THEIR JOURNEYS, THEIR STORIES
Making noticeable scars and stretch marks less noticeable is about more than science and skin. It’s about a transformation in how people feel about themselves. At the end of that journey, people want to share their happiness. Mederma® users have some great stories about why they chose Mederma® and what happened when they did. Adventurous stories, sad stories, funny stories, love stories, stories of bravery and stories of success.
The Success Stories on this site have been sent directly to Merz by Mederma® users and we have not verified the accuracy of these testimonials. The benefits of using Mederma® may vary from person to person, and you may not achieve the same results as the Success Stories below.
I am a young woman who has always suffered from stretch marks. They were everywhere, my arms, legs, stomach and back. I don’t have any children and I’m not a very large woman. They have always made me feel like I need to cover up my body. I had suffered from them since I was a teenager. Then in my mid twenties I was relieved to hear about Mederma®’s stretch mark cream. I have been using it for about 4 weeks now and I am seeing fading and evening."
"After having my first child, I ended up getting stretch marks on my inner thighs, hips, and buttocks. I put lotion on my belly the entire time I was pregnant but never thought to put it on these other areas. Being only 21 years old, like any young woman I want to be able to wear my swimsuit with pride. I tried all the expensive creams, cocoa butter, oils, everything. Then I saw that Mederma® was coming out with a product for stretch marks. I was so excited because Mederma® is the most trusted scar product brand out there. I’m on my first bottle and only been using this stuff for about a week and let me tell you this stuff is heaven sent! My inner thighs had really deep striae and my stretch marks on my hips were very dark. I can barely see some of the smaller stretch marks now, and already seeing improvement of my stretch marks between my thighs. I am so happy I found this stuff in the nick of time, right before I have to start wearing a bikini! Definitely use a generous amount of the stuff and rub for about ten minutes; it’s kind of like a “self therapy” treatment. Thanks Mederma®, can’t wait for the full results! Will put up a picture when my 12 weeks are up!"
"I have to say I was very skeptical about trying Mederma® Stretch Marks Therapy. You always see commercials claiming that something works then you come to find out that it doesn't. Well, I was desperate after my pregnancy. I developed AWFUL stretch marks down my legs and thighs. I have been using this product for almost 5 weeks now and my stretch marks have faded so much. I can’t even imagine how great my legs will look after the full 12 week period! I was so self conscious and depressed because I thought my legs would never look good again, but now I have hope and I’m getting my confidence back! Thanks Mederma®!"
“At age 19, I was still wearing training bras, so I decided to treat myself to some breast implants. I was so excited, until about 3 weeks later, when they were covered in stretch marks! I was mortified! Now I was more embarrassed than ever to wear a swimsuit or a dress that had a deep V-neck. I tried Mederma® and started to notice results in about a month. Now it's been 6 months, and I am fearless in what I wear! I can't express how happy I am with Mederma® — a must for stretch marks!”
"Ever since I was a young teenager I wanted a fuller chest. I was tired of my figure being described as boyish, not to mention I had a breast deformity that only made me more uncomfortable. So I finally took the plunge and got a breast augmentation. I am so happy with the results but the only thing that kept me from being completely happy was a few stretch marks that popped up about a month after the surgery. I started researching creams and therapies to use on them and just kept coming up short. Then one day, I saw a commercial for Mederma® Stretch Marks Therapy and just knew that it was going to be worth trying. After about three weeks I really started to see them smooth and lighten up. I'm at the ten week mark now and I can't believe the difference. The texture of the stretch marks has smoothed over . . The color has gone from that dark red-ish purple to just a few shades away from my skin tone and I am very fair skinned. It really isn't another so called miracle cream. It works. It has helped turn this whole body transformation into something beautiful for me."
"My girlfriend has 3 dachshunds and I was playing with the youngest while I was visiting her. Never in a million years did I think that I would get bit by my friend’s dog, but I did. I was rolling a ball to the youngest dog and the ball got stuck under a chair and when I bent down to get it I was on my knees. I turned around and the middle dog bit me on the lips. Well I got 9 stitches from that little dog around my upper lip and under my nose. I started using Mederma® after the stitches were removed and I have been using it for 8 weeks and the results are great."
Brittney SPregnancy, Weight
I had my baby boy when I was 20 years old. I am now 21 years old. When I was pregnant I gained 45 lbs. I have lost all my baby weight and more. However, to go along with my perfect, in-shape body, I have UGLY stretch marks on my hips, legs, and belly. Only being 21 I didn’t use lotion or any creams while pregnant. I started getting my stretch marks when I was 7 months pregnant and didn’t care at the time, till now. Well I used everything in the book, oils, butters, I used it all, I used them for 3 months and didn’t see a change. I saw Mederma® Stretch Marks Therapy at the drug store and gave it a try. It was more expensive than some other products, but if it did the trick then I didn’t care. I have been using Mederma® Stretch Marks Therapy for 3 weeks now, and I LOVE IT! OH MY GOD!! It works. I can see such a change in the color of my stretch marks and the way they feel. Give this stuff a try. Don’t give up if you don’t see change right away. Everything takes time. Nothing happens overnight.
Before I had my beautiful daughter I weighed 115 pounds and was really tone. So to start out a pregnancy I was really tiny and bound to get stretch marks. Throughout the pregnancy I used cocoa butter for stretch marks but it didn't help out at all. I weighed 140 pounds and had these awful dark purple tinted stretch marks taking over my entire stomach. I bought Mederma® Stretch Marks Therapy and tried it out. It’s been just a few weeks and even my husband noticed that it really reduced the color and appearance. He’s the one that pointed it out. WELL WORTH THE $40
I am a mom of 2 children and when I was pregnant I got stretch marks. I never had stretch marks before and I was always used to having perfect skin. So, after I was pregnant and had stretch marks, I was very self conscious of my body and never wanted anyone to see my stretch marks. I used several creams but none of them helped reduce their appearance at all. I finally came across Mederma® Stretch Marks Therapy and decided I would give it a shot. I applied the cream twice a day for 4 weeks and noticed a big improvement. You could barely see there were any stretch marks on my stomach and it really made the color of them appear a lot lighter rather than dark purple. Thanks to Mederma® Stretch Marks Therapy I feel great in my own skin! I never thought that it would happen again!
I have just been using Mederma® Stretch Marks Therapy for a short time, I am faithfully using it as directed, and I can say that it is doing its magic. I am so happy that I will be able to go to the beach soon and not be so insecure because of the stretch marks I've gotten over a period of time due to weight gain & loss. They are less visible. Yes, I think that it is worth in investing in Mederma®.
I was skeptical about Mederma® Stretch Marks Therapy at first, because I didn't think a lotion could make a significant difference. But I am a believer now! My stretch marks are so reduced that they are barely noticeable. I was so happy with the results. I have seen a reduction in discoloration, an improvement in texture, and my skin is softer. I was surprised to see results so quickly. After just a few weeks, my stretch marks already appeared reduced. I would definitely recommend it because of the results I have seen.
Kimberly HWeight Gain/Loss
When I was a teenager I had a very bad eating disorder.. So I lost a great amount of weight. When I finally started eating normal again I gained a lot of weight in a short period of time. Therefore I got stretch marks on the middle area of my stomach. I tried almost everything you could think of. Everyone kept telling me to use Cocoa Butter, but that never worked. But the Mederma® Stretch Marks Therapy really has helped my stretch marks be less noticeable. I have to look very closely to actually see them. I will continue to keep using this product because it is actually helping me. I am thankful.:‐)
I was prepared to submit my story after the full three months of using Mederma® Stretch Marks Therapy, but I couldn't wait! I have been using Mederma® since Dec. 1, 2011 and the results have more than exceeded my expectations. I know it sounds strange, but I felt a softening of the stretch marks on my left arm after a very short time. I took pictures before I started and I cannot wait to hit the three-month mark so I can share my success story. Truly, it is so wonderful to find a product that actually works and to be writing my story instead of reading about someone else and their story. Thank you and I look forward to posting my visual results.