January 2017


What Are Stretch Marks?

So, what exactly are stretch marks? We give you the low-down. Stretch marks are marks that appear when the skin is rapidly stretched. This usually occurs after sudden growth or weight gain which causes the middle layer of skin to stretch quickly rather than over a long period of time, and tear. Stretch marks are very common – although you may think that they’re most commonly associated with women during pregnancy, men are just as much at risk too! Those with a family history of stretch marks may also see... Read More