The stretch marks can develop so significantly during pregnancy. Sometimes when we get older they can rear their ugly heads in places we don’t want them to be on our bodies. Is the question are the stretch marks going to be there forever? we can get rid of them how long will it take? These may be the kinds of questions people with stretch marks may struggle with You are not alone and there is help. You will not have to feel embarrassed walking on the beach or into public pool areas anymore. Stretch marks occur when the skin is stretched too far in a short period of time. The collagen in the skin is flexible but when it is stretched too far too fast it becomes damaged. The results are scars called stretch marks. Let’s take a look at some of the help that is available to get rid of stretch marks.