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    My Mum has like, 1 or 2 stretchmarks, my stomach is covered... but it can still be genetics. They say puberty is linked to genetics too, but my mother didn't get hers until she was 16. I had boobs and pubic hair at 8.

    It's still generally down to genetics, even if you aren't exactly the same as your family.

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    Also remember your genes come from your mother and father so how your mother's skin faired in pregnancy isn't always a great indication of how you will fair
    my mother had four kids without a single stretch mark, I am covered.

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    I just used whatever was left over from my hands each night (sorbolene) and drinking plenty of water. But I think I am just blessed to only have one from 3 pregnancies!

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    Default Stretch mark solutions minus the chemicals?

    Belli (pregnancy beauty therapy company) do a stretch mark oil called elasticity oil. Its all natural with lavender and other lovely stuff in it. Smells lovely and works really well has vitamin e and grape seed oil both if which are rich in antioxidants.

    Belli also have paraben-&-other-nasties-free products like cleansers moisturiser etc etc

    I know quite a few people who've used the oil and not one got stretch marks. Worked for me too.


 

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