Amber Rose Swears by This Ingredient for Smooth, Stretch Mark–Free Skin
Model, actress and, most recently, the face of the new makeup brand Flirt Cosmetics, Amber Rose swears by a very simple secret for her glowing, soft skin—and she has her grandfather to thank for passing it down.
It’s none other than drugstore staple Nivea. "My grandfather swears by it. He's, like, 80 and looks like a baby. I put it on at night. I wash my face, do a toner and then put on Nivea super thick, fall asleep and wake up. All that extra sh-- is just that: extra,” Rose told E! News.
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The mom of one also has an affordable option for staving off stretch marks: African Shea Butter. "It comes in a pint. You just open the lid a little bit, put it in the microwave and it turns into a thick oil. Get out of shower and lather yourself in it. I literally don't have one stretch mark, not one—and it's because I lather myself in shea butter every day," she told E!, but adds there’s one tiny negative to the effective hydrator: It can really come off on your sheets.
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"I tell people that they need to have a shea butter robe. So go to Ross or Marshalls, get yourself a towel robe, a long one. Put that on after you lather up, walk around the house, do what you got to do and let it absorb into the towel.”