Stretch Marks are Weakened Skin
No matter how healthy or fit you are, changes in your body ranging from unexpected weight gain to pregnancy can result in stretch marks. However, stretch marks are essentially simply weakened skin. In fact, by definition a stretch mark is considered a scar. That means that by treating your stretch marks with a regime that addresses their true cause, you can minimize and reduce the appearance of stretch marks.
You’ll want to look for creams and treatments that use a dual approach to strengthening your skin.
Hydration and Moisture: Your stretch mark cream should provide essential moisture to your skin. Skin that is not properly hydrated will show any imperfections such as wrinkles or stretch marks more prominently.
Nourish from Within: Because stretch marks are unhealthy or weakened skin, you’ll want a cream and, ideally, a dietary supplement that provide the essential nutrients to make skin healthy and firm.
Combine with a healthy diet, a combination of a hydrating stretch mark cream and a nutritional supplement can result in smoother, unmarked skin.