Dressing table: Full stretch

1 Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula Tummy Butter

The soothing scent of this lavender "tummy butter", recommended by mums across the country, will send you off to sleep while it works its magic overnight.

£5.14, available at Boots and supermarkets nationwide

2 Stretch Mark Oil

This organic oil, perfumed with rosehip and neroli, works to keeps skin on pregnant tummies flexible.

£16.59, The Organic Pharmacy, 020-7351 2232

3 Aroma Sculpt

This gel is quickly and easily absorbed, and its unique blend of essential oils and active ingredients includes immortelle and lemongrass to boost your skin's vitality.

£34.50, Decléor Paris, 020-7313 8780

4 Goodbye Stretch Marks

Created by four female beauty experts on a mission to cure their own skin woes, this clinically proven cream smells so delicious that you'll want to use it every day.

£44, Mama Mio, mamamio.com

5 StriVectin-SD Intensive Concentrate

Expensive but effective: this potent formula has a 93-per-cent success rate.

£107, available at Harvey Nichols and Space NK nationwide

6 Stretch Mark Control

Enriched with skin-firming collagen and elastin, this cream not only helps to reduce the colour of old stretch marks, but also prevents the emergence of new ones.

£31.50, Clarins, 0800 036 355