Stretch marks are lines found on the skin that develops because of the tissue right
below tear due to over-
Stretch marks develop when the dermis, which is the middle layer of our skin, gets stretched to the point that its elasticity starts to break down. This then causes some form of microscopic bleeding plus inflammation of the surrounding tissue. Thus, the affected part appears to have some raised lines, which are symptoms of newly formed stretch marks. Depending on your natural skin tone, stretch marks usually start out as reddish to dark brown or even pinkish in color. Later on, it turns into purple.
The epidermis, which is the outer layer of our skin, stretches as well. It thus becomes
a bit translucent so we can see the formation of stretch marks with our naked eye.
As our skin recovers, scarring takes place and causes the appearance of light-
General Affected Parts
The areas that are generally affected are the following:
• Abdominal area -
• Breast area -
• Thighs -
• Lower back -
• Hips -