What to Do About Stretch Marks?

Answer When the skin is stretched beyond its usual capacity--due to rapid weight gain, pregnancy, puberty or major weight loss--it tends to scar. The scars, called striae, are purple or deep red at their ... Read More »

Top Q&A For: What to Do About Stretch Marks

What should i do about stretch marks?

Stretch marks, or striae, are a form of scarring that occurs when skin stretches beyond the point the dermis, or middle layer of skin, can accommodate. This causes the breakdown of tissue fiber, mi... Read More »

What Can You Do About Stretch Marks Due to Pregnancy?

Along with nausea, fatigue and backaches, one of the most common side effects of pregnancy are stretch marks. According to the Expectant Mother's Guide, 75 percent to 90 percent of women develop st... Read More »

What do men think about stretch marks?

Skin is usually elastic but when overstretched, it makes the production of collagen abnormal. That is why stretch marks can appear after more than pregnancy. They can appear on your body after rapi... Read More »

How to Reduce the Appearance of Stretch Marks, Get Rid of Dark Stretch Marks?

Nobody likes the appearance of ugly red and purple stretch marks on their bodies. However; it's sometimes apart of life. Things like pregnancy, weight gain and sudden growth spurts can cause stretc... Read More »