Stretch Marks Camouflage
Stretch marks develop on the skin when it quickly stretches or shrinks. These marks
often develop on the skin areas like the abdomen, buttocks, hips, and breasts.
When the skin is abruptly stretched, a rupture can occur in the collagen and elastin –
fibres that keep the skin intact. This can cause stretch marks where the rupture had
It is pertinent to note that stretch marks are usually neither painful nor indicate a severe
health condition. However, they can be unsightly and affect a person’s self-esteem and
Stretch marks treatment is all about working with your body and skin to help improve
and create a smoother texture and appearance of your stretch marks. We are using
direct needling and also adding your skin colour pigment, which is medically grade, for
instant results making them less visible.
The treatment can also be performed without
any colour (inkless). For the colour tattooing, we recommend a retouch every 24
months. The texture of stretch marks and natural changes from the procedure are life
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)
What are the causes of stretch marks?
Stretch marks are primarily caused by tissue expansion beneath the overstretched skin.
Several factors can contribute to skin overstretching and, eventually, the development of
- Growth spurts typically during puberty.
- Sudden weight gain or loss.
- Rapid muscle growth due to weight training.
How can stretch marks be treated?
Stretch marks treatment combines skin colour pigment, which is medically grade, to give you perfect skin colour match and direct needling for smoother texture.
Can the treatment be performed without ink?
Yes, the treatment can be performed without colour (inkless).
How long will the results last?
For the colour tattooing, we recommend a retouch every 24 months. The texture of stretch marks and natural changes from the procedure are life long lasting.
Can I have sun exposure / get tanned post the procedure?
We recommend sun exposure when the treatment is healed for the melanin to change its colour while exposed to the sun. Tanning is recommended in moderation as excessive sun exposure can create contrast between healthy skin and stretch marks.
Can I have the treatment if I am tanned?
We recommend for the tan to fade away for the treatment to work to its fullest and achieve the best possible outcome.
How many treatments will I need?
We recommend two sessions to achieve the best possible results, however significant improvement can be seen after the first session itself.
How long does the treatment take?
Treatment time varies based on the area of treatment – most patients are treated within 30 minutes however some treatments may take up to 1 hour.
What can I expect following treatment?
Redness along with slight bruising may be expected following the treatment, however it will resolve within a few days.