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Palmer's Cocoa Butter

Being pregnant is a blessing but we can't always be pleased with all the changes our body's experiencing. From our barely there tummy to a full grown baby bump, our skin suffers so much stretching that's why the more we have to take care of it. I am not advertising Palmer's cocoa butter products, I am just simply sharing the things I am using to keep my skin healthy all throughout the pregnancy. Some ladies are fortunate enough not to have stretchmarks (just like my mom) but most get a lot. So I made sure I included these items in my shopping lists, of course I have to take care of myself too =P It's better to feel beautiful still even pregnant. Agree or not?



What is stretch mark? According to wikipedia:

"Stretch marks or striae (singular stria), as they are called in dermatology, are a form of scarring on the skin with an off-color hue. They are caused by tearing of the dermis, and over time can diminish but not disappear completely. Stretch marks are often the result of the rapid stretching of the skin associated with rapid growth (common in puberty) or weight gain (e.g. pregnancy or muscle building) or in some cases, severe pulling force on skin that overcomes the dermis's elasticity.[citation needed]

Stretch marks may also be influenced by hormonal changes associated with puberty, pregnancy, muscle building etc.[1] Medical terminology for these kinds of markings includes striae atrophicae, vergetures, stria distensae, striae cutis distensae, striae gravidarum (in cases where it is caused by pregnancy), lineae atrophicae, striae distensae, linea albicante, or simply striae."

For more detailed info about symptoms, signs, causes, prevention and removal of stretch marks, you may check it here.

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14 comments:

Tekkaus said...

So this can reduce stretch mark? :p

levian said...

ah, stay pretty even while being pregnant, i like that part! ;) most people have the wrong idea of being pregnant means getting uglier n sort.

Pete said...

Opps, I thought it was some kind of food! Sound delicious....LOL!

life ramblings said...

i'm back, feeling refreshed and rejuvenated. how are things with you? hope everything is well for you and little junior.

life ramblings said...

i used tis product too during my previous pregnancies. it not only repairs and reduces old stretch marks, but preventing new ones from occuring.

Icy BC said...

I've used this lotion before. It works to minimize the stretch marks!

Ayie said...

Tekkaus,

Take it from the moms who commented here, it helps =) Another thing you can get for wifey in time!

Ayie said...

Levian,

My bestfriend and I promised each other that we'll be beautiful moms! We were not vain during teen life so we want when we have kids they can be so proud to say, that's my pretty mom! haha

Ayie said...

Pete,

Sounds delicious right! Did you think it was like the famous bread with butter there? I forgot how it's called all of a sudden but I bet you know what I'm talking about. The one foong loves =P

Ayie said...

Ramblings,

Welcome back dear!!! How was your break? I am doing fine, thanks! just feeling heavier by the day! lol

Stretchmarks can't be avoided during pregnancy but some are really blessed not to have. I use Palmer's in different varieties from soothing oil all the way to lotions to aid my stretching tummy skin.

Ayie said...

Icy,

It can't really work in wonders like totally stretchmarks disappear or none at all but it really helps. =)

sammy said...

Its a nice product and it is going to make the moms look even prettier...It is a gift for the old women.
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