will need a doctor to prescribe a topical prescription strength treatment such as clindamycin, retin a, (tretinoin) etc with or without an oral antibiotic. If all else fails an esthetician can properly extract blackheads or white head from the face. ...Read more

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How to get rid of milia under eyes? I seem I have turble with these bumps and i want to know how to get rid of them naturally...

How to get rid of milia under eyes? I seem I have turble with these bumps and i want to know how to get rid of them naturally...

Milia: Milia usually disappear on their own in a few weeks. Wash your face with warm water daily. If your skin seems oily, especially around the nose area, you can also use a mild moisturizing soap, such as dove. Make sure to pat dry. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of stretch marks and cellulite?

How do you get rid of stretch marks and cellulite?

Very hard: Stretch marks are permanent on skin but you can avoid getting stretch marks again by stretching before training,or you can make them appear less by tanning. You can get stretch marks from sudden weight gain or sudden weight loss. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of cellulite and stretch marks without surgery?

How do you get rid of cellulite and stretch marks without surgery?

Undergarments good: Elastic undergarments do a nice job of tightening and shaping without surgery. These can cover arms to thighs. Also good for back support. ...Read more

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What to do if I have stretch marks on my hips and thighs. Is there a way to get rid of stretch marks?

What to do if I have stretch marks on my hips and thighs. Is there a way to get rid of stretch marks?

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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Whats the best way to get rid of stretch marks I have some on my belly and underarms what are some non product or practical ways to get them gone?

Whats the best way to get rid of stretch marks I have some on my belly and underarms what are some non product or practical ways to get them gone?

No easy way: Other than surgery (which would basically remove the scarred/stretch-marked skin) - you can't make them go away completely, but mederma and strivectin both make topical products to help fade them. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of stretchmarks on boobs and arms?

What can I do to  get rid of stretchmarks on boobs and arms?

Stretch Marks: Laser treatment: this popular treatment option is used by many dermatologists, and they are also being tried on stretch marks, as well. Lasers promote synthesis of healthy, new collagen, which has been damaged when stretch marks appear, lasers can treat red/purple and white stretch marks. ...Read more

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How to know what exercises should I do to lose belly fat and get thinner without leaving the house?

How to know what exercises should I do to lose belly fat and get thinner without leaving the house?

Belly fat: You cannot preferentially lose fat from one specific area of the body (naturally). However, overall weight loss will contribute to loss over different body areas. Exercise can be used to firm, tone and sculpt. ...Read more