Stretch marks come to us in many ways – puberty growth spurt, weight gain, weight loss, hormones, pregnancy, and postpartum even! Women have shared on pregnancy and motherhood forums online that they were lucky to not experience stretch marks during their pregnancy, but got a shock when those pink, white, and brown streaks started appearing after childbirth.
And, hey, it’s not your fault if you have them, it’s just how our bodies were wired to tattoo and remember these beautiful landmarks in our lives.
While we can’t erase them completely, there are ways to reduce the stretch marks that we have (or may get). Here, we found some great stretch mark creams, oils, and advice that women (and men) have shared with each other online: