By Zinhlezonke Zikalala; photograph by James Garaghty
We’ve sourced the best stretch mark treatments out there…
Blemished skin. Beauty nightmare. And the one downside to summer dresses and shorts. Sigh… But before you creep off into the shade, hear this. From stretch marks to skin conditions such as acne and eczema that leave unsightly scars, we’ve found the treatments that actually work to restore your skin to its pre-traumatised glory. Are you ready to step out into the sun?
1. BON Liquid Gold Pure Tissue Oil, R80
BON Liquid Gold Pure Tissue Oil is a clinically-proven face and body tissue oil that’s formulated to nourish your skin and help improve the appearance of blemishes, scars, stretch marks and wrinkles. It’s also great for ageing and dehydrated skin. Available at BON Online.
2. Skin PHD Scar Away, R410
This highly effective, easily applied body-care preparation is specifically developed with hydrolysed soy protein to eliminate the visible appearance of stretch marks. Using it regularly will rejuvenate, rehydrate and moisturise your skin, leaving it with a smooth, youthful-looking appearance. Available at Skin PHD Online.
3. Optiphi Stretchmark Therapy, R625
Optiphi Stretchmark Therapy targets and corrects stretch marks, leaving you with an even skin tone. How? It strengthens skin structure and improves cohesion. Yup, it actually treats existing stretch marks by increasing skin elasticity and firmness, and upping cellular activity, while repairing and restoring skin for a refined silhouette. Love! Available at Optiphi Online.