Stretch marks are the result of the breaking of the elastic fibers of the skin and are similar to bands, stripes or lines, these appear in a parallel way in a reddish or whitish tone. The causes occur mainly when there is an increase in volume, weight gain because the skin is stretched, another important cause is during pregnancy and this happens because a rapid growth of the body. These stripes are usually located on the belly wall, hips, thighs, arms, buttocks and breasts.
How to prevent the appearance of these lines; avoiding weight change, increased body mass, accompanied by good hydration of both the skin and oral say is highly recommended to drink at least 2 liters a day. In case of pregnancy you should not scratch your belly even if you feel like doing it.
It is important to moisturize with creams to avoid these marks.