The 8 Best Products for Treating Stretch Marks

No lasers necessary.

Design by Dana Tepper

Let's face it: stretch marks can be one of the toughest skin dilemmas to wrangle with. Most dermatologists would recommend laser treatment for an immediate fix, but with continual use, there are short-term solutions that can improve skin texture and fade stretch marks over time. Look to these popular products, ahead, for achieving baby-smooth skin at home.

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People flock to Body Merry for its super-concentrated mixture of ingredients, including vitamins and body butters, that increase skin elasticity and help skin heal from scarring. It's also safe to use on all skin types, if you're prone to breakouts on your body.

Body Merry Stretch Marks Cream, $17;

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DJ Khaled considers Palmer's Cocoa Butter a key product in his beauty routine, and it's no mystery why their collagen and elastin enriched formula is so popular for firming skin.

Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula for Stretch Marks, $10;

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This body butter uses a combo of soothing and moisturizing ingredients like aloe and natural butters to fade the appearance of stretch marks while moisturizing dry skin.

Altheaderm Stretch Mark and Itch Soothing Butter, $26;

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Here's an affordable body butter crafted from vitamin E and cocoa butter that you'll find at most drug stores.

Burt's Bees Mama Bee Baby Butter, $10;

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The brand people reach for to fade their scars also has a handy formula designed for stretch marks, containing hyaluronic acid to firm and hydrate skin plus cepalin that reduces inflammation and scars.

Mederma Stretch Marks Therapy, $24;

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Nature's Design relies on a blend of all-natural skin-boosting acids, butters, and oils to speed up the skin healing process. It has a thicker consistency that's great for blending, and it's beneficial whether you have stretch marks or just want to reduce fine lines.

Nature's Design Bye Bye Stretch Marks, $14;

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Though this product's a definite splurge, dermatologists recommend it for its blend of skin-firming peptides and fatty acids.

Talika Zero Stretch Mark Serum, $88;

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Strivectin's another staple in the skin care game that's patented with youth collagen to target wrinkles and stretch marks.

Strivectin-SD Intensive Concentrate for Existing Stretch Marks, $79;

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