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"It rubs the lotion on it's skin..."

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  • OregonBun 07-30-09 | 03:36 PM
  • what products are you using to help prevent stretch marks or to at least keep your skin hydrated through pregnancy?

    my husband and I have been looking for a perfect product - he says we just need to buy a few and find out which I like best or does the most amount of good.

    A few I am looking at are LanaB Pregnancy Belly Oil, Basq Resilient Body Oil, Napa Soap Black Olive and Syrah Grapeseed Lotion - just to name a few.

    But how do I decide?

    I got a few stretch marks on my hips from growing and they are white and hardly noticeable now - 18 years later. I know I could stretch, but I am really afraid of not at least trying to prevent them using diet, exercise and a good moisturizer and I hear from a friend that she loved grapeseed oil.

    opinion?
  • teddybear1082 teddybear1082's Avatar 07-30-09 | 08:48 PM
  • I just used the cocoa butter stretch mark stuff you buy in the drug store. I was not very good about applying it with baby #1 and I have no new stretch marks on my hips and none on my belly at all (I have a few from gaining/losing weight when I was younger, but none from pg). A lot of it has to do with genetics (unfortunately!) Good luck!

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