Chrissy Teigen talks about her changing pregnant body, including her (very expensive!) defense against stretch marks.

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Chrissy Teigen may be five months pregnant, but the Lip Sync Battle host says she's more confident in her body now than she ever has been before. "I've always been kind of uncomfortable just on the beach in a swimsuit," the supermodel recently told "I'm never my most confident in a bikini on the beach.... It's always been a scary thing for me. But now I swear I feel like rocking it more than ever because now is not the time for a six-pack. There is something very beautiful about being pregnant. I think I enjoy being pregnant more than not being pregnant."

Still, Teigen's really been taking a proactive approach to the whole body-after-baby thing. "I'm doing everything I can to take really good care of myself right now," she said. "Before I would go on a binge of eating crazy, hearty foods and not working out, and then I'll do something like Sports Illustrated and so I would work out like crazy for a month. Now I have more of a steady routine."

She also has a great system for 86-ing those pesky pregnancy stretch marks, thanks to her pre-existing relationship with beauty brand La Mer (she's the face of their Moments campaign). "I lather this stuff on. It is no joke," she said of the brand's Concentrate lotion. "I wanted to make sure I did it because I am a stretch-mark girl, so I knew that I would get it pretty badly... So every single day—it's about 15 to 20 minutes of my day—I sit and just rub this La Mer [on me]. It's in this little jar, and it's not meant for an entire belly, it is meant to just dab on specific spots because it's basically liquid gold."

Such a great insider tip! But if you want to emulate Teigen's routine, it's gonna cost you. Concentrate sells for $375 for just 1.7 ounces! "It's the most luxurious thing I do in my entire life," Teigen said. "I'll actually pick it out from under my fingernails, that's how liquid gold it is, and put that part on my face. I do not spare a drop."

We don't blame her!

Hollee Actman Becker is a freelance writer, blogger, and a mom. Check out her website for more, and follow her on Twitter at @holleewoodworld.