Get Rid of Stretch Marks on Bum
Buttocks stretch marks are common in both men and women. Find out how one can get rid of unisghtly stretch marks on the bum with treatments and remedies that work!
If you’re noticed you have stretch marks on your buttocks and around the hips, then you may be wondering what causes these marks and what you can do about them.
Stretch marks, medically known as striae are most often caused by excessive stretching and tearing of the dermis layer of the skin, as a result of rapid weight gain or weight loss during pregnancy or growth spurts in puberty.
To get rid of stretch marks on the bum, the following are are some treatments that have been proven to be effective:
The use of laser treatments is one way by which the appearance of stretch marks can be significantly reduced. Laser stretch mark removal is an out-patient, cosmetic procedure that can be performed simply and easily in your dermatologist or plastic surgeon’s office.
Typically, the treatment works by using laser to penetrate deep into the dermal layer of skin to stimulate the production of collagen and epithelium, thereby promoting the rejuvenation of new skin cells to repair damage skin and reducing the appearance of stretch marks.
In recent years, laser treatment have been shown to be fairly effective in the removal of both old and newly formed stretch marks however the treatment can be quite costly and will require multiple sessions to see any visible improvements.
One can also get rid of stretch marks on the buttocks with microdermabrasion, a process which rubs fine crystals over the affected areas to exfoliate the old, dead skin cells.
The exfoliation process boosts the production of collagen which promotes the renewal and repair of the skin, thus making the stretch marks less noticeable.
The average cost of a microdermabrasion procedure performed at a spa or skin clinic range between $75 to $200 per session.
Stretch Marks Creams and Lotions
For individuals who want an inexpensive solution, there are stretch mark creams that can aid in the prevention and removal of buttocks stretch marks.
Many of these creams consist of natural ingredients such as essential extracts of grape fruit; different types of oils like wheat germ oil, apricot kernel oil, vitamin E oil, jojoba oil and olive oil; as well as emollients like cocoa butter and shea butter that will help boost the production of collagen to help repair the damaged skin and reduce the appearance of existing stretch marks on the butts. Consistent use of the creams is recommended to see remarkable results.
Future Prevention of Stretch Marks On The Bum
To help minimize the chances of developing new stretch marks on the buttocks, there are several things you can still do such as:
- Drinking at least eight to ten glasses of water daily to hydrate the body so that the skin retains elasticity and remains healthy.
- Consuming a healthy diet that is full of nutrients such as zinc, vitamins A, E and D that will boost collagen production and enhance skin elasticity.
- Participating in some form of light exercise that can help tone the butt’s muscle. Exercises also improve blood circulation thus reducing the chances of the development of stretch marks.