Best Creams To Reduce Stretch Marks

Stretch marks are not uncommon, for a majority of women who have undergone pregnancy, weight loss, weight gain – have had to deal with those marks around abdomen, hips and thighs.  Some women do not really have much, but for some, hiding or reducing stretch marks is a battle.  There are a few creams/lotions available in the market that can prevent stretch marks or reduce their appearance. Here’s a list of such creams which claim to prevent and/or reduce stretch marks.


1.  Bio Oil:

Bio oil is a skin care oil that claims to reduce the appearance of scars, stretch marks, and uneven skin tone.  It is also effective to take care of premature ageing and dry skin.  Its considered one of the best treatments for scars and stretch marks.

2.  Palmers Cocoa Butter Formula Massage Lotion for Stretch Marks:

Price:  Rs. 545 for 250 ml.


Massage lotion for stretch marks. Helps prevent and reduce stretch marks with a special combination of cocoa butter, Vitamin E, collagen, elastin and shea butter.  This lotion lubricates skin to help it retain its natural elasticity and moisture. This non-greasy all-over-the-body lotion relieves dryness associated with stretched skin due to pregnancy and smoothes stretch marks due to weight loss.

3.  Vichy Complete Action Anti-Stretch Mark Cream:


Keeps skin well hydrated and nourished, retaining optimum elasticity and is thus better able to resist stretching. Stretch marks are much less likely to appear.  Helps to firm up and restructure the skin. Existing stretch marks are visibly reduced.  Stretch marks size diminishes and color fades.  Rich in hydrating agents and nourishing plant oils. Enriched with silicon and Hydroxyproline.

4.  Biotique Coco Butter Cream:

Price:  Rs. 180


For during and after pregnancy and when dieting, 4% cocobutter, 1.35% Sarsoan Tail, 2.1% Arjun Chhal Kwath, 1.9% Mahuva Chhal Kwath, 1% Nagkesar Kwath, 2% Badam Tail.  Soothes stretched skin, rich in coco butter.  Cures pigmentation due to ill health and helps to smooth stretch marks on the skin.

5.  The Body Shop Cocoa Butter Moisturising Stick:

The Body Shop Cocoa Butter Moisturising Stick

Provides rich moisturisation. Increases skin elasticity and suppleness.  Best if you want to soften rough patches and helps to prevent stretch marks with concentrated cocoa butter that literally melts into your skin. Designed with pregnant tummies in mind.  Best for very dry skin and pregnant women to help prevent stretch marks.  Contains Community Trade cocoa butter, an excellent moisturiser that melts at body temperature, is rich in essential fatty acids and antioxidants.

6.  Lotus Herbals Cocoa Caress Daily Hand and Body Lotion:

Price:  Rs. 225

This lotion claims to deeply moisturize the skin leaving even the most rough and dry skin moisture-rich. Cocoa butter is an excellent moisturizer with skin-healing properties which helps retain the moisture balance of skin while reducing stretch marks, scars, wrinkles and fine lines. It also promises to keep skin soft, supple and hydrated all day long.

7.  Vitamin E Oil:

Vitamin E is good for hair, skin, nails.  Its an antioxidant vitamin and heals scars, so applying vitamin E oil repairs damaged tissue and improves the appearance of stretch marks.

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10 thoughts on “Best Creams To Reduce Stretch Marks

  1. worth reading and much needed post jomol.. *clap* *jai ho*
    you always come up wid brilliant ideas.. *clap*
    I wud also like to add, coconut + argan oil, it worked wonders in my post & pre preggy strecth marks know.. *haan ji*

    1. whr to find argan oil neetu, my sister has started having lot of pre pregnancy strech marks…. i will suggest this remedy to her

      1. Hi shivani congrazz first of all.. *clap* and u can order it online on amazon or sephora other than that we do get small Aryan oil packs in few drugstores n grocery stores here. U will easily get it online or in store I guess.. *haan ji*

  2. stretch marks become so embarrassing some times.. Nice post jomol.. *haan ji*, it would help many ppl to choose the best cream to reduce these marks..

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