Striae gravidarum, the medical name for stretch marks, belies the simplicity of the science behind them. Simply put, they are epidermal scars that result from tissue tears. When skin is not elastic enough to tolerate weight gain, your skin will let you know by forming silvery lines. Several ways to remove them have been discussed, but the best solution remains prevention.
Preventative care is a fun way to cram your bathroom shelf with enticing luxuries, and you needn’t break the bank while you do it. Some of the most effective ways to help the skin to reinvent its youthful texture date all the way back to the disco era—Mums to be in the bell bottom epoch simply swathed themselves in bare-bones oils and emulsifiers. In comparison, today’s solutions are positively futuristic, with ingredients such as dimethylaminoethano and pantothenic Acid leaving women feeling as baffled as they do intimidated. When shopping for effective and safe mum to be beauty gifts, however, your list needn’t be packed full of words you can’t pronounce.
As we said, oil based products have revealed to be pretty effective in preventing stretch marks and they should contain ingredients you would normally also use in your healthy skin daily routine such as sweet almond or coconut oil. They should tempt you with a nice, light fragrance but also be reliable.
It’s always worth researching on ingredients that may harm skin or that are not suggested during pregnancy times such as parabens or dioxane and make sure to follow a simple but effective beauty routine. This should also involve some light exercise to keep the whole body stretchy and healthy.
In few simple steps and with some extra care, pregnancy will leave just nice memories on your mind!