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    Hiya gals,

    Just wanting to know if the Palmers range of body oils and butter is safe to use during pg - it says on the packaging its good for stretch marks, but wanted a second opinion! or if there is thread relating to this can some direct me to it please?

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    Yep, it's fine and it seems to be quite a popular choice of moisturiser during PG.

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    yeah I agree, very safe during pregnancy. Hope it helps for you.

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    Thanks gals, I will go and buy some now. I want to get my skin around the belly in good shape so that when my belly does grow, it wont leave as many stretch marks (I hope )

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    hi! Where abouts can you buy the Palmers range?? I am looking for something that I would like to start before I start really growing.

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    Ngala I have seen Palmers in chemists and at priceline. A friend of mine said they sell it at her local Coles but I've never seen it at mine.

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    Priceline or Price Attack - Price Attack often has a 'pack' on offer for really cheap, and you get a few products in there. I got one last year for xmas which had the oil and cocoa butter and little mini butter's for your purse! Xmas time is a good time to buy these things as the packs are all out now.

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    Ive been using them since I fell pregnant and even now. You can buy them at Big W too. that's where I get mine from. I still got stretch mark though so not sure that they prevent them altogether but its definatly worth a try. They smell great too. Very yummy like chocolate.

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    I buy mine at either Big W or K Mart, I find the lotion one the best for me, not too thick, and not to thin, used it twice a day with #1 somtimes three times, and I didn't get any stretch marks yey yey yey.
    Went out and bought 2 bottles yesterday, I'm starting early and hoping they will stay clear again this time around.

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    I would say its safe to use. Palmers also has a cream specially for preventing and fading the stretch marks so it must be ok to use. I've just been using the normal cocoa butter cream. I am always rubbing it on my belly 3 or 4 times a day as I get dry skin. I personally think some people are just more prone to getting stretch marks so the creams might not fully prevent it. just my opinion though!

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    the "therapy" massage bar from LUSH is also good - I used it all throughout my first pregnancy and no stretch marks to speak of. And it smells really lovely.

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    Hi!

    I'm sure the palmers is fine - A really good one though is bio-oil - I think it's only from priceline. It makes your skin feel really nice!

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    I love the Palmer's stuff. I used it with my last pregnancy and am using it with this one (and in between).
    Did nothing to stop stretchies tho... nothing can prevent them.
    Still... I love how it leaves my skin. I also reckon it helps to fade the stretchies afterwards.
    Smells yummy too! hehehe

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    I have to go out and get all this stuff now!! I like the sound of hte bio-oil and might get palmers to just cause I love the smell of it!

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    I was going to sugest the same as B456 I think it may be apricot oil though I too am not sure but it is really nice and smells divine and is meant to work a treat, I used palmers and I had so many stretch marks but I have always been proned to them really severly so I dont think it would have matered what I did but it did feel nice.

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    I went to the shops today and bought the palmers cream!! Going to start using it tonight. I dont mind if I do get stretch marks, I jsut want to keep my tummy looking nice and smooth

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    Stetch marks will come (maybe) but they will go too so don;t panic too much.
    Just keep up your fluid intake as well (of course), the same skin care principles apply - good food, fluids and a yummy cream for DH to smother you with each night!

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    I used Palmers when I was pregnant with Willow, I found a little goes along way.
    Willow is 9 months now and I still have half a bottle left, I still use it after I have a shower and I find my skin is 100% softer.

    Raven

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