How to tone stretched skin from having kids!

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Apr 22, 2014 2:41pm
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I had my second child 7 weeks ago. I want to lose the extra weight and I don't think it will be hard but I'm scared of the hanging skin afterwards. Any tricks or advice people? I know I can't be alone in this.

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slow weight loss. With my first baby i lost the weight in 3 months and ended up all saggy it was so friking gross but this second time i took my time and my skin is going with me I'm not sagging it's pretty awesome plus i read with weights and tons of water so yea I'm basically doing everything i read and i rub a lot of lotion on my tummy to help it hydrate and well my grandmother told me to put how aloe vera on me and wrap it ... i tried that as well but ended...
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Apr 22, 2014 5:53pm

I had to lose a lot of weight a few years ago. The secret is avoiding rapid weight loss. Take is slow and steady. Also,use a good skin regimen to avoid costly Thermage treatments. The following is the skin regimen I used during my weight loss and I still use it religiously. 

Evening - Wash with Koji San soap and moisturize with Jergens Skin Firming lotion. I added 2 oz. of 88% lactic acid to the bottle of lotion. This really helps keeping your skin toned. 

Morning - Shower making sure to remove all the lotion. You can use the Koji San soap, but it can be very drying if you are using it twice a day. Another option would be using Dudu Osun Black Soap which is very nourishing. Remeber to always use sunscreen before leaving the house.

Every 2 weeks I use a Dermaroller, (costs about 12$ off of Amazon). I follow it with Pure Hyaluronic acid. This will plump the skin to prevent sagging. 

If you have any stretch marks 20% Salicylic acid once or twice a week will remove them if treated early. 

This may seem very time consuming, but it only adds about 10 minutes to my daily skin care routine. My bi-weeklly treatments take about 15-20 minutes. The cost is very minimal I average 50$ every 3 months for purchasing all the above items. 

Sorry for the long post and hope this will help :)

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Apr 22, 2014 6:07pm
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I'm using this thing called Palmers Cocoa Butter for stretch marks I've gotten since I started lifting weights....I guess non blacks can use it :P

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Apr 22, 2014 6:09pm
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Haha I used that during my pregnancies and after my first but I didn't see any results :/

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Apr 22, 2014 6:10pm
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Thank you. Seems like a lot lol

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