Are you tired of fighting with the stretch marks? These lines appear on your skin because of weight gain. They’re tears on the skin, but aren’t related to health issues.

Stretch marks often begin as red marks, and slowly change the color to white. Even though they might not disappear completely, treatment can lighten the color of your marks and shrink them. If the stretch marks are red, meaning that the blood vessels are under the skin, they are easier to treat. The presence of blood vessels make them more responsive to treatment. Meanwhile, white stretch marks more difficult to treat, because your blood.


1. Exfoliate. This process removes excess dead skin from your body and rejuvenates the new skin from your stretch marks. Removing dead skin from your stretch marks allows other skin treatments to penetrate more deeply and work faster.

2. Creams and ointments. There are a lot of various creams, which are designed to fight stretch marks. Topical creams can lighten the tone of stretch marks but they may not completely remove them.

3. Microdermabrasion is a painless procedure that reduces the appearance of white stretch marks. It targets the upper layer of skin and stimulates the skin to tighten collagen and elastin fibers.

The tiny exfoliating crystals are sprayed onto the affected area and using a wand-like device, the crystals are removed, taking with them dead skin from the epidermis layer. After the procedure, your skin may feel tight and dry and it takes around 24 hours for your skin to heal.

4. Microneedling targets the dermis, the middle layer of your skin where stretch marks form. The tiny needles are poked into your skin to trigger collagen production, which promotes skin regeneration.

5. Laser therapy is a popular treatment to remove white stretch marks. Laser penetrates the skin and triggers skin regeneration, which stimulates the tissues around your stretch marks to heal. Laser stimulates melanin production and activates pigment cells in your skin. Keep in mind that laser therapy requires more than one session to notice results.

6. Surgery is an effective but expensive method that permanently removes white stretch marks. Abdominoplasty is a cosmetic procedure that not only removes stretch marks, but also removes excess skin and fat from your abdomen. This procedure gives the skin and abdomen a flatter and firmer look.

How to prevent the white stretch marks?

Control your weight.

Stay hydrated.

Eat a balanced diet.

Include vitamins C, D, and zinc in your diet.

Treat fresh stretch marks when they appear and don’t wait till they get white.

White stretch marks are the consequences of our unhealthy lifestyle, rapid weight gain, pregnancy with extra pounds being put on, and a poor diet. Take care of your body and you won’t need to treat the marks.