They’re on our butts, arms, thighs and breasts. You name it.

Stretch marks are discolored, white, red or dark brown and are caused by hormonal changes, genetics or rapid weight gain or loss. Eighty percent of women of color have stretch marks—so let’s talk about them for a minute. Check out the video above to learn more.

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The Twist-Out is an explainer video series that unravels various nuances of the black woman’s experience.