Where do stretch marks appear?
They appear in areas where the dermis has been injured due to stretching during puberty. Stretch marks usually appear on the breasts, hips, thighs and buttocks of women, and on the shoulders, lumbar region and thighs of men.
Are there red streaks and white streaks?
Stretch marks that have recently formed (immature stretch marks) are areas of the skin with pink or reddish coloration. The colour is due to the blood vessels under the skin. These stretch marks have good blood flow and therefore are easier to treat: as time passes, they become whitish, flat and depressed. Blood vessels narrow, making it difficult for collagen to be produced. Mature stretch marks have the appearance of wrinkled skin and are known as Alban stretch marks * Maari C et al, 2003.
What are the components of Trofolastin® Anti-Stretch Marks?
Gotu Kola. It is a fibroblastic stimulant that confers elasticity. Wheat germ oil (Vitamin E, F) is an antioxidant, skin regenerator and emollient. Hydrolyzed collagen and elastin. Provides nutrients
Tips for preventing stretch marks?
Moisturize the skin: the more hydrated the skin is, the less vulnerable it will be to the appearance of stretch marks. Cultivating 2 habits of drinking enough water daily and applying moisturizer daily are good habits to avoid the appearance of stretch marks.
Avoid sudden changes in weight: It is important that any change in body weight occurs gradually and stable over time.
Pregnancy. During pregnancy, it is essential, from the first month of pregnancy, to apply an anti-stretch mark product to deeply hydrate the skin. In this period, there is a rapid stretching of the skin, especially in the abdomen.
Adolescense. It is important for young people to learn and get in the habit of keeping their skin well hydrated in this time of sudden stretching.
Are stretch marks common?
Stretch marks are very common. They develop between the age of 5 and 50. Despite this, stretch marks predominate in growth periods such as puberty and pregnancy. The global incidence of stretch marks in puberty is 25 to 35% and in pregnancy 7-90% * ". Also found in the risk group A- suffering from stretch marks, are those women subjected to sudden changes in weight, both in extreme decrease and increase and people who perform exercises that produce a change in muscle mass (athletes, dancers, etc.) "Monri C et al, 2003.
Who usually has more stretch marks?
Stretch marks appear more frequently in women than in men (55% 1s 253) * Tung JY et al, 2013
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