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    Over 3,000 People Recommend This Oil For Scarred, Stretched, Or Damaged Skin

    It's not a miracle solution, but it is pretty much the best thing for scars, stretch marks, and uneven skin tone.

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    Whatever size, color, or age you are, you probably have some combination of scars, stretch marks, or discoloration on your skin*.

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    And all of the above are completely healthy and normal to have. These marks are reminders of fun moments in our lives, our genes, pregnancies, or simply indicators that we've lost and grown and lived, goddamnit. 🦁

    *Unless you're Adam Rippon, in which case my DMs are wide open, ready for all your skincare secrets.

    But hey — all skin needs nourishment, especially the kind that's been through big changes. So, let me introduce you to Bio-Oil. It has 3,360 five-star ratings on Amazon, and is touted as the "#1 selling scar and stretch mark product in 18 countries."

    Whether it's to help speed up your broken skin's recovery or to hydrate dry winter skin, this stuff is a fan favorite. You can get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    One reviewer said it helped to drastically reduce the appearance of scarring on her face:

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    "This product is very effective on discolored, scarred skin and I swear by it. I got it because I had shingles on my face brought about by stress, which ravaged the lower right side of my face. I was sure it was going to leave hideous scarring. I started applying it when I started scabbing in April and still use it to this day (in August)." —twitch

    And check out this disappearing act! 🎩

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    "After a surgery, I was left with these awesome scars. This product was recommended to me by a friend and I absolutely love it. I use it twice daily — in the morning after showering, then again right before bed — and this 'after' picture is after only six weeks of using it! It smells amazing, is easy to apply, isn't sticky, leaves no residue, and it doesn't stain or patch your clothes." —Wendy M.

    Another reviewer used it to help preserve the elasticity of her skin while going through pregnancy:

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    "I used this product twice a day throughout my pregnancy. I gained over 50 pounds but the oil helped tremendously with skin hydration and elasticity during the winter months. This doesn't completely prevent stretch marks (nothing does), but I do recommend using it during and post-pregnancy." —I. Diaz

    If you have discoloration, Bio-Oil could also help restore your skin to its natural tone:

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    "I didn't see immediate results, but as time progressed, my scars (from an appendectomy and laparoscopic surgery that left my skin discolored and scarred) healed and the discoloration disappeared! I lather this all over my body now and I can't imagine my daily routine without it. And FYI: Bio-Oil does not tan your skin (as in the second picture) — I just spent a lot of time at the beach over summer, and got hella tanned." —Gabrielle

    And FYI, the oil comes in a pretty, minimalist bottle and smells faintly of flowers.

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    So, whether you have discoloration, scarring, stretch marks, or just want some extra hydration, show your skin a lil' extra love with this multi-use oil.

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    Get it from Amazon for $7.69+ (available in three sizes).

    Some reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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