I have the same issue, only they are also on my arms and all over my stomach and super dark red ones too, its so hideous! I did a lot of research online and I guess this stuff called Bio Oil which they at drugstore.com for like 12 bucks is supposed to be awesome. I guess a lot of body builders use it but all these question sites I looked at showed most people using it really saw results, I was gonna try and order some today.
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current weight: 259.0
Fitness Minutes: (48,604) Posts: 7,092 6/20/08 12:26 A
My stretch marks disappeared completely a long long time ago. Maybe this is because I have a pale complexion (if so, I can finally see one positive about the paleness of my skin, which otherwise I have always disliked!).
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current weight: 143.0
Fitness Minutes: (194,442) Posts: 39,372 6/19/08 10:34 A
Yup what she said - they do lighten up and fade over time. As you firm up they are less noticeable but for the most part, they are just part of life. I have seen plenty of women AND men with stretch marks - kinda hard to avoid if your skin type isn't super flexible and you have kids, grow real quick/bulk up (like some of the weight lifter types).
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I have horrendous stretch marks from my inner thighs all the way down to behind my knees and on my hips. They range from white to dark pink. I have tried using Vitamin E directly on my skin, and it seems to help a little - although its very sticky and makes my legs feel horrible. Does anyone have any tips to get rid of these stretch marks??
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