Stretch marks basically appear during puberty stage. The rapid growth in a person’s body stretches the skin and the breaking down of skin tissues. This skin stretching causes the visible marks and lines on different areas of the body such as armpit, stomach, upper arms, breasts, thighs, and buttocks. There will initially a dark purple or reddish color. As one gets older, this turns to a silver color. It is possible that this may stay almost as long as the person lives. The development of stretch mark creams makes possible the removal of stubborn stretch marks. Here in this article, we will talk about how to identify the best creams for your stretch marks.
1. Check the cream’s active ingredients.First step in purchasing the best stretch mark cream is to check the contained ingredients the product has. The effectiveness of the product is dependent on the components it has. It is imperative that the cream should contain natural ingredients that have been approved by your respective country’s Food and Drug Administration to ensure that it safe and effective for personal consumption. Your cream should include Vitamin E for skin nourishment, Aloe Vera for skin to heal and for hydration, cocoa butter which has been a proven substance that removes stretch marks, and elastin for skin elasticity improvement. In addition to the aforementioned ones, rose hip oil, emu oil, advanced peptides, DMAE (dimethyaminoethanol), shea butter, grape fruit extract, retinyl palmitate, helichrysum, and siegesbeckia orientalis.
2. Check for product reviews and testimonials. Different websites have blog posts and forum discussion of products. Various feedbacks, reviews, and testimonials can provide information on how a specific product functions and if it causes side effects. All kinds of good and bad reviews can help you gauge if the product you want to buy is considered to be a good product. It is also good to look at opinions that are seen objectively and not biased.
3. Refund policy. Some companies do not provide refunds while some do. Those that do refund you are the ones you should go after. Make sure you’ve read their terms and conditions thoroughly and not miss out on any fine print. Some companies do not honor their product guarantee and won’t refund you despite saying that they will. Having said that, most companies do refund customers if a product if defective.
4. Company’s Reputation. Another good measure of a product quality is the company’s reputation. Most companies claim that their products are good. The best way to gauge a company’s reputation is to listen for word of mouth, social recognition both online and offline, recognition by government organizations, recognition by health bodies and so on. Beware of bogus companies who claim to be good but are only out to get your money regardless if their product works or not.