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Stretch Marks on the Belly

Stretch marks usually appear due to a sudden gain in weight. They are likely to surround the area around your hips and belly. As your body continues to accumulate more fat, the skin is unable to keep up with the pace of growth, which lead to tears in the deeper layers and streaks appearing on …

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Stretch Marks on Shoulders

Stretch marks may occur anywhere on the body where the skin is overly stretched. Although they generally appear in the belly area, many people observe ugly looking stretch marks on the arms, under arms and shoulders. Not only are these marks difficult to cover, they are more visible when you have to wear T-shirts. Who …

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Underarm Stretch Marks

Stretch marks may be visible on certain areas of the skin, including on your underarms. Although stretch marks are often associated with pregnancy, it may not be the only trigger. There are other common factors that lead to stretch marks. Good hydration, a vitamin and mineral enriched diet, and exercise help you maintain good skin, …

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Are the Stretch Marks on My Arms Normal?

Do you have stretch marks on your arms? Is their appearance making you feel uncomfortable? Are you scared that they might be indicating the presence of some other serious illness? You should rest assured because in most cases, stretch marks are only stretch marks – they are not an indication of some serious illness. Their …

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What Is Causing Stretch Marks on My Back?

Stretch marks can appear on various parts of the body. The common areas that are affected are buttocks, breasts, abdomen, underarms, and hips. However, in some cases, stretch marks can also appear on your back. Let’s take a look at what might may cause stretch marks on your back. Stretch Marks on Back First, stretch …

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Bodybuilding and Stretch Marks – They Love Each Other

It is quite common for bodybuilders to develop stretch marks unexpectedly. Most bodybuilders don’t have skin-related issues in mind when they start lifting weights. However, they are among the unfortunate groups of people highly prone to developing these unsightly scars on their skin. If you are a dedicated bodybuilder reading this, you might want to …

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The Different Colors and Stages of Stretch Marks

If you know the basics of stretch marks, you should also know that they can be of different colors. Their color usually tells you their age and severity. Before going into the details of their colors and stages, it is important for you to understand that different people can define colors differently (hint: the golden/white …

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Where Do Stretch Marks Usually Appear on the Body?

Stretch marks can appear in many different places on your body. Fortunately, they don’t appear on your face, which means it is not impossible or that difficult to hide them. However, if you are attempting to look hot to that special person, swimming in the pool or spending time on the beach, it can be …

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Busting the Five Misconceptions about Stretch Marks

Stretch marks are among the most pervasive skin conditions around the world, which makes them a huge market for companies that sell skin-care supplements and cosmetic items. These companies can tell you a lot of things that are nothing but a way to instill fear and compel you to buy their products. Furthermore, people like …