Male Stretch Marks: Why they Form and How to Get Rid of Them

Chalk it up to one of those persistent myths about the opposite sex that exists in our culture, but most people think of stretch marks as affecting only women. They think of pregnant women who are plagued by stretch marks during and after pregnancy. However, as any male body builder can tell you, under certain circumstance men can also be burdened by unsightly stretch marks. In fact, some men are actually predisposed to developing stretch marks for a number of reasons. At Apothederm we sell anti-stretch marks cream that is effective and has been tested in various clinical trials. Therefore,

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How Your Skin Ages: A Timeline

The image of a very old person holding an infant demonstrates perfectly how the passage of time impacts us all. This image shows how, as someone once said, “The arrow of time points in one direction.” One way that trajectory is shown is in how the skin of a very old person differs from that of an infant. Our skin undergoes many changes as we transition from the nearly flawless skin of an infant to that of an elderly person. Here are some of the ways those changes manifest themselves along the way. Infancy – The softest, most supple skin

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Overcoming the Skin Problems Associated with Pregnancy

The “pregnancy glow” is a term that is often used to describe the appearance of expectant mothers. And while scientists have determined that this very real change is caused by an increase in certain hormones during pregnancy, it is not the only change that occurs to the skin during this time. Other, less desirable changes occur as well. These changes can serve to frustrate an expectant mother’s attempts to maintain her beauty routine. Here are some of the most common skin changes that occur at this time.   Stretch Marks: By far, the development of stretch marks is the most

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Beauty Hacks You Have to Try

Sometimes looking your best can be a challenge. The demands of work and family can conspire to rob you of the time you need to apply your makeup in the detail that you’d like. Well, our face, skin and nails don’t know when we are racing to catch the train or bus or when we are parked at a stop light or are too tired for a complete beauty routine after a hard day’s work. That is where beauty hacks come in.   Turn the bobby pin over: Flipping your bobby pins over so that the wavy end points towards

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Botox – What You Need to Know About it’s Dangers

The tell-tale signs of aging -fine lines and wrinkles – have for centuries been enough to send some people into a state of panic and desperation.  We’ve even shown on this blog some of the bizarre treatments people have tried for years to reverse these signs. Of the most bizarre and most popular treatments people have used for the past several years has been Botox. Botox – as many people know by now – is a neurotoxic protein produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. Recently, experts have begun looking at the effects of Botox more critically and this in turn

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How to Manage Exercise Stretch Marks

While stretch marks are all too familiar to those of us who gain weight rapidly, they also – ironically – pose a problem for those of us who are working to grow our muscles. Frequently, professional body builders and others who work intensely with weights are visited by those persistent purple stretch marks that begin to appear on biceps, triceps, thighs and other regions of the body. So, are all those unsightly stretch marks the price those of us who decide to become ripped must pay? No, say many experts who recommended a combination of preventative and curative measures to

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Pre and Post Weight Loss Skin Tightening Tips

There are countless benefits to shedding extra pounds for those of us who are overweight. Those benefits include a healthier heart, a lower chance of developing diabetes and certain cancers and even greater longevity. This is what all health professionals commonly tell their overweight patients and all this is true. However, the one drawback to losing a lot of weight is unsightly, loose skin. People who have lost a lot of weight struggle with this problem even as they enjoy the many advantages of reaching a healthy weight and body mass index (BMI). The problem is even greater, say experts

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Are you looking for a stretch mark solution? Peptides can help.

Are you looking for a stretch mark solution? The appearance of old and new stretch marks can improve with skin care products that use peptides. Can you believe that 8 out of every 10 people will get stretch marks?  For those who are looking for a remedy we might have the answer you have been searching for.  Our advice is to try a stretch mark cream with peptides. So what exactly are peptides?  Peptides are chains of two or more amino acids. Naturally occurring in the body and vital to everyday cellular processes, it is the order of the amino

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A better solution to stretch marks? Try the Power of Peptides!

Stretch marks can be trouble some and leave clients searching for a remedy.  Our advice is to try a stretch mark cream with peptides. Many people know in general what peptides are, but can you explain them to clients in terms they can understand? Peptides are chains of two or more amino acids. Naturally occurring in the body and vital to everyday cellular processes, it is the order of the amino acid chain that creates different results or responses in the skin. Peptides can target a specific skin concern like loss of elasticity or firmness that results from aging and

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Carrie Ann Inaba – a Celebrity Fan of Apothederm Skin Care

We are so excited that Carrie Ann Inaba is a fan of Apothederm Skin Care.  Carrie Ann is a judge for a dancing competition on a hit TV show on ABC. Carrie Ann Inaba is holding our best selling product Apothederm Stretch Mark Cream. Improve color and texture of silver and red marks on your stomach, hips, thighs and arms with the help of Apothederm® Stretch Mark Cream.  Visible results can be seen after only 2 weeks of use* with the help of our SmartPeptides® Biotechnology and power-packed botanicals.  Select ingredients have been added to help hydrate dry, itchy areas,

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Apothederm on Good Things Utah

Apothederm Stretch Mark Cream and Body Prep Scrub were featured on Good Things Utah as great ideas for Baby Shower Gifts.       See the link here: Video Clip:

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Apothederm Stretch Mark Cream Featured on Joyus

We came across a beautiful website called Joyus where an expert panel provides advice based on their research and knowledge.  The site is beautifully done with videos on each product. Here is a clip of what they had to say about Apothederm Stretch Mark Cream.