Top 5 Stretch Marks Removal Tips

Stretch marks are a form of scarring on the skin. These are parallel lines which appears when the skin is stretched or expanded. They are usually of different color and the texture is also different compared to normal skin. Sometimes they might be itchy or sore. Stretch marks are common during pregnancy or puberty because the body is expanding and growing rapidly and so is your skin. They are not dangerous and sometimes disappear with time.

Top 5 stretch mark removal tips

 

People More Prone to Stretch Marks

Some people are more prone to stretch marks than others. Stretch marks can occur to people who might have following conditions

  • Puberty
  • Certain medications
  • Gaining or losing weight quickly
  • Certain medications
  • Pregnancy
  • Rapid growth
  • Family history
  • Cushing’s syndrome
  • Marfan syndrome
  • Excessive/Inappropriate use of corticosteroids

Natural Ways to Get Rid of Stretch marks

Here are some natural remedies to remove stretch marks at home. They are not only efficient but also very easy. Give them a try and forget about going for medications or ointments from now on.

1. Coconut Oil

Coconut oil for stretch marksCoconut oil is rich in Vitamin E, which is an important ingredient for the growth of healthy skin cells. This oil has got intense moisturizing properties and it gets absorbed very quickly in the skin as well. This makes the skin more elastic and smooth. So,

What you need to do is…

Take a good amount of coconut oil in your palm and start rubbing it on the areas where stretch marks have occurred. Do make sure to use it at least thrice a day. And especially after you come out of bath as the skin is really dry at that point of time. Expectant mothers should not worry about using coconut oil on their stretch marks as it is completely safe for their babies.

 

2. Lemon Juice

Lemon juice for stretch marksWe all know the bleaching properties of lemon. The acidic nature helps in eliminating stretchmarks, giving you your soft and smooth skin back. So,

What you need to do is…

Squeeze one whole lemon to take the juice out. Now gently start rubbing the juice on the stretch mark site. Alternatively, you can also take a lemon, cut it in half and gently start rubbing on the stretch marks directly. Leave the juice on the skin for at least 10 minutes to give it enough time to soak into the skin. After that rinse it off using some lukewarm water. Repeat this remedy at least thrice a week and see noticeable changes in your stretch marks.

 

3. Egg Whites

Egg whites for stretch marksEgg whites contain ample amount of proteins and amino acids which helps in repairing the skin cells. You can get your old skin back with the help of an egg white. For this,

What you need to do is…

Take two eggs. Now separate the yolk from the whites and place them in a bowl, Now start whipping till it becomes frothy. Now apply a layer of this mixture on the stretch marks either with an old tooth brush or by using your fingers. Leave it for at least 10 minutes and let it dry completely. After that rinse it off with lukewarm water. Follow on with some coconut oil to moisturize the area. You have to do this remedy daily for best results.

 

4. Aloe Vera Gel

Aloe Vera for stretch marksWhen it comes to skin problems, one instantly thinks of the mighty Aloe Vera. Along with its other health benefits, it has also been proven to minimize the appearance of stretch marks. So, to get rid of stretchmarks with the help of Aloe Vera,

What you need to do is…

Take some Aloe Vera leaves. Now take the gel out with the help of a spoon. Then grind the gel in the form of paste and directly apply it on stretch marks. Now massage for few minutes and leave it for about 15 minutes. You can also buy a ready-made Aloe Vera gel from the market and follow the same steps. Now rinse it off with lukewarm water. Pat dry and apply some coconut or olive oil to moisturize the area. Do this remedy daily until stretch marks are completely gone.

 

5. Sugar Scrub

Sugar scrub for stretch marksThe coarse texture of sugar helps to get rid of dead skin. Because of its exfoliating properties, it helps minimize the appearance of these stretch mark lines from your thighs, stomach, and arms. In order to use it as a stretch mark removal scrub,

What you need to do is…

Take at least 2 tablespoons of sugar. Add 1 teaspoon of lemon juice and 1 teaspoon of Almond Oil. Mix them in a bowl and stir thoroughly until a smooth paste is formed. Now take the mixture in your hands and gently start massaging on the affected areas for about 15 minutes. I would recommend to do it before shower as sugar is sticky and can make you uncomfortable if not washed properly. Do this technique daily for at least a month or till stretch marks are completely gone away.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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