I have old white stretchmarks on my stomach from pregnancy and the only thing I’ve found the help them is to exfoliate, exfoliate, exfoliate. And moisturize, moisturize, moisturize. These two things can be done is many different way. Exfoliating can be done by dry brushing, using scrubs that have abrasive properties in them (think apricot scrub), or chemical peels. I’m current using Softsole Express foot peel on my stomach (I just cut open the bootie put it on my stomach and wrap it with plastic wrap). It has Glycolic Acid, Lactic Acid, Salicylic Acid in it. It’s a good peel that isn’t too harsh. You can moisturize with many different oils, coconut, olive, almond, just as long as you keep the skin soft and moist. I’m currently looking into copper peptides to rub onto the stretchmarks after I’ve done the peel / exfoliate because I’ve heard they actually rebuild the skin. Anyway, if you basically stick to a routine that exfoliates and moisturize your marks are going to improve. It’s also important to note that your surface skin replaces it’s self every 35 days or so. So you must try your treatment for a least a month to see if you are really seeing improvements. Also it’s okay to get a little aggressive with your stretch marks because you want trigger your body to try and “heal” the mark you’ve just aggressively exfoliated by trying to “repair” it with new healthy skin. Good Luck!
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