Hey boo, listen: Stretchmarks are totally, 100% normal and are nothing to give yourself a migraine over (seriously, more than 70% of Americans have ‘em, including us. Ours are chillin’ sipping cappuccinos right next to cellulite and Buttne).
And while most of us embrace them (hurray, body positivity), they can, at times, drive you mad (especially when you go down an IG rabbit hole).
So, when you often find yourself Googling “how to obliterate stretch marks permanently” and are in the market for some effective cellulite/stretch mark-eliminating options, here are three expert-approved, seaweed-infused products to invest in (honestly, every review says they’re the real deal, so maybe, just maybe, they’re the magical elixir you’ve been searching for all along).
What’s Up With Seaweed?
If the only seaweed you touch base with is wrapped around your maki sushi, babe, you’ve been missing out on this superpower ingredient’s skin-caring properties. The marine algae:
- Eliminates toxins from the body
- Sloughs off dead skin cells
- Is loaded with bioactive peptides, minerals, and vitamins that soak in your skin to triple moisture
- Is packed with antioxidants and fatty acids that enhance skin elasticity and regeneration
- Minimizes the appearance of cellulite, fine lines, and wrinkles and promotes body contouring
It’s the skincare ingredient every girl struggling with butt acne, cellulite, and stretch marks dreams of. And if you aren’t too thrilled about making seaweed paste, these products can offer you all the benefits of seaweed at a semi-cost-effective price. Check them out:
VOYA Mama Care Body Cream, $48
If you’ve been on the hunt for a cream that works as a stretch marks sniper and body-loving moisturizer, look no further than Voya Mama Body Care. The stretchmarks minimizing cream contains the potent antioxidant properties of Fucus Serratus seaweed blended with shea butter and coconut oil to hydrate and nourish your skin.
Its golden seaweed and Manilkara tree complexes boost collagen and elastin production, soothe and calm irritated, itchy skin, and leave your skin feeling smooth, plump, and toned.
Guam Seaweed Body Wrap, $85
You’ll love this organic seaweed body wrap that improves skin elasticity and restores softness. The Guam algae seaweed battles skin-damaging free radicals, the marine clay purges toxins and dead skin cells, and the menthol cleanses and moisturizes the skin, leaving it looking firmer, radiant, and smoother.
To Use It:
- Apply the Guam Seaweed Mud Body Wrap evenly to the affected parts
- Wrap with a saran wrap and leave it for 45 minutes
- Rinse with lukewarm water in a sink or shower
- Apply a boosting gel or body moisturizer for optimal results
Osea Undaria Algae Body Oil, $52
Give your skin a hydration boost with this body oil loaded with botanical oil blends, Undaria seaweed, and white lupin. According to reviews, over 60% of women who used Osea Undaria Algae Oil saw a reduction of stretch marks and improvement in skin elasticity after three months of use.
“I never thought I would buy an expensive oil, but here I am, and I love this stuff!!!” said one reviewer. “My stretchmarks are gone. Rosacea is non-existent, and the skin is smoother. Win-win!”
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