Stars and stretch marks don’t usually go hand-in-hand, but these celebrities aren’t pretending to have perfect bodies. When it comes to body insecurities, stretch marks certainly seem to be at the top of the list for most women. But these celebrities aren’t ashamed of their stretch marks and even believe that it is their body’s art and embrace it.

Stretch marks are long, narrow streaks, stripes or lines that develop on the skin and which differ in hue from the surrounding skin. They are the result of a sudden stretching of the skin and are extremely common. Stretch marks can be visible on body parts including the tummy, thighs, hips, breasts, upper arms, and lower back. The marks form in the middle layer of the skin; when there is a constant stretch, the layer tears, leaving stretch marks.

The list of celebrities with stretch marks isn’t short, yet this has not prevented them from being supermodels or superstars that they are today.

Malaika Arora

She is a well known actress and a fashion model; she has never been ashamed of her body. According to her, it is your skin; you should be comfortable with it and embrace your imperfections.

Chitrangada Singh

She is an Indian film actress who primarily works in Bollywood. She did her debut in the film “ Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi” in 2003. After 2 years of her acting career, she married a famous sports person and had a baby, she got her stretch marks after the pregnancy phase.

She returned in the industry, in her early 30s with stretch marks, but the stretch marks didn’t stopped her from wearing revealing clothes and from doing item hits. According to her, stretch marks are a part of body, and should be your strength and not your weakness.

Sonam Kapoor

She is known as the fashion queen of the Bollywood industry. Even she hasn’t been spared from the nightmare of stretch marks. In the movie, Bewakoofiyaan she was seen wearing a pink bikini, in which she flaunted her stretch marks. According to her, stretch marks are the markers of our growth and there is nothing to be ashamed of growing.

Priyanka chopra

The leading actress of bollywood, and a winner of several awards including Padma Shri Award, People’s choice award, she is also a prey of stretch marks.

She wouldn’t have been the Miss world of India, if she’d be uncomfortable with her skin and its imperfections. She wouldn’t be the leading actress of her upcoming movie “Baywatch” , if she would have treated her stretch marks as a barrier. She didn’t care to cover her marks in her swimsuit in the following picture.

 

 

 

 

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