Dr Oz talks about the best way to get rid of Stretch Marks. Stretch Marks or Striae (singular stria) is a form of scarring on the skin with a red or purple like hue of color. After time, stretch marks begin to fade away and turn white while still leaving an indent or scar. Stretch marks are common in pregnant women and obese people. They can easily be caused by when your gain a rapid amount of weight in a quick period of time and it literally stretches the skin past elasticity. Stretch Marks can be embarrassing and if you have them you most likely want to get rid of them or try to make them fade more so you no longer can really see them. Once a stretch mark is there, it’s usually permanent however you can do the suggestions Dr Oz states to help them fade away faster.
Dr Oz Stretch Marks
Dr Oz explains that there is multiple causes to getting stretch marks. Women seem to be more prone to get them however men can just as easily get them too. Stretch marks can appear all over your body like your legs, stomach, arms, sides, and so on. Dr Oz says stretch marks begin underneath the skin and then start to surface and swell up depending on how sever you have them. Thus, you are left with a colored scar or an indentation on your body. However, don’t be too upset if you have stretch marks, Dr Oz has the perfect solution for you.
How To Get Rid Of Stretch Marks
- Vitamin C Lotion – Vitamin C lotion is going to boost your collagen right away so this is an excellent skin supplement. This lotion will help you out the most with you battle or stretch marks. Make sure you apply Vitamin C Lotion twice daily, once in the morning and once at night for the full effects to start working. (There is also a thing called “Vitamin C Serum” which is a very potent form of Vitamin C and great for wrinkles.)
- Retinol Cream – If you are not comfortable getting a prescription for something more potent, like Tretinoin Cream, this is a great over the counter solution. Retinol Cream is a great way to reduce the appearance of stretch marks over time.
- Tretinoin Cream – This is basically a Vitamin A prescription supplement. You will start seeing results as quick as 12 weeks with this however you do need a prescription for it.
- Microdermabrasion – If you have the money to afford this, this is your best bet. Microdermabrasion is an actual procedure that “re-damages the skin” basically and allows the skin to grow back and heal the stretch marks. Typically, it will cost you around $450.00 for 3 treatments.
If you have a few stretch marks then the vitamin C lotion and the retinol cream should be just fine. If you think you have a sever case of stretch marks, then you should see about getting tretinoin cream or even the microdermabrasion procedure. If you have stretch marks, don’t feel alone. There are literally tons of people who has at least a minor case of it somewhere on their body.