Stretch marks appear naturally on the skin as it stretches. This happens most commonly during puberty weight or muscle growth where the skin is forced to stretch

Stretch marks are harmless but can make some people feel. self-conscious. Here is why your stretch marks aren’t going away even though you really want them to.

You aren’t using the right stuff

Stretch marks don’t go away on their own. If you are just using your normal lotion on the areas where you want to get rid of stretch marks, they probably won’t fade at all. 

According to Medical News Today, when it comes to stretch marks there is no one size fits all treatment. A stretch marks cream that worked wonders for your friend will not necessarily have the same results for you. 

The best way to treat stretch marks is to repair the skin and give it the nutrients it needs to restore and the elasticity to stretch without leaving marks. 

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Use a cream with Retina-A, keep the skin hydrated and well moisturised to fade stretch marks. be prepared for them never to disappear completely. 

Your skin is not elastic

Taking medication like corticosteroids or having conditions like cushions disease that make the skin less elastic could make your stretch mark treatments useless.

According to Healthline, With medical conditions and medication that makes your skin less elastic stretch marks are to be expected and any treatment to fade them or even surgically remove them will have little success. 

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