How to Prevent Stretch Marks?

You are expecting a baby and are overjoyed? Congratulations! 💛

While you are growing a little human, a lot will happen to your body and most specifically to your skin.

In this blog, we tell you what are stretch marks and how to pamper your skin during your pregnancy.

What Are Stretch Marks?

Stretch marks are scars that appear on the skin after it underwent rapid expansion (stretch).

They are painless and can occur following rapid weight gain or weight loss. They are usually located on the hips, lower back, the thighs, the belly, and the breasts.

They first show as reddish or purple streaks and progressively become white as they diminish.

How to Prevent Stretch Marks?

Because we are all beautifully different, some people will be lucky enough to not develop stretch marks while some others may not have that chance.

This doesn't mean that the situation is hopeless!

With a little anticipation and some well deserved self care, it is possible to minimize the appearance of stretch marks.

How to Take Care of My Skin During Pregnancy?

As wonderful as it is, pregnancy takes a toll on the woman body, which gives us a perfect reason to pamper ourselves.

To protect the skin and prevent or minimize stretch marks, the one keyword is: moisturize!

Even if stretch marks usually appear during the last trimester, it is important to hydrate the skin as soon as possible to improve elasticity and prevent scaring.

Using a rich stretch mark prevention lotion, every day, on all your body, emphasizing on breasts, belly, around the waist, the lower back, bums and thighs, you will surely prevent and minimize the appearance of stretch marks.

La Petite Creme is a diapering and wiping lotion that is meant to replace babies wipes. But it is also a wonderful, organic stretch marks prevention lotion!

Because it is rich in olive oil and beeswax, it has all the benefits to ensure that your skin will be perfectly hydrated. In addition, beeswax has amazing healing properties, which is perfect to prevent the appearance of scars!

You can also pamper yourself and your pregnant belly with our soft, organic lotion. You deserve the best of care 💛

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