Are you a fashion lover and always try different types of clothing? But it looks unsightly because of your stretch marks? Yes, Stretch marks can ruin the entire look. The ugly scars are usually seen on the abdomen, upper arms and thighs. The causes include sudden weigh loss or weight gain and sudden change in body shape. The skin collagen becomes weak when the skin stretches, and it forms fine lines under the topmost layer of the skin. But do not worry.
Here Are Few Natural Remedies That Helps Reduce The Appearance Of Those Stretch Marks:
1. Cocoa Butter Mask:
Cocoa butter penetrates the deeper layer of the skin. It replenishes the damage cell.
Take ½ cup of cocoa butter, 2 teaspoon of beeswax, 1 tablespoon vitamin E oil, 1 tablespoon apricot oil, 1 tablespoon wheat germ oil and 1 tablespoon of kernel oil and mix well. Then heat the mixture till the beeswax melts completely. Store the mixture in the refrigerator in an airtight container. Apply it on the stretch marks and massage till it absorbed by the skin. Apply twice a day and you will get to see noticeable result in couple of month.
2. Aloe Vera Mask:
Aloe Vera is a great herb for soothing for the skin. It fastens the healing process. It contains gibberellins and glucomannan which increase collagen synthesis.
Take out fresh gel from aloe Vera leaf. Add the oils from vitamin E and vitamin A capsules into it and mix well. Massage it on the affected area until it gets fully absorbed by the skin. Leave it on for 20 minutes and the rinse it off with normal water. Repeat this once or twice a day.
3. Baking Soda:
Baking soda removes dead skin layers. It exfoliates the skin.
Take 1 tablespoon of baking soda, juice of 1 lemon and make a paste out of it. Apply on the affected are and leave for 30 minutes. Then wash with lukewarm water. Apply every day for quick action.
4. Sugar Scrub:
Sugar helps in shedding dead cells. It also improves blood circulation and thus improves the healing capacity of the stretch marks.
Take 1 tablespoon of raw sugar, few drops of lemon juice and few drops of almond oil. Mix all to make a grainy scrub. Massage it onto your skin for 10 minutes. Wash with lukewarm water. Then apply a moisturizer.
5. Tea Tree Oil:
Tea tree oil has the ability to fade the stretch marks. It also has anti inflammatory property.
Take 5-6 drops of tea tree oil and 2 tablespoon of olive oil. Mix well and apply on stretch marks. Leave for 15 minutes so that it gets absorbed by the skin. Apply this twice a week.
6. Turmeric Powder:
Regular application of turmeric helps you to get rid of stretch marks. Turmeric is enriched with antioxidants. It also has anti inflammatory property within it.
Take 1 tablespoon of turmeric powder and 1 tablespoon of fresh cream. Mix well and form a paste. Apply on the stretch marks and let it dry for 15 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water. Then apply a moisturizer. Repeat this twice a week.
7. Potato Juice:
Potato juice is rich in minerals and vitamins. It promotes growth of skin cells.
Take 1 medium sized potato and cut into thick slices. Then rub the slices slowly onto the stretch marks. Do this for 10 minutes and wait till the juice gets dried. Then wash it off with lukewarm water. Do this twice a week for better result.
Hope you find these simple remedies helpful.