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June 23, 2017

The truth about stretchmarks

Stressed out about stretchmarks? You have no reason to be. Stretchmarks are perfectly normal, not harmful. Little white lies Stretchmarks are long, narrow streaks, stripes or lines that develop when your body grows faster than your skin can keep up. This type of scarring is common during pregnancy thanks to rapid weight gain, but can also happen in adolescents who are rapidly growing. They can also appear after you’ve lost a lot of weight, when your skin stretches expansively and can’t bounce back. Stretchmarks are a different colour and texture to the rest of your skin, and can range from…
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