Stretch marks appear on the thighs, abdomen, upper arms, buttocks and breasts during pregnancy, when you gain weight fast or during puberty when you grow rapidly. Regardless of the cause of stretch marks, getting rid of the red or purple lines is not easy. However, here is an amazing home remedy for stretch marks that help in fading them if applied daily. The stretch mark remedy works by promoting exfoliation and moisturizing and nourishing the skin. It also works for healing scars.