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Stretch Marks

Prevent Stretch Marks Before Dieting

When you gain or lose a lot of weight, the skin stretches or shrinks to accommodate the new body volume. Stretch marks are injuries that occur on the skin due to the breakage of connective tissue fibers or elastic fibers of the skin. As a consequence, the skin of that area acquires a color between pink and purple that soon turns to red and, finally, is clarified forming whitish lines of a texture different from the rest of the skin. Continue reading